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Scuba Diving Site: Magdalena Bay

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Magdalena Bay and surrounding areas are without doubt the most biologically productive areas in all of Baja California. Vast mangrove lined estuary systems extend over 100 miles create an exceptionally strong foundation for southern Baja's marine ecosystem. Magdalena Bay is also where tropical and subtropical species meet making it the west coasts most diverse ocean environment. Assorted Snapper, Grouper, Snook, Jacks, Parrot fish, Hogfish, and Angel Fish are seen cohabitating with Halibut, Calico Bass, White Seabass, and Sheepshead. Invertebrate life is just as diverse and happens to be the southernmost range of several Abalone species.

Offshore, the Magdelena Bay region has earned a world-wide reputation as a big game Mecca. Striped Marlin are found in such numbers they are considered pests by many fisherman. Giant Yellowfin Tuna and Wahoo have also made Magdalena Bay famous.

Needless to say diving here is very good and visibility is usually excellent.