The snorkeling was nice in a couple of places, average most of the time. Here are pictures of the underwater world in the Grenadines.

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Underwater World

Sponge
Sponge. (658k)
Aplysina insularis
Yellow Tube Sponge (Aplysina insularis). (533k)
Aplysina insularis
Yellow Tube Sponge (Aplysina insularis). (505k)
Huge Tube Shaped Sponge
Huge tube shaped sponge. It was about 40 cm (16") in diameter. (446k)
Sea Plant
Sea Plant. (575k)
Coral
Coral. (745k)
Mussidae gen.
Brain Coral (Mussidae gen.) and Soft Coral. (589k)
Diadema antillarum
Long-spined Sea Urchins (Diadema antillarum, french: Oursin-diadème des Antilles). (676k)
Tripneustes ventricosus
West Indian Sea Egg (Tripneustes ventricosus, french: Oursin blanc). (688k)
Oreaster reticulatus
West Indian Sea Star (Oreaster reticulatus, german: Genetzter Kissenstern). (714k)
Oreaster reticulatus
West Indian Sea Star (Oreaster reticulatus, german: Genetzter Kissenstern). (558k)
Acropora palmata
Elkhorn Coral (Acropora palmata, german: Elchgeweihkoralle, french: Corail Corne d’élan). (619k)
Mussidae gen.
Brain Coral (Mussidae gen.). (682k)
Alcyonacea fam.
Sea Fan (Alcyonacea fam., german: Weichkorallen). (649k)
Lobatus gigas
Queen Conch shell (Lobatus gigas, german: Große Fechterschnecke, french: Lambi). (852k)
Chaetodon capistratus
Four-eyed Butterflyfish (Chaetodon capistratus, german: Vieraugen-Falterfisch, french: Poisson-papillon à quatre yeux). (485k)
Acanthurus coeruleus
Blue Tang (Acanthurus coeruleus, german: Blauer Doktorfisch, french: Poisson-chirurgien bleu). (721k)
Acanthurus tractus
Caribbean Ocean Surgeonfish (Acanthurus tractus). (538k)
Microspathodon chrysurus
Juvenile Yellowtail Damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus). (740k)
Synodus intermedius
Sand Diver (Synodus intermedius). (431k)
Hypanus americanus
Southern Stingray (Hypanus americanus, german: Amerikanischer Stechrochen, french: Raie pastenague américaine). (410k)
Thalassoma bifasciatum
Bluehead Wrasse (Thalassoma bifasciatum, french: Girelle à tête bleue). (582k)
Bodianus rufus
Juvenile Spanish Hogfish (Bodianus rufus, german: Spanischer Schweinslippfisch, french: Pourceau espagnol). (606k)
Bodianus rufus
Spanish Hogfish (Bodianus rufus, german: Spanischer Schweinslippfisch, french: Pourceau espagnol). (445k)
Lactophrys triqueter
Smooth Trunkfish (Lactophrys triqueter, german: Perlen-Kofferfisch, french: Poisson-coffre à points blancs). (788k)
Aulostomus maculatus
Western Atlantic Trumpetfish (Aulostomus maculatus, german: Westatlantischer Trompetenfisch, french: Poisson-trompette tachetée), hiding next to a coral. (588k)
Holocentrus rufus
Longspine Squirrelfish (Holocentrus rufus, german: Langstachelhusar, french: Marignon soldat). (626k)
Abudefduf saxatilis
Sergeant Majors (Abudefduf saxatilis, german: Gestreifter Sergeant). (967k)
Stegastes planifrons
Threespot Damselfish (Stegastes planifrons). (770k)
Haemulon flavolineatum
French Grunts (Haemulon flavolineatum, german: Französischer Grunzer, french: Gorette jaune), yellowish, and Longspine Squirrelfish (Holocentrus rufus, german: Langstachelhusar, french: Marignon soldat), reddish. (542k)
Chaetodon striatus
Banded Butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus, german: Gestreifter Falterfisch, french: Poisson-papillon à bandes noires). (687k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (576k)
Reef Fish
Reef fish. (544k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschildkröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (519k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschildkröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (541k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschildkröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (613k)
Chelonia mydas
Green Sea Turtle in the Tobago Cays (Chelonia mydas, german: Grüne Meeresschildkröte, french: Tortue verte). (709k)

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