The beautiful world lies beneath the waves,
and Sri Lanka offers a wide variety of experiences and vistas for
Hikkaduwa reefs support five species of angel-fish and twelve species of
butterfly-fish. These fish feed on coral tentacles and coral polyps.
Statistics from the Hikkaduwa Marine Sanctuary have revealed that 18.2% of
the lagoon area have live hard coral cover, 8.19% of coral rubble and
28.9% of dead corals.In this area, traditional fishing types such as angling and the use of
cast nets are prevalent.