A very interesting underwater reality took over the bottom of the seas in Portimão, far from your diving schools in Lisbon , the paper Público reported . Four Navy ships are now the background to the Ocean Revival underwater park and would be the comfortable home of several species of snails, octopuses, mackerels and additional fish and mollusks. Ships continue to be a massive attraction for hundreds of divers from various countries.
One year after being sunk, under the watchful eye of several dive school teachers in Lisbon and across the nation, Navy boats - a corvette, ocean patrol, frigate and oceanographic vessel - now have the mission of to sponsor the marine life - flora and fauna - of the area and also to constitute a lucrative tourist attraction.
Underwater Park of Portimão welcomes lots of 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 check here fauna are in this way in symbiosis with the ships it's no longer feasible to distinguish the original color of the ships. The boats website 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 implies a few visits for a complete understanding of the vessels. The creation of a complete ecosystem in the region of ships was a matter of weeks. The mussels that were attached to the hooves drawn the octopuses and the sea currents did the remainder.
The four submerged ships now house dozens of marine algae, fish and shellfish species
Only in the Zambezi are far over two dozen different species attracted by the larvae which were being shipped from one vessel to another. The underwater park is acting as an artificial reef, which can help to boost biodiversity in that area. Only 'Oliveira e Carmo' is home to 22 species, including sea bream, porpoise, porpoise and barnacles. And others less known to the public.
But other species have already been seen near the ships, particularly moonfish, crow fish, lilies and even little dolphins. Proof that man does not always impact character in a negative manner and that, when interventions are well arranged and executed, they can be quite effective and have favorable consequences in the areas where they are inserted, if within the range of a dive in Lisbon or the 30 meters deep, in Portimão, Algarve.