The Marine Reserve El Cabron
In the abrupt coastal zone of the municipality of Agüimes, near the Beach ” el Cabron “, is one of the best zone of dive of the Island. This place was chosen to establish the Marine Reserve of Arinaga. It is a very famous dive spot for the lovers of the submarine world.
The site is constituted by a rocky tray on a depth about 12 m, lined by a falling wall which comes down to a depth of 23 m.
On it falling, we can meet one of the most beautiful concentrations of species of the submarine world of the Canary Islands:
- parrot fishes,
- trumpet fishes,
- various ray,
- multicolored Peacock,
- moray eel,…
For the luckiest, it is not rare to observe the famous “angelote” or shark-angel, a totally harmless species with a particular form.