Tubbataha Reef – North Islet, Southwest Corner

  • Tubbataha Reef – North Islet, Southwest Corner

    The southeast corner of Tubbataha Reef North Islet is composed of shallow reef slopes that are between 33 feet and 65 feet. In the rich sandy slopes are lots of small reef fish and numerous guitar sharks as well as the leopard sharks.

    The wall is covered by large gorgonian sea fans, barrel sponges and Dendronephtya soft tree corals plus the homing shoals of local reef fish.

    The marine species found here include six banded and semi-circle angelfish, snappers, jacks, unicorn fish, barracudas, fusiliers and trevallies.

    The visibility here is up to 130 feet. The average depth is 65 feet and the maximum depth is up to 200 feet.