From its diverse native birdlife, to its barrier reef, sea grass beds and mangrove swamps, Roatan is a complex ecosystem filled to the brim with a wild array of life. Jump in to discover more about this amazing country and its nature below.
Caribbean Reef Sharks are largely found near the edges of coral reefs - in coastal waters no deeper than 30 metres.
A giant plant-like Anemone - its mouth surrounded by dozens of tentacles - hunkers down on the wreckage of a sunken DC-3 aircraft, in wait of passing fish.
Among the largest fish in the sea, Atlantic Goliath groupers can reach weights of 360 kilograms - the same body mass as a Kodiak bear.
A venomous Lionfish, its ornate pectoral fins rippling in the current, inspects a coral-encrusted reef.
A channel clinging crab fastens to a technicolour maze of coral.