The mangroves are a vital part of the marine environment and are rich with life.
“Dinner on the Fly”, depicts a Mahi Mahi fish breaking the surface while pursuing a favorite meal of flying fish.
The parrotfish are the reef’s most colorful denizens.
A sultry pout and the natural crown on her forehead make the Queen angelfish deserving of the title ” The Diva”
“Silver Trio” Tarpon are often called the Silver Kings.
“Size Matters” a magnificent Goliath Grouper at Looe Key Reef
“In the Shallows” depicts a white ibis feeding among the mangroves at the water’s shallow edge.
I encountered this charming little group of juvenile porkfish while snorkeling one afternoon.
The Florida Keys reef is home to several species of sea turtles.
Wood storks are sometimes called ” Ironheads” due to their rough, featherless heads.
A flash of pink makes a sighting of the Roseate Spoonbill unmistakeable.
Comical and dignified at the same time, the pelican is known for the ability to catch fish in his expandable pouch.