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Hairy yellow hermit crab/Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens at Alor  Indonesia
By Laurie Slawson
posted 11:49 CST Today (5 hours ago)
Juvenile hairy frogfish/Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens at Anilao  Philippines
By Laurie Slawson
posted 11:48 CST Today (5 hours ago)
Frightened Octopus
By Vladimir Chubenko
posted 05:40 CST Today (11 hours ago)
Wire coral goby with her mature eggs.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted 05:15 CST Today (11 hours ago)
Wire coral goby with her mature eggs.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted 05:13 CST Today (11 hours ago)
Halgerda batangas
By Hansruedi Wuersten
posted 01:15 CST Today (15 hours ago)

Underwater Photo Location: Babylon

Underwater Photo Location: Babylon

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Wall dive starting at 40 feet deep. During dives in 2006 we saw eels, hogfish, butterflyfish, parrotfish, reef squid at night, sponges, black coral, flamingo tongues and fingerprint cowries, turtles, French angelfish, and snappers.
Facts about Babylon
  • It is in Cayman islands
  • Babylon is in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The typical depth is 50+ Metres 160+ Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
Liveaboarddayboatcavewall

Marine Life
smallturtles

Diving facilities
airnitroxrepairshireinstructionguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideanglerepairsinstruction

by Carol Cox
Divers at Babylon, scanned from slide

by Jason Eastman
Wall Diving the East End of Grand Cayman is a photographer's paradise...

by David Gilchrist
Diver Silhouette/Cayman Reef-Diver hovers over the edge of a reef at the beginning of a dive.

by Nadya Kulagina
Who's home?

by Pietro Cremone
Seafan and Sponge

by Pietro Cremone
Red sponge with divers

by Nadya Kulagina
Who's home?

by Pietro Cremone
Kiss me!

by Pietro Cremone
Seafan and sponges

by Pietro Cremone
Barrel sponge with diver

by Ellen Cuylaerts
Classic wide angle shot of the healthy sponge growth at the pinnacle of Babylon, Grand Cayman.

by Ellen Cuylaerts
Hawskbill encounter at North Wall reeftop

by Leena Roy
Reefscape

by Chase Darnell
"Babylon" This massive deep sea pinnacle is without a doubt one of the most prestigious dive sites in Cayman. It is situated on the far North East side of the island making it a long way from anywhere. It is always a treat to descend into the depths

by Robert Smits
Did you know that the yellow boxfish (Ostracion cubicus) can be found in reefs throughout the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean as well as the south eastern Atlantic Ocean? And that It reaches a maximum length of 45 centimetres (18 in)?
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