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Sylvia encounters a 4 foot barracuda. Occasionally as many as 100 of these animals are seen schooling underneath the vessels moored at the Flower Gardens. They look menacing, but rarely pose any threat to divers, as long as they get the respect they warrant. (Photo: Emma Hickerson- FGBNMS)

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