Glover’s Reef – marine life sitings – a list and some photos

Here are some photos of our snorkeling adventures, taken by my wonderful husband.  Also included is a list of sea life that we saw (along with my lame descriptions).

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Can you see the octopus?

Can you see the octopus?

Eagle ray

Eagle ray

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Cow fish!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Note the barracuda right behind me

Note the barracuda right behind me

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Beautiful but deadly, non-native and invasive -- the lionfish

Beautiful but deadly, non-native and invasive — the lionfish

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Flameback Angelfish –
Gray Angelfish – adult (gray with spots)
Gray Angelfish – juvenile – black and yellow stripe
French Angelfish – adult – dark yellow spots – juvenile stripes yellow black
Spotfin Butterfly fish – whitish with yellow fins and black eye stripe
Foureye Butterfly fish – white and yellow with big black spot
Great Barracuda
Bonefish
Bluestriped Grunt – yellow blue stripes
French Grun – more yellow than blue
Damselfish – black with neon blue dots, yellow tail on adult
Fairy Basslet – small purple yellow
Midnight parrotfish – large dark blue yellow lips
Queen parrotfish – colorful yellow blue
Stoplight parrotfish – juvenile (mosaic), adult colorful
Spanish hogfish – yellow pinkish purple top
BLuehead – small blue head white stripe
Longspine squirrelfish – red big black eye white spines
Squirrelfish – shorter spines
Trumpetfish – long narrow pointy mouth
Flat needlegish – long skinny with pointy mouth
Honeycomb cowfish – changes color
Queen triggerfish – colorful
Black DUrgon – black squarish
Nurse shark
Foureye butterflyfish – black spot near tail
Banded butterflyfish – black and white
Lionfish
Black grouper – large
Lobster
Spotted eagle ray
Tarpon
Nassau Grouper – big fish, big lips, stripes, beige and gray
Porcupinefish – puffer type, spotty grays
Mirrorwing flyingfish
Pinfish
Hogfish
Yellow Stingray – smaller, spotty
Southern stingray – larger, grey

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