Captain Antonio wreck
This is the wreck of an Italian merchant ship, sunk in the waters off the town of Santa Caterina dello Jonio (CZ). It’s now divided into two parts, lying a short distance from each another, and is partially penetrable.
The wreck is always surrounded by dense shoals of damselfish and small bluefish; there are also numerous big red mullets, white seabreams and saddled seabreams. On the sheets of the motor ship there are large swaying spiral tubeworms and anemones; numerous also the urchins. It’s common to meet beautiful specimen of nudibranchs, anemones-hermit crab and octopus.
|Place||Santa Caterina dello Jonio (CZ)|
|Type Dive||Recreational Dive – Snorkeling – Free diving|
|Minimum depth||6 m|
|Maximum depth||12 m|
|Level required||1st level Open Water Diver or less (for children, for example)|
|Interest||Biological and photographic interest|
|Notes||Presence of fish around and inside the wreck: little groupers, breams, snappers, moray eels. Presence of nudibranchs and sessile organisms too.|