Sunday, September 26, 2010

Banda Islands

Banda Islands are located in the Province of Maluku. The islands have charming underwater lives.

The main attraction of Banda Islands is the beauty of sea garden with biodiversity of plants and animals inside. Varieties of fish species and sea biota exist in Banda Island. Some of them are Blackspotted puffer, Trumpetfish, Anemonefish, Juvenile Damselfish, Porcupinefish, Ornate Ghost Pipefish, Scorpion fish, Lizardfish, Moray oel, Seahorse, Banded sea snake and many more. Other form of lives are colorful sponges and soft corals, plate corals, brain corals, mushroom corals, red and uack corals, crinoids, gorgonians, giant clams and sea stars.

We can directly enjoy the beauty of the underwater through snorkeling or scuba diving. We can even see varieties of coral creatures from the clean and clear surface of the sea. The beauty of sea garden accompanied by the warmness of sun rays is complete to be enjoyed by anyone who loves the beauty of nature.