The Mesoamerican Reef has a very special species which is the Mammoth Whale Shark also known as Rhincodon typus. The ecosystem is also filled with different kind of turtles which are the Leatherback Turtle's, Loggerhead Turtles, Hawksbill Turtles, Green Turtles, Olive Ridley Turtles, and Sea Turtles. The ecosystem is filled with manatees. The ecosystem is also filled with many fish species. In the internet it states that there are over 60 species of hard corals. In the internet it also stated that there are over 500 fish species.