Caribbean Reef Shark

Caribbean Reef Shark

Reef sharks are the most abundant shark species in the Caribbean, although their numbers have declined severely over the past decades. The status of its populations is currently assessed as near threatened, but experts say it is expected that the species will meet the...
Nurse Shark

Nurse Shark

When you go diving around a Caribbean island you might spot a docile looking shark with a light brownish color laying still on the seafloor, hidden away between crevices or in a cave. This species is called the nurse shark. Despite a broad range of theories, the...
Whale Shark

Whale Shark

As the largest shark and fish species of the world, the whale shark is a highly migratory species, travelling distances of up to 2000 km. in two months. It travels throughout the world’s tropical temperate seas and therefore shows little genetic variation on a global...
Longlure Frogfish

Longlure Frogfish

The Longlure Frogfish is a very odd-looking fish that is hard to find because it looks so much like a sponge. It actually takes on the colour of the dominant sponge to hide away from predators; it ranges from black to light yellow to red and even green. There are...
Seahorse

Seahorse

Seahorses are rarely seen swimming around the reef and are more likely to be holding onto soft coral or a strand of algae or seagrass. This is because seahorses are not very good swimmers as their body is much larger than their fins. Because they are slow swimmers,...