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Diving in Mozambique/North Greentree

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The dive site North Greentree is an offshore rocky reef with coral in the Guinjata Bay area near Inhambane in Southern Mozambique.


Understand[edit]

Position[edit]

  • S24°00.78' E035°31.00'
  • About 6.9km from Guinjata Bay launch area, just off Ponta Gumula



Visibility[edit]

Visibility can exceed 20m

Topography[edit]

Table reef, with boulders at the edge.


Conditions[edit]

Get in[edit]

The site is only accessible by boat. It is about 6.7km from Guinjata Bay beach launch site.


See[edit][add listing]

Blue sponge
Natal Knifejaw
Sea cucumber
Sponges and feather stars
Sponges
Gorgonian coral

Marine life[edit]

Large variety of sponges, Diana's Hogfish, Shortspine porcupine fish, Natal knifejaw, Black edged butterfly fish , Nine striped cardinal, Band tail cardinal, Red fanged triggerfish, Clown triggerfish, Manta, Devil rays, Red armpit starfish, Red spined star, Spotted green cushion star, Brown feather stars, Black and white banded feather stars, Lilac colonial squirts, Red split fan sponge, Orange arch sponge, Bright blue encrusting sponge, Pink sea cucumber with black blotches, Red whip coral with blue polyps, Soft brown plate coral, white spotted Partner shrimp. Big blue anemone, Brittle star, White feather duster worm, Red sea fan, turtles.


Photography[edit]

Routes[edit]

Follow the divemaster.

Stay safe[edit]

Hazards[edit]

No site specific hazards known.

Skills[edit]

No special skills required.

Equipment[edit]

No special equipment required. A DSMB is recommended in case it is necessary to surface away from the dive leader.

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