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Underwater Photo Location: dive spot: "Masaplot Sour" (Negros-Occidental, Dauin)

Underwater Photo Location: dive spot: "Masaplot Sour" (Negros-Occidental, Dauin)

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Scorpaenidae, the scorpionfish, are a family of mostly marine fish that includes many of the world's most venomous species. As the name suggests, scorpionfish have a type of "sting" in the form of sharp spines coated with venomous mucus. The family is a large one, with hundreds of members. They are widespread in tropical and temperate seas, but mostly found in the Indo-Pacific. [Wikipedia]
Facts about dive spot: "Masaplot Sour" (Negros-Occidental, Dauin)
  • It is in Philippines
  • dive spot: "Masaplot Sour" (Negros-Occidental, Dauin) is in the Visayan Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-20 Metres 0-60 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
dayboat

Marine Life
small

Diving facilities
airnitroxguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macro

by Thomas Bannenberg
scorpionfish (lat.: Scorpaenidae) NIKON D7000 in a Seacam "Prelude" uw housing, @105mm Settings: f11 1/60, ISO 100
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