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The reefs and waters of Kingman Reef support a spectacularly diverse and healthy marine community. Deep diving submersible surveys at the atoll in July 2005 revealed that Kingman is home to stands of some of the oldest deep water corals ever observed.

  • Corals and Anemones

    Blue-spotted Grouper

    The reefs support spectacular coral diversity (205 species including 181 stony corals through 2008), an abundance of mushroom corals and anemones on lagoon reefs, and many varieties of table and staghorn corals flourishing on ocean-facing reefs.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2014
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