The bank is at a depth of 20.1 metres and its dimensions are 40 km (25 mi) from north to south and 15 km (9 mi) from east to west. It is a coral habitat. The bottom is composed of sand, shells, and coral. The bank is steep-to on all sides, with great depths surrounding it.
As of 2008[update], Angria Bank is accessible by tourists by a two-hour boat ride from Malvan, Maharashtra. In 2008, Maharashtra state Finance Minister Jayant Patil announced a Rs 50 million initiative to explore Angria Bank to determine the feasibility of further marine tourism in the area. The expectation is that the extensive coral reef that may provide habitat for variety of fishes could make area one of India's best recreational diving destinations.
- Sailing Directions: West Coast of India, Sector 2: Diu Head to Cape Rama, page 40
- "Mah govt plans to explore tourism potential of 'Angria Bank'." WebIndia123.com 19 March 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2008.
- William Henry Rosser, James Frederick Imray. The Seaman's Guide to the Navigation of the Indian Ocean and China Sea Including a Description of the Wind, Storms, Tides, Currents, &c., Sailing Directions; a Full Account of All the Islands; with Notes on Making Passages During the Different Seasons. J. Imray & Son, 1867. p. 412.
- Alfred Dundas Taylor, James Horsburgh. The India directory, for the guidance of commanders of steamers and sailing vessels, founded upon the work of J. Horsburgh. W.H. Allen & Co., 1874. p. 299.
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