20.5783, -87.1092

687 Logged Dives

Barracuda

A shallow reef with a strong current and many different coral formations. Like most of the reefs in Playa, it is a long wall, for which you need to be careful with descending, have good buoyance and be comfortable in the water to be able to dive calmly.

Due to the strong currents carrying many nutrients, on this reef you will find a great variety of fish and aquatic organisms, turtles, sponges, corals, moray eels and rays.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 14m

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
Bull Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Bull Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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