Florida Photo Gallery: Molasses Reef

Diving on the winch and the Spanish anchor on Molasses Reef, off Key Largo, with Ed.

Ed winch Spanish anchor Spanish anchor

Parrot fish:

Midnight parrotfish, Scarus coelestinus

midnight parrot

Princess parrotfish, Scarus taeniopterus

princess parrot

Stoplight parrotfish, Sparisoma viride, terminal phase (left) and initial phase (right two)

parrot fish stoplight parrot stoplight parrot

Grunts:

French grunts, Haemulon flavolineatum

grunts

Blue-striped grunt, Haemulon sciurus

blue-striped grunt

Spanish grunt, Haemulon macrostomum

Spanish grunt

White grunt, Haemulon plumieri

white grunt

Angelfish and butterflyfish:

Rock beauty, Holacanthus tricolor

rock beauty

French angelfish, Pomacanthus paru

French angelfish

Queen angelfish, Holacanthus ciliaris

Queen angelfish

Spotfin butterflyfish, Chaetodon ocellatus

spotfin butterflyfish

Filefish:

Fringed filefish, Monacanthus ciliatus

fringed filefish

Scrawled filefish, Aluterus scriptus

scrawled filefish

Damselfish:

Bicolor damselfish, Stegastes partitus

bicolor damselfish

Sergeant major, Abudefduf saxatilis

sargeant major

Trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus

trumpetfish

Schoolmasters, Lutjanus apodus

coral and schoolmasters schoolmaster

Atlantic spadefish, Chaetodipterus faber

spadefish

Porgy:

Porgy

Harlequin bass, Serranus tigrinus

harlequin bass

Puddingwife, Halichoeres radiatus

puddingwife

Bluehead wrasses (juvenile), Thalassoma bifasciatum

bluehead wrasse

Slippery dick (juvenile), Halichoeres bivittatus

slippery dick slippery dick

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Bridled goby, Coryphopterus glaucofraenum

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Saddled blenny, Malacoctenus triangulatus

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Squirrelfish, Holocentrus adscensionis

squirrelfish

Honeycomb Cowfish, Acanthostracion polygonia

cowfish

Great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda

barracuda

Cairrbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus

spiny lobster

Coral and sponges:

fire coral sponges sponge

Christmas tree worms, Spirobranchus giganteus

Christmas tree worm Christmas tree worm


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