Dives on Pianosa : The Shoal of Ancorone
- Type of dive: shoal, wall
Minimum level required: advanced adventurer
Recommended level: XR nitrox diving
Navigation: 15 miles
Interest: fotografic, naturalistic (marine protected area)
Depth: 23 mt minimum, 52 mt maximum
The name of the shoal derives from a big anchors of over 3 meters height, which was used to hold the mines allocated in this area during the Second World War. The shoal is characterized by walls with big groupers, congers, morays and barracuda.