Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

August 2018

 

The shallow waters and minimal reefs at this beautiful location seventy miles off

Key West provided some great examples of God's handiwork.  Set 1 of 2.

 

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as good as it gets
as good as it gets
blue parrotfish
blue parrotfish
yellowhead jawfish 2
yellowhead jawfish 2
rainbow parrotfish 6
rainbow parrotfish 6
caribbean reef squid 5
caribbean reef squid 5
big barracuda 2
big barracuda 2
lettuce sea slug 1
lettuce sea slug 1
christmastree worm
christmastree worm
big tarpon
big tarpon
permit 1
permit 1
common comet star
common comet star
grooved brain coral
grooved brain coral
blue tang
blue tang
dusky jawfish 4
dusky jawfish 4
honeycomb boxfish 4
honeycomb boxfish 4
blackear wrasse
blackear wrasse
bowl sponge
bowl sponge
downy blenny
downy blenny
giant anemone  5
giant anemone 5
flat  needlefish
flat needlefish
brain coral detail
brain coral detail
beaded anemone
beaded anemone
cocoa damselfish
cocoa damselfish
bluestripe and white grunts
bluestripe and white grunts
branching sea rods
branching sea rods
banded butterflyfish
banded butterflyfish
brittle star (2)
brittle star (2)
at least eight varieties of coral
at least eight varieties of coral
gray angelfish  intermediate phase (2)
gray angelfish intermediate phase (2)
caribbean reef squid 12
caribbean reef squid 12
christmastree worm
christmastree worm
black grouper
black grouper
big barracuda 8
big barracuda 8
beaugregory juvenile 2
beaugregory juvenile 2
baby sponge
baby sponge
giant anemone
giant anemone
fort jefferson at the dry tortugas
fort jefferson at the dry tortugas
caribbean reef squid 7
caribbean reef squid 7
gathering of grunts
gathering of grunts
bar jack and blue runners
bar jack and blue runners