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Underwater Photo Location: Fang Ming Wreck, La Paz

Underwater Photo Location: Fang Ming Wreck, La Paz

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The Fang Ming was a Chinese fishing vessel that was seized by the authorities for trying to smuggle migrant workers into the US. On-board there were 88 men and seven women kept in a confined space. On 18th November 1999 the 56m long vessel was intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef. It now rests at 21m deep and is host to an abundance of marine life
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Importance: The Fang Ming was the first artificial reef to be intentionally sunk in Latin America
Facts about Fang Ming Wreck, La Paz
Dive types
dayboatwreck

Marine Life
bigsmallturtles


Photo facilities
macrowideangle

by Nick Polanszky
Divers exploring the Fang Ming Wreck

by Nick Polanszky
While taking some photos of this Giant Sea Turtle lazing around the Fang Ming Wreck of La Paz, Baja California Sur, this fish just couldn’t help himself but get in on the action. Looks like you got yourself in the photo their little buddy

by Nick Polanszky
Turtle Stare Off on the Fang Ming Wreck

by Nick Polanszky
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