Turtle Wall or Fern's Wall is a deep vertical wall famous for several species of turtles.
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Turtle Wall or Fern's Wall is the central part of a vertical wall that runs along the whole length of Ngemelis Island. The reef is extremely deep, descending to over 900 feet. A popular gathering site for Green & Hawksbill turtles.
Turtles, turtles and more turtles! This is one of the few dive sites that live up to its name. You will almost always see turtles swimming, eating, sleeping and sometimes you can even see them mating. The male turtle has a noticeable tale, whereas the female has no visible tale. Pyramid Butterfly fish, Square Anthias, Moorish Idols, Yellowtail Fusiliers and Snappers are found all along the edge and top of the reef. Schools of Rainbow Runners, Gray & White tip Reef sharks, Fusiliers & Napoleon Wrasse. Tubastrea & small hard corals adorn the wall. Deeper down Sea fans, Soft coral colonies & sea whips are found.
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