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Lacandon Sea Catfish - Catfishes---Sea Catfishes

Also known as No other name. Found in freshwater over the Usumacinta river basin in Mexico Length 39cm Depth - ?m Central America - Usumacinta River Basin, Mexico Catfish have venomous spines.. more

Lacey Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Lacy Firefish, Lacy Goblinfish, Lacy Rockfish, Lacy Stingfish, Merlot Scorpionfish, Merlet's Scorpionfish, Weedy Scorpionfish. Found singly over soft bottomed coral slopes of lagoons and coastal.. more

Ladder Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Christmas Wrasse, Green-barred Wrasse, Green-blocked Wrasse, Ladder Christmas Wrasse, Ladder Trilobatum, Lunate-tailed Wrasse. Found singly or in schools over mixed algae, coral and rocky.. more

Ladder Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Christmas Wrasse, Green-barred Wrasse, Green-blocked Wrasse, Ladder Christmas Wrasse, Ladder Trilobatum, Lunate-tailed Wrasse. Found singly or in schools over mixed algae, coral and rocky.. more

Lady Musgrave Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly, pairs or small schools over shallow coral and rocky reefs. They feed on filamentous algae and detritus. Length -.. more

Ladyfish - Tarpons-Tenpounders---Tenpounders

Also known as Bonefish, Bonyfish, Elops, Fiddler, John, Long John, Riverfish, Silverfish, Skipjack, Springer, Tarpon. Found in large schools over shallow muddy areas of brackish estuaries and lagoons.. more

Lagoon Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel, Giant Farmerfish, Lagoon Damselfish, Purple-spotted Demoiselle, Sweetlip Damsel, Sweetlip Damselfish. Found singly or in pairs, sheltering in the arms of branching corals, over.. more

Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Blue Rainbow, Blue Rainbowfish, Kutubu Rainbowfish, Lacustris Rainbow, Lake Kutubu Rainbow, Turquoise Rainbow, Turquoise Rainbowfish. Found amongst rocks and vegetation cover in highland lakes.. more

Lake Tebera Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Axelrodi Rainbowfish, Yellow Rainbowfish. Found in schools over clear water highland lakes and streams surrounded by dense vegetation. They feed on algae, insects and plant material. Length.. more

Lambchop Rasbora - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Espe's Rasbora, False Harlequin, False Harlequin Rasbora, Harlequin Rasbora, Lamp Chop Harlequin, Narrow Wedge Harlequin, Rasbora Espei, Slim Harlequin Rasbora. Found in schools in areas.. more

Lane Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Bream, Godbless, Lane Light Grunt, Mexican Snapper, Moonlight Grunt, Pot Snapper, Redfish, Red-tailed Snapper, Spot Snapper. Found singly or in large schools drifting during.. more

Lane Snapper (Juvenile) - Snappers

Also known as Bream, Godbless, Lane Light Grunt, Mexican Snapper, Moonlight Grunt, Pot Snapper, Redfish, Red-tailed Snapper, Spot Snapper. Found singly or in large schools drifting during.. more

Lantern Bass - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Baldwin's Dwarf Basslet, Baldwin's Serranid, Cod, Dwarf Sea Bass, Hind, Lantern Basslet, Lantern Sea Bass, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly over rock and weedy areas of.. more

Lantern Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blue Spot Toby Pufferfish, Blue-spotted Toby. Found singly or in pairs over outer reef slopes. They feed on filamentous algae and invertebrates. Length - 11cm Depth - 6-60m Widespread.. more

Large Scale Loach - Carps---Loaches

Also known as Air-breathing Loach, Chinese Loach. Found in the freshwater systems of China. They feed on small crustaceans and insect larvae. Length - 15cm Depth - ? Asia - China, May.. more

Large-banded Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Fanged Blenny, Horseface Blenny, Pacific Fanged Blenny, Panamic Fanged Blenny, Pink Banded Blenny, Reef Blenny. Found singly or in pairs wedged in.. more

Large-spotted Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

Also known as Many-eyed Snake Eel, Many-eyed Worm Eel, Ocellated Snake Eel, Ocellated Worm Eel, Yellow-spotted Snake Eel. Found singly usually buried with just the head showing in.. more

Largehead Goby - Gobies

Also known as Coral Goby, Gudgeon, Large-headed Goby, Reef Goby. Found among and under rocks and stones over inshore shallow lagoons. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 4.4cm Depth - 6-10m Widespread.. more

Largehead Hairtail - Cutlassfishes

Also known as Atlantic Cutlassfish, Australian Cutlassfish, Australian Hairtail, Beltfish, Common Hairtail, Cox's Hairtail, Grey Ribbonfish, Hairtail, Hairytail, Large-headed Hairtail, Large-headed Ribbonfish, Northern Hairtail, Pacific Cutlassfish, Ribbonfish,.. more

Largemouth Black Bass - Sunfishes

Also known as American Black Bass, Bass, Black Bass, Florida Largemouth Bass, Gamefish, Green Bass, Green Trout, Largemouth, Largemouth Bass, Northern Largemouth Bass. Found over mud and sand.. more

Largescale Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Spinyhead Flounder, Spot-tail Flounder, Spotted-tail Flounder, Warthog Flounder. Found singly over mud and sand bottoms of coastal waters. They feed on fish, benthic invertebrates and worms. Length.. more

Largescale Four-eyes - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---Four-eyed Fishes-Onesided Livebearers-White-eye

Also known as Foureye, Four-eyed Fish, Four-eyes, Striped Four-eyed Fish, Stargazer. Found in schools usually on the surface of the water rarely under the water in freshwater, sometimes.. more

Largespring Gambusia - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers

Also known as Big Bend Gambusia, Largespring Mosquitofish. Found in large springs. They feed on detritus, small insects and zooplankton. Length - 2.5cm Depth - ?m Widespread North America These fish are prolific.. more

Latent Slingjaw Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Dwarf Slingjaw Wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Slingjaw, Slingjaw Wrasse, Telescopefish, Thicklip Wrasse. Found singly in protected inshore waters over reefs.The mouth of this wrasse extends.. more

Lattice Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Redspot Monocle Bream, Redspot Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Twospot Monocle Bream, Yellow-streaked Monocle Bream, Whiptail. Found in small schools over mud and sand.. more

Latticed Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Lattice Butterflyfish, Lattice Coralfish, Latticed Coralfish, Raffle's Butterflyfish, Raffle's Coralfish, Rafflessii Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs in shallow waters overprotected reef flats.. more

Latticed Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as False-eye Grubfish, False-eyed Grubfish, Grubfish, Ocellate Weaver, Ogilby's Grubfish, Sandsmelt, Spothead Grubfish, Weever. Found singly or in small schools often resting on their fins around.. more

Leaf Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Leaf Fish, Paperfish, Paper Scorpionfish, Sailfin Leaf Fish, Sailfin Leaf Scorpionfish, Swayfish, Threespine Scorpionfish, Three-spined Scorpionfish. Found singly or in pairs blending in with.. more

Leafy Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Tentacled Dragonet, Weedy Dragonet. Found singly over rubble, sand and weedy areas of sheltered lagoons, reefs and in tide-pools rich in algae growth. Sometimes buried.. more

Leafy Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Feathery Filefish, Leafy Leatherjacket, Leatherjacket, Prickly Filefish, Prickly Leatherjacket, Tassle Filefish, Tasselled Leatherjacket. Found singly often camouflaged in weedy areas of coastal reefs and trawling.. more

Leafy Seadragon - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Glauert's Seadragon, Sea Dragon, Weedy Seadragon. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails in kelp beds and over sand patches close to reefs.. more

Leaping Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Crested Blenny, Jumping Blenny, Leaping Rockskipper, Lizard Skipper, Rock Hopper, Rockskipper, Walking Blenny. Found singly skipping from pool to pool, over very shallow coastal.. more

Leaping Mullet - Mullets

Also known as Jumping Mullet, Leaping Grey Mullet, Sharpnose Mullet, Small Mullet. Found in schools over estuaries, lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed on algae, plant detritus and zooplankton. Length.. more

Least Puffer - Puffers-Filefish---Puffers

Also known as Blowfish, Burrowing Puffer, Pufferfish, Swellfish, Swelltoad, Toadfish. Found over shallow murky waters of estuaries and coastal shorelines. They feed on algae and crustaceans. Length - 15cm Depth -.. more

Leather Bass - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Leather Zebra, Marbled Grouper, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly or in schools often seen following other fish and eels to catch their prey which.. more

Leatherjacket - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Leathercoat, Leatherjack, Mackerel, Needlejack, Runner, Shoemaker, Trevally. Found in large fast moving schools, often leaping out of the water over sandy beaches of bays and.. more

Lemon Coralgoby - Gobies

Also known as Citrinis Clown Goby, Citron Clown Goby, Citron Goby, Citrus Goby, Coral Goby, Fourbar Goby, Fourbar Maori Goby, Gudgeon, Gum Drop Goby, Lemon Goby, Lemondrop.. more

Lemon Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Lemon Damselfish, Molucca Damsel, Molucca Demoiselle, Yellow Damsel Yellow Damselfish. Found in small schools sheltering in the arms of branching corals over clearwater lagoons and.. more

Lemonpeel Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Lemon Angelfish, Lemonpeel, Lemonpeel Angel, Lemonpeel Dwarf Angelfish, Lemonpeel Pygmy Angelfish, Yellow Angelfish. Found singly or in pairs over lower surge zones of shallow lagoons.. more

Leopard Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Honeycomb Blenny, Leopard Rockskipper, Pink-spotted Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskipper, Sailfin Blenny, Short-bodied Blenny, Spotted Coral Blenny. Found singly or in harems.. more

Leopard Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blue-dotted Coral Trout, Bluespot Trout, Blue-spotted Sea Bass, Cod, Common Coral Trout, Coral Grouper, Coral Trout, Hind, Leopard Cod, Leopard Coral Trout, Leopard Trout,.. more

Leopard Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Flounders, Panther Flounder. Found partially buried or out foraging for food over silty mud and sand bottoms of inner reef flats and seaward reefs. They feed.. more

Leopard Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Leopard Cod, Leopard Coral Cod, Leopard Hind, Leopard Rockcod, Redspot Coral Cod, Red-spotted Coral Cod, Red-spotted Rockcod, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly, secretive and.. more

Leopard Toadfish - Toadfishes

Also known as Barbell, Frogfish. Found singly over rockandsandy bottoms or around shipwrecks in deep water rocky off-shore reefs. They feed on benthic fish and invertebrates. Length - 38cm Depth -.. more

Leopard Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Black-spotted Wrasse, Eastern Leopard Wrasse, Guinea Fowl Wrasse, Reticulated Wrasse, Vermiculated Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over mixed coral, rubble and sand.. more

Leopard-spotted Goby - Gobies

Also known as Black Goby, Gudgeon, Leopard Goby, Reef Goby. Found singly close to crevices and holes in vertical rock walls of inshore reefs. They feed on algae, crustaceans.. more

Lesser Spiny Eel - Eels---Spiny Eels

Also known as Frecklefin Spiny Eel, Peacock Eel, Peacock Spiny Eel, Spot-finned Spiny Eel, Swamp Eel. Found over soft bottoms of lowland peats and wetlands in medium to.. more

Lined Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Dot Dash Blenny, Linear Blenny, Linear Clown Blenny, Lineatus Blenny, Lined Combtooth, Lined Combtooth Blenny, Lined Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny,.. more

Lined Bristletooth - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bristletooth Orange Stripe, Bristletooth Surgeonfish Striated Tang, Bristletooth Tang, Bristle-toothed Surgeonfish, Doctorfish, Fine-lined Bristletooth, Lancetfish, Orange-dotted Bristletooth, Orange Stripe Kole Tang, Striated Surgeonfish, Striped.. more

Lined Bristletooth (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bristletooth Orange Stripe, Bristletooth Surgeonfish Striated Tang, Bristletooth Tang, Bristle-toothed Surgeonfish, Doctorfish, Fine-lined Bristletooth, Lancetfish, Orange-dotted Bristletooth, Orange Stripe Kole Tang, Striated Surgeonfish, Striped.. more

Lined Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Line Butterflyfish, Lined Butterfly, Newmoon Coralfish, Spotnape Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs over lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on.. more

Lined Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Fang Blenny, Sabretooth Blenny, Sabre-toothed Blenny, Striped Blenny, Striped Lineatus Blenny, Yellow-lined Harptail, Yellow-lined Harptail Blenny. Found singly or in pairs over.. more

Lined Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Gold-lined Rabbitfish, Gold-lined Spinefoot, Golden Rabbitfish, Golden Spinefoot, Golden-lined Rabbitfish, Golden-lined Spinefoot, Goldenspot Spinefoot, Goldspot Rabbitfish, Goldspot Spinefoot, Gold-spotted Spinefoot, Lined Spinefoot, Spinefoot, Streaked.. more

Lined Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Black-lined Blenny, Coral Blenny, Lined Blenny, Narrow-lined Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskipper, Rock-skipping Blenny, Thin-lined Blenny, Thin-lined Rockskipper, Tide-pool Blenny. Found in schools living in cracks.. more

Lined Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Horsefish, Northern Seahorse, Oceanic Seahorse, Spotted Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails to gorgonians and seagrasses over muddy bottoms sometimes around.. more

Lined Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Line Wrasse, Lined Tamarin, Sandreef Wrasse, White-dashed Wrasse, White-dashes Wrasse. Found in small harems over drop-offs and coastal slopes of lagoons and seaward reefs. They.. more

Lined-cheeked Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Bandcheek Wrasse, Cheekline Maori Wrasse, Cheekline Wrasse, Cheek-lined Maori, Cheek-lined Maori Wrasse, Cheek-lined Splendour Wrasse, Cheek-lined Wrasse, Line-cheeked Wrasse, Lined-cheek Wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Scribbled.. more

Linedcheeked Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bandcheek Wrasse, Cheekline Maori Wrasse, Cheekline Wrasse, Cheek-lined Maori, Cheek-lined Maori Wrasse, Cheek-lined Splendour Wrasse, Cheek-lined Wrasse, Line-cheeked Wrasse, Lined-cheek Wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Scribbled.. more

Ling - Cods---Hakes-Burbots

Also known as Common Ling, Cuskfish, European Ling, Molva, Molva Ling, Rockling. Found singly over rocky bottoms around crevices, rocks and wrecks of deep water coastal shelves.. more

Lipstick leporinus - Characins---Headstanders

Also known as Lipstick, Lipstick Headstander. Found in pairs under and around densely grown weedy areas over coastal drainage ditches and rivers of the upper Amazon river basin. They.. more

Little Combtooth Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Collar Blenny, Coral Blenny, Little Clown Blenny, Maldive Blenny, Maldives Collar Blenny, Maldivian Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly or in pairs peeping out.. more

Little Hooded Triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Highcrest Triplefin, Threefiny, Threefin Blenny, Threefin, Triplefin. Found singlyunder ledges or resting on rocks over exposed surge zones of reef margins. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length.. more

Livingston's Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Livingstonii, Livingston's Hap, Malawi Cichlid, Mbuna. Found singly and very territorial over most habitats but common over soft bottoms with vegetated areas in.. more

Lofty Triplefin (Juvenile) - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as - No other name Found singly resting on coral heads and sponges over shallow, clear water rocky shores of coral reefs. They feed on small benthic.. more

Loki Whip-goby - Gobies

Also known as Coral Goby, Gudgeon, Loki's Goby, Reef Goby, Seawhip Goby, Whip Coral Goby, Whip Goby, Whiteline Seawhip Goby. Found singly or in pairs living with gorgonian.. more

Lombardoi Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Blue Kenyi Cichlid, Golden Zebra Cichlid, Kenyi Cichlid, Kenyi Mbuna, Kennyi Mbuna, Lake Malawi Cichlid, Lombardio Mbuna, Malawi Cichlid, Mbuna Malawi African.. more

Long-beaked Coralfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Banded Longsnout Butterflyfish, Beaked Butterflyfish, Beaked Coralfish, Copperband Butterflyfish, Copper-banded Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Longnose Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs guarding their territories over rocky shores.. more

Long-finned Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Longfin Sleeper Goby, Long-finned Sleeper Goby, Ocellate Glider Goby, Ocellated Goby, Ocellated Gudgeon, Sand Sifting Goby, Sleeper Goby, Striped Sleeper Goby, Teardrop Sleeper.. more

Long-jawed Mackerel - Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Bigmouth Trevally, Chub Mackerel, Indian Mackerel, Longjaw Mackerel, Mouth Mackerel, Rake-gilled Mackerel, Short Mackerel, Striped Mackerel. Found in tightly packed schools often with wide.. more

Long-nosed Stargazer - Stargazers

Also known as Popeye Fish, Pop-eyed Fish, White-spotted Stargazer. Found buried in the sand with just the mouth and eyes showing over sand and seagrass beds of silty.. more

Long-rayed Weed Whiting - Cales-Weed-whitings

Also known as Bridled Rock Whiting, Bridled Weed Whiting, Longray Rock Whiting, Longray Weed Whiting, Long-rayed Rock Whiting, Stranger, Weed Whiting. Found in large loose schools over soft.. more

Long-snouted Lancetfish - Grinners---Lancetfishes

Also known as Day Sarpon, Handsaw Fish, Longnose Lancetfish, Longsnout Lancetfish, Pacific Lancetfish, Scaleless Lizardfish, Wolf Fish. Found around the world mainly in deep warmer waters but can.. more

Long-spined Bullhead - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Sculpins

Also known as Clobberhead, Fatherlasher, Granny Fish, Long-spined Bullhead Sea Scorpion, Long-spined Sea Scorpion, Lucky Proach, Rock Sculpin, Rockfish, Sea Scorpion, Spikey. Found singly over rocky bottoms in.. more

Longbarbel Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Band-dot Goatfish, Dot-and-Dash Goatfish, Long-barbeled Goatfish, Long-rayed Goatfish. Found singly or in small schools foraging for food over sand and weedy bottoms of lagoons and.. more

Longfin African Conger - Eels-Morays---Conger Eels-Garden Eels

Also known as Ashen Conger Eel, Ash-coloured Conger, Blacklip Conger, Black-edged Conger, Indian Conger, Longfin Conger, Mustache Conger, Mustache Conger Eel. Found singly over reef flats and seagrass.. more

Longfin Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Angelfish Pennant, Bannerfish, Black-and-White Bannerfish, Black-and-White Butterflyfish, Black-and-White Heniochus Bannerfish, Coachman, Common Bannerfish, Coralfish, False Moorish Idol, Featherfin Bullfish, Featherfin Coralfish, Heniochus Butterfly, Longfin.. more

Longfin Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel, Honey Damselfish, Longfin Gregory. Found singly or in pairs over coral and rubble areas of sheltered inshore lagoons and fringing reefs. They feed on.. more

Longfin Emperor - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Brown-headed Emperor, Longspine Emperor, Masked Emperor, Mozambique Emperor, Pigface Bream, Redfin Emperor, Tail-saddle Emperor, Tail-saddled Emperor. Found singly or in small schools over sandy areas.. more

Longfin Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Bar-breasted Rockcod, Barred-chest Rockcod, Barrelchest Grouper, Cod, Coral Cod, Gilbert's Rockcod, Hind, Honeycomb Cod, Honeycomb Grouper, Honeycomb Rockcod, Longfin Cod, Longfin Rockcod, Long-finned Cod,.. more

Longfin Perchlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Anthias, Basslet, Long-finned Basslet, Long-finned Perchlet, Sea Perch, Silverspot. Found singly and secretive in crevices, around bommies and amongst small boulders over sandy slopes.. more

Longfin Pike - Long-finned Pike

Also known as Jack Pike, Long-finned Seapike, Pike, Skipjack Pike, Yellowfin Pike. Found in schools over rocky areas of coastal bays. They feed on fish. Length - 84cm Depth -.. more

Longfin Sea Robin - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Searobins

Also known as Flying Fish, Grunt Fish, Gurnard, Japanese Sea Robin, Longwing Sea Robin. Found singly on rubble and sand bottoms, sometimes partially buried in sand, over bays.. more

Longfin Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

Also known as Black-pitted Sand Eel, Burrowing Snake Eel, Estuary Snake Eel, Worm Eel. Found singly or in loose groups usually buried or with just their heads.. more

Longfin Spadefish - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also known as Longfin Batfish, Longfin Platax Batfish, Longfin Teira, Orbicular Batfish, Roundface Batfish, Roundface Spadefish, Roundface Teira, Round-faced Batfish, Round-faced Spadefish, Round-faced Teira, Tall-fin Batfish .. more

Longfin Spadefish (juvenile) - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also known as Longfin Batfish, Longfin Platax Batfish, Longfin Teira, Orbicular Batfish, Roundface Batfish, Roundface Spadefish, Roundface Teira, Round-faced Batfish, Round-faced Spadefish, Round-faced Teira, Tall-fin Batfish .. more

Longhorn Armored Gurnard - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Armored Searobins-Armoured Gurnards

Also known as Gurnard, Sea Robin. Found singly walking over sandy bottoms searching for prey, by using their fins to forage for food in very deep waters of.. more

Longhorn Cowfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Boxfishes

Also known as Cofferfish, Cowfish, Horned Boxfish, Horned Trunkfish, Long-horned Cowfish, Trunkfish. Found singly over mud, sand and weedy bottoms of coastal bays, estuaries and harbours. They feed by.. more

Longjaw Leatherjacket - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bigmouth Leatherjacket, Deepbody Leatherjacket, Leatherjacket, Longjaw Queenfish, Trevally. Found in schools over shallow coastal waters over bays, estuaries and coastal rivers. They feed on benthic crustaceans.. more

Longjaw Squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Large-mouthed Squirrelfish, Longspine Squirrelfish, Switchtail. Found singly or in small groups during the day hiding near dark recesses, dispersing at night to hunt for food.. more

Longlure Frogfish - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Butler's Frogfish, Flagpole Frogfish, Psychedelic Frogfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios, sitting on sponges, etc, camouflaged with the colour and pattern of their seat.. more

Longnose Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Big Long-nosed Butterflyfish, Common Longnose Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Forceps Butterflyfish, Forceps Fish, Longnose Butterfly, Longnose Coralfish, Long-nosed Butterflyfish, Long-nosed Coralfish, Long-snouted Butterflyfish, Long-snouted Coralfish, Yellow.. more

Longnose Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Beaked Leatherjacket, Beaked Leatherjacket Filefish, Coral Filefish, Harlequin Filefish, Leatherjacket, Long-nosed Filefish, Orangespot Filefish, Orange-spotted Filefish. Found in pairs or small schools in the.. more

Longnose Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Longnose Hawk, Long-nosed Hawkfish. Found singly or in pairs perched on black corals and large gorgonians over steep outer reef slopes exposed to strong currents. They.. more

Longnose Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Candeloma Parrotfish, Candelamoa Parrotfish, Indian Longnose Parrotfish, Indian Ocean Longnose Parrotfish, Long-nosed Parrotfish. Found in schools foraging for food over reef flats of coral reefs.. more

Longnose Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Candeloma Parrotfish, Candelamoa Parrotfish, Indian Longnose Parrotfish, Indian Ocean Longnose Parrotfish, Long-nosed Parrotfish. Found in schools foraging for food over reef flats of coral reefs.. more

Longnose Poacher - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Poachers

Also known as Alligatorfish, Crocodilefish, Hooknose, Poacher Fish, Rockhead, Starsnout, Sturgeon Poacher. Found in very deep cold waters of the ocean. They feed on benthic crustaceans, invertebrates and worms. Length.. more

Longnose Puffer - Puffers-Filefish---Puffers

Also known as Blowfish, Common Puffer, Lobeskin Puffer, Longnose Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Sugar Toad, Swellfish, Swelltoad, Toadfish. Found blending in with the background over sand and weedy areas of.. more

Longnose Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Flat-faced Seahorse, Lowcrown Seahorse, Low-crowned Seahorse, Smooth Seahorse, Threespot Seahorse, Three-spotted Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails on mud and sandy.. more

Longsnout Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Atlantic Longnose Butterflyfish, Butterbun, Caribbean Longsnout Butterflyfish, Caribbean Long-snouted Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Poey's Butterflyfish, Rosy Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs around reef drop-offs usually.. more

Longsnout Flathead - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Flatheads

Also known as Crocodilefish. Found singly or in small schools over sandy areas close to coral reefs. They feed nocturnally on crustaceans and fish. Length - 25cm Depth - 0-100m Widespread Indo-Pacific Flatheads.. more

Longsnout Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Horsefish, Long-snouted Seahorse, Reidi Seahorse, Slender Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails to gorgonians and seagrasses over muddy bottoms of estuaries.. more

Longspine Emperor - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Grassy Sweetlip, Lance Emperor, Lancer, Large-eye Bream, Pigface Bream, Threadfin Bream, Threadfin Emperor, Yellow-spotted Emperor. Found singly or in schools over sandy areas in seagrass.. more

Longspine Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Highfin Grouper, Hind, Longspine Rockcod, Rockcod, Spotted Grouper, Streakyspot Grouper, Streakyspot Rockcod, Trout. Found singly over rock and sand bottoms of coral reefs. They feed.. more

Longspine Snipefish - Snipefishes-Shrimpfishes

Also known as Bellowfish, Common Bellowfish, Common Snipefish, Deepbody Snipefish, Long-nosed Snipefish, Slender Snipefish, Spine Trumpetfish, Trumpetfish. Found in small schools close to the bottom over the lower.. more

Longspine Squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Miss Darlington, Rufus Squirrelfish, Wrenchman. Found singly or in small schools close to caves and crevices during the day dispersing at night to hunt for.. more

Longspine Waspfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Waspfishes

Also known as Long-spined Waspfish, Sailfin Waspfish, Whiteface Roguefish, Whiteface Waspfish, Wispy Waspfish. Found singly over mud and silty hard bottoms around corals, rocks and seagrass beds of.. more

Longspot Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Blackspot Sea Perch, Blackspot Snapper, Dory Snapper, Fingermark Bream, Golden Snapper, Humpback Red Snapper, Moses Perch, Red Bream, Redspot Snapper. Found in small to large.. more

Lookdown - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Atlantic Lookdown, Bluntnose, Dollarfish, Flat Jack, Hairfin Lookdown, Hair-finned Dory, Hair-finned Silverfish, Horsefish, Horsehead, Lookdown Fish, Lookdown Jack, Lookdown Moonfish, Moonfish, Moonshine, Silver Lookdown,.. more

Loosetooth Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as - No other name Found singly or in loose schools over shallow rocky coastal shorelines rich in algae growth. They feed on filamentous algae. Length - 30cm Depth.. more

Lowfin Drummer - Sea Chubs

Also known as Bass Seachub, Blue Seachub, Bluefish, Brassy Chub, Brassy Drummer, Brassy Rudderfish, Brassy Sea Chub, Drummers, Large-tailed Drummer, Long-finned Drummer, Long-finned Rudderfish, Lowfin Chub, Lowfin.. more

Lubbock's Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Lubbock's Combtooth Blenny, Lubbock's Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly or in pairs resting on boulders over coral and rubble areas.. more

Lubbock's Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Fairy Wrasse, Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse, Multicolor Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse, Multicolor Wrasse, Orangeback Wrasse, Small-mouthed Wrasse, Tricolor Fairy Wrasse, Yellowback Wrasse. Found in medium.. more

Lumpfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Lumpfishes

Also known as Baggety, Henfish, Lumpsucker, Paddle-cock, Sea Hen. Found singly on rocky bottoms or in floating seaweeds, usually over shallow waters in summer and deeper waters.. more

Lunar Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Blue Fusilier, Metallic-blue Fusilier, Moon Caesio, Moon Fusilier. Found in large schools often midwater feeding, mixed with other fusiliers over upper edge's of steep slopes.. more

Lunartail Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blowfish, Green Bough Backed Blowfish, Green Puffer, Green Rough-backed Puffer, Green Rough-backed Pufferfish, Moontail Puffer, Pufferfish, Rabbithead Puffer, Rough Golden Toadfish, Toadfish. Found singly, pairs.. more

Lusitanian Toadfish - Toadfishes

Also known as Barbells Frogfish, Portuguese Toadfish. Found singly often buried in sand or rock crevices with just their eyes showing over shallow coastal bays and lagoons. They feed.. more

Luvar - Louvar

Also known as Emperador, Luvaro, Silver King. Found singly near the surface or in deep waters of the oceans. They feed on jellyfish and gelatinous zooplankton. Length - 200cm Depth -.. more

Lyretail Dartgoby - Gobies---Wormfishes

Also known as Blue Gudgeon, Dartfish, Dart Goby, Gudgeon, Hover Goby, Lyretail Dartfish, Lyretail Goby, Monocle Dartfish, Monofin Dartfish, Monofin Dartgoby, Monoptera Dartfish, Worm Goby. Found in.. more

Lyretail Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Many-rayed Handfish, Red Hawkfish, Soaring Hawkfish, Swallowtail Hawkfish. Found singly perched on corals and rocks or hovers above bottoms, close to small coral heads and.. more

Lyretail Hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Bronzehead Hogfish, Hogfish, Lyretail Pigfish. Found singly or in pairs over steep walls and slopes of seaward and outer reefs rich with invertebrate growth. They feed.. more

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