Tubbataha Reef (North Islet, East Face)

  • Tubbataha Reef (North Islet, East Face)

    The east face of Tubbataha reef is an excellent dusk dive site for here are plenty of marine species in action, very ideal for macro photography. Between 45 feet and 65 feet is a rich coral slope on sand that drops to a wall with caves, crevices and overhangs.

    The wall has lots of large gorgonian sea fans, soft and hard corals and barrel sponges as well. Here you can find large groups of jacks, tunas, barracudas, trumpetfish, cornetfish, anthias, damselfish, clownfish, angelfish, lionfish, butterfly fish, box fish, scorpionfish, peacock groupers, triggerfish, parrotfish, pufferfish, wrasse, hawkfish, guitar sharks, sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumber, garden eels, feather duster worms, and nudibranches.