Vranken Martin's scubavideo and scubapicture

Vranken Martin's scubavideo and scubapicture

Photos and vidéos from Brazil

Project Manta

Photos and videos were shot on the Southern Atlantic coast between Rio de Janeiro and Santos. We made 22 dives in 3 different locations. The most northern one was Angra dos Reis (RJ) where we dived with Pousada Jamanta dive center. The dive spots are not far from the coast; there is some current and we saw lots of sea horses.
The second location we dived was Ilhabela, a bit further south;where we dived with scubadodive ;lots of current, there are underwater ropes for divers to secure. The visibility is limited, like in Zeeland in the Netherlands. We encountered lookdowns, a most unusual-looking carangid.
Our third dive location was Laje de Santos at an hour and a half by speedboat off the coast of São Vicente, next to Santos harbour (SP)where we dived with ATM diver. Current and visibility can vary, but there are lots of wildlife.

Our dives in "Parque Estadual Marinho da Laje de Santos"

Pousada Jamanta
Scubadodive avec Alexandre
ATM diver avec Nauther
Nauther Andres participant au projet Manta
Projet Manta du Brésil
here is"Parque Estadual Marinho da Laje de Santos"


This area of preservation maintains a natural environment rich in wildlife but visibility is not always ok.
On this page you will find 2 or 3 names of emblematic species.
For a more comprehensive list of the species represented on the photos you can check Doris' website : Doris
Here we have
"Frade" Fiche French angelfish   "Cachimbo" Fiche Seadevil

"Badejete" Fiche Black grouper  "Peixe Voador" ou "Coió" Fiche Flying gurnard   Lookdown Fiche Lookdown
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