Category: Pictures

February 21, 2017 Phaide No comments exist

This is a Spotted Eagle Ray. One of the many different types of sea life that can be found during a snorkel trip with the Cayman Snorkel Company. Most of our snorkel spots are off the beaten path and because of this the chances of seeing a more abundant variety of sea life is greater. 

February 12, 2017 Phaide No comments exist

Starfish Point is one of the many stops we do during our charters. Many families enjoy this stop at Starfish Point as it is a very calm experience to hold a starfish in knee high water. It is always very important to us at the Cayman Snorkel Company, to show our guest the proper way…

December 8, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

As a private charter company of the Cayman islands it is important to us that we are a member of CITA. CITA stands for Cayman Islands Tourism Association. Being a member of this group means that businesses work together to make tourism stand out in the Cayman islands and come up with ideas to improve…

May 29, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

A spotted trunkfish is one of the many species of fish you could see snorkeling with us. It gets its name from the black spots covering their golden body. These fish release a colorless, dangerous toxin when touched which is only dangerous when eaten. Snorkelers have nothing to fear from this little guy but it’s predators, such…

May 27, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

These blue tang are a type of surgeon fish found more commonly in Atlantic ocean. They feed only on algae making them extremely important to coral reefs. As a juvenile the blue tang is actually yellow and slowly turn blue as they grow. They swim in schools and are highly territorial but beautiful to look at.

May 25, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

This is a conch shell. Inside is the conch, which is a general term for a large sized, sea snail with a shell that comes to a clear point at the end. This specific conch is part of the strombidae family which is usually referred to as a “true Conch”. Conch is a common food in the Cayman…

May 23, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

The Sergeant Major is an abundant fish in Cayman, you can almost guarantee to see them when snorkeling around coral. They earned their name, Sergeant Major, because of their bright side stripes. These fish pretty much eat anything including larvae, small fish, algae, crustaceans, zooplankton and have even been known to consume the waste of spinner dolphins….

May 22, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

Starfish Point is a beach in Grand Cayman in which the waters surrounding this beach is full of starfish. Starfish have tube feet which means they have groves, located underneath, which move their food down from the outside towards their center, which is where their mouths are located. The starfish diet consist of algae, sponges and…

May 21, 2016 Phaide No comments exist

Rock Beauty is the actual name of this fish. It is family to the angelfish and usually swims in pairs all year round, one male one female. When they are juvenile they swim alone, like this little guy, until fully mature. The rock beauty needs to eat sponge to survive but they also sometimes consume algae, jellyfish,…