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Canalone

Discover the captivating beauty of a magnificent vertical wall, stretching between depths of 20 and 30 meters. This awe-inspiring dive site is adorned with vibrant yellow sea daisies, creating a mesmerizing underwater vista. As you venture towards the west, you'll encounter a gentle slope leading to another cluster of rocks, gradually descending to around 30 meters.

Prepare to be enthralled by the incredible marine biodiversity that awaits you. The wall is home to a plethora of captivating creatures including nudibranches, ascidians, coelenterates, conger eels, moray eels, scorpion fish, and lobsters. Marvel at the bustling clouds of Anthias, damselfish, and bream, as well as the agile snappers gracefully hunting their prey. If you're fortunate to visit during the right season, you may even catch a glimpse of the elusive Anglerfish.

Descending along the beautiful vertical wall, visibility extends to approximately 14 meters, allowing you to witness the intricate details of the marine life that thrives in this underwater paradise. Delight in the colorful displays of nudibranches, ascidians, and coelenterates nestled within the cracks of the rocks, alongside the majestic presence of conger eels, moray eels, scorpion fish, and lobsters. The vibrant spectacle is further complemented by the abundant presence of Anthias and castanets, with countless groupers observing divers with both curiosity and shyness.

As you continue towards the west, the slope becomes notably gentle, providing a tranquil experience. On the plateau, you'll encounter remarkable specimens of Cerianthus, spirografi, anemones, and numerous colonies of bright red bryozoans. Prepare for another breathtaking sight as you approach another group of rocks gradually sloping downward, with intermittent jumps leading to a depth of approximately 30 meters. Shoals of bream gracefully circle in mid-water, while quick and agile snappers patrol the area, ever watchful for their next meal. Welcome to the enchanting dive site known as "Franata."

Whether you're a beginner, advanced or expert diver, this captivating dive site in Italy offers an unforgettable underwater adventure. Located in Zona B, Via Aurelia, San Antonio, Spotorno, Savona, Liguria, 17028, Italy, this hidden gem invites divers of all levels to explore its depths and discover the wonders that lie beneath the surface. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the "Franata" and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Canalone

Depth:22m
Visibility: 0m - 14m
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