The rest of the orchestra consists of Piccolo and 3 flutes.
In its present form the Mare Piccolo provides a well-sheltered anchorage, 36 ft.
The chief industry is the cultivation of oysters in four large beds in the Mare Piccolo; besides oysters, Taranto carries on a large trade in cozze, a species of large black mussel, which is packed in barrels with a special sauce.
The arsenal extends for a mile and a half along the southern coast of the Mare Piccolo, which constitutes its chief basin.
The group has numerous other lofty peaks, of which the chief are the Pizzo d Intermesole (8680 ft.), the Corno Piccolo (8650 ft.), the Pizzo Cefalone (8307 ft.) and the Monte della Portella (7835 ft.).