Diving in Mozambique/Manta Reef

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Diving in Mozambique/Manta Reef

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Manta Reef Town Guinjata Bay Country Mozambique Classification sea Buddy Solo Company Sasha (DM), Helene, Monty, Jason, Rob, Anya Maximum depth 25.0m Average depth 16.7m Time 08:12 AM Duration 00:50 Visibility 20m Water temperature 24C Sea state 1m swell Wind Calm Weather Partly cloudy and warm Cylinders 2x7l steel Start pressure 200 bar Regulator Apeks/Maxima Boat Guinjata Grey RIB Skipper Morne Route Down at cleaning station 1, drifted into path of manta and got some good shots. Followed Sasha along edge of reef then across top to cleaning station 2, then to canyon and surfaced Topography Tabular rock reef on sand bottom. About 3 or 4m high with relatively flat top. Edges quite scalloped and ragged with outcrops and boulders with crevices and overhangs Ecology See photos. Mantas! Large variety of reef fish and various invertebrates. Potato bass Epinephelus tukula, Bluebanded snapper Lutjanus kasmira, Guitarfish, banded crinoids, large black sea cucumber.