Scuba diving in Visayan Sea

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  • Dive depth: 5 - 40m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Big fishes, Night dive and Wall


    Papuan scorpionfish

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 20 - 25cmFound at depth: 1 - 40m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Shark, Snorkeling and Wall


    Big-eye trevally (Banded cavalla, big-eye kingfish, big-eye trevally, big-eye kingfish, dusk jack, giant trevally, horse mackerel, horse mackerel trevally, horse-eye jack, six-banded trevally, six-band trevally, tille jack, turrum, yellow jack)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    Small groups

    Length: 60 - 120cmMax. weight: 18kgFound at depth: 1 - 146m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 28m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef and Wall


    Big-eye trevally (Banded cavalla, big-eye kingfish, big-eye trevally, big-eye kingfish, dusk jack, giant trevally, horse mackerel, horse mackerel trevally, horse-eye jack, six-banded trevally, six-band trevally, tille jack, turrum, yellow jack)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    Small groups

    Length: 60 - 120cmMax. weight: 18kgFound at depth: 1 - 146m

  • Dive depth: 10 - 22m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Spotted garden eel (Black-spotted garden eel, lazy gob)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    Small groups

    Max. length: 40cmFound at depth: 5 - 50m, usually 15 - 45m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 25m  Visibility: 30 - >30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef, Snorkeling and Wall


    Mandarinfish (Mandarin dragonet)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 7cmFound at depth: 1 - 18m

  • Dive depth: 10 - 40m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Night dive, Reef and Snorkeling


    Loggerhead sea turtle

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 80 - 100cm, max. reported length: 122cmWeight: 75 - 160kg, max. reported weight: 227kgFound at depth: 0m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Shark, Snorkeling and Wall


    Pygmy seahorse (Bargibant‘s seahorse, gorgonian seahorse)

    Occurrence:

    11-40%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 1 - 2cmFound at depth: 10 - 40m, usually 16 - 40m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: 0-1 - 2Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef, Snorkeling and Wall


    Clown anemonefish (Ocellaris clownfish, false percula clownfish, anemone demoiselle, anemone fish, clownfish, common clownfish, false clown anemonefish, false clownfish, puller, western clown anemonefish, western clownfish)

    Occurrence:

    11-40%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 11cmFound at depth: 1 - 15m, usually 3 - 15m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: 0-1 - 2Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef, Snorkeling and Wall


    Clown anemonefish (Ocellaris clownfish, false percula clownfish, anemone demoiselle, anemone fish, clownfish, common clownfish, false clown anemonefish, false clownfish, puller, western clown anemonefish, western clownfish)

    Occurrence:

    11-40%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 11cmFound at depth: 1 - 15m, usually 3 - 15m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Shark, Snorkeling and Wall


    Common thresher (Atlantic thresher, common thresher-shark, big-eye thresher, fox shark, grayfish, green thresher, sea fox, slasher, swingle-tail, swivel-tail, thin-tail thresher, thrasher, thresher shark, whip-tailed shark, Zorro thresher shark)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 4.5 - 5.7m, max. reported length: 6.5mWeight: 510kgFound at depth: 0 - 550m, max. reported depth: 550m, usually 1 - 200m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 28m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef and Wall


    Red lionfish (Common lionfish, lionfish, butterfly-cod, ornate butterfly-cod, scorpion volitans, scorpion-cod, scorpionfish, zebrafish, turkeyfish)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 38cmFound at depth: 2 - 55m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Red lionfish (Common lionfish, lionfish, butterfly-cod, ornate butterfly-cod, scorpion volitans, scorpion-cod, scorpionfish, zebrafish, turkeyfish)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 38cmFound at depth: 2 - 55m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 30m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: 0-1 - 2Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef, Snorkeling and Wall


    Mandarinfish (Mandarin dragonet)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 7cmFound at depth: 1 - 18m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 35m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Big fishes, Reef and Wall


    Harlequin ghost pipefish (Ornate ghost pipefish, ghost pipefish)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 9 - 12cmFound at depth: 4 - 35m

  • Dive depth: 10 - 40m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Night dive, Reef and Snorkeling


    Loggerhead sea turtle

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 80 - 100cm, max. reported length: 122cmWeight: 75 - 160kg, max. reported weight: 227kgFound at depth: 0m

  • Dive depth: 10 - 40m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Night dive, Reef and Snorkeling


    Loggerhead sea turtle

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 80 - 100cm, max. reported length: 122cmWeight: 75 - 160kg, max. reported weight: 227kgFound at depth: 0m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 35m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Big fishes, Reef and Wall


    Hawksbill sea turtle

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 65 - 85cm, max. reported length: 100cmWeight: 45 - 75kg, max. reported weight: 127kg

  • Dive depth: 10 - 22m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Black-cheek moray eel (Masked moray)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 100cmFound at depth: 4 - 40m, usually 8 - 20m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 50m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef and Wreck


    Black-spotted puffer (Dog-faced puffer, black-spotted blow fish, black-spotted toadfish, )

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 33cmFound at depth: 1 - 25m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 28m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef and Wall


    Randall‘s frogfish (Three-spot anglerfish)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 8cmFound at depth: 8 - 31m

  • Dive depth: 5 - 40m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Big fishes, Night dive and Wall


    Yellow-spotted scorpionfish (Barchin scorpionfish, coral-scorpionfish)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 6 - 10cmFound at depth: 2 - 30m, usually 2 - 15m

  • Dive depth: 3 - 28m  Visibility: 10 - 30m  Current: None - 0-1Knots  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃  Dive type: Reef and Wall


    Messmate pipefish (Dragon-faced pipefish, blood-spot pipefish, reef pipefish, reef-top pipefish, yellow-streaked pipefish)

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Max. length: 20cmFound at depth: 1 - 21m, usually 1 - 3m

  • Dive depth: 1 - 10m  Water temperature: 27 - 30℃


    Whale shark

    Occurrence:

    41-80%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 9.7 - 12m, max. reported length: 12.65mWeight: 9800kg, max. reported weight: 21000kgFound at depth: 0 - 700m, usually 0 - 100m