Elk Horn Forest

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Basic Elk Horn Forest informations

Dive depth

Dive depth: 10 - 30m (33 - 98ft)

Visibility

Visibility: 20m (66ft) and sometimes over >30m (100ft)

Water temperature

Water temperature: 26 - 29℃ (79 - 84℉)

Current

Current: none - slight

Dive type

Dive type: exploratory and reef

Difficulty level

Difficulty: beginner divers
Dive operator: Belize Aggressor III

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  • Nassau grouper (Day grouper, grouper, hamlet, rockfish, sweet lip, white grouper)

    Spanish: mero-crioulo, Cherna criolla, Cherna, Mero batata, Mero del Caribe, Mero gallina

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    1-3

    Length: 48 - 122cmWeight: 2 - 10kg, max. reported weight: 25kgFound at depth: 1 - 90m

    Status: EN - Endangered

  • Spotted eagle ray (Bonnet skate, duckbill ray, leopard ray, mottled eagle ray, spotted bonnetray, spotted duckbill ray, spotted stingray, spotted whipray, white-spotted eagle ray)

    Spanish: Raia-leopardo,Raya jaspeada,Raya pintada,Chucho pintado, Obispo, Raya aguila, Raya gavilán, Raya murciélago moteada, Raya pico de pato, Wakawa, Chucho, Arraia-pintada, Arraia-chita

    Occurrence:

    1-10%

    Number:

    4-9

    Length: 110 - 180cm, max. reported length: 330cmMax. weight: 230kgFound at depth: 1 - 80m

    Status: NT - Near ThreatenedDanger: Traumatogenic

Basic Elk Horn Forest informations

Dive depth

Dive depth: 10 - 30m (33 - 98ft)

Visibility

Visibility: 20m (66ft) and sometimes over >30m (100ft)

Water temperature

Water temperature: 26 - 29℃ (79 - 84℉)

Current

Current: none - slight

Dive type

Dive type: exploratory and reef

Difficulty level

Difficulty: beginner divers
Dive operator: Belize Aggressor III

Elk Horn Forest description

Elk Horn Forest basic informations

Located on the east side of Long Caye, the shallows grow large mounds of lettuce leaf coral that projects towards the depths. In the shallows are elk horn corals inhabited by numerous species of juvenile fish.

Marine life (3 registered species)