The city of Croton, the ancient Kroton, with his name refers to a distant past but great witness to the process of migration that took place between the late eighth and early seventh century. B.C. and known to history as the end of the colonization of Magna Grecia. The undisputed star of the entire Magna Grecia for over three centuries, Kroton start to see your system weakened during the third century. BC, up to the total due to downsizing of the town of hegemony by the Romans in the second century. B.C. onwards. The city of Crotone presents itself as a center pluristratigrafico, affected by the succession of ancient settlements on the territory that have been stratified. A reality of urban archeology complex, marked by occasional interventions and “emergency”, designed to discover the origin and the evolution of civilization settlements that have shaped the formation of local identity Crotone.

The depths of Capo Rizzuto differ from those of the remaining part of Calabria Central and Eastern Europe as characterized by modest depth almost everywhere, except in the vicinity of rocky headlands. Suffice it to say that of the 10 m isobath is generally achieved more than 1 km away from the coast. The marine environment has a high abundance of algal populations in addition to hosting a wide Posidonia. In the area you can meet various types of bottom substrate is sandy, and rocky, each with different populations and species. Among the species of the rich fauna stand sponges, cnidarians, molluscs, annelids, crustaceans and echinoderms. Among the fish species indicates the presence of sea bream, grouper, mullet, damsels, scorpion fish, barracuda, moray eels, conger eel, skipjack and the rare and colorful parrot fish of tropical origin.