Adventuring UNDER the Mexican Caribbean!

Fabulous Photos Friday under the Caribbean Sea!

http://www.travelswithtam/blog  by Tam Warner Minton on August 22, 2014 • 1 Comment

My last visit to Cozumel was wonderful. I spent it with friends, did yoga, and went diving and snorkeling A LOT.

 Enjoy looking at the fabulous creatures and scenery you can see under the waves in the beautiful Mexican Caribbean!

Looking up from below is a beautiful sight.

Looking up from below is a beautiful sight.

A squirrel fish with a cleaner shrimp.

A squirrel fish with a couple of cleaner shrimp.

Looks like the surface of the moon, doesn't it?

Looks like the surface of the moon, doesn’t it?

Here is some scale: the pinnacles and mountains of coral on Palancar Reef are fantastic.

Here is some scale: the pinnacles and mountains of coral on Palancar Reef are fantastic, just unreal in their beauty and size!

Half under!

Half under!

Beautiful siphonore (jelly)

Beautiful siphonore (jelly)

A hunting yellow ray with buddy.

A hunting yellow ray with buddy.

Blue clawed arrow crab

Blue clawed arrow crab

Looks like a smile doesn't it?

Looks like a smile doesn’t it? Pretty funny looking Green Moray!

Gorgeous lobster. They are amazingly colorful.

Gorgeous lobster. They are amazingly colorful, and so alien!!

Teeny, tiny spotted cleaner shrimp. An inch?

Teeny, tiny spotted cleaner shrimp. An inch?

A baby Trumpetfish hiding.  I see you!111111

A baby Trumpetfish hiding. I see you!

A very exciting find! A slender pygmy filefish! An inch or so, perfectly hidden.

A very exciting find! A slender pygmy filefish! An inch or so, perfectly hidden.

Two strange fish!

Two strange fish: myself, and my friend Leslie.

This little territorial damsel bit me! Brave, it's only like 3 inches!

This little territorial damsel bit me! Brave, it’s only 3 inches!

I LOVE corkscrew anemones. Isn't it beautiful??

I LOVE corkscrew anemones. Isn’t it beautiful??

You can see inside this file clam!11111111

You can see inside this file clam!11111111

These are mollusks, Flamingo Tongues.

These are mollusks, Flamingo Tongues.

Knobby anemone!

Knobby anemone!

para 14 queen angelfish and bubbles awesome

A Queen Angelfish playing with a diver’s bubbles!

This is a great find as well, an inch at most, he was digging away!  Rough boxcrab.

This is a great find as well, an inch at most, he was digging away! Rough boxcrab.

Beautiful Hawksbill

Beautiful Hawksbill

I love turtles.

I love turtles, what can I say?

This is a whitespotted filefish....I think they are pretty cool fish!

This is a whitespotted filefish….I think they are pretty cool fish!

Soft corals...they almost look like weeping willows, don't they?

Soft corals…they almost look like weeping willows, don’t they?

This odd dude is only found in the waters of Cozumel: The Splendid Toadfish

This odd dude is only found in the waters of Cozumel: The Splendid Toadfish

Hope you enjoyed today’s show and tell!  Some of these are not as appreciated as they should be.  I love photographing the little stuff!

Have a great weekend!

Tam Warner Minton

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