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150 Logged Dives

Grotta San Francesco

The grottino of San francesco is a beautiful dive of Caprera. Anchoring in a gully on 18 mt. The grotto is on 12 meters and comes out at 4. There is a nice outdoor bucket. There is never current and is suitable for all levels. Very nice is the deep part.

Octopuses and moray eels. In the cave there is often lobster and cicadas. In the numerous ravines there are various crabs, nudibranches and musdee. You can see groupers and snappers on the hunt.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

Visibility

  • 21m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fishes
Moray Eel
Wrasse
Conger eel
Jackfishes
Snapper
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Garibaldi fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Moray Eel
Wrasse
Conger eel
Jackfishes
Snapper
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Garibaldi fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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