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809 Logged Dives

Turneffe Atoll

There are not many actual atolls in the Caribbean and Belize has three of them. Turneffe Atoll is the largest and most visually spectacular of the three.

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

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 23m

Visibility

  • 23m
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
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish

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