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Bearded Fireworm
Stuart Wynne 12th June 2021 No Comments

The Bearded Fireworm, so called as when disturbed they puff out and fluff up a display of bristles that can easily penetrate and snap off in the skin. This causes a mild to painful burning sensation that one is best …

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Stuart Wynne 30th April 2021 No Comments

First appearing in Anguilla during 2010, the invasive Lionfish from the Indo-pacific region has spread around the Caribbean rapidly since its introduction into coastal waters off the southeast coast of the USA. Although sightings were reported off the coast of …

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Smooth Trunkfish
Stuart Wynne 28th February 2021 No Comments

The Smooth Trunkfish (Lactophrys triqueter) is a curiously cute little fish. It belongs to the boxfish family (see Honeycomb Cowfish), which means it too has a hard exoskeleton made up on interlocking hexagonal plates. It’s those little …

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Cushion Sea Star
Stuart Wynne 21st December 2020 No Comments

The Cushion Sea Star (Oreaster reticulatus) is one of the largest Caribbean Starfish (to use the old name, as Sea Star is now the accepted variant!), but it is also very interesting to see the genetic variants that …

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Rose Lace Coral
Stuart Wynne 9th October 2020 1 Comment

As I have said in some of my past gallery posts, the detail on the underwater world that can be seen if one looks close enough never ceases to amaze. Rose Lace Coral (Stylaster roseus) is one …

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Spotted Eagle Ray
Stuart Wynne 1st August 2020 No Comments

One of the most enigmatic species that can be encountered when diving in the Caribbean, the Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus narinari) glides around in the water seemingly without a care in the world. It can grow to over …

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Redear Herring
Stuart Wynne 21st June 2020 No Comments

Redear Herring (Harengula humeralis) are small silvery glittering jewels that spend much of their time swimming around the shallow sandy areas, snatching scraps of food and trying to avoid being eaten by hungry Barracuda or passing sea birds. …

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Spotted Scorpionfish
Stuart Wynne 15th April 2020 No Comments

The Scorpionfish are a group of highly camouflaged poisonous fish that spend most of their time tucked away in a little rocky recess, laying motionless and just watching the world go by. Identification can at times be tricky as their …

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Sun Anemone
Stuart Wynne 3rd February 2020 No Comments

The Sun Anemone (Stichodactyla helianthus) is a little different from most other anemones as it has really short stubby tentacles, and can grow together in what might almost be classed as colonies, forming large mats that can cover …

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