The abundance of marine life is a source of attraction for not only diving enthusiasts but also for those passionate about snorkeling. Around 70 different species of colorful coral reefs make up the flora of this underwater city with more than 700 species of fishes and other aqua marine life taking the role of the fauna.
The water currents play an important role in the gathering of the big fish species. Some of the interesting fish species found here are Dogtooth Tuna, Tuna, Trevally's, Jacks, Sweetlips, Butterfly fish, Mating octopus, Wahoo and Fusiliers. What makes Maldives special for the Snorkelers is the presence of rare marine life species like the giant Napoleon Wrasse.