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Discover Marine life Dominican Republic

The under-water wildlife is a real delight for divers. There are barracudas and turtles, though you are most likely to encounter different types of crustaceans. In winter, during mating season, you will often see humpback whales in Samana Bay.

  • Clownfish, Marine life, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Clownfish

    The marine wildlife makes this a diver's paradise.

    © Richard Whitcombe / 123RF
  • Face to face with a moray eel, Marine life, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Face to face with a moray eel

    Careful: it bites!

    © Vladimir Golubev / 123RF
  • A manta ray, Marine life, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    A manta ray

    This creature is also known as the Devil Ray.

    © lilithlita / iStock
  • Sea turtles, Marine life, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Sea turtles

    This marvel of nature is sadly under increasing threat.

    © Anobis / 123RF
  • The barracuda, Marine life, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    The barracuda

    Although this large carnivorous fish can reach lengths of up to 2m, this diver does not seem to be too concerned!

    © Richard Whitcombe / 123RF
  • Dolphins, Marine life, The fauna and flora, Dominican Republic
    Dolphins

    Many dolphins live in the waters around the Dominican Republic.

    © Epicstockmedia / 123RF
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