At the sea
of Galapagos, El Niño flows (of warm waters) and
the Humboldt current (of cold waters) converge. These conditions
allow the development of at least 307 species of fish, of which
25 percent is endemic.
The food chain
of the sea of Galapagos begins with the spineless ones
whose habitat is the lava. The small fish live in the cracks surrounded
by the big fish and present a great variety of colors.
In the bottom
of the ocean the mantarrayas slip, while in the surface they surprise
with their jumps. This species is common in warm waters, they
feed of plankton and small fish.
move in groups of thirty and in Galapagos can be located
around the Floreana and Isabela Islands.
Inside the marine wealth we also find jellyfishes, sponges, mollusks
and crabs. The most impressive is the "Slight feet Sally"
crab of orange color that can be found in the rocks.
Some cetaceans like dolphins, whales and porpoises can be appreciated
in migratory times. Among them, it is the orca and the white dolphin.