An extremely interesting submerged reality took on the base of the seas in Portimão, far from your diving schools in Lisbon , the newspaper Público reported . Four Navy ships are now the background to the Ocean Revival underwater park and are the comfortable home of many species of snails, octopuses, mackerels and other fish and mollusks. Moreover, ships are a massive attraction for countless sailors from various nations.
One year after being trashed, under the watchful eye of several dive school teachers in Lisbon and across the country, Navy boats - a corvette, ocean patrol, frigate and oceanographic boat - now have the assignment of to sponsor the marine life - fauna and flora - of the area and to make up a flourishing tourist attraction.
Underwater Park of Portimão welcomes lots of diving enthusiasts from Lisbon and the entire country.
Opened by the end of October 2012, the underwater park is located 30 meters deep, where pontificam heaps of oysters, barnacles, porkfish, sea bream and sea bass. The surrounding fauna and flora are in this way in symbiosis with all the ships it is no longer feasible to distinguish the initial color of the ships. The boats were arranged in such a way as to ease the entry of specialist divers and pupils out of diving schools in Lisbon.
It should be recalled that the average time of stay at 30 meters does not exceed 40 minutes, which suggests several visits for a complete knowledge click here of these vessels. The creation of a comprehensive ecosystem in the area of ships was a matter of months. The mussels that were attached to check here the hooves drawn the octopuses and the sea read more currents did the rest.
The four submerged ships now house dozens of marine fish, fish and shellfish species
Just in the Zambezi are there over two dozen different species brought on by the larvae which were being sent from 1 vessel to another. The underwater park is behaving as an artificial reef, which is helping to boost biodiversity in that region. Only 'Oliveira e Carmo' is home to 22 species, such as sea bream, porpoise, porpoise and barnacles. And others known to the public.
But other species have been spotted near the ships, especially moonfish, crow fish, shellfish and even little dolphins. Evidence that individual does not always impact nature in a negative manner and that, when interventions have been well planned and executed, they may be quite powerful and have positive consequences in the areas in which they are inserted, if within the reach of a dip in Lisbon or the 30 meters deep, in Portimão, Algarve.