Posts about research activities within the Caribbean, including corals, reef fish, sea turtles and ecological studies.
The graceful beauty of squid can best be experienced during a coral reef dive in the Caribbean clear waters off St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. These schools appeared among the reefs of Honeymoon Beach in Caneel Bay.
Caneel Bay in St. John offers access to exquisite reef ecosystems that have been largely protected over time. Off Caneel Bay’s Scott Beach you find a beautiful, clear patch of turtle grass, and unsurprisingly you may expect to encounter green sea turtles grazing in shallow 5 to 15 foot depths.
Cruising the bottom among the conchs in the low turtle grass off Scott Beach in Caneel Bay, St. John, USVI, rays seem so graceful they fly through the water. They are a delight to study up-close & personal.
Caneel Bay in St. John offers access to exquisite reef ecosystems that have been largely protected over time. Off Turtle Point you may expect to encounter hawksbill sea turtles foraging sponges from the robust reef system rimming Caneel Bay.