Scarlet-breasted Maori wrasse
Underwater Photography



PLEASE NOTE: The location of the dive sites is in most cases estimated and only approximate.

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La Ciotat (area), France

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Species found in Calanque (max. depth 32 m):

Class: Anthozoa
Red coral (Corallium rubrum)
Red coral
Corallium rubrum
Class: Anthozoa
Sea anemone (Parazoanthus axinellae)
Sea anemone
Parazoanthus axinellae
Class: Anthozoa
Gorgonia (Paramuricea clavata)
Paramuricea clavata
Class: Demospongiae
Bluish Encrusting Sponge (Phorbas tenacior)
Bluish Encrusting Sponge
Phorbas tenacior
Class: Demospongiae
Orange-red encrusting sponge (Crambe crambe)
Orange-red encrusting sponge
Crambe crambe
Class: Echiuroidea
Green spoonworm (Bonellia viridis)
Green spoonworm
Bonellia viridis
Class: Florideophyceae
Rhodophyta (Lithophyllum stictaeforme)
Lithophyllum stictaeforme
Class: Gymnolaemata
Adeonella calveti (Adeonella calveti)
Adeonella calveti
Adeonella calveti
Class: Holothuroidea
Sea cucumber (Holothuroidea)
Sea cucumber
Class: Hydrozoa
Hydroid (Eudendrium racemosum)
Eudendrium racemosum
Class: Polychaeta
Tubeworm (Protula)
Class: Ulvophyceae
Green macroalgae (Halimeda tuna)
Green macroalgae
Halimeda tuna