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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 6, 2013

Meso Amazing – National Geographic features the Belize Reef

Do you know which species is the largest fish? Why whale sharks, of course. You’ll find out many amazing facts like that in a fascinating feature on the Mesoamerican Reef that ran in National Geographic Magazine in October. The article features some awe inspiring images like this one, shot by photographer Brian Skerry, off the coast of the Yucatan, just north of Belize. Big Fish, Little F

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on October 20, 2012

The Quick and Fearless Damselfish

Of the approximately 5,000 species of fish found along the coral reef, perhaps none are as feisty and territorial as the damselfish. Notoriously aggressive, these fish are known to nip at anything that comes between them and their food source. Likewise, these fish fiercely guard their egg clutches during spawning; quickly attacking anything that comes within close proximity. There are approximatel

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