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Photos of UAE aquatic wildlife



Bryde's Whale Balaenoptera brydei

Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin Sousa chinensis

Common Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis


Green Turtle Chelonia mydas mydas

Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata


Un-identified sea snakes


Flying fish sp


Ghost Crab Ocypode sp.

Porcelain Fiddler, Uca annulipes

Fiddler Crab #2

Other Crabs


Sea Stars

Waterscorpion, Nepidae

Freshwater snails




A gallery of UAE underwater creatures can be found here, by Emirates pilot Marcelo Mariozi.