Nui, Tuvalu is one of the most important islands in Tuvalu. The permanent settlement is on the main islet of Fenuatapu in Nui, Tuvalu.
The Nui Island consists of 11 main islets. All the islets are separated by passages. The sea gushes through the passages from ocean to the lagoon. During low tide, people can walk across these passages from islet to islet. A 200 meters wide coral reef links the islets. The biggest opening in it is about 2 kilometers long. It stretches from Tabontebike to Tehikiai and lies to the west of the island.
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The place abounds in tress. These include coconuts, breadfruit and pandanus, and food crops like babai, tauroro and bero grow abundantly. The surrounding waters of the lagoon, reef and ocean provide the people with an ample supply of fresh fish. So fishing which is the main item in the local diet also happens to be the chief profession here.