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About Tokushima

Tokushima is a prefecture of Japan located on Shikoku Island. The Sanuki Mountains sits across  the northern side of the prefecture.
9% of the area was designated as Natural Parks, such as the Setonaikai National Park, Muroto-Anan Kaigan and Tsurugisan Quasi-National Parks, and Chubu Sankei, Dochu-Kotsu, Hashikura, Higashi Sankei, Okumiyagawa-Uchidan and Oasayama Prefectural Natural Parks.
 

Local Areas

Tokushima Area Map

Areas in Tokushima

Mugi

Soft and Hard coral garden

Mugi is a small town surrounded by nature. Diving are mainly done around the Mugiooshima Island. Due to the cold current from the Setouchi Sea and the Black current(Warm current) mixing around this region, the marine life here is abundant. The most popular here is the "One Thousand years coral (Porites lutea )" which has grown to the height of 9m.

Diving Site (Mugi)

What you can see

All year round:
-Variety of nudibranch
-Variety of Shrimps and Crabs
-Variety of Macro marine life

Early Summer:
-thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus)

End of June to end of  July:
-Spawning of the Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta)

Shishikuicho

Dive the Takegashima underwater Park in Tokushima

They say that there are more than 20 types of corals and many marine animals in this area. The underwater terrain are basically rocky drop off to the deep.

Diving Site (Shishikuicho)

What you can see

All year round:
-Variety of nudibranch
-Variety of Shrimps and Crabs
-Variety of Macro marine life
-Longtooth grouper (Epinephelus bruneus)
-Striped beakfish (Oplegnathus fasciatus)
-Greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili)