HIkkaduwa

Hikkaduwa

The beautiful world lies beneath the waves, and Sri Lanka offers a wide variety of experiences and vistas for photographers .

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.

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