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Table 1 Location and characterization of the dive sites within the fishing ground

From: Characteristics of a previously undescribed fishery and habitat for Manta alfredi in the Philippines

Site name Characteristics Depth
Dive site 1 (Tunga) Flat to sloping; relatively even seaweed cover; rocky reef with scattered massive coral heads, barrel sponges; rocks covered with seaweed; inhabited by several harems of Labroides dimidiatus (cleaner wrasses). 33.5 m
Dive site 2 (Tunga II) Flat; Sargassum patches or field of seaweeds with long stalks (3 m); substrate is fine white gravel. 32–33 m