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Underwater Photo Location: Farasan Banks

Underwater Photo Location: Farasan Banks

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A collection of small islands and shallow reefs dropping off into the depths of the red sea. Wonderfull corals, white tip reefs sahrks, reports of hammerheads, eagle and manta rays, turtles, dolphins, barracuda, napoleon wrasse and whalesharks. An excellent site if the weather is calm enough.
Facts about Farasan Banks
  • It is in Saudi Arabia
  • Farasan Banks is in the Red Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-50 Metres 0-160 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
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by Mish Bayoumi
Sunset over Marmar island in the Farasan Banks.

by Dieter Decroos
Red crinoid

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Two times Nemo and then playing in the garden

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Wrasse looking into lens

by Dieter Decroos
Spanish Dancer

by Alberto D'este
Hard coral - Nikon D70S, 105 macro - DS160

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Mark dives without equipment into the wreck of Jeddha

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Over/Under of a sargassum forest in Saudi Arabia.
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