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1712 Logged Dives

Kandooma Thila

This “Thila” is in the middle of the kandooma kandu. From 2000 to 2009 this dive site was ranked world 10th place of shark diving. The top of the reef is full of hard corals. The sides of the “Thila” are covered with soft corals. The currents are strong here and highly recommend for Advanced and Nitrox divers.

The many species to discover and encounter which include big schools of eagle rays, white tip sharks, barracudas green turtles and grey reef sharks, Tiger shark as a guest appearance


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium
  • heavy

Maximum Depth

  • 28m

Visibility

  • 19m
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
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Tiger Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead
Thresher Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Tiger Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead
Thresher Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

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