Engine Reef

HARBOR SITES

Located just a little north of the Agat entrance buoy, the reef features a huge engine block laying on its side.  This engine is BIG and , has very large cylinders, and is over 15 ft long.  The drive shaft in a sand area along with couplings extends to the west for about 25 ft.

Scattered throughout the area are various pieces of wreckage but none are very distinguishable.  There are also two large grappling style anchors with chains attached that are to the east of the engine.  These were very possibly used to hold whatever the engine was on, or in, in one position. This will probably remain a mystery forever.

 

There are many schools of goatfish and rainbow runners in the area around the wreckage so this makes a very interesting dive.

Goatfish are tireless bottom feeders, using a pair of long "whiskers" protruding from their chins to rifle through the sediments in search of a meal. Like goats, they seek anything edible; worms, crustaceans, molluscs and other small invertebrates are staples.

During the day they are often seen in schools above the reefs, and at night they separate. They also have the ability to change their color patterns

Depth Ranges: 50-70'   Exp Level: Any  Acess by boat    Avg Vis: 40-80'   GPS: 13.23.20N, 144.39.70E