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Diving Localities - Ribbon Reefs

Ribbon Reef #3
Dive Site: Steve's Bommie
Location: 15°30.017S 145°47.033E. Due west of south end of Ribbon Reef No 3
Depth: 3-35 metres
Rating: Novice
Features:
  • Entry from the boat drops you into 33m, only metres away from Steve's bommie
  • It has a huge selection of marine life - a classic "oasis-in-the-desert" site
  • See plate coral, boulder coral, gorgonian fans, soft coral and golf ball coral
  • Nudibranchs can be seen below 10m
  • See circling pods of minke whales, barracuda, giant trevally, batfish and snapper between June and August
  • Visibility is good with large concentrations of fish schools
  • Look for five species of anemones, purple and gold anthias, fourlined snapper and yellowtail goatfish
  • Regularly cruising by are barracuda, trevally and whitetip reef sharks

Note: Latitude and longitude not to be used for navigational purposes - approx co-ords only.

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