Shark Reef and Jolande

Shark and Jolande Reefs lie at the southern tip of Ras Mohammed. The north-south current takes you from Shark Reef to Jolande Reef. The Jolande was a Cypriot freighter that sank here in April 1980. Most of the wreck washed off the reef into deep water in a heavy storm in 1987, but her cargo of bathtubs and ceramic toilets remains on the reef.

purple and orange soft coral purple soft coral orange and purple soft coral soft coral giant moray eel bluestreak cleaner wrasse on giant moray cave cleaner shrimp on giant moray cave cleaner shrimp sea fan and soft coral toilets, cargo from Jolande bathtiubs, cargo from Jolande slingjaw wrasse yellowbar angelfish coral hind orange-striped triggerfish juvenile clown coris unknown wrasse?? male bullethead parrotfish eating coral blacktip grouper sailfin tang shrimp gogy nudibranch: Phyllidia ? gold-dotted flatworm

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Last modified 20 January 2008