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1150 Logged Dives

Mononaftis

An amazing place for shore dives. Several depths for every dive type. From 3m to 38m, where the well know WWII anchor stands on the seabed! Amazing Mediterranean Sea life from tiny nudibranchs to big groupers. A great site for underwater photography, such as the famous Cretan Underwater Photographer Philippos Marakis.

Nudibranchs, fish schools, squid, moray eels, groupers, scorpionfish, are some of the beautiful Mediterranean fish seen here.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach
  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 16m

Visibility

  • 17m
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
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Jackfishes
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Damselfish
Goatfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Moray Eel
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Jackfishes
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Damselfish
Goatfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish

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