Scarlet-breasted Maori wrasse
Underwater Photography



PLEASE NOTE: The location of the dive sites is in most cases estimated and only approximate.

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Bahia de Cochinos (area), Cuba

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Species found in El Coral (max. depth 29 m):

Class: Actinopterygii
Harlequin bass (Serranus tigrinus)
Harlequin bass
Serranus tigrinus
Class: Actinopterygii
Redband parrotfish (Sparisoma aurofrenatum)
Redband parrotfish
Sparisoma aurofrenatum
Class: Actinopterygii
Stoplight parrotfish (Sparisoma viride)
Stoplight parrotfish
Sparisoma viride
Class: Actinopterygii
Rock beauty (Holacanthus tricolor)
Rock beauty
Holacanthus tricolor
Class: Actinopterygii
Sergeant major (Abudefduf saxatilis)
Sergeant major
Abudefduf saxatilis
Class: Actinopterygii
Barred hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella)
Barred hamlet
Hypoplectrus puella
Class: Actinopterygii
Yellowhead wrasse (Halichoeres garnoti)
Yellowhead wrasse
Halichoeres garnoti
Class: Actinopterygii
Ocean surgeonfish (Acanthurus bahianus)
Ocean surgeonfish
Acanthurus bahianus
Class: Actinopterygii
Gray angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus)
Gray angelfish
Pomacanthus arcuatus
Class: Anthozoa
Giant anemone (Condylactis gigantea)
Giant anemone
Condylactis gigantea
Class: Anthozoa
Sea plume (Pseudopterogorgia)
Sea plume
Class: Anthozoa
Deepwater sea fan (Iciligorgia schrammi)
Deepwater sea fan
Iciligorgia schrammi
Class: Demospongiae
Stove-pipe sponge (Aplysina archeri)
Stove-pipe sponge
Aplysina archeri
Class: Demospongiae
Brown encrusting octopus sponge (Ectyoplasia ferox)
Brown encrusting octopus sponge
Ectyoplasia ferox
Class: Demospongiae
Scattered pore rope sponge (Aplysina fulva)
Scattered pore rope sponge
Aplysina fulva
Class: Demospongiae
Yellow tube sponge (Aplysina fistularis)
Yellow tube sponge
Aplysina fistularis
Class: Gastropoda
Flamingo tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum)
Flamingo tongue
Cyphoma gibbosum
Class: Polychaeta
Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus giganteus)
Christmas tree worm
Spirobranchus giganteus
Class: Polychaeta
Brown fanworm (Notaulax nudicollis)
Brown fanworm
Notaulax nudicollis