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Underwater Photo Location: Arribolas

Underwater Photo Location: Arribolas

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It's a dive site located between Bermeo and Bakio. Arri is a Basque word which means stone and bolas means balls. The dive site is full of medium-sized and big stone balls. It's a shore dive with some facilities: parking lot, fresh water, a shower and a plastic restroom during the summer. There are many nudibranches during spring time and conger eels, octopuses, John O' dories and scorpion fishes all year round. The place is visited by many spearfishers so be careful.
Facts about Arribolas
  • It is in Spain
  • Arribolas is in the Bay Of Biscay.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
Dive types
shore

Marine Life
bigsmall

Diving facilities
airnitroxhirefriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideangle

by Patxi Vidal
The eye of an Octopus vulgaris using a snoot.
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