The Best of The Lower Keys

 

When the sun is right and the winds are calm

Key West is the place to be if you're looking to get beneath the sea.

Several nice spots a few miles north as well.

 

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goliath grouper
goliath grouper
trumpetfish
trumpetfish
squirrel fish
squirrel fish
green clinging crab on black ball sponge
green clinging crab on black ball sponge
striped blue tang
striped blue tang
unusual black on red brittle star
unusual black on red brittle star
top side of a deep crevice
top side of a deep crevice
stoplight parrotfish
stoplight parrotfish
spanish hogfish
spanish hogfish
tiny atlantic longarm octopus
tiny atlantic longarm octopus
yellow tube sponge
yellow tube sponge
yellowtail parrotfish
yellowtail parrotfish
true tulip
true tulip
striped goatfish
striped goatfish
very fuzzy fuzzy chiton
very fuzzy fuzzy chiton
spotted cleaner shrimp
spotted cleaner shrimp
rainbow parrot fish
rainbow parrot fish
symmetrical brain coral
symmetrical brain coral
split-crown feather duster
split-crown feather duster
spadefish
spadefish
spanish grunt
spanish grunt
spongy decorator crab  8
spongy decorator crab 8
sea rods
sea rods
graysby
graysby
sand tilefish
sand tilefish
beaded anenome 2
beaded anenome 2
stalked alga
stalked alga
graysby  variation
graysby variation
grunt aggression
grunt aggression
green clinging crab
green clinging crab
sponges and zoanthids
sponges and zoanthids
graceful
graceful
hogfish
hogfish
large tube sponge
large tube sponge
harlequin sea bass
harlequin sea bass
green grape alga
green grape alga
princess parrotfish initial phase
princess parrotfish initial phase
spiny rods with polyps extended
spiny rods with polyps extended
mangrove tunicate 3
mangrove tunicate 3
horse-eye jack
horse-eye jack