Snorkeling Identification
Fish, Creatures, Corals

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Fish, Corals & Creatures Others Have Shared

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Get Help With Fish Identification on iNaturalist 
Did you know you can get help with fish identification on iNaturalist.org? I want to encourage everyone to post your fish photos to iNaturalist.org. It's …

Need Identification for This Fish in Indonesia 
Could someone help figure out an identification for this fish? I saw it in Indonesia and it reminded me of an angelfish. Thank you.

Help Identify Yucatan Mexico Fish 
Part of a recent whale shark tour off the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico included a snorkeling equipment check in relatively shallow …

How Do I Spot an Octopus? 
I'll be traveling to St. John, USVI in mid-January and would love to see an octopus. Any advice on how to spot an octopus, like where and how to look? …

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 Black Rock, Kaanapali, …

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

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