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Descent: 12:50

Depth: 25 m

Duration: - min

Conditions

Temp:
28
Divers:
5
Boats:
1
Current:
Slight - able to hold position with little effort.
Notes:
-

Retno Kusuma Ningrum conducted a manta survey at Komodo National Park, Indonesia on 27 Sep, 2016

KDC
Bleaching
Bleaching

Bleaching occurs when corals expel their symbiotic zooxanthellae - pigmented, algae-like protozoa that live within the coral's cells. High temperature, pollution or other stresses can cause the coral to expel its zooxanthellae, leading to a lighter or complete loss of color.

Diver
Diver

Poor diver etiquette, including poor buoyancy control, improperly secured gear, excessive photography flashes, and careless fin kicks, can result in diver induced damage to coral reefs.

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