Natural Laboratory

May 21, 2018

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This Venezuelan archipelago reported more than 90% of the species of coral in the Caribbean Sea and is an important source of larvae of coral for the rest of the marine ecosystems of the environment, Los Roques Venezuela two worlds a paradise. From the air, the small islands that make up the Venezuelan archipelago of Los Roques, show us a tasty appetizer: white sandy beaches lapped by crystal-clear water of endless scales of Blues and Greens that can not hide the splendour of their coral reefs. Los Roques is an orchard that arises in the Caribbean, more than 150 miles from the northern coast of Venezuela, which shares exoticism with other dream destinations of the area such as Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire. 200 cays and 42 islets make up this natural paradise bathed by warm ocean waters ranging between 25 and 30 C. Its geographical location and its extraordinary environmental conditions, make this place a true paradise for divers, where hundreds of species of tropical fish, corals, crustaceans and sponges live in This sort of natural laboratory. The intense blue of the sky, the lush Sun and warm and clean waters are, at first glance, the great performers of the Symphony daily of the archipelago, although, arguably, the main protagonist is nature, preserved within a special protected area called Los Roques National Park, of more than 200,000 hectares.

The richness of species in the waters of los Roques Archipelago is impressive. In the park there are two barriers of reefs and 57 coral cays that possess tremendous biological, ecological, physiographic and scenic value. Abundant and varied marine fauna that inhabits these waters constitutes, without doubt, rich and important natural resources all the archipelago. One of the benefits offered by the waters of Los Roques for lovers of scuba diving is to be prohibited fishing industry, what is offered to the visitors is a sea and a Virgin, completely intact fauna.