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Category Feather stars
Phylum ECHINODERMATA
Class CRINOIDEA
Order COMASTERIDAE
Family COMASTERIDAE
Species Comanthina nobilis
Common Name Noble Feather Star
Locality Siquijor. Cambalaguio Point. San Juan. Philippines. 25 m. 2005
Photographer Guido Poppe
Picture ID 911138

Dive Point Information

Name Oloy 1 Point.
Location Siquijor. Cambalaguio Point. San Juan. Philippines.
Date February 17, 2005
Latitude 9 5.898 N
Longitude 123 34.615 E

Dive Information Detail

Deepest Experience 25 m.
General Remarks Site Siquijor is a splendid Island situated between Negros, Bohol and Mindanao. Its waters are clear and rich in hard corals. The Island has several tourist attractions such as a superb tropical but artificial forest, falls, caves and others. Oloy point is about in the centre of south coast.
Facilities for Divers None.
Type of Bottom Fringing reef, gently sloping with sand patches between in. At about 20 m sand and gravel bottom.
Marine Life Good in fishes and a few crustaceans.
Visibility 15-25 m.
Currents Occasionally violent.
Level Beginners and recreational when accompanied. Advanced for nightdives.