Marine Life

Marine life in Costambar features many Caribbean species found along the Dominican Republic coastal waters, including cetaceans ( dolphins, whales) and sirenians (manatees). Pelagic fish can be found when going fishing offshore ( Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Marlin, Sail fish, Jack fish).

Also lots of reef inhabitants such as Octopus, Tangs, Flounder, Sea snakes, Trunk fish, Eels, Stingray, Sea horse, Crabs, Snapper, Grouper, Angel fish, Butterfly fish and many more. This Costambar Beach Travel Guide will feature the most often found species so snorkelers and divers can have a guide to identify them when underwater. For more species not listed here please visit the Sosua Beach marine life guide.

Marine Life

stingrays off Costambar beach


Stingrays are a group of sea rays, which are cartilaginous fish related to sharks. They are classified ...
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manatees in Costambar


Dominican Manatees are gentle mammals of the ocean, and have been around well before the Taino indigenous ...
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Close up view of Trunkfish in Costambar

Trunk Fish

Trunkfish are cute, just ask any diver or snorkeler who has been to the Caribbean islands. This ...
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Blenny fish

Blenny Fish

Blenny fish is any of the numerous fishes of the suborder Blennioidei (order perciformes) These are mostly ...
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Dory fish Costambar

John Dory Fish

Dory fish (Zeus Faber) are a benthopelagic coastal fish,  found throughout the tropical and temperate latitudes of ...
marine life