Snorkeling Identification
Fish, Creatures, Corals

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Fish, Corals & Creatures Others Have Shared

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Identify This Unusual Big Island Hawaii Fish? 
Can anyone identify this unusual Big Island Hawaii fish? I saw this at 2 Step snorkel spot. Anyone have an idea what it might be? Thanks.

Can Anyone Identify This Possible Worm? 
Can anyone help me identify this creature I found snorkeling in St John, USVI? I believe it may be a worm of some sort. I was in water 3 feet deep. …

Mystery Butterflyfish In Bora Bora 
Can anyone help us identify this mystery butterflyfish we found? We were at the Bora Bora Pearl from April 1-5, 2015. We spent mornings and afternoons …

Need Help Identifying Boca Catalina, Aruba Fish 
Can anyone help me identify this fish we spotted at Boca Catalina in Aruba? He was on bottom and looked more like a reptile. He was black or really dark. …

What Are These Culebra Creatures? 
While going a little insane using the Gimp program Galen and Nicole recommended in their recent newsletter on pictures I took in Culebra earlier this year, …

Can Anyone Identify This St John Fish? 
I saw this small fish (about 3-4") while snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay off St. John, USVI yesterday. I have never seen anything like it. I'm thinking maybe …

Can you help identify this Maui fish? 
I found this beautiful creature while snorkeling at Napili Bay, on Maui. I cannot for the life of me find out what this is. Can you help? I have more photos …

Help Identifying This Oahu Fish 
I found this fish on the west side of Oahu. It doesn't look to me like a Lion or Turkey fish. It basically looks like a Cicada. When it moved the wings …

Big Island, HI Fish ID Help Needed 
Can you please identify this fish? I could not find it in your fish guide in your Big Island Snorkeling Guide eBook. Taken while snorkeling at Kahalu'u …

What Is The Name Of This Black Tropical Fish With White Stripes? 
Can anyone identify this fish? He is a shy fellow who was hiding under the same section of reef two days in a row along the shore at Kaanapali, Maui. He …

Underwater Sounds? 
What are the clicking sounds heard underwater while snorkeling in Hawaii? Also heard them in Florida Keys.

What Type Of Wrasse Is This? 
Does anybody know what type of wrasse juvenile this is? This cute little guy with red eyes and pointed black nose has a unique round black spot on its …

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