BAZARUTO ARCHIPELAGO NATIONAL PARK




Fish of the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park!

The BANP has a high ichthyologic diversity. A total of more than 210 species of reef fish were identified, with the families Labridae, Pomacentridae, Chaetodontidae and Acanthuridae being the most represented. The results of the Ichthyology Census carried out within the annual monitoring show that the herbivores of the Acanthuridae and Scaridae families are dominant in both monitored reefs, except for the case of the Lighthouse Reef in 1999 where a dominance of carnivores, especially the Lutjanidae family, was observed... Read More