Take a trip under the sea to the vibrant, fascinating creatures who live in the Indian Ocean off the coast of the Maldives. This complex underwater system is home to more than 2,000 species of fish and beautiful coral life and faced a devastating coral bleaching incident last year. However, underneath the waves there are still plenty of incredible creatures exploring the colourful formations.

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