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The world's underwater paradise is Raja Ampat

The colors of coral reefs in the waters of Raja Ampat shine so beautifully. Without having to dive and enter the deep sea, all the shallow sea contents are visible and represent most of the contents of the deep sea. The small fish like dancing show off their curves. The calm waves give them the opportunity to swim in groups and get closer to human habitation. The fish combined with the charming coral presents a paradise for world divers. The Raja Ampat Sea does have a beauty that is unmatched by any place in Indonesia, even Raja Ampat can be compared to the beautiful waters of the world such as the Maldives, the Mediterranean Sea or the Fiji Islands.

The world's underwater paradise is Raja Ampat
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Raja Ampat is one of the 10 best dive sites in the world. In fact, it is recognized as the number one waters in the world that has the most complete flora and fauna in the world. A coral expert, Dr. John Veron once mentioned in his research that Raja Ampat had 450 identified coral species that were still in very good developing condition. A Conservation International (CI) organization in collaboration with the National Oceanographic Institute (LON) and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has also conducted a study in 2001 and 2002.The results of this study indicate that Raja Ampat has almost 75% of existing coral reefs. around the world. In addition, the waters of Raja Ampat are home to more than 1000 types of reef fish and 700 species of molluscs. The conclusion of the study is that none of the world's waters have this condition apart from Raja Ampat.


The Raja Ampat Sea area covers more than 85% of the entire Raja Ampat area. This condition is inversely proportional to the land area. This is of course a special attraction for Raja Ampat, especially in the eyes of divers. The famous dive points in Raja Ampat include Cape Kri which is not far from Mansuar Island, Blue Magic which has beautiful corals, or the waters around Arborek Island which are the habitat of Manta Rays. Fish species that live in these waters exceed the number of species of land animals. World divers love Raja Ampat so much because of the richness of life that is owned by the underwater paradise that they call Raja Ampat the world's underwater paradise. Many unique marine animal species such as wobbegong (a type of cuttlefish / squid), mini sea horses, or even large fish such as sharks, manta rays, and legendary mermaids. Divers also often find and swim with groups of Tuna, Giant Trevaly, or Snappers. In fact, dangerous fish such as Barracuda often accompany divers when enjoying the beauty of the Raja Ampat underwater ecosystem.

The world's underwater paradise is Raja Ampat
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The diversity of the Raja Ampat Sea is due to the position of this region which is in the waters between 2 continents and 2 oceans. This results in many ecosystem and species crossovers occurring between the 2 major Asia-Pacific regions. The condition of Raja Ampat waters is also classified as very good for the proliferation of marine ecosystems. The sea surface temperature hovers around 28 degrees Celsius and at certain depths it reaches 27 degrees Celsius. In addition, sunlight can penetrate sea depths of up to 30 meters, of course this is very good for coral reefs and Raja Ampat marine fish. The coral reef ecosystem in Raja Ampat also has special characteristics that can actively manage their own food for the organisms in it. In fact, the coral reef ecosystem in Raja Ampat is an area that is poor in nutrients and nutrients (oligotropic).


There is no need to doubt the beauty of the underwater world of Raja Ampat. Raja Ampat is a great asset for the successful conservation of coral reefs and the world's marine fish populations. The Raja Ampat Islands have an important role for the preservation of the world's nature, therefore many world conservation organizations are directing their focus on this place. In fact, foreign tourists require a special permit to enter the Raja Ampat watershed area. The Indonesian government has issued many restrictions on fishing for rare fish in Raja Ampat. In addition, various coral reef conservation efforts have also been carried out in several places such as Misool Island or Waigeo. All of this is an effort for the creation of natural sustainability in the world, starting from the Raja Ampat Underwater Paradise.