Owase: The World of Marine Flowers

Welcome to "Owase : The World of Marine Flowers".This is the page of  invertebrate and their neighbors, under the sea of Owase.What is Owase? It's the seaside city name,  located southern part of Kii Peninsula, the center of the main island of Japan, about 200Km from Osaka, and about 400km from Tokyo.Thanks for the warm current, the name of Kuroshio, which runs near this coast, Owase enjoys warm climate through all year around. In summer season, sometimes the water temp will be over 27C (80F).We can see a lot of tropical Invertebrate, " Soft Coral" "Starfish" " Nudibranch", ...etc, and fishes of course.They are colorful. They have many kinds of shapes. Someone is beautiful, and someone is funny.The sea of Owase. It's the flower garden of under the sea, indeed.
Just enjoy!



Dive points

HitotsuIshi

Gyosho

Taigan moto Ikuno

Obana

Shirasama beach

Inner harbor 

Creatures

Sea Squirt

Hydrozoa

Sponges

Soft corals

Stony corals

Crustaceans

Feather duster & Tube Worms

Echinoderms

Shells

Nudibranchs

Squids & Octopuses

Fishes


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