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[16 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
The amazing Hard Corals found on the Belize Reef

By Future Perfect Travel
Hard Corals
These showy colonial animals are the most noticeable component of the Belize Barrier Reef. Their forms range from large tree like structures and large boulder structures to small fragile looking forms.
Hard corals are colonial animals, each small individual has its own living chamber and feeding tentacles, but digested food is shared throughout the colony by connecting tissues. As each individual builds its own calcium carbonate living chamber, its chamber is joined to adjacent ones to make …

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[12 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Sea Horse! (Belize Barrier Reef)

By Future Perfect Travel
Another unique animal,the Sea Horses has the head of a horse with a tube-shaped snout, pouch of a kangaroo and tail of a monkey; they resemble the capital letter “S.” They are a vertebrate fish growing that grow 6-12 inches in size. There are many species in many colors. They curl their tail around vegetation, rock and coral to hold themselves in place; they also float free over grass and on the …