The Ocean Creatures of Maldives Waters – Meet Friends from the Seas!

The rich and nutrient oceans of Maldives teem with amazing marine creatures and witnessing them will certainly be a memorable experience read on to know more about some of the most astonishing creatures that inhabit the Maldivian waters.

Sea Turtles

The ocean that surrounds the Maldives is home to 5 turtle species. Among the five, Hawksbill turtle and the Green turtle are the most commonly spotted turtle species.


Many species of Rays could be found around the reefs of the Maldives and the elusive and magnificent Manta ray is one of them. You can see them up close and personal by signing up for a diving excursion during your stay at accommodation options the likes of Anantara Veli Maldives Resort.


Corals are the lifeblood of Maldives! Almost all the islands of this tropical paradise have been formed by these amazing creatures over a course of millions of years. Even today many of these islands are surrounded by vibrantly coloured corals and you can see them for yourself if you plan on staying at a Maldives resort hotel.

Reef fish

Attracted by the coral reefs thousands of reef-dwelling fish make this ecosystem their homes. Angelfish, clown fish, cardinal fish are some of the most beautiful reef dwellers that you could see during your diving excursions.

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The Colorful Marine Life of Maldives – Explore the Underwater World!

The Maldives from the air features a spectacular sight. The world under the crystal-clear waters is no exception! Venture far off into the deep blue seas and discover its diverse and appealing marine life!


The majestic rays can truly intimidate you as they glide effortlessly in the oceans. Rays can be easily recognized by their flat bodies similar to sharks. Encounters with eagle rays are quite common in the Maldives as they generally prefer the open waters over the deep bottom of the sea.


The stunning beauty of the schools of fish that roam free in the deep blue waters of Maldives can truly take your breath away. These creatures add so much colour and charm to the oceans, making Maldives one of the most popular diving and snorkelling destinations in the world. The colourful coral reefs of the island provide important habitats for these fish.

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Have you ever imagined swimming with a large group of hammerheads? The fearsome killing machines of the seas, with their razor-sharp teeth and icy cold eyes of death, also occupy the ocean around the Maldives. Some of the common species of sharks in the Maldives are black-tip reef shark, blue whale sharks, and hammerhead sharks. Many a Maldives resort hotel the likes of Anantara Veli Maldives Resort offers excursions into the deep sea to witness these gigantic creatures.

Sea Turtles

Love sea turtles? Here is a great chance to witness these magnificent creatures while holidaying in the Maldives. The gorgeous loggerhead turtles, hawksbill turtles, green turtles, olive ridley sea turtles and leatherback turtles can be seen here.

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