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Category Shells
Phylum MOLLUSCA
Class GASTROPODA
Order MESOGASTROPODA
Family OVULIDAE
Species Phenacovolva rosea
Locality Cebu. Olango Island. Santa Rosa. Philippines. 33 m. 2006
Photographer Philippe Poppe
Picture ID 923130

Dive Point Information

Name Santa Rosa Point.
Location Cebu. Olango Island. Santa Rosa. Philippines.
Date January 13, 2006
Latitude 10 15.516 N
Longitude 124 4.425 E

Dive Information Detail

Deepest Experience 27 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.