The usual suspects ……… every house reef in Maldives

The usual suspects ……… every house reef in Maldives

Maldives Photography by Sakis
Rainbow Parrot fish| Photo © Sakis Papadopoulos

The usual suspects ……… every house reef in Maldives

The rainbow parrot fish. Largely responsible for the fine white sand of many tropical coral islands today. While breaking of chunks of coral and rocky substrates for algae they grind up the coral rock and excrete the same as a fine sand which have over the thousands of years helped create the small islands and sandy beaches of many sandy islands like Maldives. One parrot fish can produce up to 90kgs (198 pounds) of sand each year !

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I am Rozenn, Dreaming of Maldives writer and editor. Sakis, my partner in life, is the photograher behind most of the images you will see here. We travel to the Maldives several times a year for journeys that can vary from 1 week to several months. We created Dreaming of Maldives “The Blog” as an extension of the webite of the same name to make you discover the Maldives in the most complete and different way as possible. This blog is a place to dream. It is mainly aimed to share with you our long time experience and Emotions of travelling in the marvelous and so unique Maldives… PLEASE ...NEVER STOP DREAMING . Dreamfully Yours. Rozenn. Carpe Diem.

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