St. Kitts 

5/17/17 Vol. 2

Spent a long day in the shallows and then to 30' finding a wide variety of life forms in amazingly clear water.

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redband parrotfish initial phase
redband parrotfish initial phase
foureye butterflyfish (2)
foureye butterflyfish (2)
turtle rising
turtle rising
deep grooved brain coral
deep grooved brain coral
medusa worm
medusa worm
bluehead wrasse
bluehead wrasse
brown overspreading sponge
brown overspreading sponge
puddingwife 6
puddingwife 6
sand diver
sand diver
lip triton
lip triton
sea grapes (2)
sea grapes (2)
yellowtail parrotfish
yellowtail parrotfish
king helmet
king helmet
porous sea rods with some polyps open
porous sea rods with some polyps open
spotted goatfish
spotted goatfish
cushion sea star
cushion sea star
giant anenome 4
giant anenome 4
magnificent feather dusters
magnificent feather dusters
green feather alga 2
green feather alga 2
yellow tunicates
yellow tunicates
flying gurnard 2
flying gurnard 2
blue runner
blue runner
ornate chiton
ornate chiton
brown beaded sea cucumber
brown beaded sea cucumber
giant tunicate
giant tunicate
trumpetfish
trumpetfish
slippery rick rising
slippery rick rising
unknown 6
unknown 6
nassau grouper (2)
nassau grouper (2)
reticulated brittle star (2)
reticulated brittle star (2)
sea pearls (2)
sea pearls (2)
hamlet - yellowbelly
hamlet - yellowbelly
red star encrusting sponge
red star encrusting sponge
overgrowing mat tunicate
overgrowing mat tunicate
green grape alga   upright column growth
green grape alga upright column growth
unknown goby
unknown goby
intermediate phase bluehead wrasse  barred variation
intermediate phase bluehead wrasse barred variation
flame box crab
flame box crab
gray snapper (3)
gray snapper (3)
unknown (2)
unknown (2)