Location: Innahura, Maldives
This underwater live
webcam is of the Innahura seabed in the Maldives
The Maldives archipelago comprises a chain of coral reefs and reef islands situated 700 km southwest of Sri Lanka. The majority of the wildlife is aquatic and there is an incredible diversity of sea life from numerous corals to over 2,000 species of fish, ranging from tiny, colourful reef fish, moray eels, turtles, and rays, to giant pelagic fish, such as tuna, sharks, dolphins, and whale sharks. Other marine life in the waters surrounding the islands includes octopus, squid, giant clams, various kinds of anemones and jellyfish. The Maldives is home to five of the world’s seven species of sea turtles, critically endangered hawksbill turtle the endangered green turtle the Olive Ridley turtle and the loggerhead and leatherback turtle.