Netflix and krill! 24-hour live underwater webcam in the Port of Miami is racking up worship as it captures everything from sharks to manatees just feet from shore
- Called Coral City Camera, it is located next to an “urban reef” in PortMiami
- A vast array of creatures have passed, including stingrays and barracudas
- It is billed as a “real aquarium screensaver that you can enjoy all day long”
This allows for fine-tastic visualization!
Living YouTube webcam Showing the comings and goings of marine life in the Port of Miami has become an internet sensation.
The action it shows takes place just yards from shore – and some of the creatures that have passed by to say hello include parrotfish, pufferfish, West Indian manatees, stingrays, nurse sharks, lemon sharks. , black tip sharks, large barracudas and angelfish.
Two grunts – French and white varieties – give mouth to mouth in front of the ever popular Coral City Camera
Good g-reef: An elegant black-nosed shark passes for a nose around
Called the Coral City Camera, it is located next to an “urban reef” at the northeastern tip of PortMiami.
It was deployed in 10 feet of water by Morphological Coral – innovative underwater media maker – and broadcasts 24/7, with images available on both Coral City Camera’s website and YouTube.
And according to the website, “it’s a real aquarium screensaver that you can enjoy all day.”
Nurse shark walks past the camera, which is about 10 feet of water
A southern stingray walks past the Coral City camera lens
The best time to tune in to the live broadcast is late afternoon, as it seems like the time of “busiest activity”.
But don’t despair if you log in and don’t see any marine life.
The website adds, “Fish activity varies throughout the day, depending on the tide, weather and water clarity.
“Sometimes this means that very few fish will be seen, but usually patience will be rewarded, as the fish are rarely far away.”
A few weeks ago, a mother manatee swam, followed by her calf
In addition, the Instagram Coral City Camera and Twitter Post short highlight videos, with recent clips showing “a nurse shark flying from above”, a stingray and a “cute little cutie from a smooth trunkfish”.
The camera, which went live in February, has been deployed as an “art-science hybrid research project” and to give people a glimpse into the “urban marine ecosystem” around Miami’s coastline.
He explains, “The project was started with the idea that the incredible biodiversity living just below the waterline in Miami should be a point of civic pride that engages the public to protect what they know and love. “
Click on here to see a catalog of the marine life filmed so far.