2 Mile Reef Explored

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Chain Reef:

  • Average Depth 15m  Maximum Depth 18m
  • About Chain Reef:

The reef is named after the 100m long ships anchor chain that lies over the area. On the south eastern side, large table top rocks, covered with plate corals and home to moray eels, makes for a magnificent sight. The reef features small colonies of corals and anemones with clownfish as their guardians. Chain is one of the less frequently dived spots of 2 mile but is one of the more diverse oneís. Being a bit deeper you almost never have a bad dive here. 

Picture

Emperor Angelfish

  • Fish Life on Chain Reef:

Clown fish, Moray eels, smooth flutemouth, titan trigger fish, juvenile rockmover wrasse.

Caves and Overhangs:

  • Average Depth :  12m  Maximum Depth :  15m
  • Area :  25 by 50m
  • About the reef:

This spot got its name from the large rocks with crevices and overhangs. The reef is home to some large potato bass along with the frequent visits of sea turtles. Caves is a good starting point for a drift dive onto Antonís reef when the current is in a north south direction. This is a magnificent dive and always has a few surprises in stall for the visiting diver.

Picture

This Giant potato bass was a resident of Two mile reef until he was killed by a fishermen

  • Fishes to See:

Potato bass, sea turtles, squirrel fish, parrot fish, unicorn fish, raggy scorpion fish, old woman angelfish, nudibranches.

Beware of Corals because they break very easily and they take extremely long to grow back. Please preserve our Oceans for future generations to share in its splendour.

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Updated on: 03/02/2001