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Mosquera Island (officially Isla Mosquera) is a small coral reef (total area 0,06 km2 / 0,022 ml2) with width approx 160 m (530 ft). One of the Galapagos Islands, it is located in the sea channel between Baltra and North Seymour,
- Isla Mosquera has one of the world's largest Sea Lion colonies. There are also numerous shorebirds - abundance of Lava Gulls, and seasonally can be seen Yellow Crowned Herons, Brown Pelicans, Boobies.
- Most of the isle is covered with sand and lava rocks (no walking trails). Alongside the lava rocks can be seen crabs (Red Lava Crabs, Sally Light-Foot Crabs) with bright red shells and blue bodies.
- Island visitors are advised to take care not to step on the vegetation.
Mosquera Island cruise terminal
The following map of Galapagos Islands cruise itineraries shows the two main routes and all island stops (ports / landing sites) in the archipelago.