La réserve marine de Palavas les flots - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
N 43° 31.576 E 003° 55.898
31T E 575284 N 4819679
Quick Description: Ecosystem vous fera découvrir les richesses insoupçonnées des fonds sous-marins du Languedoc Roussillon. Ecosystem will make you discover the unsuspected riches of the seabed of the Languedoc Roussillon.
Location: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 3/28/2017 1:54:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMVBK1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Les fonds sous marins des alentours de Palavas vous surprendront par leurs richesses insoupçonnées.
Une vingtaine de sites rocheux type "plateaux" ou "roches isolées" sont accessibles au départ de Palavas.
Selon les saisons on y observe des bancs de Sars, des rascasses, d'énormes congres, des loups, toutes sortes de gobies et blennies, des girelles, des poulpes, des sèches, des homards, langoustes, étrilles et galathées….
Mais aussi des anémones, des spirographes, gorgones blanches, oursins, cérianthes, nudibranche, étoiles de mers…
Nous organisons quotidiennement des plongées explorations sur les sites de Palavas, chaque week-end des sorties spéciales sont planifiées pour vous ouvrir de nouveaux horizons...
Nos sites de plongée sont situés au sein d’une "aire marine protégée Natura 2000".

The underwater depths around Palavas will surprise you with their unsuspected riches.
Some 20 rocky sites such as "plateaux" or "isolated rocks" are accessible from Palavas.
According to the seasons, there are benches of Sars, scorpion fish, huge congers, wolves, all kinds of gobies and blennies, girelles, octopus, dry, lobsters, lobsters, curlies and galathees.
But also anemones, spirographs, white gorgones, sea urchins, cerérihes, nudibranch, stars of seas ...
We organize daily explorations dives on the sites of Palavas, every weekend special outings are planned to open you new horizons ...
Our diving sites are located within a "protected marine area Natura 2000".
Water Type: Ocean

Salinity: Salt

Access: Boat (day trip)

Maximum Depth: 82

Typical Visibility: Excellent (60+ ft)

Has Reef?: no

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Ship/boat

Underwater Life: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1) To log a visit, at least a picture taken at the surface, including any distinguishing landmarks or buoys if present, is required. While you do not have to enter the water, this is encouraged.

2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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