Malaysia scuba diving - pulau mabul island dive sites of Malaysia.
Mabul island is located some 25 minutes north of
Island, this island offers a different world of diving opportunities
from most other diving locations. Here is a macro diving paradise
where you will be able to find rare macro world inhabitants hard to
find at other dive sites.
Among the international diving
community, the island's reputation as one of the world's best muck
diving site is no secret. Muck diving in Mabul, a term used
to describe limited visibility dives at shallow sites with usually
sandy bottoms, is one of diving's new rages. It focuses on
encounters with unusual little critters popularly known as
macro-life. Muck diving is a world away from steep wall and coral
reefs, with their almost limitless visibility and easy-to-spot reef
and pelagic life. In other words, muck diving offers you the
opportunity to flirt with the more bizarre and unusual life marine
life to be found.
Mabul island diving gives macro photographers some great
opportunities to capture some extremely rare ecological species
which have carved a niche for themselves in the underwater world
around here. Look out for species like multicolored nudibranches,
ghost pipefish, devil scorpionfish, stonefish, mantis shrimps,
mandarin fish, ribbon eels, snake eels, frogfish, seahorses and
crocodile fish, all of which make these sites their home.
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