Bonaire Fish Guide

Bonaire is considered by many as the shore diving capital of the world. Bonaire is home to 63 dive sites of which, almost all of them are accessible by driving. The majority of the dive sites are on the west side of the island  facing the Caribbean Sea, thus offering calm water. The water is calmest in the middle of the Island with the waves getting rougher as you approach the North or the South.

As Bonaire is a small island, all dive sites are within an hour from each other. Be careful though. Entrances to the majority of the dives are characterized by rocky coral and the use of sturdy dive booties is a must.

To the west of Bonaire is Klein Bonaire, an even smaller island that is accessible by boat and offers pristine dive conditions.

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Number of results: 103

Category: Rare Fish

Spotted Scorpionfish - Scorpionfish

Spotted Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish

Frogfish - Frogfish

Frogfish

Frogfish

Helmut Gurnard - Flying Gurnard

Helmut Gurnard

Flying Gurnard

Category: Fish of Interest Fish

Eagle Ray - Ray

Eagle Ray

Ray

Peacock Flounder - Flounders

Peacock Flounder

Flounders

Great Barracuda - Barracuda

Great Barracuda

Barracuda

Tarpon - Tarpon

Tarpon

Tarpon

Balloonfish - Balloon and Puffer

Balloonfish

Balloon and Puffer

Porcupinefish - Balloon and Puffer

Porcupinefish

Balloon and Puffer

Red Lionfish - Scorpionfish

Red Lionfish

Scorpionfish

Common Lionfish - Scorpionfish

Common Lionfish

Scorpionfish

Slipper Lobster - crustaceans

Slipper Lobster

crustaceans

Hermit Crab - crustaceans

Hermit Crab

crustaceans

Arrow Crab - crustaceans

Arrow Crab

crustaceans

Category: Regional Fish

Graysby - Grouper

Graysby

Grouper

Nassau Grouper - Grouper

Nassau Grouper

Grouper

Coney - Grouper

Coney

Grouper

Red Hind - Grouper

Red Hind

Grouper

Black Grouper - Grouper

Black Grouper

Grouper

Banded Butterflyfish - Butterflyfish

Banded Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish

Reef Butterflyfish - Butterflyfish

Reef Butterflyfish

Butterflyfish

Palometa - Jacks

Palometa

Jacks

Bar Jack - Jacks

Bar Jack

Jacks

Beaugregory - Damselfish

Beaugregory

Damselfish

Sergeant Major - Damselfish

Sergeant Major

Damselfish

Bicolor Damselfish - Damselfish

Bicolor Damselfish

Damselfish

Blue Parrotfish - Parrotfish

Blue Parrotfish

Parrotfish

Princess Parrotfish - Parrotfish

Princess Parrotfish

Parrotfish

Longspine Squirrelfish - Squirrelfish

Longspine Squirrelfish

Squirrelfish

Cleaning Gobi - Blennies

Cleaning Gobi

Blennies

Redlip Blenny - Blennies

Redlip Blenny

Blennies

Gray Angelfish - Angelfish

Gray Angelfish

Angelfish

Rock Beauty - Angelfish

Rock Beauty

Angelfish

French Angelfish - Angelfish

French Angelfish

Angelfish

Queen Angelfish - Angelfish

Queen Angelfish

Angelfish

Blue Angelfish - Angelfish

Blue Angelfish

Angelfish

Regal Blue Tang - Surgeonfish

Regal Blue Tang

Surgeonfish

Clown Wrasse - Wrasse

Clown Wrasse

Wrasse

Creole Wrasse - Wrasse

Creole Wrasse

Wrasse

Hogfish - Wrasse

Hogfish

Wrasse

Cero - Mackerel

Cero

Mackerel

Tobacco Fish - Seabass

Tobacco Fish

Seabass

Fairy Basslet - Basslet

Fairy Basslet

Basslet

Queen Triggerfish - Triggerfish

Queen Triggerfish

Triggerfish

Black Durgon - Triggerfish

Black Durgon

Triggerfish

Ocean Triggerfish - Triggerfish

Ocean Triggerfish

Triggerfish

Striped Burrfish - Balloon and Puffer

Striped Burrfish

Balloon and Puffer

Spotted Goatfish - Goatfish

Spotted Goatfish

Goatfish

Yellow Goatfish - Goatfish

Yellow Goatfish

Goatfish

Sand Tilefish - Tilefish

Sand Tilefish

Tilefish

Blue Chromis - Chromis

Blue Chromis

Chromis

Brown Chromis - Chromis

Brown Chromis

Chromis

Barred Hamlet - Hamlet

Barred Hamlet

Hamlet

Jawfish - Jawfish

Jawfish

Jawfish

Scorpionfish - Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish

Coral Crab - crustaceans

Coral Crab

crustaceans

Spiny Lobster - crustaceans

Spiny Lobster

crustaceans

Octopus - Octopus

Octopus

Octopus

Squid - Octopus

Squid

Octopus

Sand Diver - Lizardfish

Sand Diver

Lizardfish

Category: Common Fish

Trumpetfish - Trumpetfish

Trumpetfish

Trumpetfish

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