An extremely interesting submerged reality took over the bottom 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 huge attraction for countless sailors from various nations.
1 year after being sunk, under the watchful eye of many dive school teachers in Lisbon and across the country, Navy boats - a corvette, sea patrol, frigate and oceanographic vessel - today have the mission of to sponsor the marine life - flora and fauna - of the region and also to constitute a lucrative tourist attraction.
Underwater Park Portimão welcomes many diving fans from Lisbon and the whole nation.
Opened at 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 the boats that it's no longer possible to differentiate the original color of these boats. The vessels were organized in such a way as to facilitate 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 of these vessels. The creation of a complete ecosystem in the region of sunken ships turned into a matter of weeks. The mussels which were attached to the hooves attracted the octopuses and the sea currents did the remainder.
The four sunken ships currently house dozens of marine algae, shellfish and fish species
Only in the Zambezi are far over two atomic aquatics ti6 titanium dive knife dozen different species brought on by the larvae which were being sent from 1 vessel to here another. The underwater park is behaving as an website artificial reef, which is helping to boost biodiversity in that area. Just 'Oliveira e Carmo' is home to 22 species, including sea bream, porpoise, porpoise and barnacles. And others known to the general public.
However, other species have already been seen close to the ships, particularly moonfish, crow fish, lilies and perhaps even small dolphins. Proof that man doesn't always affect nature in a negative manner and that, when interventions have been well arranged 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.