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Macaronesian Sharpnose Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Pufferfish, Sharpnose Puffer, Sharp-nosed Puffer. Found singly over boulders, platforms, outcrops and vertical walls rich in algae growth. They feed on algae and invertebrates Length - 25cm Depth.. more

Mackerel Scad - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Cigarfish, Indian Scad, Kingston, Mackerel, Mackerel Roundscad, Robin, Round Scad, Round Robin, Round Scad, Shortfin Scad, Trevally. Found in fast moving schools along shallow reef.. more

Madagascan Rainbowfish - Madagascar Rainbowfishes

Also known as Bowfish, Madagascan Rainbow, Madagascar Rainbowfish, Red-tailed Silverside, Silverside, Zona. Found in schools over shallow, clear, slow flowing waters in shaded areas of creeks, marshes, rivers.. more

Madagascar Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Chevron Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Hooded Butterflyfish, Indian Ocean Chevron Butterflyfish, Pearlscale Butterflyfish, Pearly Butterflyfish, Seychelles Butterflyfish. Found in pairs over coral and rubble areas of outer.. more

Madeira Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Reef Goby, Rock Goby. Found singly, pairs or small schools over very shallow waters in rock pools and over intertidal zones. They feed on crustaceans,.. more

Madeira Rockfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Madeira Scorpionfish. Found under small boulders, in rocky depression and under ledges of shallow coastal waters rich in brown algae cover. They feed on crustaceans and.. more

Mado - Sea Chubs

Also known as Australian Mado, Mado Sweep. Found in small to large schools in large estuaries, harbours under jetties, pylons and wharfs and over coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Magenta Dottyback - Dottybacks

Also known as Magenta Pseudochromis, Purple Dottyback, Purple Pseudochromis, Strawberry Dottyback, Strawberry Fish, Strawberry Gramma, Strawberry Pseudochromis. Found singly or in small loose schools hovering above coral and.. more

Magenta-streaked Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Laboute's Wrasse, Labouti Fairy Wrasse, Labouti's Wrasse, Northern Purple Wrasse, Small-mouthed Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools close to rubble bottoms of back reef.. more

Magnificent Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Andaman Foxface, Magnificent Foxface, Redfin Foxface, Spinefoos. Found singly or in pairs over lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on algae and.. more

Mahogany Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Lantern Jaw, Spot Snapper. Found singly or in large schools during the day, drifting in the shade of large corals heads and gorgonians dispersing at.. more

Mahsena Emperor - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Cut-throat Emperor, Pigface Bream, Sky Emperor, White-spotted Pigface Bream, Yellow Emperor, Yellow-tailed Emperor. Found singly over sand and seagrass areas of reefs. They feed on crustaceans,.. more

Mahsena Emperor (Juvenile) - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Cut-throat Emperor, Pigface Bream, Sky Emperor, White-spotted Pigface Bream, Yellow Emperor, Yellow-tailed Emperor. Found singly over sand and seagrass areas of reefs. They feed on crustaceans,.. more

Malabar Glassy Perchlet - Asiatic Glassfishes

Also known as Bald Glassy, Bare-headed Perchlet, Common Glassfish, Dussumier's Perchlet, Glassfish, Glassies, Glassy, Malabar Glassy, Perchlet, Smooth Glassy. Found in estuaries, coastal shorelines also in freshwater rivers. They.. more

Malabar Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blackspot Cod, Black-spotted Rockcod, Brown Spotted Grouper, Cod, Estuary Cod, Estuary Rockcod, Giant Rockcod, Greasy Grouper, Hind, Malabar Cod, Malabar Reefcod, Malabar Rockcod, Morgan's.. more

Malabar Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Bigmouth Nannygai, Humphead Snapper, Large-mouthed Nannygai, Large-mouthed Seaperch, Malabar Blood Snapper, Malabar Red Snapper, Malabar Seaperch, Nannygai, Red Bass, Red Bream, Red Emperor, Red.. more

Malabarica Sweeper - Sweepers

Also known as Bullseye, Hatchet Fish, Sweeper Fish. Found in schools during the day sheltering in caves, under ledges, harbours and in shipwrecks, dispersing at night to hunt.. more

Malawi Squeaker - Catfishes---Squeakers-Upside-down Catfishes

Also known as African Catfish, Malawi Catfish, Malawi Spotted Catfish. Found among rocks during the day dispersing at night to feed over the lake. They feed on crustaceans, insects.. more

Malayan Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Puller, White-finned Puller, Yellowaxil Chromis. Found singly, pairs or in loose schools over sheltered upper slopes of coral reefs and seaward reef slopes. They feed on.. more

Maldives Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Maldives Damsel, Pale Damselfish. Found singly or in small schools sheltering and nesting in the dead branches of Acropora corals in shallow clear waters of.. more

Maldives Triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Threefin Blenny, Threefin, Triplefin. Found singly, pairs or in small schools over wave swept reef margins, resting on coral outcrops, rocky surfaces and under ledges,.. more

Maldivian Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as Blackflag Sandperch, Grubfish, Maldivian Grubfish, Sandsmelt, Weever. Found singly, pairs or small schools resting on their fins over rubble bottoms close to reefs. They feed on.. more

Mandarinfish - Dragonets

Also known as Blue Mandarin, Blue Mandarin Dragonet, Blue Mandarinfish, Green Mandarin, Green Mandarin Dragonet, Green Psychedelic Mandarin, Green Splendid Mandarinfish, Green Striped Mandarinfish, Mandarin Dragonet, Mandarin.. more

Mangrove Goby - Gobies

Also known as Bandfin Mangrove Goby, Bandfin Mullet Goby, Gudgeon, Sleeper Goby. Found over mud and sand bottoms in murky brackish and freshwaters often close to mangroves.. more

Mangrove Oyster Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Flymo Blenny, Lawnmower Blenny, Mangrove Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Roundhead Blenny, Zebra Blenny. Found singly or in small schools often hiding in.. more

Mangrove Red Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Dog Bream, Creek Red Bream, Dog Bream, Grey Snapper, Malabar Red Snapper, Mangrove Jack, Mangrove Jack Reddish Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Purple Sea Perch, Red.. more

Many-banded Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Flagtail Pipefish, Many-bands Pipefish, Multi-banded Pipefish, Multi-bar Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs amongst corals in crevices and reef caves, often seen swimming upside down.. more

Many-lined Pufferfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blowfish, Multi-lined Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Swelltoad, Toadfish. Found singly over sandy bottoms of reefs. They feed on corals, benthic invertebrates and molluscs. Length - 43cm Depth - 2-40m Widespread Indo-West.. more

Many-lined Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Many-banded Sweetlip, Manyline Sweetlip, Sweetlips. Found singly or in schools during the day close to sheltered areas, out hunting for food at night over coastal.. more

Many-spotted Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Brownie Sweetlips, Brownkelly, Brownkelly Sweetlips, Clown Grunt, Clown Sweetlips, Grunt Sweetlips, Harlequin Sweetlip, Harlequin Sweetlips, Harlequin Thicklip, Harlequin's Sweetlips, Spotted Blubberlips, Spotted Sweetlip, Spotted.. more

Many-spotted Sweetlips (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Brownie Sweetlips, Brownkelly, Brownkelly Sweetlips, Clown Grunt, Clown Sweetlips, Grunt Sweetlips, Harlequin Sweetlip, Harlequin Sweetlips, Harlequin Thicklip, Harlequin's Sweetlips, Spotted Blubberlips, Spotted Sweetlip, Spotted.. more

Many-toothed Garden Eel - Eels-Morays---Conger-Garden Eels

Also known as Black Garden Eel. Found singly or in small colonies poking out from silty mud, sand and seagrass bottoms of sheltered bays, lagoons and coastal slopes. They.. more

Manybar Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Banded Goatfish, Doublebar Goatfish, Five-barred Goatfish, Many-banded Goatfish, Multi-barred Goatfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food over coral, limestone rubble and sand patches.. more

Maori Rockcod - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Maori Cod, Maori Grouper, Red-speckled Rockcod, Rockcod, Scribbled Rockcod, Trout. Found over rocky areas of coral reefs. They feed on cephalopods, crustaceans, molluscs. Length -.. more

Maori Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Australian Maori Wrasse, Butcher's Prick, Maori, Maori Parrotfish, Rainbowfish, Slippery Dick, Southern Maori Wrasse. Found singly or in loose schools over shallow exposed bays and.. more

Map Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Arothron Puffer, Blowfish, Map Pufferfish, Mappa Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Scribbled Arothron Puffer, Scribbled Puffer, Scribbled Pufferfish, Scribbled Toadfish, Toadfish. Found singly close to shelter over deep.. more

Marble Goby - Sleepers

Also known as Goby, Marble Gudgeon, Marbled Sand Goby, Marble Sleeper, Marbled Sleeper, Marbled Sleeper Goby, Sand Goby, Sleeper Goby, Sleepy Goby, Soon Hock. Found in freshwater canals,.. more

Marbled Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Coral Trout, Hind, Leopard Coral Trout, Marbled Leopard Grouper, Mottled Coral Grouper, Mottled Coral Trout, Trout. Found singly or in small schools usually.. more

Marbled Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Brown Marbled Grouper, Cod, Donkey Fish, Hind, Mutton Hamlet, Rockcod, Rockhind, Sicklefish Grouper, Trout. Found singly around deeper waters in caves, crevices and on.. more

Marbled Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Hard-headed Hawkfish, Spotted Hawkfish, Stocky Hawkfish, White-spotted Hawkfish. Found singly perched on corals and rocks over shallow, exposed shorelines of rocky reefs. They feed on.. more

Marbled Headstander - Characins---Headstanders

Also known as Abramites Headstander, High-backed Headstander. Found in pairs or schools over turbid waters of river channels and minor back water tributaries of River Basins. They feed on.. more

Marbled Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blue-marbled Parrotfish, Blue-spotted Parrotfish, Petroleum Parrotfish, Seagrass Parrotfish, Slender Parrotfish. Found in schools over hard bottoms and seagrass beds of sheltered bays, harbours and lagoons.. more

Marbled Stargazer - Stargazers

Also known as Black-banded Stargazer, Popeye Fish, Pop-eyed Fish, Tube-nosed Stargazer. Found singly buried in gravel, mud and sandy areas with just the eyes and mouth showing waiting.. more

Margined Coralfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Copperband Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Marginalis Butterflyfish, Margined Butterflyfish, Margined Copperband, Western-beaked Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs over coastal reefs rich in invertebrate growth. They feed.. more

Margined Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Shallow-water Sole, White-margined Sole. Found singly during the day buried in sand out at night foraging for food over shallow coastal lagoons and seaward.. more

Margintail conger - Eels---Conger-Garden Eels

Also known as Blackspot Conger. Found burrowed into soft mud or sand bottoms in shallower waters of the continental shelf during the day, out foraging for food at.. more

Marquesas Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Marquesan Sergeant-Major, Sergeant, Sergeant-Major. Found in small schools over rocky shores of shallow lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed on algae, small invertebrates and.. more

Marsh Killifish - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---Topminnows-Killifishes

Also known as Mudfish. Found in freshwater and salt waters of grassy backwaters and brackish bays of coastal areas. They feed on small crustaceans, fishes, insects, molluscs, plants and.. more

Masked Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Bannerfish, Coralfish, Horned Coachman, Masked Coachman, Pennant Coralfish, Pennantfish, Three-banded Bullfish, Unicorn Pennant Coralfish. Found singly, pairs or small schools hovering close to tabular corals.. more

Masked Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Addis Butterflyfish, Bluecheek Butterflyfish, Blue-cheeked Butterflyfish, Bluemask Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Golden Butterflyfish, Golden-masked Butterflyfish, Golden Semilarvatus Butterflyfish, Red-lined Butterflyfish, Red Sea Butterflyfish, Red Sea Golden.. more

Masked Goby - Gobies

Also known as Caribbean Reef Goby, Crystal Goby, Glass Goby, Gudgeon, Reef Goby, Striped Goby. Found in schools close to columns and heads of live corals hovering above.. more

Masked Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Chestnut Grouper, Cod, Hind, Masked Rockcod, Red-edged Cod, Red-edged Grouper, Red-edged Rockcod, Rockcod, Slenderspine Grouper, Slenderspine Rockcod, Thinspine Grouper, Thinspine Rockcod, Trout, White-edged Grouper,.. more

Masked Grouper (Juvenile) - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Chestnut Grouper, Cod, Hind, Masked Rockcod, Red-edged Cod, Red-edged Grouper, Red-edged Rockcod, Rockcod, Slenderspine Grouper, Slenderspine Rockcod, Thinspine Grouper, Thinspine Rockcod, Trout, White-edged Grouper,.. more

Masked Julie - Cichlids

Also known as Dwarf Cichlid, Julie, Masked Cichlid, Tanganyikan Cichlid. Found singly and territorial around rocky areas of the lake. They feed on crustaceans, insect larvae, and molluscs. Length -.. more

Masked Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Masked Dogfish, Masked Pufferfish, Masked Pussy Pufferfish, Panda Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Red Sea Pufferfish. Found singly or in schools over fringing reefs rich in coral growth. They.. more

Masked Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Blue-lined Rabbitfish, Blue-lined Spinefoot, Decorator Rabbitfish, Decorator Spinefoot, Maiden Spinefoot, Masked Spinefoot, Spinefoot. Found in pairs or large schools close to Acropora coral branches over.. more

Mauritius Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Mauritius Stingfish, Spineblotch Scorpionfish, Spineblotch Stingfish, Stingfish. Found singly and secretive, well camouflaged over shallow, exposed surge zones of reef flats and lagoon reefs. They.. more

Mayaheros Hybrid - Cichlids

Also known as Hybrids. Found in the aquarium trade as hybrids. They feed on small fish and invertebrates. Length - ?cm Depth - ?m Widespread Aquarium Trade These fish brood their eggs in.. more

Meagre - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Atlantic Shadefish, Brown Meagre, Croaker, Jewfish, Salmon Bass, Shadefish, Southern Meagre, Stone Bass. Found singly or in schools pursuing schools of fish over inshore and.. more

Mediterranean Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as King of the Mullets. Found singly or in large schools sheltering during the day in caves and under ledges, out at night foraging for food.. more

Mediterranean Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Mediterranean Damselfish, Puller, Reef Chromis. Found in small schools hovering midwater over rocky areas and seagrass meadows. They feed on fish and zooplankton. Length - 25cm Depth -.. more

Mediterranean Chromis (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Mediterranean Damselfish, Puller, Reef Chromis. Found in small schools hovering midwater over rocky areas and seagrass meadows. They feed on fish and zooplankton. Length - 25cm Depth -.. more

Mediterranean Dealfish (Juvenile) - Velifers-Tube-eyes-Ribbonfishes---Ribbonfishes

Also known as Dealfish, Oarfish, Peregrine Dealfish, Peregrine Ribbonfish. Found swimming with its head pointing upwards in very deep waters off-shore. They feed midwater on crustaceans, fish and squid. Juveniles.. more

Mediterranean Rainbow Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as African Rainbow Wrasse, Mediterranean Rainbowfish, Rainbow Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in schools over eelgrass and rocky areas of lagoons, coral and rocky reefs... more

Mediterranean Sand Smelt - Silversides

Also known as Baitfish, Greyback, Sand Smelt, Smelt, Southern Sand Smelt. Found in schools usually near the surface of clear shallow sandy bays estuaries, lagoons and shorelines. They feed.. more

Meggitt's goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Meggitt's Frillgoby, Reef Goby. Found darting around in rock-pools and shallow areas of rocky coastal areas. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 6cm Depth - 0-10m Widespread.. more

Mental Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Maori Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasse. Found singly close to coral heads over fringing reefs. They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates. They can change colour to match.. more

Messmate Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Bloodspot Pipefish, Dragonface Pipefish, Dragon-faced Pipefish, Reef Pipefish, Reeftop Pipefish, South Pacific Pipefish, Tongan Dragonface Pipefish, Yellowstreaked Pipefish. Found singly, pairs or in small groups.. more

Messmate Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Australian Banded Pipe, Australian Messmate Pipefish, Banded Messmate Pipefish, Banded Pipefish, Scribbled Pipefish, Waite's Pipefish. Found in pairs or small schools over coral, rubble and.. more

Mexican Blue-eye - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers

Also known as Blue-eyed Livebearer. Found in schools over clear fast flowing waters of brooks, rivers and streams. They feed on invertebrates. Length - 4.8cm Depth - ?m North America - Mexico A.. more

Mexican Hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Hogfish, Pacific Hogfish, Streamer Hogfish. Found singly or in schools during the day over mixed vegetated and sandy bottoms of coral and rocky reefs rich.. more

Mexican Hogfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Hogfish, Pacific Hogfish, Streamer Hogfish. Found singly or in schools during the day over mixed vegetated and sandy bottoms of coral and rocky reefs rich.. more

Mexican Mojarra - Cichlids

Also known as Atomic Sunfish, False Red Terror, Mojarra Castarrica, Mayan Cichlid, Orange Tiger, Red Terror. Found in schools both fresh and saltwater habitats over shallow coastal lagoons,.. more

Meyer's Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Maypole Butterflyfish, Meyeri Butterflyfish, Meyer's Butterfly, Meyer's Coralfish, Scrawl Butterflyfish, Scrawled Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs over clear lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Midas Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Gold Midas Blenny, Golden Blenny, Golden Midas Blenny, Lyretail Blenny, Lyretail Combtooth, Lyretail Combtooth Blenny, Midas Coral Blenny, Midas Midas, Persian Blenny,.. more

Midas Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Bumphead Cichlid, Flower Horn Cichlid, Flower Horn Midas Cichlid, Red Devil, Red Devil Cichlid. Found in box cut canals with rocky vertical sides and lakes.. more

Midnight Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Black-and-White Seaperch, Black-and-White Snapper, Midnight Seaperch, Newspaperfish, Seaperch. Found singly or in loose schools over reef channels, slopes and walls of lagoons and coral.. more

Midnight Snapper (Juvenile) - Snappers

Also known as Black-and-White Seaperch, Black-and-White Snapper, Midnight Seaperch, Newspaperfish, Seaperch. Found singly or in loose schools over reef channels, slopes and walls of lagoons and coral.. more

Milkfish - Milkfish

Also known as Bangos, Bony Salmon, Chanos, Giant Herring, Moreton Bay Salmon, Salmon Herring, White Mullet. Found in small to large schools over well developed reef areas of.. more

Milkspotted Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blowfish, Gangetic Blowfish, Gangetic Pufferfish, Marbled Pufferfish, Marbled Toad, Marbled Toadfish, Marbled Toado, Milkspot Toadfish, Milk-spotted Pufferfish, Milk-spotted Toadfish, Pufferfish, Swelltoad, Tidal Pufferfish, Toadfish. Found.. more

Miller's Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Miller's Damselfish. Found singly, pairs or in loose schools over dead coral, rubble and weedy areas of shallow inshore reefs. They feed on algae and zooplankton Length.. more

Millet Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Crochet Butterflyfish, Lemon Butterfly, Lemon Butterflyfish, Milletseed Butterflyfish. Found in pairs or schools over shallow reef flats and seamounts. They feed in midwater on.. more

Mimic Blenny - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Scaly Blenny. Found singly resting on Pectoral and Dorsal Fins blending in with the background over rock and rubble shores rich with algal mats and.. more

Mimic Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Blacksaddle Filefish, Blacksaddle Leatherjacket, Blacksaddle Mimic, Blacksaddle Mimic Filefish, Blacksaddle Toby Mimic, Black-saddled Filefish, Black-saddled Leatherjacket, False Puffer, Hooked Filefish, Leatherjacket, Mimic Leatherjacket, Saddled.. more

Mimic Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Indian Mimic Goatfish, Yellowfin Goatfish. Found in mixed schools foraging for food over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates. They mimic.. more

Mimic Sole (Juvenile) - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Flatfish, Flatfish Sole, Mimic Flatfish, Spotted Sole, White-blotched Sole, Tongue-fish. Found singly partially buried in or on the sandy areas in shallow protected lagoons and.. more

Mimic Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Black-barred Surgeonfish, Black-barred Tang, Chocolate Surgeonfish, Chocolate Tang, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Lemonpeel Surgeonfish, Lemonpeel Tang, Mimic Tang, Orange-gilled Surgeonfish, Orange-gilled Tang, Pacific Mimic Surgeon, Pacific.. more

Mimic Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Black-barred Surgeonfish, Black-barred Tang, Chocolate Surgeonfish, Chocolate Tang, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Lemonpeel Surgeonfish, Lemonpeel Tang, Mimic Tang, Orange-gilled Surgeonfish, Orange-gilled Tang, Pacific Mimic Surgeon, Pacific.. more

Miry's Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Lyretail Damselfish, Miry's Damsel, Miry's Damselfish. Found in loose schools over inshore coral reefs. They feed on algae, fish eggs and zooplankton. Length - 11cm Depth - 1-25m Western.. more

Misty Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Big-eyed Grouper, Black Grouper, Cod, Convict Grouper, Eightbar Grouper, Hind, Moustache Grouper, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly usually in deep waters. They feed on crustaceans, small fish.. more

Molly Miller - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Molly Miller Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly or in pairs hiding in empty Strombus gigas shells, algae and holes in the.. more

Moluccan Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Whitesaddle Cardinalfish, White-saddled Cardinalfish, Yelloweye Cardinalfish. Found in pairs or schools during the day sheltering close to corals, dispersing at night to hunt for food.. more

Moluccan Sweeper - Sweepers

Also known as Black-edged Sweeper, Black-tipped Bullseye, Bullseye, Green-back Bullseye, Hatchet Fish, Molucca Sweeper. Found in schools during the day sheltering in caves, under ledges, harbours and in.. more

Monarch Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Monarch Damselfish. Found singly or in pairs around live coral thickets interspersed with open sand and dead corals over lagoon reefs. They feed on filamentous algae.. more

Monarch Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Monarch Damselfish. Found singly or in pairs around live coral thickets interspersed with open sand and dead corals over lagoon reefs. They feed on filamentous algae.. more

Monkfish - Anglerfishes---Goosefishes

Also known as Angler, Fishing Frog, Frogfish, Great Plucker, Monk, Sea Devil, Walking Fish. Found singly, in deep waters, half buried on mud and sandy bottoms wiggling its.. more

Monogram Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Barred-face Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Lattice Monocle Bream, Lattice Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Monogram Spinecheek, Monogrammed Monocle Bream, Rainbow Bream, Rainbow Monocle Bream, Regal Coral Bream,.. more

Monrovia Doctorfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Atlantic Achilles Surgeonfish, Atlantic Achilles Tang, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Monrovia Surgeonfish, Monrovia Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, West African Tang. Found singly or in schools over coral.. more

Monster Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Fan Shrimpgoby, Gudgeon, Mottled Shrimpgoby, Prawn Goby, Shrimp Goby, Tomiyama's Shrimpgoby, Watchman Goby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with the blotched snapping.. more

Moonlight Gourami - Gouramies

Also known as Golden Blue Gourami, Golden Gourami, Moon Gourami, Moonbeam Gourami, Pearl Gourami. Found close to vegetation in sluggish standing waters of ponds and swamps. They feed on.. more

Moorish Idol - Moorish idol

Also known as Crowned Scythe. Found singly, pairs or large schools in murky waters over coral and rocky areas of reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed.. more

Morrison's Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as - No other name Found singly, pairs or in small schools amongst algae covered rocks of coral and seaward reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates and.. more

Moses Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Fingermark Bream, John's Snapper, Moses Perch, Moses Sea Perch, Onespot Snapper, Red Bream, Russell's Onespot Snapper, Russell's Sea Perch, Russell's Snapper, Sea Bream, Spotted-scale.. more

Mottled Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Maculated Flounder, Tropical Flounder. Found singly during the day over soft and hard bottoms, moving out in the open at night hunting for food over.. more

Mottled Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Comb Grouper, Hind, Marbled Rockfish, Rockcod, Rockfish, Trout. Found over rock and sandy bottoms sometimes close to mangrove lined lagoons and in deeper waters. They.. more

Mottled Jawfish - Jawfishes

Also know as - No other name. Found singly with just the head showing in coral and shell fragment lined vertical burrows on rubble and sand areas of.. more

Mottled Sculpin - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Sculpins

Also known as Beard's Sculpin, Blob, Bullhead, Columbia Sculpin, Freshwater Sculpin, Gudgeon, Miller's Thumb, Muddler, Rocky Mountain Sculpin, Sea Raven, Speckled Sculpin. Found singly over gravel and rubble.. more

Moustache Jawfish - Jawfishes

Also known as Blackcap Jawfish, Sailfin Jawfish. Found singly with just the head showing in rock lined burrows over rubble and sand bottoms close to reefs. They feed mainly.. more

Moyer's Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Dragonette, Mandarinfish, Ruby Red Dragonet, Scooter Dragonet. Found singly or in harems resting and blending in with their surroundings over coral, rocks and sandy bottoms.. more

Mozambique Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Firefish, Golden Scorpionfish, Stingfish. Found singly or in pairs during the day well camouflaged hiding in crevices and rocks over mixed rubble and sandy areas.. more

Mozambique Tilapia - Cichlids

Also known as African Mouthbrooder, African Perch, Blue Bream, Blue Tilapia, Common Tilapia, Hawaiian Perch, Hawaiian Sunfish, Japanese Fish, Java Fish, Java Tilapia, Kurper Bream, Largemouth Kurper,.. more

Mud Sillago - Smelt-whitings

Also known as Mud Whiting, Sand Borer, Sand-smelt, Whiting. Found in schools in muddy or sandy depressions of silty inshore waters, moving along estuaries, mangroves, sandbars, and sandflats.. more

Mudpuppy - Salamander

Also known as Aquatic Waterdog, Common Mudpuppy, Waterdog. Found during the day under bank overhangs, debris and rocks, out at night foraging for food over the bottoms.. more

Mullet Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Pargo, Pargo Colorado, Pargo Lisa, Snapper Mullet. Found singly or in large schools over hard bottoms of inshore reefs. They feed on fish and invertebrates. Juveniles.. more

Muskellunge - Pikes-Mudminnows---Pikes

Also known as Allegheny River Pike, Barred Muskie, Great Pike, Lunge, Mascalonge, Muskie, Ohio Muskie, Tiger, Tiger Musky, White Pickerel, White Pike, Wisconsin Muskie. Found singly or in.. more

Mutton Hamlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Coney, Hamlet, Hind, Mossyfish, Mossy Grouper, Mutton Hamlet, Pacific Mutton Hamlet, Red Nigger Hamlet, Rock Bass, Rockcod, Small Grouper, Trout. Found singly during the.. more

Mutton Snapper - Snappers

Also known as King Snapper, Mutton Fish, Pargo, Red Snapper, Virgin Snapper. Found singly or in small schools drifting during the day over sandy areas and seagrass beds.. more

Mystery Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Surprise Blenny. Found singly in very shallow waters over rocky areas of coastal shores. They feed on algae and benthic.. more

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