BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — They weren’t in a “Yellow Submarine,” however a whole bunch of individuals frolicked beneath the waves Saturday for a music pageant off the Florida Keys.
The Beatle’s hit and different ocean-themed songs just like the theme to “The Little Mermaid” have been a part of the leisure throughout the Decrease Keys Underwater Music Competition.
The divers and snorkelers, many dressed as mermaids and sea creatures, loved music performed by means of waterproof audio system dangling from boats floating above the Florida Keys Nationwide Marine Sanctuary.
The pageant happened at Looe Key Reef about six miles (10 kilometers) from Large Pine Key. The occasion on the continental United State’s solely dwelling coral barrier reef raised consciousness on how divers can defend the reef by not touching corals or leaving litter underwater, utilizing mooring buoys as a substitute of anchoring when boating, respecting dive flags and different methods of minimizing environmental impacts.
Individuals swam amongst marine life and coral formations and described the music as ethereal, a bit muted, however emanating from all instructions.
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