Abu Dabbab ; Diving The Grass-Covered Prairie

The sea bottom in the bay of Abu Dabbab is a huge and flat grass-covered prairie. The green vegetation on the sandy bottom of Abu Dabbab Bay separates two fantastic and colourful house reefs. It s conjures up visions of a patchwork of algae meadows of seagrass sargassum patches and floating weeds. You start your sea grass safari simply by wading in from the white sandy beach in front of Blue Ocean Diving Center. The meadows are the residence of dugongs the gentle giants. They look like prehistor...

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Abu Dabbab ; Diving The Grass-Covered Prairie

Abu Dabbab; Diving The South Reef

One of the most common fish species in the Red Sea is the surgeonfish. The sohal surgeonfish or sohal tang or Arabian surgeonfish measures up to 40 cm and is endemic to the Red Sea. Its body is decorated with blue and grey horizontal stripes . The blue-bordered fins are black. Together with its yellow spots the coloration of the sohal tang gives rise to the sweet reference of the Red Sea poster fish . It feeds predominantly on algae venturing upper and outer reef zones. You are now at the southe...

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Abu Dabbab; Diving The South Reef

Abu Dabbab ; Diving The Northern Reef

The Abu Dabbab dive site is one of thetop dive sites in Marsa Alam. It comprises the southern house reef thenorthern house reef and the huge grassy sea bottom interlinking the two house reefs. The northern house reef can be reached bysimply wading in from the shore or by zodiacs from the Blue Ocean DivingCenters. The reef reaches a depth of 35 meters. The visibility is excellent anduninterrupted. The current is best described as weak to moderate. It s suitablefor both day and night dives and for...

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Abu Dabbab ; Diving The Northern Reef

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