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The Secca del Ferraio

AMP Tremiti Islands: Zone C

Island: St. Nicholas

Path: 1

Recommended depth: 35 meters 

Patent pending: 2nd level

Gas supplied: Nitrox or Air

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The Secca del Ferraio is 60-70 meters from the coast of San Nicola, in a south-easterly direction. It is an excellent point e The seabed initially appears like a false level of gravel and sand, very rich of algae thanks to the intense brightness. Gradually declines up to 40 meters, leading to a huge boulder with a hat at –23 meters, surrounded by other large agglomerations of_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136d_5badrock.

The journey requires a few minutes of finning, and  between rocky passages and corridors beautiful sponges (Axinella cannabina) stand out against the blue background;

easy to come across in large lobsters, forkbeards, conger eels and octopus. Just below the largest boulder, in the cavities it is easy to see lobsters, even large ones.

Girando intorno allo scoglio principale, un_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_vero e proprio monolito, e restando a contatto con il fondo si possono osservare musdee e scorfani._cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Almost always, on the outward journey o the return journey, one encounters a school of large sea bream and snapper, together, to form,_cc781905-de -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_on the luckiest occasions (especially in summer) a real silvery wall.


a real show !!!

drawings and photos by Adelmo Sorci © ADphoto

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