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Yellow Lipped Sea Krait/Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens at Alor  Indonesia.
By Laurie Slawson
posted Friday, May 29, 2020
Idiomysis sp./Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens and SMC 1 at Alor  Indonesia.
By Laurie Slawson
posted Friday, May 29, 2020
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Hawksbill Turtle   Eretmochelys imbricata

Bali  Indonesia
By Stefan Follows
posted Yesterday
Trumpetfish/Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens at Alor  Indonesia.
By Laurie Slawson
posted Yesterday
Squat  Sexy Shrimp/Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens and SMC 1 at Alor  Indonesia.
By Laurie Slawson
posted Yesterday
a  fly by  to say hi. taken under permit
By Arun Madisetti
posted Yesterday

Underwater Photo Location: Isla de la Plata, Manabí, Machalilla National Park

Underwater Photo Location: Isla de la Plata, Manabí, Machalilla National Park

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La Plata Island bottoms are, most of the time, made up of rock combined with massive Coral Reef Patches in good condition, coral fans (Gorgonians) and sand areas. The fauna is very rich and interesting, there are big groups of reef fishes like: angelfish, butterfly fish, trumpet fish, flute fish, jacks, sea basses, puffer fish, balloon fish, morays, snappers, trigger fish, parrot fish, scorpion fish, manta rays, guitar rays and white tip sharks. We can also see some green marine turtles, different species of sea stars, sea urchins, and sea cucumbers.
Facts about Isla de la Plata, Manabí, Machalilla National Park
  • It is in Ecuador
  • Isla de la Plata, Manabí, Machalilla National Park is in the Pacific.
  • The typical depth is 0-50 Metres 0-160 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
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Marine Life
bigsmalldolphinsturtlescoral

Diving facilities
airhireinstructionguided


by Michael Shope
Land Iguana hidden in the bushes on one of the islands in the Galapagoos Islands.

by Frankie Rivera
Triplefin Blenny, in Isabela Island, Galapagos

by Laurence Hegarty
THE BEAUTIFUL GIANT MANTA RAYS OF ISLA DE LA PLATA, ECUADOR.

by Karl Hodgkins
Beg your Pardon

by Annemarie Kramer
A large population of Manta Rays has been documented to regularly come to the Isla Plata on Ecuador's coast during summer months. Scientists have identified hundreds of individuals using photo identification and the count continues...

by Raoul Caprez
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