Ilha Cocos: Encontros Marinhos

Whale sharks are frequent visitors to some of Cocos Island’s offshore seamounts.

Island of the Sharks — and So Much More

A scalloped hammerhead shark enters one of Cocos Island’s numerous cleaning stations near Punta Maria.

Anything But Tame

Whitetip reef sharks school in great numbers at night, voraciously hunting the reef.

The endemic Cocos batfish can be found creeping around the
sand-and-rubble bottom at Silverado.

Schools of bigscale soldierfish hover near the reef tops at many Cocos Island dive sites.

A curious octopus sits as hundreds of hammerhead sharks swim overhead near Alcyone.

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Cocos Island and Conservation

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