Depth: 2-6 m 7-20 ft
Description: A shallow fringing reef with high fish diversity. Many parrotfish species live here as well as rare angelfish and the Pacific red lionfish. The sandy areas that surround the reef are home to stingrays and sand tilefish. The occasional Caribbean reef shark is even spotted here!
Points of special interest (click on map for position):
1- Staghorn coral – A fragile branching coral species that has become rare in the Caribbean. Damselfish like to live in the protective branches of this coral, where they cultivate algae
2- Schooling fishes – Several species of snapper, grunt and goatfish school together for protection in this area
3- Red lionfish zone – This invasive species was accidentally introduced to the Caribbean from the Pacific and has become...
Creatures that live here (ID - Common Name):
A.AC - Blue Tang
A.ACc - Staghorn Coral
C.CS - Banded Butter...
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