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Subject: See Abundant Marine Life On Your Costa Rica Fishing Charter!
(Posted on Nov 29, 2013 at 03:27PM ) Tags:

Fishing Costa Rica chartersThere are many perks to booking a fishing charter besides going after the big catch! You will have a chance to get up close and personal to Costa Rica’s exotic marine life.  

Off the Coast of Los Suenos there are several species of aquatic mammals, reptiles, and sharks that inhabit the area:


Dolphins- Several types of dolphins can be found swimming in pods just off the coast of Costa Rica, these include; the Common, Spinner, Bottle Nose, and Spotted Dolphins.

Leatherback Turtles- These gigantic reptiles can reach up to 1,200 pounds.  Over the last couple of years they have been put on the endangered species list.  This has prompted Costa Rica Conservation to protect several beaches where these turtles nest. 

West Indian Manatees- These herbivorous mammals can live up to 60 years of age.  The average adult weights between 800-1200 Pounds and can be up to 10 feet long.

White Tipped Sharks- Usually found along the reefs these small sharks average 40 pounds and can grow up to 5 feet long.

Humpback whales –Costa Rica has two prime seasons for watching these migrating whales; December to March and July-November. These ocean giants can stretch out up to 12-15 meters long and spout water up to 2-3 meters high.

Your best bet at capturing these exotic creatures through your camera lens is by booking your Costa Rica Vacation today!

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