Daedalus Reef

Daedalus Reef is an oval reef with a lighthouse and pier, and is part of the Marine Park.

Daedalus Reef and lighthouse

Paul off the wall fire coral and wall soft coral and wall

There is wall diving along the entire perimeter of the atoll, with a wide variety of pelagics, particularly thresher sharks.

Common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus

thresher shark

Scalloped torpedo ray, Torpedo panthera

torpedo ray

Polyp butterflyfish, Chaetodon austriacus

polyp  butterflyfish

Giant clam, Tridacna gigas

tridacna clam

Pseudantbias sp.

wall and soft coral wall fire coral and anthias soft coral and wall fire coral and wall mountain coral finger coral and anthias

Giant squirrelfish, Sargocentron spiniferum

coral and giant squirrelfish giant squirrelfish

Red Sea bannerfish, Heniochus intermedius

banner fishj

The huge anemone colony called "Anemone City" is the largest of its kind ever found anywhere.

Red Sea anemonefish, Amphiprion bicinctus

Anemone City clownfish and anemone clownfish and anemone

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