Thudufushi, Maldives 2017 - Photos 3

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Reef Life 1

Healthy, colourful hard and soft corals at Tamala Thila.
Healthy, colourful hard and soft corals at Tamala Thila.
This looks like a Trunkfish (Ostraciidae sp) of some sort at Ali Thila, but I can't find it in my reference book.
This looks like a Trunkfish (Ostraciidae sp) of some sort at Ali Thila, but I can't find it in my reference book.
A mixed group of Oriental Sweetlips (Plectorhynchus orientalis) and Humpback red snapper (Lutjanus gibbus) at Maavaru Corner.
A mixed group of Oriental Sweetlips (Plectorhynchus orientalis) and Humpback red snapper (Lutjanus gibbus) at Maavaru Corner.
A Camouflage or Smalltooth Grouper (Epinephelus polyphekadion which used to be known as Epinephelus microdon) glares at me from a cleft in the coral at Maavaru Corner.
A Camouflage or Smalltooth Grouper (Epinephelus polyphekadion which used to be known as Epinephelus microdon) 
				glares at me from a cleft in the coral at Maavaru Corner.
More Humpback Red Snappers at Maavaru Corner.
More Humpback Red Snappers at Maavaru Corner.
This Cowry shell at Maavaru Corner look like it's the less common Lynx Cowry (Cypraea lynx), rather than the more common Tiger Cowry (Cypraea tigris).
This Cowry shell at Maavaru Corner look like it's the less common Lynx Cowry (Cypraea lynx), rather than the more common Tiger Cowry (Cypraea tigris).
Bluelined Snappers (Lutjanus kasmira) at Maavaru Corner.
Bluelined Snappers (Lutjanus kasmira) at Maavaru Corner.
Govinda says hello to a largeish Napoleon (Cheilinus undulatus) at Himandhoo Thila...
Govinda says hello to a largeish Napoleon (Cheilinus undulatus) at Himandhoo Thila...
...which comes closer to say hello back.
...which comes closer to say hello back.
A group of Oriental Sweetlips (Plectorhynchus orientalis) shelter under a coral outcrop at Himandhoo Thila.
A group of Oriental Sweetlips (Plectorhynchus orientalis) shelter under a coral outcrop at Himandhoo Thila.
A Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) ignores us in the search for food at Tamala Thila.
A Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) ignores us in the search for food at Tamala Thila.

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