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153 Logged Dives

The Pumpkin Patch

The Pumpkin Patch is a spectacular reef dive, shallow enough to snorkel, that sits off the southwest coast of New Providence. Water flowing off the Great Bahama Bank twice a day, during the tidal change, over the wall and into the Tongue of the Ocean brings nutrient-rich water making this reef a haven for all

You’ll see typical Caribbean life like nurse and reef sharks, possible eagle rays, turtles, stingrays, and lots of fish: snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and grouper.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 19m

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
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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