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Cayman Island Marine Life

The Sea Cucumber shares the five-part symmetrical body plan. They have an unusual method of respiration: they take in water through their anus to breathe. When disturbed or frightened, some sea cucumbers pour out a mass of sticky white threads … Continue reading

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This fish gets its name because its teeth resemble the beak of a parrot.  The parrotfish uses its teeth to scrape algae from rocks & coral; when you are near a parrotfish under water, you can hear them chomping on the coral!  Parrotfish … Continue reading

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