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81 Logged Dives

Secca dei Monaci

The shoal of the monks is a very wide shoal with the hat at 6 mt and goes down to 35-40 mt. Shallows to the east of the island of the monks marked by a meda. It offers many sceneries. Often there is current and can be done in drift. Rich in fish. There are also beautiful gorgonians.

In March-April and May there are spider crabs. There's a nice group of Barracuda. A huge Salpe colony. Trigoni and sea eagles!


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • moderate
  • medium
  • heavy

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

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
Fishes
Moray Eel
Barracuda
Wrasse
Snake Eel
Conger eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Fishes
Moray Eel
Barracuda
Wrasse
Snake Eel
Conger eel
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Soldierfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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