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Our marine wildlife


The area known as the Teno-Rasca marine border is located in the western sector of the island of Tenerife. It covers an area of 69,489.68 hectares and bathes the coastline of the municipalities of Buenavista del Norte, Santiago del Teide, Guía de Isora, Adeje and Arona.

This area has been declared since september 2011 as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC), which is part of the Natura 2000 Network and aims to ensure the long-term survival of Europe’s most threatened species and natural habitats, helping to halt the loss of biodiversity caused by the adverse impact of human activities.

The SAC is managed in such a way as to guarantee the protection and conservation of the natural habitat types and species of Community interest present in the area, adopting the necessary conservation measures to achieve a sustainable balance between the development of uses and activities in the area and the conservation of the natural values it contains.

Our most common marine wildlife
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Sightings from our boats