Camia II wreck / Philippines

Scorpion-fish
Camia – is a vessel sunken on purpose in 2001. Nowadays it is covered with corals. The wreck lies vertically on the sand at 29m/95ft depth and it is well preserved. The wreck is inhabited by numerous underwater representatives. For example, in engine-room there are many Pempheris oualensis, while at the mast divers can observe an intesting macro life.

Location: North of Boracay Island, the Sulu Sea

What to see: There are ribbon eels, small sea horses, needlefish. The vessel is a home for wrasses, snappers, groupers, cowfish, butterflyfish and others.

Depth: 35-42m/115-138ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: 10-30m/32-98ft

Season for diving: Daily diving is organized either at the western side of the island (December-February) or in the eastern part (July-September). It depends on two monsoons. The coldest water is 21C/69F in the period from December to February, while the warmest is 32C/89F in April and May.

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