Corals on the surface of the water during the great tides in the lagoon of Mayotte, in the background : Mount Choungi, Indian Ocean
Gabriel Barathieu / Biosphoto
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Mayotte is the second largest closed lagoon in the world. The peculiarity of this island is its strong tidal. It is 4m, that's why during large pools like this, corals come out of the water for several hours.