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 Punta Perdiz 2 (max. depth 33 m):

Class: Actinopterygii
Foureye butterflyfish (Chaetodon capistratus)
Foureye butterflyfish
Chaetodon capistratus
Class: Actinopterygii
Sharpnose puffer (Canthigaster rostrata)
Sharpnose puffer
Canthigaster rostrata
Class: Actinopterygii
Peacock flounder (Bothus lunatus)
Peacock flounder
Bothus lunatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Garden eel (Heteroconger longissimus)
Garden eel
Heteroconger longissimus
Class: Actinopterygii
Spotted goatfish (Pseudupeneus maculatus)
Spotted goatfish
Pseudupeneus maculatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Stoplight parrotfish (Sparisoma viride)
Stoplight parrotfish
Sparisoma viride
Class: Actinopterygii
Scrawled filefish (Aluterus scriptus)
Scrawled filefish
Aluterus scriptus
Class: Actinopterygii
Yellowhead wrasse (Halichoeres garnoti)
Yellowhead wrasse
Halichoeres garnoti
Class: Actinopterygii
Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus)
Spanish hogfish
Bodianus rufus
Class: Actinopterygii
Tobaccofish (Serranus tabacarius)
Serranus tabacarius
Class: Actinopterygii
Glasseye snapper (Heteropriacanthus cruentatus)
Glasseye snapper
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus
Class: Anthozoa
Rough sea plume (Muriceopsis flavida)
Rough sea plume
Muriceopsis flavida
Class: Anthozoa
Grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis)
Grooved brain coral
Diploria labyrinthiformis
Class: Anthozoa
Brown sponge zoanthid (Parazoanthus catenularis)
Brown sponge zoanthid
Parazoanthus catenularis
Class: Anthozoa
Solitary disk coral (Scolymia wellsii)
Solitary disk coral
Scolymia wellsii
Class: Anthozoa
Ridged cactus coral (Mycetophyllia lamarckiana)
Ridged cactus coral
Mycetophyllia lamarckiana
Class: Anthozoa
Great star coral (Montastraea cavernosa)
Great star coral
Montastraea cavernosa
Class: Bryopsidophyceae
Small-leaf hanging vine (Halimeda goreaui)
Small-leaf hanging vine
Halimeda goreaui
Class: Demospongiae
Variable boring sponge (Aka coralliphaga)
Variable boring sponge
Aka coralliphaga
Class: Demospongiae
Orange sieve encrusting sponge (Diplastrella)
Orange sieve encrusting sponge
Class: Gastropoda
Flamingo tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum)
Flamingo tongue
Cyphoma gibbosum
Class: Hydrozoa
Branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis)
Branching fire coral
Millepora alcicornis
Class: Polychaeta
Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus giganteus)
Christmas tree worm
Spirobranchus giganteus
Class: Polychaeta
Split-crown feather duster (Anamobaea oerstedi)
Split-crown feather duster
Anamobaea oerstedi
Class: Scyphozoa
Upsidedown jelly (Cassiopea frondosa)
Upsidedown jelly
Cassiopea frondosa