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Category Fishes
Phylum CHORDATA
Class ACTINOPTERYGII
Order LOPHIIFORMES
Family ANTENNARIIDAE
Species Antennarius commersoni
Common Name Giant Anglerfish
Locality Cebu. Olango Island. Bari. Philippines. 20 m. 2005
Photographer Guido Poppe
Picture ID 916544

Dive Point Information

Name Bari Point.
Location Cebu. Olango Island. Bari. Philippines.
Date July 23, 2005
Latitude 10 17.377 N
Longitude 124 3.768 E

Dive Information Detail

Deepest Experience 6 m.
General Remarks Site There is a drop-off starting between 6 and 12 m. Very vertical down to 40 m +. Above the drop-off a broad zone starting with brown algae in the shallows, sparse rocks with pure sand between-in. Short green algae to 6 m deep.
Facilities for Divers The boats from the hotels and dive-clubs of Mactan will take you there for daily trips, on demand.
Type of Bottom See General remarks.
Marine Life Good corals towards the drop-off, great marine life along the vertical drop-off. Gorgonians, corals, nudibranches. Few fishes.
Visibility 8 to 30 m on clear days.
Currents Dive on high or low tide. Between the tides violent currents.
Level Recreational. For beginners when no current.