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 Canon100 1/200 f20 iso400
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Underwater Photo Location: Scoglio della Formica, Casteldaccia, Sicily-Italy

Underwater Photo Location: Scoglio della Formica, Casteldaccia, Sicily-Italy

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Scoglio della Formica, Casteldaccia, Sicily-Italy
Facts about Scoglio della Formica, Casteldaccia, Sicily-Italy
  • It is in Italy
  • Scoglio della Formica, Casteldaccia, Sicily-Italy is in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
Dive types
dayboat

Marine Life
small

Diving facilities
air

Photo facilities
macro

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina Affinis photographed with Canon lens 60 mm

by Antonio Venturelli
Nudibranch ( Cratena Peregrina) in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo taken with 60 mm macro lens. (60 mm,1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Nudibranch(Flabellina Affinis) (60 mm ,1/200,f/11,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
nudibranch macro with lens60 mm

by Antonio Venturelli
Dardanus Arrosor in Mediterranean Sea, photographed with Canon macro lens 60 mm, t/200, f/22, ISO 200.

by Antonio Venturelli
Nudibranch of Mediterranean Sea, Canon lens 60 mm, f/11,t/200,ISO 200

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean orange madreporas (Canon wide angle 14mm,1/200,f/9,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean scorpion fish (Canon wide angle 14mm,1/160,f/6.3,iso320)

by Antonio Venturelli
Stella Gorgone ( Astropartus Mediterraneus) ( Canon wide angle 14 mm,1/125, f/8,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Paguroidea-Hermit Crab close up detail (Canon 60 mm , 1/200, f/18, iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Gorgon Star ( Astrospartus mediterraneus) close up. (Canon macro 60 mm,1/200,f/16,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Parablennius rouxi ( Bavosa bianca) close up. ( Canon macro 60 mm, 1/200,f/14,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Black faced blenny ( Tripterygion delaisi) (Canon macro 60 mm,1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina affinis nudibranch (Canon macro 60 mm,1/200,f/20,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Couple of Hervia nudibranchs_Cratena peregrina (Canon macro 60 mm,1/200,f/22,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Colorful nudibranch Flabellina (Canon macro 60mm, 1/200,f/22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena Peregrina nudibranch (Canon macro 60 mm,1/200,f/25,iso 400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina violet nudibranch (Canon macro60mm,1/200,f/20,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
A mediterranean moray opens its mouth wide to breathe and shows its pointed teeth_2021 (Canon 60mm,t1/160,f/6.3,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Trypterigion Tripteronotus_2021 (Canon60mm,t1/200,f/25,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch_2021 (Canon60mm,t1/200,f/22,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
A tip to see it up close: breathe slowly and admire it with respect_Mediterranean moray_2021 (Canon 60mm,t1/125,f/7.1,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
An August afternoon diving at "La Formica " , a great dive site near Casteldaccia, Sicily. The particular light brings out the beauty of this Cratena nudi. (Canon 60mm,t1/200,f/25,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch_2021 (Canon60mm,t1/200,f/25,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Colorful look of Mediterranean nudi_La Formica dive site_2021 (Canon60mm,t1/200,f/25,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Close focus of a friendly moray in the Mediterranean Sea_Casteldaccia_Sicily_2021 (Canon 60mm,t1/160,f/6.3,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cerithium vulgatum occupied by hermit crab_2021 (Canon60mm, t1/200,f/14,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratenas always enchant me for the beauty of their colors_Casteldaccia_Sicily_2021 (Canon 60mm,t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena_2021 (Canon100mm,t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean Cratena portrait_its intense colors always look great against black_I love to photograph them_Sicily_2021 (Canon100mm, t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina laying egg _2021 (Canon 100mm,t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Elysia timida_2021 (Canon100mm,t1/200,f/20,iso125)

by Antonio Venturelli
close -up of the lateral extensions,similar to wings,of a Elysia timida nudibranch_2021 (Canon 100m,t1/250,f/16,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Pilgrim Hervia(Cratena peregrina)on the hunt for a tasty meal of hydroids. (Canon 100m, t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean striped blenny_2021 (Canon60 mm,t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
A Cratena shooted while coming straight at the camera_2021 (Canon 60mm,t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean sea_2021 (Canon 100mm, t1/200,f/20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Scoglio della Formica_2022 (Canon 100mm,t1/250,f/20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Crazy Flabellina_Scoglio della Formica_2022 (Canon 100mm,t1/250,f/20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean Flabellina_2022 (Canon 100mm,t1/250,f/20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Scoglio della Formica_Sicily_2022 (Canon 100mm,t1/250,f/20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Felimida Khroni nudibranch_2022 (Canon100mm,t1/250,f/14,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Planaria rosa_2022 (Canon100mm,t1/200,f/14,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
La Formica_Casteldaccia_2022 (Canon100mm,t1/200,f/20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Dardanus arrosor_2022 (Canon100mm,t1/250,f/14,iso125)

by Antonio Venturelli
The last safety stop was accompained by this nice hermit crab_La Formica dive site_Sicily_2022 (Canon 100mm,t1/250,f/14,iso125)

by Antonio Venturelli
Nice one mate , so photogenic! (Canon100mm,t1/200,f/20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Parablennius rouxi_2022 (Canon 100mm,t1/200,f/8,iso125)

by Antonio Venturelli
Hypselodoris tricolor_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Bavosa bianca_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f8,iso125)

by Antonio Venturelli
Orange eyed nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Closeup beautiful Mediterranean nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Usually found on sea grass, around 20 meters deep, this Hypselodoris wanted to be photographed by me. He posed and moved slowly. Perfect for focusing! Hypselodoris tricolor_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
A close-up look at delicate colors of this Felimare fontandraui nudi just photographed in Sicily_2022. (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Tricolor nudibranch, a frequent subject in the latter period.Easy to photograph for its bright colors.Others will probably follow! La Formica_2022. (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Diving around Lo Scoglio della Formica in the sea of Casteldaccia .A front shot of a beautiful Mediterranean Cratena_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
One of my favorites in the Mediterranean, for the beautiful blue of its coat, is Hypselodoris tricolor nudi. This one with yellow back_2022(Canon100,1/200,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Always too cute to resist at least a couple of shots_Cratena nudi_photo taken at La Formica dive site_Casteldaccia_Sicily_2022. (Canon100,1/250,f18,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mediterranean Felimare with yellow topline_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Very common but always beautiful to shot_Cratena nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f18,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina affinis nudibranch in Mediterranean Sea_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Blu,white ,yellow ..warm colors perfectly combined by nature for this tricolor nudibranch photographed in the Mediterranean sea_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina from behind_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f18,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Elongated Cratena_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
The time of last shot and then it hides behind a twig.. it's time to get back on the boat. Another beautiful dive at La Formica site to photograph these delicate nudibranchs_Flabellina affinis_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Very strong wind_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Tripterygion fish_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Pretty common but always good looking for another shot_Flabellina nudibranch_Mediterranean sea_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Purple nudibranch(Flabellina affinis)_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso320)

by Antonio Venturelli
The elegance of Cratena nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Felimida nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso160)

by Antonio Venturelli
Hypselodoris tricolor nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Hermit crab peering out the door_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f14,iso125)

by Antonio Venturelli
Close up of Flabellina affinis nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina affinis, iconic nudibranch species of Mediterranean sea_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Elysia timida_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f18,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena stand up_2022 (Canon100, 1/200,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Hypselodoris tricolor_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Flabellina_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Elysia nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f18,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena peregrina_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch, alway fascinating for intense orange that stands out on their white body_2022 (Canon100, 1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Sometimes worms can be beautiful too!_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch.Its orange sausages with blue tips on a dark background always give a strong impact to the photo. (Canon100,1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Nudibranch Flabellina_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Prostheceraeus Giesbrechtii_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f18,iso250)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Lovely Elysia_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch mating_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Parablennius pilicornis_2022 (Canon 100,1/250,f11,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
A common cute nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso250)

by Antonio Venturelli
Green Elysia_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Doris tricolor_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Brightly colored Cratena_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Mating (or fighting?) behaviour of a couple of Cratena nudibranchs photographed this summer at La Formica dive site, Sicily_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Beautiful Elysia_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f16,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
When I come across a Cratena peregrina, I always take some time to observe and enjoy the view of its wonderful colors!_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Iconic Flabellina, always beautiful to see_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
A pair of Cratena nudibranchs photographed in the sea of Sicily_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
A close up look at Felimare tricolor nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Close-up of Mediterranean moray_2021 (Canon60,1/125,f7.1,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
In the Mediterranean, when you see a white & orange spot, only three-four centimeters long,.. it is definitely a Cratena!Photo taken at "La Formica" dive site, in Sicily_October2022 (Canon100,1/250,f20,iso100)

by Antonio Venturelli
Kleptopredator Cratena_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso250)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena macro shot taken with strobes and high shutter speed to darken ambient light (the background) as much as possible_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
This Flabellina here is about 3 cm. long.. I like to shot them because of its bright purple which stands out in the blue despite its small size_La Formica dive site_Sicily_2022 (Canon100,1/250,f25,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Beauty of Cratena nudibranch_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f22,iso400)

by Antonio Venturelli
Cratena nudibranch. These little creatures are tiny splashes of color in the sea. The hard part is getting focus..I usually shot many attempts but I'm happy when I get a nice photo! (Canon100,1/250,f18,iso200)

by Antonio Venturelli
Iconic Cratena nudibranch of Mediterranean Sea_2022 (Canon100,1/200,f20,iso400)
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