The Best of Martinique

The part of the island we visited had beautiful water but minimal fish and coral.

Pleasant seas and some interesting finds. 

Also included are a few shots from Guadeloupe, where nothing was too appealing.

 

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bluehead wrasse
bluehead wrasse
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balloon fish
balloon fish
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a blue-ring sea hare
a blue-ring sea hare
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barrel sponge and social feather dusters
barrel sponge and social feather dusters
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face the camera
face the camera
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queen parrotfish  initial phase
queen parrotfish initial phase
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beautiful purple sponge
beautiful purple sponge
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corallimorph
corallimorph
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wide valley coral
wide valley coral
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caribbean reef squid
caribbean reef squid
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blenny posing
blenny posing
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bi-color christmastree worm
bi-color christmastree worm
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blunt-armed brittle star
blunt-armed brittle star
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tubular thicket algae
tubular thicket algae
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comoflaged
comoflaged
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blue ring  sea hares
blue ring sea hares
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black barrel sponge
black barrel sponge
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geometric encrusting tunicates
geometric encrusting tunicates
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spotted sea hare  guad
spotted sea hare guad
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branching vase sponge
branching vase sponge
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christmastree worms
christmastree worms
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butterprint brain coral
butterprint brain coral
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circle-marked brittle star
circle-marked brittle star
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cluster yellow tube sponge
cluster yellow tube sponge
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christmastree worm in star coral
christmastree worm in star coral
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stalked lettuce leaf alga in turtle gras
stalked lettuce leaf alga in turtle gras
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common sea fan
common sea fan
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blue tang intermediate phase
blue tang intermediate phase
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fire and star coral
fire and star coral
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damselfish using eye shadow
damselfish using eye shadow
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diguised swimming crab
diguised swimming crab
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hairy blenny complex   female
hairy blenny complex female
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blue-ringed sea hare
blue-ringed sea hare
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common sea fan 2
common sea fan 2
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bluehead wrasse  terminal phase
bluehead wrasse terminal phase
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dusky squirrelfish
dusky squirrelfish
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branch vase sponge
branch vase sponge
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depressed brain coral
depressed brain coral
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greater soapfish
greater soapfish
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can you find the quarter-inch blenny
can you find the quarter-inch blenny
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