To practice Scuba diving in Tenerife is an amazing experience! This island waters are highly inhabited by interesting endemic species, like pilot whales, dolphins and turtles. The short-finned pilot whale or “calderon tropical” is part of the oceanic dolphin family, although its behavior is closer to whales. It’s very typical in the Canary Islands and in the northern coast of Africa. Also, there are a migratory groups of Sperm whale than can be seen in the open sea. Local scuba divers love to play with the Loggerhead sea turtle and the dolphins, both the ocean friendliest creatures. The most popular inhabitant on the island, “el chicharro” o Atlantic horse mackerel, is a small fish congregates in large schools in coastal waters making and impressive show for divers.