Antigua

Antigua

Welcome to the Sea Stuff pages for Antigua, where you can view many of the common species you will see when your snorkelling or diving.

1. From The Beach

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2. Rocky Outcrops

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3. The Underwater Aquarium

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4. Coral

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5. Surgeon Fish

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6. Yellow Tail Snapper

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7. Parrot Fish

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8. Sergeant Major Fish

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9. French Grunt

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10. Mojarra

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11. Squirrel Fish

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12. Trumpet Fish

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13. Four Eyed Butterfly Fish

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14. Banded Butterfly Fish

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15. Spotted Goat Fish

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16. Lizard Fish

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17. Barracuda

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18. Needlefish

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19. Ballyhoo Halfbeak

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20. Blue Headed Wrasse

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21. Dusky Damsel Fish

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22. Juvenile Damsel Fish

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23. Mahogany Snapper

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24. Schoolmaster Snapper

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25. Permit

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26. Bar Jack

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27. Horse Eye Yellow Tail Jack

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28. Feeding Groups

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29. Fish Like Fish

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30. Cleaning

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31. Juveniles Different From Adults

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32. Diadema

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33. Watch Out – Don’t Touch

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34. Silversides

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35. Beautiful Wrasse (Slippery Dick)

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36. Puddingwife

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37. Glasseye Snapper

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38. Porcupinefish

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39. White Spotted Filefish

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40. Black Bar Soldier Fish

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41. Gray Snapper

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42. Peacock Flounder

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43. Lobsters

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44. Squid

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45. Spotted Eagle Ray

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46. Southern Sting Ray

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47. Turtle

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48. Lionfish

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49. Yellow Headed Wrasse

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50. Rock Beauty

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51. Bicolour Damselfish

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52. Yellow Tail Damselfish

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53. Brown Chromis

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54. Blue Chromis

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55. Yellow Goatfish

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56. Tomtate Grunt

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57. Stoplight Parrotfish

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58. Princess Parrotfish

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59. Coney

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60. Nassau Grouper

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61. Scrawled File Fish

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62. Smooth Trunkfish

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63. Honeycomb Cowfish

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64. Spotted Drum

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65. Moray Eel

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66. Garden Eels

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67. Compilation of other Fish Species

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