The Best of The Middle Keys

 

North and South of Marathon, Florida are many reefs in various conditions of health,

but all of them are worthy dives.  This is a large set with many great shots.

Don't stop until the big finish.

 

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.

spotted drum  mar
spotted drum mar
balloonfish 4
balloonfish 4
brilliant red florida cucumber
brilliant red florida cucumber
baby bull shark  marathon fl
baby bull shark marathon fl
ceasar grunts  somb
ceasar grunts somb
bubble tipped anemone
bubble tipped anemone
barrel sponge  mar
barrel sponge mar
caribbean spiny lobster  mar
caribbean spiny lobster mar
dare you
dare you
belted sandfish   tor
belted sandfish tor
ciliated false squilla   mar
ciliated false squilla mar
midnight  somb
midnight somb
nassau grouper  mar
nassau grouper mar
corals at sombrerro
corals at sombrerro
gray spotted sea hare 7
gray spotted sea hare 7
red trumpet   st mar
red trumpet st mar
cymothoid isopodes   attached to chromis
cymothoid isopodes attached to chromis
fuzzy chiton  mara
fuzzy chiton mara
emerald parrotfish  juveniles   mara
emerald parrotfish juveniles mara
florida fighting conch with foot extende
florida fighting conch with foot extende
red grouper  mar
red grouper mar
florida horse conch
florida horse conch
sliding by on sombrerro reef
sliding by on sombrerro reef
giant anemone
giant anemone
juvenile grouper  mar
juvenile grouper mar
honeycomb cowfish  ind
honeycomb cowfish ind
corals galore at looe key
corals galore at looe key
grouper  mar
grouper mar
pederson cleaner shrimp   mar
pederson cleaner shrimp mar
fuzzy finger alga  ind
fuzzy finger alga ind
spotfin butterfly   ma
spotfin butterfly ma
sea fans  looe key
sea fans looe key
sea whip  purple variation  indian key
sea whip purple variation indian key
sea of fans
sea of fans
sea hare projecting ink cloud
sea hare projecting ink cloud
apparent cross between trunkfish and hon
apparent cross between trunkfish and hon
spotfin goby  uncommon   som
spotfin goby uncommon som
nice spot on looe key
nice spot on looe key
spotted cleaner shrimp  mar
spotted cleaner shrimp mar
flamingo tongues  mara
flamingo tongues mara