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Tropical reef fish are sold at the fish market. These colorful ones are parrotfish.
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dili4.jpg (50465 bytes) Tuna are often sold at the market. mom3037.jpg (45396 bytes) More colorful reef fish.
DSC00003.jpg (23183 bytes) A young sea turtle tied to a tree on the beach. DSC00001.jpg (50459 bytes) Turtles are trapped for their meat and their shells. 
shells.jpg (50058 bytes) Souvenir market. clamshells.jpg (71475 bytes) It is illegal to kill sea turtles. It is also illegal to export coral and turtle shell.
featherstar.jpg (44331 bytes) A feather star. tidacna.jpg (50030 bytes) A giant clam. Algae that live in its flesh provide it with sustenance.
pricklyslug.jpg (46158 bytes) Sea cucumber. pricklysponge.jpg (44700 bytes) An interesting sponge.

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