The Best of St. Croix

 

From the nearly-dead reef at Buck Island National Monument,

to the healthier spots on the opposite side of the island.

Mostly deep water shots and very few fish.

Click on picture to see the full image and see the creature identification.

Clicking on the "Show More" button at bottom of each section will reveal more pictures.

blue tang at school
blue tang at school
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golden zoanthid  st cro
golden zoanthid st cro
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stoplight terminal  st cr
stoplight terminal st cr
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lionfish
lionfish
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barrel sponges and sea plumes  s cr
barrel sponges and sea plumes s cr
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longfin damselfish  st cr
longfin damselfish st cr
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chromis   st cr
chromis st cr
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unusual yelow sea cucumber   st croix
unusual yelow sea cucumber st croix
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squirrelfish  st cr
squirrelfish st cr
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takeoff  st croix
takeoff st croix
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golden zoanthid  st cr
golden zoanthid st cr
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beautifil tube sponge
beautifil tube sponge
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bar jack  st croix
bar jack st croix
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redtail needlefish
redtail needlefish
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a lavender rope sponge
a lavender rope sponge
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overspreading tunicates   s cr
overspreading tunicates s cr
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corkscrew anenome   st cr
corkscrew anenome st cr
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artichoke coral
artichoke coral
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bar jack
bar jack
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banded butterflyfish
banded butterflyfish
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encrusting social tunicates   s cr
encrusting social tunicates s cr
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squirrel fish  st cr
squirrel fish st cr
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glassy sweepers   st cr
glassy sweepers st cr
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grooved blade sea whip  with bronze sea
grooved blade sea whip with bronze sea
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branching fire coral
branching fire coral
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scrawled filefish pair
scrawled filefish pair
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checkered puffer
checkered puffer
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ballyhoo
ballyhoo
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branching vase sponge 10
branching vase sponge 10
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branching tube sponge from above
branching tube sponge from above
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convoluted orange sponge
convoluted orange sponge
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blue tang  st croix
blue tang st croix
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blue chromis in the rope sponge
blue chromis in the rope sponge
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cushion star
cushion star
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blue tang gaud
blue tang gaud
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golden zoanthid   s cr
golden zoanthid s cr
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bar jack flashing dark
bar jack flashing dark
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grey trumpet   st cr
grey trumpet st cr
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butter hamlet
butter hamlet
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