Scarlet-breasted Maori wrasse
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PLEASE NOTE: The location of the dive sites is in most cases estimated and only approximate.

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Bahia de Cochinos (area), Cuba

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Species found in Cueva de los Peces (reef) (max. depth 33 m):

Class: Actinopterygii
Spotted goatfish (Pseudupeneus maculatus)
Spotted goatfish
Pseudupeneus maculatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Dusky cardinalfish (Phaeoptyx pigmentaria)
Dusky cardinalfish
Phaeoptyx pigmentaria
Class: Actinopterygii
Queen angelfish (Holacanthus ciliaris)
Queen angelfish
Holacanthus ciliaris
Class: Actinopterygii
Yellowtail snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)
Yellowtail snapper
Ocyurus chrysurus
Class: Actinopterygii
Black grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci)
Black grouper
Mycteroperca bonaci
Class: Actinopterygii
Shy hamlet (Hypoplectrus guttavarius)
Shy hamlet
Hypoplectrus guttavarius
Class: Actinopterygii
Bonnetmouth (Emmelichthyops atlanticus)
Emmelichthyops atlanticus
Class: Actinopterygii
Spotted drum (Equetus punctatus)
Spotted drum
Equetus punctatus
Class: Anthozoa
Beaded anemone (Phymanthus crucifer)
Beaded anemone
Phymanthus crucifer
Class: Anthozoa
Banded tube-dwelling anemone (Arachnanthus nocturnus)
Banded tube-dwelling anemone
Arachnanthus nocturnus
Class: Demospongiae
Stove-pipe sponge (Aplysina archeri)
Stove-pipe sponge
Aplysina archeri
Class: Demospongiae
Scattered pore rope sponge (Aplysina fulva)
Scattered pore rope sponge
Aplysina fulva
Class: Demospongiae
Row pore rope sponge (Aplysina cauliformis)
Row pore rope sponge
Aplysina cauliformis
Class: Echinoidea
Reef urchin (Echinometra viridis)
Reef urchin
Echinometra viridis
Class: Gastropoda
True tulip (Fasciolaria tulipa)
True tulip
Fasciolaria tulipa
Class: Malacostraca
Channel clinging crab (Mithrax spinosissimus)
Channel clinging crab
Mithrax spinosissimus
Class: Malacostraca
Banded coral shrimp (Stenopus hispidus)
Banded coral shrimp
Stenopus hispidus
Class: Malacostraca
Manning hingebeak (Cinetorhynchus manningi)
Manning hingebeak
Cinetorhynchus manningi
Class: Malacostraca
Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus)
Caribbean spiny lobster
Panulirus argus
Class: Malacostraca
Yellowline arrow crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis)
Yellowline arrow crab
Stenorhynchus seticornis
Class: Ophiuroidea
Giant basket star (Astrophyton muricatum)
Giant basket star
Astrophyton muricatum