It is the rare places in the horn of africa as well as the golf of adden and the whole red sea from cape guardafue to sherma where the fish comes to lay down the eggs. It has beautifull environment with diverse sea animal species and coral reefs.
The Sa’ad ad-Din Islands are well known for their splendid coral reefs similar to those found on the southern coast of Oman.These reefs are the most diverse and well formed coral reefs on the coast of the Gulf of Aden and possibly the largest in the region.From provincial counts, ninety-nine different species of coral from forty-three different generas have been found on the islands.
There are also a hundred and thirty-two different species of coral fish found around the archipelago. Many of these species include those also found in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Indian Ocean.
The island of Sa’ad ad-Din and Aibat (called Ceebaad in Somali) both are sites of major bird colonies.On the island of Sa’ad ad-Din alone, there were more than 100,000 breeding pairs recorded.