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Verde Island Dive Site - Philippines

Dive the Verde island passage, called the “Center of the center of marine bio-diversity.” by Drs. Kent Carpenter (Old Dominion University, Va.) and Victor Springer ( National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian institution). Scientists have established the fact that the entire Indo-Malay-Philippine Archipelago has extreme marine biodiversity, but in a study concluded in 2004, both eminent biologists concluded that the passage, which spans the famous dive destinations of Anilao, Puerto Galera and Verde Island as having a higher concentration of species per unit area in the Philippines than anywhere in the world.