Discover Undersea fauna Marshall Islands

The wildlife is much richer in the sea than on the ground with 240 species of green, brown, red or blue seaweeds, 180 species of coral, 27 sea mammal species (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and all existing sea turtles species. About 800 fish species live around the Marshall Islands. Among the most numerous, you find marlins, tuna, wahoos, mahimahis, barracudas and basking sharks. On the ground, the Pacific rat is the only endemic species.

  • Undersea fauna , Marshall Islands
    A sea turtle

    All of the species of sea turtles that exist in the world can be found on the ocean floor around the Marshall Islands.

    © WaterFrame / age fotostock
  • Undersea fauna , Marshall Islands
    Clownfish

    This fish lives is certain parts of the Pacific Ocean. It is always found near an anemone, which protects it since anemones are lethal to all other fish.

    © WaterFrame / age fotostock
  • Undersea fauna , Marshall Islands
    A school of barracudas

    These carnivorous fish can be seen around coral reefs and in deep waters.

    © WaterFrame / age fotostock
  • Undersea fauna , Marshall Islands
    A small lionfish

    This tiny fish is part of the lionfish family.

    © WaterFrame / age fotostock
  • Undersea fauna , Marshall Islands
    Marine fauna

    This fish easily camouflages with the rocks in order to protect itself.

    © WaterFrame / age fotostock
  • Undersea fauna , Marshall Islands
    A lionfish

    Although they are often mostly white and yellow, their appearance can vary.

    © WaterFrame / age fotostock
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