An extremely interesting underwater reality took on the base of the seas in Portimão, far in your diving schools in Lisbon , the newspaper Público reported . Four Navy ships are now the backdrop to the Ocean Revival underwater park and are the cozy home of several species of snails, octopuses, mackerels and other fish and mollusks. In addition, ships are still a massive attraction for countless sailors from several nations.
1 year after being trashed, under the watchful eye of several dive school teachers in Lisbon and throughout the country, Navy boats - a corvette, sea patrol, frigate and oceanographic boat - now have the mission of to host the marine life - flora and fauna - of the area and also to make up a lucrative tourist attraction.
Underwater Park of Portimão welcomes many diving fans from Lisbon and the entire nation.
Opened at the end of October 2012, the underwater park is located 30 meters deep, where pontificam dozens of oysters, barnacles, porkfish, sea bream and sea bass. The surrounding flora and fauna are in this manner in symbiosis with the ships it's no longer feasible to differentiate the original color of the boats. The boats were organized in such a way as to facilitate the entry of professional divers and students out of diving schools in Lisbon.
It needs to be remembered that the average time of stay at 30 meters does not exceed 40 minutes, which suggests a few visits for a complete knowledge of the vessels. The creation of a comprehensive ecosystem in the region of sunken ships was a matter of weeks. The mussels which were attached to the hooves drawn the octopuses and the sea currents did the rest.
The four sunken ships now house dozens of marine fish, shellfish and fish species
Only in the Zambezi are there over check here two dozen distinct species brought on from the larvae that were being sent from 1 container to another. The underwater park is behaving as an artificial reef, which is helping to increase biodiversity in that region. Just 'Oliveira e Carmo' is click here home to 22 species, including sea bream, porpoise, porpoise and barnacles. And others known to the public.
However, other species have been spotted close to the ships, particularly moonfish, crow fish, shellfish and even small dolphins. Proof that individual does not always affect character in a negative manner and that, when interventions are well planned and executed, they may be quite effective and have favorable consequences in the areas where they're inserted, if within the range of a dive in Lisbon or the 30 meters deep, in Portimão, Algarve.