Nice size Jewfish or Jawfish or Cherna also known as Epinephelus itajara, usually in shallow waters, 0-50 mts in reef areas. This one was medium size
Cherna/jewfish/jawfish just resting under a large coral head, seen during a Cozumel scuba trip in January 17 Size about 1.60 mts medium size for this fish.
Cyphoma gibbosum or Flamingo tongue, a beautiful snail, predator of gorgonian corals, in danger due to human action of taken them out off the water, mistaken the beautiful colors are on the shell, colors are on the animal.
Large green moray eel out on the hunt, quite curious of everything along, including our camera. Size about 2 mts big one and active.
SAme green moray eel here capture during the same approach to our camera, during the hunting time or just moving around time, perhaps looking for a mate.
Porcupinefish are shy but beautiful, here along with a queen angel fish under the shelter of a barrel sponge in Cozumel, Mexico
Mr. Randy Brandt looking at the beautiful coral formations in Cozumel
Spotted eagle ray finding some food under the sand, 2 permits alongside getting the leftovers. Medium size individual.
Aetobatus narinari or Spotted eagle ray, capture just digging under the sand for food, probably a mollusc, which eats happily, permits are waiting for some also.
Magdalena Soto, Juan Manuel Muñoz, with Andrea, Isabel and Magdalena Muñoz Soto visiting El Cielo a most do when snorkeling in Cozumel
Marina and Simon Jeworutzki admiring a hawksbill sea turtle eating some sponge and coral during a scuba diving tour in Cozumel
Marina and Simon passing by a large coral pinnacle in a Cozumel scuba trip.
The Muñoz Soto family enjoying the snorkeling tour with us. At El Cielo a favorite of locals and visitors alike.
Spotted eagle ray just lifting up from finding a nice mollusc under the sand flats in Cozumel, Mexico.
Aetobatus narinari also known as Spotted eagle ray, during lift off from digging in the jaw under the sand flats, looking and finding some food. Wonder how much do they eat during a day?