Dry Tortugas National Park   7/9/15

 

This set is from the seas round about the main island.

Colorful forests of tall corals and sea fans.

 

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black sea rod
black sea rod
branching fire coral
branching fire coral
mustard hill coral
mustard hill coral
red grouper
red grouper
knobby sea rods
knobby sea rods
white grunt
white grunt
clustered sea rods
clustered sea rods
multiple coral varieties
multiple coral varieties
christmas tree hydroid
christmas tree hydroid
mermaid's tea cup
mermaid's tea cup
rods, plumes, fans
rods, plumes, fans
inflated sea biscuit
inflated sea biscuit
florida horse conch
florida horse conch
serrated strap alga
serrated strap alga
common arbacia urchin
common arbacia urchin
porous sea rods
porous sea rods
knobby brain coral
knobby brain coral
blue-green branching anemone
blue-green branching anemone
nice forest
nice forest
symmetrical brain coral
symmetrical brain coral

encrusting plate variety

jacks
jacks
unknown plant
unknown plant
west indian sea egg
west indian sea egg
christmas tree worms
christmas tree worms

on knobby brain coral

black sea rod
black sea rod
brown tube sponge
brown tube sponge
globular encrusting tunicate
globular encrusting tunicate

orange variation

rough sea plume
rough sea plume
great barracuda
great barracuda
very large beaded anemone
very large beaded anemone
multi-colored sea rods
multi-colored sea rods
tunicates and coral
tunicates and coral
horse conch feeding
horse conch feeding
tiny sharknose gobies
tiny sharknose gobies
mermaid's tea cup
mermaid's tea cup
christmas tree worms
christmas tree worms
young snapper
young snapper
polyps extended
polyps extended