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Nurse Sharks in Cozumel: A Guide to These Gentle Giants

Nurse Sharks in Cozumel: A Guide to These Gentle Giants


Cozumel is a popular tourist destination for its stunning beaches, clear waters, and abundance of marine life. The island is also home to one of the most popular dive sites in the world, the MUSA (Museum of Underwater Sculpture). The MUSA is a life-sized art exhibit that is located 40 feet underwater. The exhibit is home to a variety of marine life, including nurse sharks.

Nurse sharks are one of the most popular types of sharks in Cozumel. They are known for their gentle demeanor and their willingness to let divers get up close and personal. Nurse sharks are also relatively small, making them a good choice for beginners and experienced divers alike.


Nurse sharks are a type of bottom-dwelling shark. They are found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world. Nurse sharks are typically 2-4 feet long, but they can grow up to 6 feet long. Nurse sharks are a gray-brown color with a white belly.

Nurse sharks are a nocturnal species. They spend the day sleeping in caves or under ledges and come out at night to feed. Nurse sharks are scavengers and eat a variety of marine life, including fish, crustaceans, and mollusks.

Nurse sharks are a gentle and non-aggressive species. They are not known to attack humans. In fact, nurse sharks are often curious about divers and will approach them to be petted or scratched.


Nurse sharks are a fascinating and beautiful species of shark. They are a popular dive site in Cozumel and are a great way to experience the underwater world. If you are looking for an up-close encounter with a gentle giant, nurse sharks are the perfect choice.

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If you are interested in learning more about nurse sharks or in diving with them in Cozumel, contact Blue Mayan Divers today. We would be happy to help you plan your trip and to answer any questions you may have.

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