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Apo IslandView Interactive Map (Tip: Drag the little yellow guy to the map and see what happens) Shedd Aquarium: Mysteries of Apo Island
Apo Island is a volcanic island covering 12 hectares in land area, 7 kilometers off the southeastern tip of Negros Island and 30 kilometers south of the Negros Oriental capital of Dumaguete City in the Philippines.
The marine habitat around the island is a marine reserve, protected by the National Integrated Protected Area Act (NIPA) and under the jurisdiction of the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB). It has become a popular dive site and snorkeling destination with tourists. There are two resorts on Apo Island, both of which have their own dive centers: Apo Island Beach Resort and Liberty’s Lodge.
The Colorful Marine Life On Apo Island And Their Traditional Names
Photos by Aileen Maypa