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Underwater Photo Location: Caño Island

Underwater Photo Location: Caño Island

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It is on the Pacific Ocean side of Costa Rica, west of the Península de Osa. It has been established as a protected national park, with a permanent ranger station on the island. It is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors for its beaches, coral beds, and sea life.
Marine life includes manta rays, sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, whales, and a wide variety of fish.
Evidence of preColumbian human activity on the island is substantial, with some of the most interesting artifacts being stone spheres evidently carved by early civilizations.
Facts about Caño Island
  • It is in Costa Rica
  • Caño Island is in the Pacific.
  • The typical depth is 0-20 Metres 0-60 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.

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by David Garcia Fonseca
Fairly shallow... Model Catalina Freer...this photo was taken with a nikon d300s in ikelite housing, in a pool, in San Jose, then i merged it with one of my reef pictures taken in Caño Island Biological Reserve, Osa in the south pacific of Costa Rica

by Alejandro Topete
Hammerheads School, Isla Coco Costa Rica Niconos V, 15 mm, 2 strobes

by Daniel Lamborn
Amazing Manta encounter at Caño Island, on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. This curious beauty hovered around for amost an hour.
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