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The Tug

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The Tug is the location for Dive Exuma’s local wreck dive. It is a 65-foot long tugboat that was sunk in 2005 by the company. The goal when sinking the tug was to create an artificial reef to provide more habitats for declining species. 

Dive Depth: 80 feet

Dive Features

Sponges and corals have encrusted on The Tug and it has become “home” to several Nassau grouper and Caribbean spiny lobster (crawfish) and a 5-6 foot long green moray eel. Schools of horse-eye jacks and bar jacks are regularly seen at the sight along with barracuda, colourful blue chromis, parrotfish, spotted drums, French grunts, and schoolmasters. Less common sightings include permit and mackerel.

Best Times to Dive

Anytime.

Best Access to Dive Spot

By boat.

For More Information, Contact:

Dive Exuma

info@dive-exuma.com

Government Dock, George Town, EX
(242) 336-2893

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Latitude: 23.539433000
Longitude: -75.757339000
Elevation: 0 FT (0 M)
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