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623 Logged Dives

Shaab Iris

Shaab Iris is located in the Abu Nugar region, which is about 1.5 hours from El Gouna and consists of a main reef and many coral blocks. The average depth is 14m.

Here you will often find octopus, puffer fish, porcupine fish, moray eels, anthias and glass fish swarms, and wonderful soft corals.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 13m

Visibility

  • 22m
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
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps

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