By Kurt Pitzer; Tara Stevens
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According to the environmental activist group Action Atlas, an estimated 90% of coral reefs around Florida and Jamaica are either dead or dying, largely due to the effects of mass tourism and improperly treated sewage. WHAT MUST THE NEIGHBORS THINK? The release of clouds of coral spermatozoa, which can travel thousands of miles, is the only breeding pattern on Earth that can be seen from space. So far, Puerto Rico has been spared the worst destruction. Next to the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico has some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean, particularly on the West and Southwest coasts.
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You’re on a Caribbean island, so dig in! Dorado (mahimahi), chillo (snapper), cangrejo (crab) and langosta (lobster) are all good local catches and usually come with a choice of sauces. Calamares (squid), mejillones (mussels) and camarones (shrimp) are all local favorites, even if some of these are sometimes imported. Two island sauce classics are ajili-mojili, a heavy-duty garlic-butter reduction, and criollo, a less powerful sofrito-based sauce with tomatoes and onions. Street stands selling sweet water ostiones or ostras (oysters) by the dozen can be found in Boquerón.
Adventure guide to Puerto Rico by Kurt Pitzer; Tara Stevens