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    Gusung or Pasi Island, Perfect Underwater Landscape in Selayar

    Gusung or Pasi Island is located at Bontoharu sub district, at the west side of Selayar Island, for about 1 mile from Benteng City, capital city of Selayar. The island containing some beautiful beach, such as Jeneiyya Beach, Liang Tarusu, Liang Kareta and others beach that don't have name yet. This island is mostly visited by those who want to go diving, snorkeling, fishing or just stay at beautiful white sandy beach.

    Pasi Island also has a beautiful coral garden and underwater landscape which are perfect for photo shootings. With an average depth about 5 - 20 m, the bottom of the sea around here is covered with sand, corals and rocks. You can find a huge variety of coral reef fishes in this area, such as Butterfly, Cardinal, Angel, Grouper, Damselfish, Anthias, Batfish, Wrasse, Parrot, Surgeon, Trigger, Box, Puffer, Porcupine and many more. All of those marine creatures create a busy underwater city life. Occasionally, you will also see manta ray, eagle ray and sea turtles passing by. Diving in Pasi Island is very suitable for beginner divers due to the weak current and low depth of sea. At the drop off, you can find some large pelagic such as Trevallies, Snapper, Fusiliers, Sweetlips, Tuna and Spanish Mackerel. Bottom dwellers like Gobies, Moray, Leaf fish, Scorpion, Flathead and Blennies are also can be seen around here. However, this drop off diving site is for experienced divers only as the currents are strong most of the time.
    Last edited by Lionna; 05-06-2015 at 09:46.

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