Carvel Rock (British Virgin Islands)
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Carvel Rock (sometimes spelled Carval Rock ) is an uninhabited islet of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, less than 2 acres (8,100 m2) in size. It lies at the southern edge of the archipelago, south of and roughly between Ginger Island and Cooper Island.
Flora and fauna
Sponge-covered boulders and fire coral create habitat for variety of fish — green morays, French grunts, blue tang, whitespotted filefish to name a few. Divers reported observing sharks, barracuda, moray eels, lobsters, red lip blennies, amberjacks, groupers, queen triggerfish and black triggerfish, jewelfish, gobies, damselfish, mackerels, kingfish, trumpetfish, spotted drums and high-hat triplefins.
- Carval Rock
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- "Carvel Rock – Cooper Island Diving in Southern Island Group". divescover.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- "Snorkel or Dive Alice's Backside, Near Ginger Island, British Virgin Islands (BVI)". bvivacation.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
- The Guide to Diving and Snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands by Jeff Williams, Ria O'Hagan
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