A to Z

Our A-Z contains a list of all fish/sea creatures that are stored on the site. All listings are by common names and not scientific names.

Baensch's Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue-spotted Damsel. Found singly or in pairs over inshore and offshore coral reefs. Length - 10cm Depth - 1-20m Widespread Western Indian Ocean Damselfish are egg layers. First they clear.. more

Balao - Needle Fishes---Halfbeaks

Also known as Balao Halfbeak, Ballyhoo Halfbeak, Blacktail Ballyhoo, Blue Balao,Blue-tailed Balao, Garfishes, Piper, Slender Halfbeak. Found in large schools over the surface of lagoons and seaward reefs,.. more

Bald-tipped Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Brain Trumpet Coral, Gold-tipped Coral, Gold-tipped Torch Coral, Grape Coral, Pom-Pom Coral, Torch Coral, Trumpet Coral, Whisker Coral. Found in dome shaped colonies with the.. more

Ball Corallimorph - Corallimorphs

Also known as Bell Mushroom Coral, Color Ball Anemone, Colour Rock Anemone, Corallimorph Anemone, False Anemone, Mushroom Corallimorph, White Ball Corallimorph, Zoantharia. Found over rubble areas of coral.. more

Ballan Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as - no other name. Found in small groups over intertidal areas around rocks and seaweed areas of rock pools, coastal reefs and off-shore reefs. They.. more

Balloon Corallimorph - Corallimorphs

Also known as Bowl Anemone, Disc Anemone, Elephant Ear Anemone, Elephant's Ear Anemone, Giant Cup Mushroom Coral, Giant Flower Coral, Giant Mushroom Anemone, Large Elephant Ear Mushroom,.. more

Balloonfish - Puffers-Filefish---Porcupinefishes-Burrfishes

Also known as Balloon Porcupinefish, Balloon Pufferfish, Black-blotched Porcupinefish, Blotched Porcupine, Blotched Porcupinefish, Blowfish, Brown Porcupinefish, Fine-spotted Porcupinefish, Freckled Porcupinefish, Globefishes, Hedgehog Fishes, Longspine Porcupinefish, Longspine Puffer,.. more

Ballyhoo Halfbeak - Needle Fishes---Halfbeaks

Also known as Baitfishes, Balao, Bally, Ballyhoo, Gars, Red-tailed Balao, Yellowtail Ballyhoo. Found in large schools over the surface water above shallow banks, reef flats and seagrass beds.. more

Banded Archerfish - Archerfishes

Also known as Bowman, Common Archerfish, Northern Riflefish, Riflefish, Spinnerfish. Found in small schools around overhanging vegetation in murky brackish waters of mangrove estuaries, reefs, rivers and.. more

Banded Bonnet - Sea Snails

Also known as Banded Helmet, Bonnet Snails, Coronated Helmet, Helmet Seashell, Helmet Shells, Tun Shells. Found on sandy bottoms over offshore reefs frequently caught in trawling nets. They feed.. more

Banded Boxer Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as American Flag Shrimp, Banded Boxing Shrimp, Banded Cleaner Shrimp, Banded Coral Cleaner Shrimp, Banded Coral Shrimp, Barber-pole Shrimp, Boxer Shrimps, Boxing Shrimp, Carid Shrimps,.. more

Banded Brittle Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Banded Brittle Starfish, Banded Serpent Star, Black-banded Serpent Star, Brittle Sea Stars, Brittle Star, Fancy Serpent Sea Star, Mosaic Brittle Star, Painted Serpent Starfish,.. more

Banded Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Banded Butterfly, Banded Mariposa, Banded Striatus, Butterbun, Coralfishes, Portuguese Butterfly, Portuguese Butterflyfish, School Mistress. Found singly, pairs, or in schools over coral reefs with.. more

Banded Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Banded Damselfish, Five-banded Damsel, Yellow-banded Damsel, Yellow-banded Damselfish. Found over shallow, sandy, silty bottoms around coral outcrops and seagrass beds of lagoons and coastal reefs. They.. more

Banded Goby - Gobies

Also known as Banded Sleeper Goby, Brown-barred Goby, Bullet Goby, Dragon Goby, Dusky Barred Goby, Goby Dragon, Gudgeons, Sand Gobies, Sleeper-banded Goby, Sleeper Gobies, White-barred Goby, White-spotted.. more

Banded Jewelfish - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Fivespot Cichlid, Fivespot Jewel Cichlid, Jewel Cichlid, Jewelfish, Jewelled Cichlid. Found in clear water drainage basins, flood plain lagoons, rivers and streams. They feed.. more

Banded leporinus - Characins---Headstanders

Also known as Black-banded leporinus. Found in flooded forests and rocky areas of rapidly flowing waters in the Amazon Basin. They feed on crustaceans, fish, insects, plants matter and.. more

Banded Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Insular Pipefish, Harlequin Pipefish, Seadragon, Short-nosed Pipefish. Found in pairs or small schools in pockets of low growth coral and rubble over white sand substrates.. more

Banded Rudderfish - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Amberfishes, Banded Mackerel, Greater Amberjack, Jackfish, Pilotfish, Rudderfish, Shark Pilot, Slender Amberjack, Trevallies. Found over bottoms of coast waters over the continental shelf. They feed on.. more

Banded Scat - Scats

Also known as Barred Scat, Many-banded Scat, Orangefin Scat, Silver Scat, Southern Butterfly, Southern Butterflyfish, Spot-banded Scat, Spot-banded Silver Scat, Striped Scat, Yellowfin Scat. Found singly or in.. more

Banded Sea Krait - Sea Snakes---Venomous Sea Snakes

Also known as Amphibious Sea Snake, Amphibious Snake, Banded Sea Snake, Banded Yellow-lip Sea Snake, Colubrine Sea Krait, Colubrine Sea Snake, Sea Krait, Snake Eels, Yellow-lipped Sea.. more

Banded Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Narrow-banded Sergeant-Major, Sergeants, Sergeant Majors, Sevenband Demoiselle, Sevenband Sergeant, Seven-banded Sergeant-Major, Sevenbar Damsel, Sevenbar Sergeant. Found in small schools over rocky areas in shallow surge.. more

Banded Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Banded Prawngoby, Blue-spotted Watchman Goby, Gudgeons, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, Yellow Prawngoby, Yellow Shrimpgoby, Yellow Watchman Goby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow.. more

Banded Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Aesop Sole, Blacktip Sole, Blue-edged Sole, Flatfish Sole, Tiger Sole, Tonguefish. Found singly over protected shallow sandy areas of lagoons and seaward reefs buried beneath.. more

Banded Tozeuma Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Broken-back Shrimps, Carid Shrimps, Sawblade Shrimps, Tozeuma Shrimps, Barred Arrow-shrimp, Gorgonian Shrimp, Hump-backed Shrimp and Needle Shrimp. Found on gorgonian and black coral branches, colour.. more

Banded Vertagus - Sea Snails

Also known as Banded Creeper and Pharoah's Horn. Found singly or in colonies on sand and under dead corals during the day coming out to hunt at night. They.. more

Banded Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasses and Central American Banded Wrasse. Found singly in shallow waters rich in brown algae. They feed on hard shell invertebrates, sea urchins and brittle.. more

Banded Yellowfish - Snipefishes-Shrimpfishes

Also known as Banded Bellowfish, Banded Bellowsfish, Banded Snipefish, Bellowfishes, Blue-banded Bellowfish, Buglet, Red-banded Bellowsfish, Trumpetfish. Found in small schools close to sand or mud bottoms over the.. more

Bandtail Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Pufferfish, Blowfishes, Toadfishes, Bandtail Pufferfish, Banded-tail Puffer and Southern Swellfish. Found hovering over mud bottoms of reef flats, seagrass beds and mangrove areas blending in.. more

Bandtail Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Bandtail Stingfish, Humpbacked Scorpionfish, Stingfish, Yellowfin Scorpionfish. Found singly well camouflaged over open mud and sand bottoms of coastal reefs. They feed on small fish.. more

Bandtooth Conger - Eels-Morays---Conger-Garden Eels

Also known as Baleares Conger, Balearic Conger. Found burrowed into soft sand or mud close to reefs or shoreline during the day, coming out at night to feed. They.. more

Banggai Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Banggai Cardinal, Banggai Emperor, Emperor Cardinalfish, Kaudern's Cardinal, Kaudern's Cardinalfish, Longfin Cardinalfish. Found in schools over shallow coastal waters with sandy bottoms and seagrass beds,.. more

Bar Jack - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bahamas Runner, Blackjack, Blue Runner, Blue-stripped Cavalla, Crevalle, Crevalle Jack, Greenback, Neverbite, Passing Jack, Pointnose, Rainbow Crevalle, Red Jack, Reef Runner, Runner, Skipjack, Trevallies. Found.. more

Barbfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Goosehead Scorpionfish, Orange Scorpionfish, Pop-eyed Sea Goblin, Red Barbfish, Stingfish. Found singly or in pairs well camouflaged on rock, rubble and sandy areas over.. more

Barchin Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as - no other name Found singly and well camouflaged over sand and rubble areas of shallow channels, lagoons and reef flats. They feed nocturnally on crustaceans.. more

Barfin Benny - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Labrisomid Blenny, Scaly Blennies. Found singly resting on Pectoral and Dorsal Fins blending in with the background in shallow waters over rock, rubble and sandy.. more

Barramundi - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Barramundi Cod, Barramundi Cod Grouper, Barramundi Cod Humpback Grouper, Barramundi Rock Cod, Cods, Flatfish Grouper, Highfin Grouper, High-finned Grouper, Hinds, Humpback Grouper, Humpback Rock.. more

Barramundi (Juvenile) - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Barramundi Cod, Barramundi Cod Grouper, Barramundi Cod Humpback Grouper, Barramundi Rock Cod, Cods, Flatfish Grouper, Highfin Grouper, High-finned Grouper, Hinds, Humpback Grouper, Humpback Rock.. more

Barred Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly over shallow surge zones of channels, reef crests and exposed seaward reefs rich in algae growth. They feed.. more

Barred Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Two-spotted Cardinalfish. Found in schools often hidden during the day in cracks and crevices of the reefs dispersing at night to hunt for food over.. more

Barred Flagtail - Aholeholes

Also known as Fiveband Flagtail, Fivebar Flagtail, Flagtail, Ocean Flagfish. Found in tightly packed schools in shallow waters along reef margins and rocky shorelines close to surf zones,.. more

Barred Grunt - Grunts

Also known as Cro-cro Grunt, Green Snapper, Yellow Cro-cro. Found in schools over shallow muddy areas of sandy shores during the day and deeper at night foraging for.. more

Barred Hamlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Bad Lucks, Butter Hamlet, Cods, Hamlets, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly close to cover over shallow coral and rocky reefs. They feed on benthic crustaceans, small.. more

Barred Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Banded Eel, Banded Moray, Banded Moray Eel, Dark-banded Eel, Girdled Moray, Girdled Reef Eel, Many-banded Moray Eel, Ringed Moray, Ringed Reef Eel, Striped Moray,.. more

Barred Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Barhead Spinefoot, Barred Spinefoot, Blue-lined Rabbitfish, Blue-lined Spinefoot, Doliatus Foxface Fish, Pencil-streaked Rabbitfish, Pencil-streaked Spinefoot, Spinefoots. Found in pairs or small schools over drop-offs and.. more

Barred Sand Conger - Eels-Morays---Conger-Garden Eels

Also known as Barred Conger, Conger Eels. Found singly buried in the sand of lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed nocturnally on crustaceans and small fish. Length - 60cm Depth.. more

Barred Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also know as Black Shrimpgoby, Barred Prawngoby, Barred Watchman Goby, Bluefin Watchman Goby, Gudgeons, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, Y-bar Shrimpgoby. Found in pairs or colonies sharing their burrow.. more

Barred Thicklip Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Banded Thicklip, Banded Thicklip Wrasse, Barred Wrasse, Fiveband Wrasse, Five-banded Thicklip, Five-banded Wrasse, Maori Wrasses,Thicklip Wrasses. Found singly or in small loose schools over reef.. more

Barred Thicklip Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Banded Thicklip, Banded Thicklip Wrasse, Barred Wrasse, Fiveband Wrasse, Five-banded Thicklip, Five-banded Wrasse, Maori Wrasses,Thicklip Wrasses. Found singly or in small loose schools over reef.. more

Barred Unicornfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Oneknife Unicorn, Oneknife Unicornfish, Onespine Unicorn, Onespine Unicornfish, Singlespine Unicornfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Thunny Unicornfish. Found singly or in large schools.. more

Barred-fin Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Bartail Moray, Bartail Moray Eel, Zonipectis Moray. Found singly in caves, crevices under ledges and amongst rubble of outer reef slopes during the day out.. more

Barrel Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Giant Barrel Sponge, Great Vase Sponge, Marine Sponges, Siliceous Sponges, Volcano Sponge. Found singly or in small colonies over reef faces and flats of coral.. more

Barrelfish - Medusafishes

Also known as Black Rudderfish, Butterfishes, Driftfish. Found singly or in schools in deep rocky canyons of the continental shelf. Juveniles found in schools over surface waters under floating.. more

Barrier Reef Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Akindynos Clownfish, Anemonefishes, Brown Anemonefish, Brown Clown, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Great Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Guarded Anemonefish, Two-banded Anemonefish, White-tailed Anemonefish. Found in pairs or families.. more

Barrier Reef Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Bicolor Chromis, Doublebar Chromis, Puller, Shining Puller, Yellowback Puller, Yellow-backed Puller. Found in small to large schools in lagoons and outer edges of reefs rich.. more

Bartail Flathead - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Flatheads

Also known as Bar-Tailed Flathead and Indian Flathead. Found singly lying on sand and mud bottoms of coastal reefs and estuaries. Mainly nocturnal. They feed on fish, swimming invertebrates and.. more

Bartail Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Red-barred Parrotfish, Tail-barred Parrotfish. Found singly foraging for food over steep outer reef slopes rich in algae growth. They feed on filamentous algae. Length -.. more

Bartels' Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Bartels' Dragonette. Found singly or in pairs resting on coral over lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on benthic invertebrates and zooplankton. Length.. more

Basket Star Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Gorgonian Shrimp, Partner Shrimp. Found in pairs in a symbiotic relationship with basket stars over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on.. more

Basketmouth Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Malawi Cichlid, Spectacled Cichlid, Spectacular Basketmouth Cichlid. Found in pairs under or close to vegetation in drainage ditches and along the banks of.. more

Bastard grunt - Grunts

Also known as Dogfish, Sweetlips. Found in large schools close to shelter during the day, out hunting for food at night close to the bottom over hard sandy.. more

Batangas Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Batangas Sea Slug, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - 4cm Depth -.. more

Bath's Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bath's Clown Blenny, Bath's Combtooth, Bath's Combtooth Blenny, Bath's Coral Blenny, Coral Blennies, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly or in small schools or "harems".. more

Batu Coris - Wrasses

Also known as Batu Rainbow Wrasse, Dapple Coris, Dappled Wrasse, Pallid Wrasse, Schroeder's Wrasse, Schroeder's Rainbow Wrasse, Sand Wrasses, Variegated Rainbowfish, Variegated Wrasse, Yellow Wrasse. Found singly or.. more

Batu Coris (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Batu Rainbow Wrasse, Dapple Coris, Dappled Wrasse, Pallid Wrasse, Schroeder's Wrasse, Schroeder's Rainbow Wrasse, Sand Wrasses, Variegated Rainbowfish, Variegated Wrasse, Yellow Wrasse. Found singly or.. more

Batwing Coral Crab - Crabs---Reef Crabs

Also known as Batwing Round Crab, Coral Crab, Reef Crabs, Queen Crab, Red Coral Crab, True Crabs. Found in shallow waters hiding during the day under rocks and.. more

Bayou Killifish - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---Topminnows-Killifishes

Also known as Bayou Topminnow, Fundulid Killifishes, Fundulus Mudfish, Gulf Killifish, Mudfishes. Found in schools over shallow, brackish and fresh waters of bays, bayous, marshes and swamps. They.. more

Beaded Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Adhesive Sea Anemone, Aurora Host Anemone, Beaded Sea Anemone, Carpet Anemone, Corn Anemone, Flat Anemone, Hexacorals, Ritteri Anemone, Saddle Tip Anemone, Sand Anemone, White-beaded.. more

Bear Paw Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Bivalves, Molluscs, Clams, Hippopus Clam, Horseshoe Clam, Horses Hoof Clam, Rolling Clam and Strawberry Clam. Found on coral and rocky reefs and in.. more

Bearded Fireworm - Fire Worms

Also known as Bristle Worms, Green Fireworm, Marine Fireworms, Marine Worms, Rock Worms, Sea Caterpillar, Segmented Sea Worms, Segmented Worms, Tubeworms. Found hiding or crawling on branching corals.. more

Bearded Thorny Oyster - Bivalves

Also known as Bivalves, Fork-spined Thorny Oyster, Molluscs, Orange Spiny Oyster, Oysters, Spiny Oyster. Found attached to dead corals, rocks and shell debris over intertidal zones down to.. more

Beaugregory - Damselfishes

Also known as Beaugregory Damsel, Beaugregory Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Gregory, Yellowbelly. Found singly close to the substrate over seagrass beds, mangroves, sandy areas and sponge beds of shallow.. more

Beaugregory (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Beaugregory Damsel, Beaugregory Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Gregory, Yellowbelly. Found singly close to the substrate over seagrass beds, mangroves, sandy areas and sponge beds of shallow.. more

Beautiful Feather Star - Feather Stars

Also known as Crinoids, Sea Lilies, Storked Sea Lilies, Feather Star Criniod, Feather Starfish and Gorgonian Feather Star. Found singly or in groups usually clinging to gorgonians. At night.. more

Beautiful Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Beautiful Rockskipper, Coral Blennies, Dusky Blenny, Imspringer, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Rockskippers. Found singly skipping from rockpool to rockpool, over very shallow surge zones of.. more

Belly-barred Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Banded Freshwater Pipefish, Bellybar Pipefish, Blue-spotted Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs over very shallow coastal waters of estuaries, mangroves and tidal creeks as.. more

Bellybutton Nautilus - Pelagic Octopus

Also known as Chambered Nautilus, Emperor Nautilus, Pearly Nautilus Found in depths of several hundred metres along the continental shelf during the day. Rising to shallow.. more

Belted Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as - Belted Cardinal. Found singly, pairs or in small schools in caves and holes in the reef and sheltering in the spines of long-spined sea.. more

Belted Sandfish - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Banded Sandfish, Dwarf Sea Bass and Stubby Sea Bass. Found in warm silty waters over mixed sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky.. more

Belted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasses, Belted Ribbon Wrasse, Green Wrasse, Orangeband Wrasse, Orangebar Wrasse and Orangeline Wrasse. Found in clear water lagoons and reef flats of seaward reefs. They.. more

Bengal Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Bengal Sergeant Major, Bengalese Damselfish, Bengal's Sergeant, Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major, Palmer's Damselfish, Sergeant, Sergeant-Major. Found singly or in small schools over rocky bottoms of shallow.. more

Bengal Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Bengal Snapperfish. Found singly or in schools around coral heads and rocky outcrops over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and small fish. Length -.. more

Bennett's Feather Star - Feather Stars

Also known as Crinoids, Feather Star Criniod, Feather Starfish, Sea Lilies, Storked Sea Lilies. Found singly or in groups on high coral outcrops and ledges with exposed.. more

Bentjaw Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Brown Moray, Funnel-nostril Moray, Gray Moray, White Margin Moray, White-margined Moray. Found singly with their head poking out of crevices and holes in the reef.. more

Bermuda/Yellow Chub - Sea Chubs

Also known as Bermuda Chub, Bermuda Sea Chub, Black Snapper, Brim, Chubs, Drummers, Kyphosus incisor, Kyphosus saltatrix, Rudderfishes, White Chub, Yellow Chub, Yellow Sea Chub. Found in small.. more

Berry Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Golf Ball Sponges, Moon Sponges, Pado Sponge, Siliceous Sponges. Found in shallow waters under ledges, close to mangroves and on slopes over sand and rubble.. more

Berry's Bobtail Squid - Squids

Also known as Bobtail Squids, Double-ear Bobtail, Hummingbird Bobtail Squid, Iridescent Squid, Pygmy Squids. Found over fine sandy bottoms often buried during the day with just the eyes.. more

Bicolor Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Bicolor Angel, Bicolor Dwarf Angel, Black-and-Gold Angelfish, Blue-and-Gold Angelfish, Gold-and-Blue Angelfish, Oriole Dwarf Angel, Pacific Rock Beauty, Pygmy Bicolor Angelfish, Rock Beauty, Two Colored.. more

Bicolor Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bicolor Combtooth Blenny, Bicolor Coral Blenny, Bicolored Blenny, Coral Blennies, Flametail Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Two-color Combtooth, Two-color Combtooth Blenny, Two-colored Blenny, Two-tone.. more

Bicolor Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Black-and-White Chromis, Chocolate Dip, Chocolate Dip Chromis, Half-and-Half Puller, Pullers, Whitetail Chromis, Whitetail Puller. Found singly or in small schools amongst algae covered coral and.. more

Bicolor Cleaner Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Bicolor Cleanerfish, Bi-colored Cleanerfish, Bi-colored Cleaner Wrasse, Cleanerfish, Cleaner Wrasses, Two-colour Cleaner, Twocolour Cleanerfish, Twocolour Cleaner Wrasse, Two-coloured Cleanerfish, Two-coloured Cleaner Wrasse, Yellow Diesel.. more

Bicolor Cleaner Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Found singly or in pairs at cleaning stations around prominent coral formations over lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on mucus, parasites and dead skin. Juveniles singly and secretive.. more

Bicolor Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Bicolor Gregory, Caribbean Bicolor Damsel, Farmer Damsels. Found singly or in pairs over deep water isolated patch reefs of shallow coral reefs They feed on filamentous.. more

Bicolor Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, False Harptail, False Harptail Blenny, Fang Blennies, Golden Mimic Blenny, Mimic Yellowtail Fangblenny, Mimic Yellow-tailed Blenny, Poison Fangblenny, Poison Fangblenny Mimic, Sabretooth.. more

Bicolor Flabellina - Sea Slugs

Also known as Aeolid Nudibranchs, Aeolus, Bicolor Nudibranch, Dorid Nudibranch, Flabellina Nudibranch, Flabellina Sea Slug, Nudibranchs Ornate Flabellina. Found singly or in pairs crawling over encrusting turf algae.. more

Bicolor Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Half-and-Half Goatfish, Swarthy-headed Goatfish. Found singly or in schools over mixed rubble sand and seaweed bottoms close to reefs of protected bays, lagoons and deep.. more

Bicolor Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Red-speckled Parrotfish, Spotted Parrotfish, Two-colour Parrotfish. Found in harems foraging for food over coral and rocky clear water lagoons and seaward reefs rich in algae.. more

Bicolor Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Red-speckled Parrotfish, Spotted Parrotfish, Two-colour Parrotfish. Found in harems foraging for food over coral and rocky clear water lagoons and seaward reefs rich in algae.. more

Bicolored Foxface - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Bicolor Foxface, Bicolor Foxface Rabbitfish, Fiji Foxface, Spinefoot, Spinefoot Foxface, Uspi Rabbitfish. Found singly or in pairs amongst hard corals in deep pools over drop-off's,.. more

Bicolored Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Bicolor Toby, Pufferfish, Sharpnose Pufferfish, Smith's Pufferfish, Smith's Sharpnose Puffer, Toby. Found singly over mixed boulders and rubble areas at the base of steep slopes.. more

Big Eye Oscar - Cichlids

Also known as Argentinian Oscar, Chocolate Oscar. Found in drainage ditches, Amazon and Paraguay river basins. Length - 24cm Depth - ?m Widespread South America A freshwater fish often seen in the.. more

Big-lip Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Big-lip Damselfish, Kissing Damsel, Minstrelfish. Found singly or in small schools sheltering in the branches of Acropora corals over shallow, sheltered lagoons and coastal reefs. They.. more

Big-scale Sand Smelt - Silversides

Also known as Sand Smelts, Black Sea Sand Smelt and Boyer's Sand Smelt. Found in schools in brackish coastal waters and slow flowing freshwater, lakes, estuaries and rivers. They.. more

Bigeye Barracuda - Barracudas

Also known as Blackspot Barracuda, Forster's Barracuda, Forster's Sea Pike, Sea Pikes. Found in large schools above reef patches of lagoons, inner and outer reefs during the day,.. more

Bigeye Scad - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Big-eyed Scad, Goggle-eye, Goggle-eye Scad, Goggle-eyed Scad, Goggler, Horse Mackerel, Horse-eye Jack, Jackfish, Purse-eye Scad, Purse-eyed Scad, Scad, Silver Scad, Steenbrass, Trevallies. Found in very.. more

Bigeye Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Bigeye Sea Perch, Golden Striped Snapper, Goldspot Mullet, Red Sea Lined Snapper, Rosy Snapper, Yellow Snapper. Found large schools drifting in the current over off.. more

Bigeye Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bigeye Jack, Bigeye Kingfish, Jackfish, Crevalle Jack, Dusk Jack, Dusky Jack, Giant Trevally, Horse Mackerel, Horse Mackerel Trevally, Horse-eye Jack, Kingfish, Orange-spotted Trevally, Sixband.. more

Bighead Searobin - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Searobins

Also known as Flying Gurnard, Gruntfish, Gurnard, Mother-in-Law Fish. Found singly on shallow sandy bottoms sometimes buried in the sand over bays, estuaries and lagoons, they are.. more

Bignose Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Black-spotted Rockskipper, Coral Blennies, Pearly Rockskipper, Reef Blennies, Reef Margin Blenny, Rock Blennies, Rockskippers, Straited Blenny, Streaked Blenny. Found poking their heads out of holes.. more

Bignose Unicornfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bignose Unicorn, Bignose Unicorn Tang, Big-nosed Unicornfish, Blue-lipped Unicornfish, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Scibbled Unicornfish, Vlamingii Tang, Vlaming's Unicornfish, Zebra Unicornfish. Found singly, pairs or in small.. more

Bigscale Parma (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Bigscale Scalyfin, Big-scaled Parma, Big-scaled Scalyfin, Large Scale Damselfish, Large-scaled Parma, Parma's. Found singly or in pairs over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Territorial.. more

Bigsnout Whiptail - Cods---Grenadiers-Rattails

Also known as Whiptails. Found in deep water of the continental slope. Length - 500cm Depth - 329-1110m Widespread Western central Pacific These fish live very deep and are seldom seen except.. more

Birds Nest Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Bush Coral, Branching Corals, Needle Coral. Found beneath overhangs and along vertical walls over shallow protected areas of reefs. They feed on plankton. Prostrate and irregularly fused.. more

Black Brotula - Viviparous Brotulas

Also known as Black Widow, Black Widow Brotula, Black Widowfish, Wild Cusk Eel. Found in and around shallow caves, crevices and rocky ledges in the reefs during the.. more

Black Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Dusky Butterflyfish, Flavirostris Butterfly, Flavirostris Butterflyfish, Yellow-faced Butterflyfish, Yellownose Butterflyfish, Yellow-nosed Butterflyfish, Yellowsnout Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs over algae covered rocky areas.. more

Black Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Black Damselfish, Blue-and-Gold Damselfish, Bluefin Damsel, Bowtie Damselfish, Royal Damsel, Zulu Damsel. Found singly or in pairs over coral rich areas of shallow lagoons and.. more

Black Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Black Damselfish, Blue-and-Gold Damselfish, Bluefin Damsel, Bowtie Damselfish, Royal Damsel, Zulu Damsel. Found singly or in pairs over coral rich areas of shallow lagoons and.. more

Black Diamond Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Madagascan Cichlid, Marakeli Cichlid, Marakely, Polleni, Polleni Cichlid, Pollen's Cichlid, Starry Night Cichlid. Found in rivers and streams of Northern Madagascar. They feed on.. more

Black Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Reef Gobies, Sea Gudgeon. Found over algae, mud, sand and seagrass bottoms of estuaries, lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed on bivalves, tiny crustaceans, small.. more

Black Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Black Rockfish, Marbled Grouper and Marbled Rockfish. Found singly in shallow waters of protected reefs often just drifting above.. more

Black Hamlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Bad Lucks, Black Snapper, Butter Hamlet, Cods, Hamlets, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly or in pairs over hard and soft corals in shallow reefs. They feed.. more

Black Jack - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bigeye Jack, Black Jackfish, Black Kingfish, Black Trevally, Black Ulua, Coalfish, Crevalle Jack, Giant Jack, Horse-eye Jack, Jackfish, Trevallies. Found singly or in schools over.. more

Black Margate - Grunts

Also known as Black Bream, Black Thicklip, Dogfish, Lippe, Mexican Bull, Pompon, Spanish Grunt, Surf Bream, Sweetlips, Thicklip Grunt. Found singly or in small schools close to the.. more

Black Neon Tetra - Characins

Also known as Black Neon, Black Tetra, Neon-negro, Sort Neon. Found in schools in vegetation covered, slow moving streams and tributaries of the Paraguay basin of southern Brazil. They.. more

Black Phantom Tetra - Characins

Also known as Phantom Tetra. Found in schools around patches of submerged tree roots or vegetation over sluggish backwaters of lakes and ponds. They feed on crustaceans, small.. more

Black Pyramid Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Banded Butterfly, Banded Butterflyfish, Belted Butterflyfish, Black Zoster Butterflyfish, Brown-and-White Butterflyfish, Brushtooth Butterflyfish, Brushy-toothed Butterflyfish, Coralfishes, Girdled Butterflyfish, Pyramid Butterflyfish, Zoster Butterflyfish. Found in pairs.. more

Black scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as European Scorpionfish, Brown Scorpionfish, Sea Pig, Sea Scorpion, Small-scaled Scorpionfish, Stingfishes. Found singly well camouflaged around open mud and sand bottoms around algae and rocks.. more

Black Sea Bass - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly or in schools over both shallow and deeper waters around jetties, piers, and wrecks, over hard bottoms and coral.. more

Black Sea Catfish - Catfishes---Sea Catfishes

Also known as Black Sea Barbel. Found in shallow waters close to reefs of coastal areas. They feed on benthic invertebrates and marine worms. Length - 45cm Depth - ?m Southeast.. more

Black Sea Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Striped Spine Sea Urchin, Short-spined Black Sea Urchin and Indian Sea Urchin. Found singly or in groups on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand, rubble.. more

Black Sea Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Black Urchin, Erizo Negro, Long-spined Sea Urchin, Mediterranean Sea Urchin. Found singly or in large groups usually in shallow waters over rocky coastlines. They feed on.. more

Black Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Seabreams, Black Bream and Old Wife. Found singly or in large schools over rock and sandy bottoms as well as in seagrass beds. They.. more

Black Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Black-and-White Sea Perch, Black-and-White Snapper, Black Beauty, Black Beauty Snapper, Macolor Snapper, Newspaper Fish. Found singly or in large schools along channels and steep.. more

Black Snapper (juvenile) - Snappers

Also known as Black-and-White Sea Perch, Black-and-White Snapper, Black Beauty, Black Beauty Snapper, Macolor Snapper, Newspaper Fish. Found singly or in large schools along channels and steep.. more

Black Spot Piranha - Characins

Also known as Black Eared Piranha, Black Shoulder Piranha, Cariba Piranha, Orinoco Piranha, Red-bellied Piranha, Red Piranha. Found in freshwater rivers, streams, lakes and flooded areas of forest. They.. more

Black Spotted Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Black-blotched Moray, Black-blotched Moray Eel, Black Spotted Moray Eel, Coral Eel, Giraffe Eel, Honeycomb Moray, Honeycomb Moray Eel, Laced Moray, Laced Moray Eel, Lacy.. more

Black Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntails and Thorntail Fish. Found in groups in deep lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on plankton and algae. Length - 40cm Depth - 1-65m Widespread Western.. more

Black Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Grey Grunt, Marmite, Redlip Rubberlip, Sordid Rubberlip, Sordid Sweetlip, Sordid Thicklip, Sweetlips. Found singly or in small schools close to sheltered weedy areas during the.. more

Black Tetra - Characins

Also known as Blackamoor, Black Skirt Tetra, Black Widow, Black Widow Tetra, Butterfly Tetra, High-fin Black Skirt Tetra, Petticoat Tetra, Sort Tetra, Tetra Negro, White Widow Tetra,.. more

Black Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Black Durgon, Black Durgon Triggerfish, Black Oldwife, Blackfish, Ebony Triggerfish, Hawaiian Black Trigger, Hawaiian Black Triggerfish, Negro Trigger, Niger Head, Nigger, Niggerfish. Found singly or.. more

Black Velvet angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Black Velvet Angel, Brown Angelfish, Grey Poma, Grey Poma Angelfish, Phantom Angelfish. Found singly or in pairs around exposed current swept areas of drop-offs over.. more

Black Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Black Leopard Wrasse, Negro Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasses, Yellow-dotted Wrasse, Yellow-spotted Wrasse. Found in pairs or small loose groups over rubble and sandy areas in.. more

Black-backed Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Blackback Butterflyfish, Black-backed Coralfish, Coralfishes. Found singly or in pairs over reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on coral polyps. Juveniles.. more

Black-banded Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Black-banded Damsel, Black-banded Damselfish, Shorthead Damsel, Short-headed Damsel, Small-headed Demoiselle. Found singly or in small schools over silty sand bottoms close to sponge, rocks and.. more

Black-barred Halfbeak - Needle Fishes---Halfbeaks

Also known as Barred Garfish, Barred Halfbeak, Black-barred Garfish, Spotted Halfbeak. Found in schools over the surface or in very shallow waters over sand flats and seagrass beds.. more

Black-blotched Porcupinefish - Puffers-Filefishes---Porcupinefishes-Burrfishes

Also known as Balloonfishes, Blotched Porcupinefish, Globefishes, Hedgehog Fishes, Long-Spined Porcupinefish, Masked Porcupinefish, Shortspine Porcupine, Shortspine Porcupinefish, Swelltoads. Found singly hiding during the day in caves and.. more

Black-breasted Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Creeping Pipefish, Gilded Pipefish. Found singly, pairs or in groups over algae patches, corals and rocks of lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on tiny swimming.. more

Black-faced Blenny - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Blackface Blenny, Black-faced Blenny, Mediterranean Triplefin, Threefin Blennies,Threefins, Triplefins, Yellow Black-faced Blenny. Found over shallow and deep rocky substrates, at entrances to caves and under.. more

Black-finned Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

Also known as Blackfin Snake Eel, Black-finned Sand Eel, Highfin Snake Eel, Longfin Snake Eel, Rice-paddy Eel. Found singly over inshore waters, buried in soft bottoms near coral.. more

Black-lip Porcupinefish - Puffers-Filefish---Porcupinefishes-Burrfishes

Also known as Burrfish, Four-bar Porcupinefish. Found singly over sand and rubble bottoms often down deep on the continental shelf. They feed nocturnally on hard shelled invertebrates. Length - 30cm Depth.. more

Black-margined Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Black-edged Damsel, Blackmargin Damsel, Black-margined Damselfish. Found singly, pairs or small schools around caves and walls and over sandy areas with rocky outcrops over.. more

Black-margined Doriprismatica - Sea Slugs

Also known as Blackmargin Glossodoris, Black-margined Glossodoris, Black-margined Nudibranch, Cheesecake Nudibranch, Darkmargin Doriprismatica, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky.. more

Black-nosed Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Barberfish, Barber Butterflyfish, Blacknose Butterflyfish, Butterfly Barber. Found in pairs and large schools over coral and rocky reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on.. more

Black-nosed Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Luminous Cardinalfish, Nose-spot Cardinalfish, Schooling Cardinalfish, Swallowtail Cardinalfish. Found in large dense schools during the day, around caves, over patch reefs with coral heads.. more

Black-rayed Phyllidia - Sea Slugs

Also known as Black-rayed Fryeria, Dorid Nudibranch, Fried Egg Nudibranch, Fried Egg Sea Slug, Nudibranchs, Painted Fryeria, Painted Fryeria Sea Slug, Warty Sea Slugs. Found singly or in.. more

Black-saddled Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Banded Toby, Black Saddle Pufferfish, Blacksaddle Toby, Model Toby, Pufferfishes, Saddle Valentini Puffer, Saddleback Pufferfish, Saddled Pufferfish, Saddled Toby, Saddled Toby Pufferfish, Sharpnose Pufferfish,.. more

Black-spotted Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Dark Butterflyfish, Mystery Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs in shallow lagoons, coral and rocky reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on coral polyps. Length.. more

Black-spotted Catshark - Ground Sharks---Cat Sharks

Also known as Dogfishes, Gato's, Black-spotted Dogfish, Darkspot Catshark. Found singly often very deep on the continental shelf. They feed on bottom living invertebrates and small fish. Length -.. more

Black-spotted Rubberlip - Grunts

Also known as African Grunt, Black-spotted Grunt, Black-spotted Sweetlips, Spotted Grunt, Spotted Sweetlips, Sweetlips. Found in large schools under ledges and along coral slopes during the day, out.. more

Black-spotted Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Starfish, Fromia Sea Stars, Fromia Starfish, Thousand-pores Sea Stars, Thousand-pores Starfishes, Porous Sea Star, Porous Starfish, Black-spotted Starfish, Red Fromia Sea Star, Red Fromia.. more

Black-spotted Whipray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Whiprays, Toshs Longtail Ray, Black-spotted Stingray, Brown-spotted Whipray, Brown Whipray, Black-edged Whipray, Leopard Ray and Coach Whipray. Found singly on sandy bottoms of lagoons, bays.. more

Blackaxil Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackaxil Damsel, Blackaxil Puller, Blackfin Chromis, Blackspot Chromis, Blue-green Chromis, Blue-green Damselfish, Blue-green Puller, Pullers. Found in large schools hiding in the arms of dead.. more

Blackball Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Ball Sponge, Cake Sponge, Cake Garlic Sponge, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponges. Found over hard bottoms and in seagrass beds, around mangroves and shallow reefs. They feed.. more

Blackbar Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackback Chromis, Blackbar Damsel, Blackbar Damselfish, Blackbar Puller, Black-barred Chromis, Pullers. Found singly or in small schools close to the shelter of thickly branching corals.. more

Blackbar Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackbar Devil, Dick's Damsel, Dick's Damselfish, Dick's Demoiselle, Dick's Devil, Farmer Damsel, Narrowbar Damsel, Narrowbar Devil. Found singly or in pairs sheltering in the arms.. more

Blackbar Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Blackbar Leatherjacket, Earspot Filefish, Earspot Leatherjacket, Gillblotch Filefish, Gillblotch Leatherjacket, Leatherjackets, Redtail Filefish, Redtail Leatherjacket, Red-tailed Filefish, Red-tailed Leatherjacket. Found singly or in pairs living.. more

Blackbar hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Hogfishes. Found singly or in pairs over rocky reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on hard shell invertebrates. Length - 50cm Depth - 3-70m Widespread Eastern Central Atlantic Most.. more

Blackbar Soldierfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Bastard Soldierfish, Bigeye Soldierfish, Bigeye Squirrelfish, Big-eyed Soldierfish, Big-eyed Squirrelfish, Brother Jim, Buffalohead, Chinaman, Pinecone Soldierfish, Roundhead, Softback Soldier, Softback Soldierfish. Found in small to.. more

Blackbelt Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Black Belt, Red-black Vieja. Found around shady banks amongst logs and trees for protection in slow moving, brackish waters over mud, rock and sandy bottoms.. more

Blackbelt Hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Hogfishes, Mesothorax Hogfish, Splitlevel Hogfish, Bicolor Hogfish, Coral Hogfish, Yellow-spotted Hogfish, Eclipse Hogfish and Eclipse Pigfish. Found singly or in group over coral rich areas.. more

Blackblotch Emperor - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Black-blotched Emperor, Blackspot Emperor, Fingerprint Emperor, Pigface Bream, Redsnout Emperor, Reef Flat Emperor, Reticulated Emperor, Sea Breams, Semicinctus Emperor, Slender Emperor, Variegated Emperor, Yellowhead.. more

Blackblotch Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Blacktail Lizardfish, Black-tailed Lizardfish, Javelinfish, Javelin Lizardfish, Lighthouse Lizardfish, Tailblotch Lizardfish, Tailspot Lizardfish, Snakefish. Found singly, pairs or in small schools half buried or resting.. more

Blackcap Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Hong Kong Butterflyfish, Japanese Masked Butterflyfish, Panda Butterflyfish, Weavers Butterflyfish, Wiebeli Butterflyfish, Wiebel's Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or small schools over coral and rocky.. more

Blackchin Guitarfish - Shovelnose Rays---Giant Guitarfishes

Also known as Granulated Guitarfish, Wedgefishes. Found singly usually resting or partially buried over mud and sand bottoms in shallow to much deeper waters. They feed on benthic crustaceans.. more

Blackeye Emperor - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Seychelles Emperor. Found singly on sandy areas of lagoons, sea grass beds and outer reef slopes. They feed on fish crustaceans and worms. Length -.. more

Blackeye Goby - Gobies

Also known as Black-eyed Goby, Bluest Goby, Crested Goby, Gudgeons, Large-scaled Goby, True Gobies. Found in harems on sandy bottoms close to rocks and holes for shelter, in.. more

Blackeye Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Blackeye Spinefoot, Black-eyed Rabbitfish, Black-eyed Spinefoot, Spinefoots, Yellow Rabbitfish, Yellow Spinefoot. Found singly, pairs or schools over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on benthic algae,.. more

Blackeye Thicklip - Wrasses

Also known as Banner Wrasse, Blackedge Thicklip Wrasse, Blackeye Thicklip Wrasse, Black-eyed Thicklip, Halfgrey Wrasse, Half-and-Half Banner Wrasse, Half-and-Half Thicklip, Half-and-Half Wrasse, Maori Wrasses, Rainbowfishes, Thicklip Wrasses,.. more

Blackeye Thicklip (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Banner Wrasse, Blackedge Thicklip Wrasse, Blackeye Thicklip Wrasse, Black-eyed Thicklip, Halfgrey Wrasse, Half-and-Half Banner Wrasse, Half-and-Half Thicklip, Half-and-Half Wrasse, Maori Wrasses, Rainbowfishes, Thicklip Wrasses,.. more

Blackfin Barracuda - Barracudas

Also known as Blackfin Sea Pike, Blacktail Barracuda, Chevron Barracuda, Military Seapike, Sea Pikes. Found in large semi stationary schools over current swept lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Blackfin Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts, Banded-tail Coralcod, Blackfin Rockcod, Darkfin Hind, Duskyfin Hind and Duskyfin Rockcod. Found singly in lagoons and outer reefs, frequently found at.. more

Blackfin Hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Banner Wrasse, Blackfin Pigfish, Blackfin Wrasse, Eclipse Hogfish, Eclipse Pigfish, Hogfishes, Rainbowfishes, Reef Pigfish, Trotter's Hogfish. Found singly or in pairs over upper parts of.. more

Blackfin Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as Blackfin Grubfish, Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Snyder's Grubfish, Snyder's Sandperch, Snyder's Weeverfish, U-mark Grubfish, U-mark Sandperch, Weevers. Found singly or in small schools over silty rubble and.. more

Blackfin Squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Blackfin Soldier, Black-finned Squirrelfish, Clearfins Squirrelfish, Mouthfin Squirrelfish. Found singly or in small schools over subtidal reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs rich in.. more

Blackfoot Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Anemonefishes, Blackfin Clownfish, Black-finned Anemonefish, Black-finned Clownfish, Blackfoot Clownfish, Black-footed Anemonefish, Black-footed Clownfish, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Maldive Anemonefish, Maldives Anemonefish, Maldives Clown, Maldives Clownfish,.. more

Blackhead Blenny - Blennies---Pike-Tube-Flagblennies

Also known as Chaenopsid Blennies, Glass Blenny, Smoothhead Glass Blennies. Found in crevices of dead and live corals also abandoned clam shells and worm tubes (hence the name.. more

Blackline Rasbora - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Brilliant Rasbora, Red-tailed Rasbora. Found in schools in mid to upper levels of slow flowing turpid waters of swamps, ponds, streams, ditches and canals. They feed.. more

Blackline Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, True Gobies. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with an alpheid shrimp over muddy areas of sheltered coastal.. more

Blackline Tetra - Characins

Also known as Blackline-tail Tetra, Costae Tetra, Schooling Tetra. Found in large schools over heavily vegetated margins of rivers and their tributaries. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants.. more

Blacklip Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Blacklip Butterfly, Black-lipped Butterflyfish, Bluehead Butterflyfish, Brown Butterflyfish, Coralfishes, Corallicola Butterflyfish, Klein's Butterfly, Klein's Butterflyfish, Klein's Coralfish, Sunburst Butterflyfish, White-spotted Butterflyfish, Yellowspot Butterflyfish. Found singly.. more

Blackpatch Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blackbelly Picassofish, Blackbelly Triggerfish, Blackblotch Triggerfish, Black-tailed Triggerfish, Bursa Trigger, Bursa Triggerfish. Found singly or in loose schools over coral, rubble and seagrass beds of.. more

Blacksaddle Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blacksaddle Grouper, Black-saddled Coral Grouper, Black-saddled Coral Trout, Black-saddled Leopard Grouper, Bluespot Coral Trout, Bluespot Trout, Blue-spotted Coral Trout, Chinese Footballer, Chinese Footballer Cods,.. more

Blacksaddle Coral Grouper (Juvenile) - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blacksaddle Grouper, Black-saddled Coral Grouper, Black-saddled Coral Trout, Black-saddled Leopard Grouper, Bluespot Coral Trout, Bluespot Trout, Blue-spotted Coral Trout, Chinese Footballer, Chinese Footballer Cods,.. more

Blacksaddle Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

Also known as Blackneck Snake Eel, Dark-shouldered Snake Eel, Headsaddle Snake Eel, One-banded Snake Eel. Found singly usually buried in the mud or sand of coastal reefs,.. more

Blackspot Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackspot Sergeant Major, Grey Damselfish, Pacific Damselfish, Sergeants, Spot Damsel, Yellow-banded Sergeant Major. Found singly or in small schools around harbours, jetties and piers over.. more

Blackspot Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Blackspot Lyretail Angelfish, Black-striped Angelfish, Japanese Swallowtail Angelfish, Lyretail Angelfish, Spotbreast Angelfish, Swallowtail Angel, Swallowtail Angelfish, Zebra Swallowtail. Found in pairs or harems around.. more

Blackspot Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Featherfin Barb, Filament Barb, Filamented Barb, Filamented Dawkins Barb, Filamentosus Barb, Indian Tiger Barb, Longfin Barb. Found in schools in clear water estuaries, lakes, marshes,.. more

Blackspot Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Blacksaddle Goatfish, Black-saddled Goatfish, Onespot Goatfish, Red Goatfish, Tailspot Goatfish. Found singly or in small schools foraging for food over rock and sandy bottoms of.. more

Blackspot Sergeant (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackspot Sergeant Major, Grey Damselfish, Pacific Damselfish, Sergeants, Spot Damsel, Yellow-banded Sergeant Major. Found singly or in small schools around harbours, jetties and piers over.. more

Blackspot Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Ehrenberg's Sea Perch, Ehrenberg's Snapper. Found in singly, pairs or large schools close to freshwater runs-offs over shallow coastal reefs. They feed on fish and invertebrates. Juveniles.. more

Blackspot Tuskfish - Wrasses

Also known as Tuskfish, Green Wrasse and Yellow-bellied Tuskfish. Found singly in shallow coastal waters of lagoons and seaward reefs, over sand, weed and rubble areas. They feed on.. more

Blackspotted Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Arothron Dalmatian Dogface Puffer, Arothron Dogface Pufferfish, Black-spotted Blowfish, Black-spotted Pufferfish, Black-spotted Toadfish, Blowfishes, Brown Pufferfish, Dogface Puffer, Dogface Pufferfish, Dog-faced Puffer, Golden Dogface.. more

Blackstreak Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Black Surgeonfish, Black-barred Surgeonfish, Brown-eared Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Epaulette Surgeon, Epaulette Surgeonfish, Epaulette Tang, Eye-line Surgeonfish, Eye-stripe Surgeonfish, Lancetfishes, Shoulderbar Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Whitetail.. more

Blackstripe Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Black-banded Cardinalfish, Black-banded Soldierfish, Black-Striped Cardinal, Black-Striped Cardinalfish. Found singly or in pairs in crevices and under ledges during the day venturing out at night.. more

Blackstriped Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Freckletail Angelfish, Freckletail Lyretail Angelfish, Lamark Angelfish, Lamarck's Angelfish. Found in schools often feeding in midwater over reef crests, deep reefs and steep reef slopes. They.. more

Blacktail Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Black-edged Puller, Black-tailed Chromis, Blueline Chromis, Pullers. Found singly or in schools in moderate surge zones over coral rich areas of fringing reefs. They feed on.. more

Blacktail Comber - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found over hard and rocky bottoms of subtidal areas. They feed on crustaceans and fish. Length - 30cm Depth - 2-90m Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea.. more

Blacktail Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Blacktail Sergeant Major, Black-tailed Sergeant, Black-tailed Sergeant Major, Sergeant, Sergeant Majors. Found singly or in small schools over shallow protected waters close to breakwaters, docks.. more

Blacktail Snailfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Snailfishes

Also known as Black-tailed Liparid, Larval Blacktail Snailfish. Found on mud bottoms in very deep waters of the ocean. They feed on small crustaceans, invertebrates and worms. Length - 54cm Depth.. more

Blacktail Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Blacktail Seaperch, Dark-tailed Snapper, Flame-coloured Snapper, Flametail Snapper, Red-margined Sea Perch, Silver Snapper, Yellow-margined Seaperch, Yellow-margined Snapper, Yellow-striped Snapper. Found singly or in loose schools.. more

Blacktip Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Banded Reef Cod, Banded Rock Cod, Blacktip Cod, Blacktip Rockcod, Blacktip Sea Bass, Black-tipped Cod, Black-tipped Grouper, Black-tipped Rockcod, Black-tipped Sea Bass, Cods, Football.. more

Blacktip Reef Shark - Sharks---Requim Sharks

Also known as Black-fin Reef Shark, Black-finned Shark, Blacktip Shark, Black-tipped Reef Shark, Black Tips Nilow, Ground Sharks. Found singly or in groups often over intertidal zones, near.. more

Blacktip Reef Shark (Juvenile) - Sharks---Requim Sharks

Also known as Black-fin Reef Shark, Black-finned Shark, Blacktip Shark, Black-tipped Reef Shark, Black Tips Nilow, Ground Sharks. Found singly or in groups often over intertidal zones, near.. more

Blacktip Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blacktip Kingfish, Papuan Trevally, Trevallies, Yellowtail Kingfish. Found singly or in small schools in clear coastal waters over deep rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and.. more

Blacktip Tripodfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Triplespines

Also known as Long-nosed Triplespine, Long-nosed Tripodfish, Tripodfish, Weber's Tripodfish. Found in murky waters of estuaries and coastal areas over mud and sand flats. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length.. more

Blackvent Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackvent Damselfish, Black-backed Damsel, Yellow Demoiselle. Found singly over shallow, sand and rubble areas of lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed on filamentous algae. Length - 15cm Depth.. more

Bladed Leather Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Devils Hand Coral, Devils Hand Leather Corals, Leather Ridge Coral, Pimply Leather Corals, Pimply Leathery Soft Coral. Found over reef tops and slopes and coral.. more

Bleeker's Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as - No other name. Found singly or in small schools often mixed with other species foraging for food over corals in clear coastal waters of.. more

Bleekeri Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Indian Hawkfish, Spotted-tail Hawkfish. Found singly perched on corals and rocks over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and small fish. Length - 8cm Depth -.. more

Blennie Trigloide - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, Grey Blenny, Gurnard Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found hiding in crevices of rocks and steep walls over surge zones of rocky coastlines,.. more

Bloch's Bigeye - Bigeyes-Catalufas

Also known as Blotched Bigeye, Glasseye, Goggle Eye, Paeony Bulleye, Paeony Bullseye, Shortfin Bigeye, Silver Bigeye. Found singly or in small schools under ledges or.. more

Blood-stained Frog Shell - Sea Snails

Also known as Frog Shell, Frog Snail. Found in caves or beneath dead corals around bommies, over coral and rocky reefs. Shells often heavily encrusted. They feed on bristle.. more

Blotch-necked Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Moray Eels, Blackpearl Moray, Pearly Moray, Pearly Moray Eel, Pearly Reef Eel, Trunk-eyed Moray. Found over reef flats and outer reef slopes, hiding among.. more

Blotched Foxface - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Blotched Foxface Rabbitfish, Foxface, Foxface Rabbitfish, Onespot Foxface, Onespot Foxface Rabbitfish, Onespot Rabbitfish, Spinefoots. Found in pairs over lagoons and outer reefs rich in coral.. more

Blotcheye Soldierfish - Sawbellies---Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Big-eye Soldierfish, Blotcheye Soldier, Crimson Soldierfish, Crimson Squirrelfish, Knightfish, Pinecone Soldierfish, Red Soldierfish, Small-eyed Squirrelfish. Found singly in caves and under ledges during the day.. more

Blotcheye Soldierfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Berndts Soldierfish, Bigscale Soldier, Bigscale Soldierfish, Orange-finned Soldierfish, Pinecone Soldierfish, Yellowfin Soldierfish, Yellowfin Squirrelfish. Found singly or in small schools hiding during the day in.. more

Blotchwing Flyingfish (Juvenile) - Flyingfishes

Also known as Atlantic Flyingfish, Fourwing Flyingfish, Mediterranean Flyingfish, Piebald Flyingfish, Single Bearded Flyingfish. Found close to the surface in coastal areas and can fly for long distances. They.. more

Blubberlip - Grunts

Also known as Black Sweetlip, Black Sweetlips, Blubberlip Bream, Blubberlips, Brown Blubberlips, Brown Sweetlip, Brown Sweetlips, Dusky Sweetlips, Gibbus Thicklip, Gibbus Sweetlips, Gibbous Thicklip, Harry Hotlips, Harry.. more

Blubberlip Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Yellow-fin Snapper, Maori Snapper, Maori Seaperch, Speckled Snapper, Scribbled Snapper and Blue-spotted Seaperch. Found singly or in loose group in shallow lagoons, coastal reef.. more

Bludger Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bleekers Jackfish, Bludger, Nakedbreast Trevally, Scad,Trevallies. Found singly or in small schools close to corals and rocks over deep offshore reefs. They feed on crustaceans and.. more

Blue Blanquillo (Juvenile) - Tilefishes

Also known as Banded Blanquillo, Blue Latovittatus, Blue Tilefish, Eye of the Sea, False Whiting, Sand Tilefish, Striped Blanquillo. Found singly or in pairs in self-made burrows and.. more

Blue Acara - Cichlids

Also known as Blue Acara Cichlid, Blue Coscarob, Electric Blue Acara, Green Coscarob, Pulcher. Found in turbid standing waters as well as clear free flowing streams. They feed crustaceans,.. more

Blue Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Bermuda Blue Angelfish, Bermuda Meringue, Blue Angel, Corn Sugar, Corn Sugar Angelfish. Found often swimming above the reef tops of coral and rocky reefs rich.. more

Blue Bell Sea Squirt - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Ascidians, Namei Sea Squirt, Sea Squirts, Sea Tunicates, Tunicates. Found on drop offs and often at the base of slopes over coral and.. more

Blue Blanquillo - Tilefishes

Also known as Banded Blanquillo, Blue Latovittatus, Blue Tilefish, Eye of the Sea, False Whiting, Sand Tilefish, Striped Blanquillo. Found singly or in pairs in self-made burrows and.. more

Blue Button Jellyfish - Jellyfish

Also known as Blue Button Jelly, Blue Button, Stinging Bluebottle and Stingers. Found near the surface drifting in bays, lagoons and estuaries also out in the oceans, moving.. more

Blue Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue Damselfish, Blue Reef Chromis, Puller, Sapphire Devil. Found singly or in schools either close to coral crevices for shelter or feeding in the.. more

Blue Club Tunicate - Ascidians

Also known as Blue Sea Squirt, Blue Transparent Sea Squirt, Blue Tunicate, Blue Yellow Ringed Sea Squirt, Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Sea Squirts, Tunicates. Found in colonies in.. more

Blue Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Azure Damsel, Azure Damselfish, Azure Demoiselle, Blue Damselfish, Blue Demoiselle, Pavo Damselfish, Peacock Damsel, Peacock Damselfish, Sapphire Damsel, Sapphire Damselfish, Sapphire Demoiselle. Found in.. more

Blue Devil - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue Damselfish, Blue Demoiselle, Blue Devil Damselfish, Cornflower Sergeant Major, Electric Blue Damselfish, Hedley's Damselfish, Orangetail Damselfish, Redtail Australian Damsel, Sapphire Devil, Sapphire Devil.. more

Blue Knifefish - Sea Chubs

Also known as - no other name. Found singly or in small schools moving erratically and rapidly over inshore reefs. They feed on planktonic crustaceans. Length - 20cm Depth - 0-30m Widespread.. more

Blue Land Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, Florida Blue, Florida Blue Crab, Giant Blue Crab, Giant Land Crab, Great Land Crab, Land Crabs, Terrestrial Crabs, True Crabs. Found away from.. more

Blue Panchax - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---Killifishes

Also known as Blue-eye, Blue Panchax Killifish, Estuarine Ricefish, Leadhead, Panchax, Panchax Minnow, Silver-head, Spotted Medaka, Spotted Ricefish, Tinhead and White-spot. Found in clear freshwater canals, ditches,.. more

Blue Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blueman, Blue Parrot. Found singly or in large schools foraging for food over vegetated sandy areas of coral reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on.. more

Blue Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blueman, Blue Parrot. Found singly or in large schools foraging for food over vegetated sandy areas of coral reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on.. more

Blue Ridge Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Blue Coral, Colonial Coral, Indo-Pacific Blue Coral, Octocorals, Stony Blue Octocoral. Found in large colonies on exposed or in very shallow waters over reef flats.. more

Blue Runner - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Black Jack, Blue Runner Jack, Bluestripe Jack, Crevalle, Egyptian Scad, Golden Jack, Green Jack, Hardtail, Hard-tailed Jack, Horse Mackerel, Jackfish, Mackerel, Runner, Trevallies, Whiteback.. more

Blue Salmon Catfish - Catfishes---Sea Catfishes

Also known as Blue Catfish, Graeffe's Salmon Catfish, Lesser Salmon Catfish, Salmon Catfish. Found over coastal marine waters, brackish estuaries, lagoons and freshwater rivers. They feed on crustaceans, detritus,.. more

Blue Sea Slug - Sea Slugs

Also known as Blue Dragon, Blue Dragon Sea Slug, Blue Glaucus, Blue Ocean Slug, Blue Sea Dragon, Blue Sea Lizard, Blue Tide Animals, Glaucus Atlanticus Sea Slug,.. more

Blue Sea Squirt - Ascidians

Also known as Tunicates, Sea Squirts, Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Blue Spot Ascidian, Blue Spot Sea Squirt, Bluebell Sea Squirt, Bluebell Tunicate and Moluccan Ascidian. Found in groups.. more

Blue Sea Squirt - Ascidians

Also known as Tunicates, Sea Squirts, Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Blue Tunicate, Blue Ring Sea Squirt, Yellow Ring Sea Squirt, Bluebell sea squirt, Little Bottles. Found in groups.. more

Blue Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Blue Linckia, Blue Linckia Star, Blue Linckia Starfish, Blue Linckia Sea Star, Blue Starfish, Linckia Sea Star, Pacific Blue Sea Star, Snake Sea Star,.. more

Blue Shiner - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Shiners. Found over rocky areas of medium rivers. They feed on terrestrial insects. Length - 10cm Depth - ?m Widespread North America This is a federally listed threatened.. more

Blue Sphinx Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Blueblack Nudibranch, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs, Warty Sea Slugs. Found singly or in pairs caverns and walls over shaded areas of exposed reefs. They feed on yellow.. more

Blue Swimmer Crab - Crabs---Swimming Crabs

Also known as Australian Blue Swimmer Crab, Blossom Crab, Blue Crab, Blue Edible Crab, Blue Manner Crab, Bluespot Rock Crab, Blue Swimmer, Edible Flower Crab, Flower Crab,.. more

Blue Tang - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Atlantic Blue Tang, Atlantic Blue Tang Surgeonfish, Blue Barber, Blue Caribbean Tang, Blue Doctor, Blue Doctorfish, Blue Tang Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntail Fish,.. more

Blue Tang (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Atlantic Blue Tang, Atlantic Blue Tang Surgeonfish, Blue Barber, Blue Caribbean Tang, Blue Doctor, Blue Doctorfish, Blue Tang Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntail Fish,.. more

Blue Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Banded Trevally, Bar Jack, Barred Jack, Barred Trevally, Blue Kingfish, Ferdau's Cavalla, Ferdau's Trevally, Ferdy, Forskal's Jackfish, Scad, Trevallies, Yellow-spotted Trevally. Found singly or in.. more

Blue Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blue-and-Gold Triggerfish, Blue-and-Rippled triggerfish, Blue-lined Triggerfish, Brown Triggerfish, Brown-and-Gold Triggerfish, Jigsaw Triggerfish, Rippled triggerfish, Yellow-spotted Triggerfish. Found singly or in pairs over sandy areas close.. more

Blue Triggerfish (Juvenile) - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blue-and-Gold Triggerfish, Blue-and-Rippled triggerfish, Blue-lined Triggerfish, Brown Triggerfish, Brown-and-Gold Triggerfish, Jigsaw Triggerfish, Rippled triggerfish, Yellow-spotted Triggerfish. Found singly or in pairs over sandy areas close.. more

Blue Tuskfish - Wrasses

Also known as Bluebone, Bluefish, Bluebone Grouper, Blue-toothed Tuskfish, Grey Tuskfish, Tuskfish, Whitespot Tuskfish. Found singly over sheltered areas of flat shelf bottoms, reef flats and seagrass.. more

Blue Volcano Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Blue Sponge, Boreal Sponge, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponges, Soft Blue Tube Sponge, Tubular Sponges. Found hanging and spreading over ledges and walls coral and rocky.. more

Blue-and-Gold Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Blue-striped Snapper, Pargos. Found singly or in large schools over coral and rocky areas of coastal reefs. They feed nocturnally on cephalopods, crustaceans and small fish. Length.. more

Blue-and-Yellow Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Beautiful Fusilier, Blue Fusilier, Blue-and-Gold Fusilier, Yellow-and-Blueback Fusilier, Yellowback Fusilier, Yellowtail Fusilier. Found in schools mixed with other Caesionids over weedy.. more

Blue-and-yellow Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Blue-and-yellow Reef Cod, Yellowfin Grouper, Yellow-finned Grouper, Yellowtail Reef Cod, Yellowtail Rockcod and Coral Cod. Found singly over coral.. more

Blue-and-yellow Grouper (Juvenile) - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Blue-and-yellow Reef Cod, Yellowfin Grouper, Yellow-finned Grouper, Yellowtail Reef Cod, Yellowtail Rockcod and Coral Cod. Found singly over coral.. more

Blue-axil Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue Axis Chromis, Bluespot Puller, Dusky Chromis, Dusky Puller, Puller. Found singly or in small schools close to shelter of caves, ledges and steep outer.. more

Blue-barred Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blue-barred Orange Parrotfish, Bluechin Parrotfish, Blue-chinned Parrotfish, Bluetrim Parrotfish, Cream Parrotfish, Flame-breasted Parrotfish, Globe-headed Parrotfish, Green-blotched Parrotfish, Yellowscale Parrotfish. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Blue-black Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Black Diadem Sea Urchin, Blue-black Sea Urchin and Dark Coloured Sea Urchin, Diadema Urchin. Found in shallow waters over sand, coral and rubble areas of.. more

Blue-dashed Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Blue-streaked Blenniella, Blue-streaked Blenny, Blue-streaked Rockskipper, Bullethead Rockskipper, Coral Blennies, Eyespot Blenny, False Mudskipper, Peppered Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly over exposed.. more

Blue-eye Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Blue-eye, Blue-eyed Cichlid, Cutter's Cichlid, Jade-eyed Cichlid, Tiger Cichlid. Found close to banks in shallow slow moving waters over mud, rock and sand bottoms of.. more

Blue-finger Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Marine Sponge, Pacific Sponge, Siliceous Sponges, Tropical Marine Sponge, Vase Sponge. Found in deep water on slopes, gullies and terraces of coral and rocky reef. They.. more

Blue-girdled Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Bluegirdle Angelfish, Blue-girdled Angel, Majestic Angelfish, Narvarchus Angelfish, Young Blue-girdled Angel. Found singly or in pairs over areas rich in coral growth of channels, clear.. more

Blue-green Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue-green Damselfish, Blue-green Puller, Blue-green Reef Chromis, Blue Puller, Green Chromis, Green Chromis Damsel, Green Puller, Green Reef Chromis, Pullers. Found in large schools.. more

Blue-lined Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Tangs, Blue-lined Tang, Blueline Surgeonfish, Pacific Blueline Surgeonfish, Blueline Tang and Cuvier's Surgeonfish. Found singly or in small groups of.. more

Blue-lined Triggerfish (Juvenile) - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blueline Triggerfish, Bluestripe Triggerfish, Goldback Triggerfish, Goldenback Trigger, Goldenback Triggerfish and Outrigger Triggerfish. Found singly or in schools over outer reef slopes and deep.. more

Blue-lined Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasses, Scarlet-banded Ribbonfish, Whiteline Wrasse. Found singly or in small harems over reef flats, clear lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on small hard.. more

Blue-lipped Bristletooth - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bluelip Bristletooth, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Reef Tang, Short-tail Bristletooth, Straited Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Twospot Surgeonfish, Yelloweye Bristletooth. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Blue-ringed Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Annularis Angelfish, Blue King Angelfish, Bluering Angelfish, Ringed Angelfish. Found singly or in pairs around bays and harbours, in caves, under jetties and around.. more

Blue-ringed Octopus - Octopuses

Also known as Blue Ring Octopus, Greater Blue-ringed Octopus. Found singly in their burrows or foraging for food over mixed sand and rubble areas of bays.. more

Blue-sided Wrasse - Wrasses

Also know as Blue-scaled Fairy Wrasse, Blue-scaled Wrasse, Bluehead Fairy Wrasse, Blue-headed Fairy Wrasse, Blueside Wrasse, Blue-sided Fairy Wrasse, Blue-sided Velvet Wrasse, Coralline Wrasse, Red-eyed Wrasse,.. more

Blue-spined Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bluefin Kingfish, Coastal Kingfish, Coastal Trevally, Diverse Trevally, Japanese Trevally, Malabar Trevally, Onion Trevally, Onionring Trevally, Shortfin Trevally, Trevallies. Found in small schools over.. more

Blue-spotted Cornetfish - Cornetfishes

Also known as Arrowshaft, Commerson's Cornetfish, Cornetfish Smooth Flutemouth, Coronet, Flutefish, Flutemouth, Red Cornetfish, Reef Cornetfish, Smooth Cornetfish, Smooth Flutemouth. Found singly or in schools over sandy bottoms.. more

Blue-spotted Cornetfish - Cornetfishes

Also known as Flutemouth, Tobacco Pipefish, Tobbaco Trumpetfish, Trumpetfish, Unarmed Trumpetfish. Found singly hard rocky bottoms and seagrass flats of coastal reefs. They feed on crustaceans, small fish and.. more

Blue-spotted Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Azure-spotted Damsel, Bluespotted Damselfish. Found over corals in offshore reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 12cm Depth - 5-30m Widespread Eastern Indian Ocean Damselfish are egg layers. First they clear.. more

Blue-spotted Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Brazilian Damsel, Brazilian Damselfish, Demoiselle, Dusky Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Trinidad Gregory. Found in murky shallow waters over coral and rocky bottoms close to the shoreline. Very.. more

Blue-spotted Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Bluespot Cod, Blue-spotted Hind, Blue-spotted Rockcod, Bommie Cod, Cods, Coral Cod, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly over seagrass beds in shallow protected coastal reefs rich.. more

Blue-spotted Large-eye Bream - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Blue-spotted Seabream, Grey Large-eye Bream, Large-eyed Bream. Found singly or in schools over rubble and sand bottoms close to coral and rock reefs, sometimes solitary.. more

Blue-spotted Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also know as Blowfish, Blue-spotted Pufferfish, Pufferfishes, Stellate Puffer, Toadfish. Found singly in over mixed coral, sand, rubble and weedy bottoms of coral reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length.. more

Blue-spotted Ribbontail Ray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Bluedot Ray, Bluedot Stingray, Bluespot Stingray, Blue-spotted Fantail Ray, Blue-spotted Lagoon Ray, Blue-spotted Ray, Blue-spotted Reef Ray, Blue-spotted Reef Stingray, Blue-spotted Ribbontail Whipray, Blue-spotted.. more

Blue-spotted Ruddertail Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Bluespot Dragonet, Spotted Dragonet. Found singly or in pairs sometimes buried during the day, but will raise fins if disturbed, on protected mud and sand.. more

Blue-spotted Stingray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Blue-spotted Maskray, Blue-spotted Ray, Blue-spotted Stingaree, Kuhl's Stingray, Spotted Stingray, Whip Stingray. Found singly, often resting on sandy bottoms close to or under ledges.. more

Blue-spotted Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Bullseye Puffer, Pufferfish. Found singly over rubble and sandy areas of seaward reefs. They feed on crustaceans, invertebrates and zooplankton. Length - 10cm Depth - 10-80m Widespread Indian Ocean The.. more

Blue-spotted Tuskfish - Wrasses

Also known as Blackspot Tuskfish, Blue Tuskfish, Tuskfishes, Yellow Tuskfish. Found singly around boulders and rocks over sand and weedy areas of inshore coral reefs rich in invertebrate.. more

Blue-spotted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasses, Blue-spotted Tamarin. Bluespotted Tamarin Wrasse, Blue Chisel-tooth Wrasse, Diamond Wrasse and Speckled Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs in coral rich surge.. more

Blue-striped Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Blue-lined Butterfly, Bluestripe Butterflyfish, Bluestripe Fremblii Butterfly. Found singly or in pairs over rocky coral reefs. They feed on tentacles of featherdusters and other invertebrates. Length.. more

Blue-striped Dottyback - Dottybacks

Also known as Dottyback Springeri, Red Sea Dottyback, Springeri Dottyback, Springer's Dottyback, Springer's Pseudochromis. Found singly or in pairs hiding in branching corals over lagoons and fringing reefs. They.. more

Blue-striped Grunt - Grunts

Also known as Boar Grunt, Bluestriped Sweetlips, Dogfish, Golden Grunt, Humpback Grunt, Redmouth Grunt, Sweetlips, Yellow Grunt. Found in small schools along drop-offs and reef edges of.. more

Blue-yellow Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Caerulean Damsel, Cerulean Damselfish, Yellow-bellied Damsel. Found in pairs or small schools rubble and around coral bases over lagoons and outer reef slopes. They feed on.. more

Blueback Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Batavia Damsel, Blueback Damselfish, Lemon Damsel, Molucca Damsel, Moluccan Damselfish, Pink-spotted Damsel. Found singly or in small schools over mild murky areas of shallow lagoons.. more

Bluedot Goby - Gobies

Also known as Blue-speckled Rubblegoby, Gudgeons, Miller's Damsel, Reef Gobies. Found in large colonies over coral and rubble areas of estuaries, coral and rocky reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Length.. more

Bluefin Driftfish - Driftfishes

Also known as Silver Driftfish, Parasitic Driftfish, Blackrag, Eyebrow and Scissortail. Found singly in the arms of jellyfish (maybe for protection or a food source) and floating weed.. more

Bluefin Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blue Jack Fish, Blue Trevally, Blue Ulua, Bluefin Jack, Bluefin Kingfish, Blue-finned Trevally, Blue-spotted Jack, Blue-spotted Trevally, Jack Fish, Kingfish, Pacific Bluefin Trevally, Spotted.. more

Bluegill - Sunfishes

Also known as Bluegill Sunfish, Bream and Blue Bream. Found in freshwater rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Colours variable especially between juvenile to adult. They feed on small fish and.. more

Bluegray Mbuna - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Blue Grey Mbuna Cichlid, Blue Mbuna, Electric Blue Johanni, Electric Blue Johanni Cichlid, Johanni, Johanni Cichlid, Johanni Mbuna, Mbuna. Found in pairs or.. more

Bluehead - Wrasses

Also known as Bluehead Wrasse, Blue-headed Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasses. Found singly or in pairs over sand and seagrass beds of inshore bays and coastal reefs. They feed on.. more

Bluehead (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bluehead Wrasse, Blue-headed Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasses. Found singly or in pairs over sand and seagrass beds of inshore bays and coastal reefs. They feed on.. more

Blueline Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Bluefin Damselfish, Blueline Damselfish, Blue-lined Demoiselle, Blueline Yellow Damsel, Neon Damsel. Found in small schools over rock and rubble areas of sand channels and.. more

Bluelined Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blue Line Grouper, Blue-lined Coral Cod, Blue-lined Hind, Blue-lined Rockcod, Blue-lined Sea Bass, Bluestripe Grouper, Chocolate Hind, Cods, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly over shallow.. more

Bluelip Parrofish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Manytooth Parrotfish, Slender Parrotfish. Found in schools foraging for food over sand, seagrass beds and weedy areas of coral and rocky reefs rich in weed.. more

Bluelip Parrofish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Manytooth Parrotfish, Slender Parrotfish. Found in schools foraging for food over sand, seagrass beds and weedy areas of coral and rocky reefs rich in weed.. more

Bluelipped Bristletooth (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bluelip Bristletooth, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Reef Tang, Short-tail Bristletooth, Straited Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Twospot Surgeonfish, Yelloweye Bristletooth. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Bluemoon Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Black Crescent Parrotfish. Found over sand and rubble areas of silty lagoons and protected reefs. They feed on benthic algae. Length - 30cm Depth - 1-15m Western Indian Ocean.. more

Bluepatch Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Forsten Parrotfish, Forsten's Parrotfish, Rainbow Parrotfish, Tricolor Parrotfish, Whitespot Parrotfish. Found singly foraging for food over coral and rocky bottoms of exposed outer lagoons and.. more

Bluespine Unicornfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bluespine Surgeonfish, Bluespine Tang, Bluespine Unicorn, Brown Unicornfish, Doctorfishes, Humphead Unicornfish, Lancetfishes, Longhorn Unicornfish, Longnose Unicornfish, Long-snouted Unicornfish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Unicorn Tang. Found singly.. more

Bluespine Unicornfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bluespine Surgeonfish, Bluespine Tang, Bluespine Unicorn, Brown Unicornfish, Doctorfishes, Humphead Unicornfish, Lancetfishes, Longhorn Unicornfish, Longnose Unicornfish, Long-snouted Unicornfish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Unicorn Tang. Found singly.. more

Bluespot Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Blueblotch Butterflyfish, Blue-blotched Butterflyfish, Bluedash Butterflyfish, Coral Butterflyfish, Coralfishes, Grey-blotched Butterflyfish, Two-spot Coralfish. Found singly or in pairs in shallow coastal waters of lagoons and.. more

Bluespot Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Blue Spot Cardinal. Found singly or in small groups over coral and rocky reefs, sheltering during the day and feeding at night. Length -.. more

Bluespot Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Azurespot Damselfish, Orangetail Damsel. Found singly or in small schools sheltering in branching corals close to lagoons and shorelines of reefs. They feed on benthic algae. Length.. more

Bluespot Mullet - Mullets

Also known as Blackspot Mullet, Bluespot Grey Mullet, Bluetail Mullet, Evensand Mullet, Grey Mullet, Longarm Mullet, Long-armed Mullet, Long-finned Mullet, Sand Mullet, Speigler's Mullet. Found in schools in.. more

Bluespotted Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Gold Heart Trigger, Golden Heart Triggerfish, Spotted Triggerfish. Found over sand and rocky bottoms of coastal waters, sometimes hiding in the branches of corals and.. more

Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Bluecleaner Wrasse, Bluestreak, Bluestreak Cleanerfish, Bridled Beauty Bridled Beauty Cleanerfish, Cleanerfish, Cleaner Wrasses, Common Cleaner Wrasse, Dental-floss Cleanerfish, Gadfly Fish, Haremic Cleaner Wrasse, Striped.. more

Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bluecleaner Wrasse, Bluestreak, Bluestreak Cleanerfish, Bridled Beauty Bridled Beauty Cleanerfish, Cleanerfish, Cleaner Wrasses, Common Cleaner Wrasse, Dental-floss Cleanerfish, Gadfly Fish, Haremic Cleaner Wrasse, Striped.. more

Bluestreak Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Bartail Fusilier, Blue-dash Fusilier, Dark-banded Fusilier, Neon Fusilier. Found in large schools over coral reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Juveniles found in large schools over shallow lagoons.. more

Bluestreak Goby - Gobies

Also known as Blueband Glider Goby, Blueband Goby, Bluecheek Goby, Bluestreak Sleeper, Goldenhead Sleeper, Goldenhead Sleeper Goby, Golden-headed Sleeper Goby, Goldhead Sleeper Goby, Gold-headed Sleeper Goby, Gudgeons,.. more

Bluestripe Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Blue-banded Angelfish, Blueline Angel, Blueline Angelfish, Blue-lined Angelfish, Blue-striped Angelfish, Northern Angelfish. Found singly in shallow waters over areas rich in coral growth of.. more

Bluestripe Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as African Bluestripe Pipefish, Black-sided Pipefish, Blue-and-Orange Cleaner Pipefish, Blue-striped Pipefish, Fantail Pipefish, Flagtail Pipefish, Pacific Bluestripe Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs hiding in crevices.. more

Bluestripe Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Blue-and-Yellow Snapper, Blue-banded Hussar, Blue-banded Seaperch, Blue-banded Snapper, Blue-lined Seaperch, Blue-lined Snapper, Blue-lined Snapper Fish, Blue-stripe Seaperch, Blue-striped Snapper, Blue-striped Snapper Fish, Common Blue-stripe.. more

Bluestriped Chub - Sea Chubs

Also known as Drummers, Rudderfishes, Bluestriped Sea Chub, Rainbow Chub. Found singly or in schools around bommies, rocky shores along walls and drop-offs of reefs as well as.. more

Bluestriped Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Blueline Sabretooth Blenny, Blue-lined Blenny, Blue-lined Sabretooth Blenny, Blue-striped Blenny, Blue-striped Sabretooth Blenny, Blunt-nosed Blenny, Cleaner Mimic, False Cleanerfish, Fang Blennies, Imposter Fangblenny, Sabretooth.. more

Bluetail Trunkfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Boxfishes

Also known as Arabian Boxfish, Arabian Trunkfish, Bluetail Boxfish, Cowfishes, Trunkfishes. Found singly close to sheltered areas of reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on algae, small fish.. more

Bluethroat Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Black Triggerfish, Bluebelly Sufflamen Trigger, Bluebelly Triggerfish, Flagtail Triggerfish, Golden-finned Triggerfish, Golden-lined Triggerfish, Halfmoon Trigger, Halfmoon Triggerfish, Halfmoon Picasso Fish, Haremic Triggerfish, White Rim.. more

Blunt Decorator Crab - Crabs---Decorator Crabs

Also known as Camposcia Decorator Crab, Decoration Crab, Decorator Spider Crab, Retusa Decorator Crab, Retusa Spider Crab, Rubbish Crab, Seaweed Decorator Crab, Spider Crabs, Trash Crab, Tropical.. more

Blunt Snout Gregory - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmerfishes, Farmer Damsels, Bluntsnout Damselfish and Bluntsnout Farmerfish. Found in small loose groups in lagoons amongst dead staghorn coral patches. Aggressive to other fish and.. more

Boa Catshark - Ground Sharks---Cat Sharks

Also known as Dogfishes. Found singly or in small schools during the day often very deep on the continental shelf and insular slopes. They feed nocturnally on small fish.. more

Bobbit Worm - Marine Worms

Also known as Aphrodite's Worm, Eunice Worm, Giant Reef Worm, Large Elongated Worms, Rainbow Worm, Rock Worms, Sand Striker, Segmented Sea Worms, Segmented Worms, Tubeworms, Wonder Worm. Found.. more

Boer's Batfish - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also known as Golden Spadefish. Found singly or in large schools along drop-off's of coastal and outer reefs. They feed on small fish, invertebrates, Jellyfish and zooplankton. Juveniles found amongst.. more

Boer's Batfish (Juvenile) - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also known as Golden Spadefish. Found singly or in large schools along drop-off's of coastal and outer reefs. They feed on small fish, invertebrates, Jellyfish and zooplankton. Juveniles found amongst.. more

Boeseman's Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Bosemani, Boesemani Rainbow Found in schools in lakes. They feed on algae, insects and plant material. Length - 9cm Depth - ? Asia - Known only from Ajamaru.. more

Boga - Grunts

Also known as Bogita, Bonnetmouths, Curacao Boga, Slender Bonnetmouth, Snit, Sweetlips. Found in large schools usually in open waters near oceanic islands but sometimes close to coral heads.. more

Bohol Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranchs, Nudibranchs, Bohol Discodoris, Disco Doris Boholiensis, Flatworm Discodoris. Found on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble area, often hiding during the.. more

Bolivian Ram - Cichlids

Also known as Blue Ram, Bolivian Butterfly, Bolivian Butterfly Cichlid, Butterfly Ram, Dwarf Cichlids, Hi-fin Ram, Ruby Crown Cichlid. Found in schools among leaf debris and tangled tree.. more

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Borneo Spotted Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Common Barb, Sarawak Barb. Found in schools in rivers and streams. Length - 13.7cm Depth - ?m Asia - Borneo Very common in the aquarium trade. Cyprinids are.. more

Bottlebrush Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Acroporid Coral, Bottlebrush Acropora, Branching Corals, Bush Coral, Staghorn Coral. Found in clear protected waters of coral and rocky reefs. Branches have a bottlebrush appearance and.. more

Bottlenose Dolphin - Dolphins

Also known as Bottle-nosed Dolphin, Common Bottlenose Dolphin, Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphin, Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin, Red Sea Bottlenose Dolphin, Southern Bottlenose Dolphin. Found in pairs to large.. more

Bower's Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Orangeblotch Parrotfish, Orangespot Parrotfish. Found singly in channels over reef slopes of lagoons, coral and rocky reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on filamentous algae. Length.. more

Bowfin - Bowfins

Also known as Amia, Beaverfish, Blackfish, Cottonfish, Cypress Trout, Freshwater Dogfish, Grindle, Grinnel, Lawyer, Marshfish, Mudfish, Mud Pike, Scaled Ling, Speckled Cat, Western Mudfish. Found in both clear.. more

Bowmouth Guitarfish - Shovelnose Rays---Wedgefishes

Also known as Bow-mouthed Angelfish, Bow-mouthed Angel Shark, Bow-mouthed Guitarfish, Guitarfish, Mud Skate, Sharkray, Shortnose Mud Skate. Found singly over mud and sand bottoms sometimes resting close to.. more

Boxlip Mullet - Mullets

Also known as Grey Mullet. Found in schools brackish and freshwaters close to mouths of rivers, sewage outlets and shorelines. They feed on algae and zooplankton. Length - 25cm Depth -.. more

Bracelet Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Bracelet Damsel, Borneo Damsel and Honey Damsel. Found singly or in small groups close to shelter in silty reefs with algae, soft and hard corals. Length.. more

Brain Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Brain Corals, Grooved Corals, Knobby Corals, Flower Animals. Found in shallow waters of both protected and exposed reefs in warm waters of the world. Varies.. more

Branching Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Antler Anemone, Caribbean Branching Anemone, Hidden Sea Anemone, Stinging Anemone. Found singly in recesses in the reef, often partially or completely hidden from view amongst.. more

Branching Fire Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Beaded-tentacled Anemone, Branching Anemone, Branching Sea Anemone, Fire Anemone, Hells Fire Anemone, Hexacorals, Knobby Fire Anemone, Knobby-tentacled Anemone, Magic Anemone, Pinnate Anemone, Sand Anemone,.. more

Branching Table Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals. Found on lower and upper reef channels and slopes overprotected areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Very common. Length - 4m Depth -.. more

Branching Tube Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Encrusting Sponge, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponges, Tube Sponge, Tubular Sponges. Found on ledges, slopes and walls over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Varies in.. more

Brassy Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Brassy Kingfish, Greenback Trevally, Papuan Trevally, Tealeaf Trevally, Trevallies. Found singly or in schools swimming high in the water column over lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Brassy Trevally (Juvenile) - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Brassy Kingfish, Greenback Trevally, Papuan Trevally, Tealeaf Trevally, Trevallies. Found singly or in schools swimming high in the water column over lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Bravo Clinid - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Scaly Blennies, Trambollo Bravo. Found singly resting on Pectoral and Dorsal Fins blending in with the background over ledges, boulder strewn slopes and walls of.. more

Brick-red Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Siliceous Sponges, Marine Sponges and Orange Veined Encrusting Sponge. Found over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Varies in colour. Length - ?cm Depth - ?m Widespread.. more

Bridled Burrfish - Puffers-Filefish---Porcupinefishes-Burrfishes

Also called Bridled Pufferfish and Burrfishes. Found singly usually over seagrass beds close to coral reefs of coastal lagoons and bays. They feed nocturnally on hard shell invertebrates. Length -.. more

Bridled Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Bridled Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Double-lined Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Thumbprint Monocle Bream, Twoline Monocle Bream, Twoline Spinecheek, Twospine Spinecheek, Two-lined Monocle Bream, Whiptail,.. more

Bridled Monocle Bream (Juvenile) - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Bridled Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Double-lined Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Thumbprint Monocle Bream, Twoline Monocle Bream, Twoline Spinecheek, Twospine Spinecheek, Two-lined Monocle Bream, Whiptail,.. more

Bridled Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Fall Parrotfish, Sixband Parrotfish, Six-banded Parrotfish, Vermiculate Parrotfish. Found singly or in mixed schools foraging for food over shallow waters of exposed outer reefs rich.. more

Bridled Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Fall Parrotfish, Sixband Parrotfish, Six-banded Parrotfish, Vermiculate Parrotfish. Found singly or in mixed schools foraging for food over shallow waters of exposed outer reefs rich.. more

Bridled Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Bridled Trigger, Brown Triggerfish, Masked Filefish, Masked Triggerfish, Starry Triggerfish. Found singly over open bottoms scattered with corals and rubble during the day, hiding at.. more

Brighteye Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Brighteye Damselfish, Cat's-eye Damsel, Farmer Damsel, Sharpeye Damsel, Stopstart Damsel. Found singly close to shelter of small holes coral and rock outcrops or in sea.. more

Bristle Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Crystal Coral, Forest Green Galaxea Coral, Flower Corals, Galaxea Coral, Galaxy Coral, Green Star Coral, Octopus Coral, Star Coral, Starburst Coral, Tooth Coral. Found in.. more

Bristle Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Colonial Stony Coral, Flower Corals, Fluorescence Grass Coral, Forest Green Galaxea Coral, Galaxea Coral, Galaxy Coral, Green Star Coral, Octopus Coral, Tooth Coral, Spiky.. more

Bristle-headed Tube Worm - Honeycomb Worms

Also known as Fan Worms, Feather Dusters, Feather Tube Worms, Marine Worms, Ring Worms, Rock Worms, Segmented Sea Worms, Tubeworms. Found solitary or in small groups in cracks.. more

Bristle-tailed Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Bristletail Filefish, Bristletail Leatherjacket, Bristle-tailed Leatherjacket, Green Filefish, Green Leatherjacket, Fantail, Matted Filefish, Matted Leatherjacket, Seagrass Filefish, Seagrass Leatherjacket. Found singly over rubble, seagrass beds.. more

Bristle-tailed Filefish (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Bristletail Filefish, Bristletail Leatherjacket, Bristle-tailed Leatherjacket, Green Filefish, Green Leatherjacket, Fantail, Matted Filefish, Matted Leatherjacket, Seagrass Filefish, Seagrass Leatherjacket. Found singly over rubble, seagrass beds.. more

Bristlenose Catfish - Catfishes---Armored Catfishes

Also known as Atenna Armored Catfishes, Bristlenose Plecos, Bushynose Plecos, Common Bristlenose Catfish. Found over the Apurimac River Basin and its tributaries. They feed on algae and insects Length.. more

Broad-banded Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Blotchy Shrimpgoby, Gudgeons, Periophthalma Prawngoby, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, Slender Shrimpgoby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with alpheid shrimps over sandy.. more

Broadclub Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopods, Reef Cuttlefish. Found on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and fish. Colour variations for camouflage to deter predators. Length - 50cm Depth - 0-55m Widespread.. more

Broadclub Cuttlefish (juvenile) - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopods, Reef Cuttlefish. Found on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and fish. Colour variations for camouflage to deter predators. Length - 50cm Depth - 0-55m Widespread Indo-West.. more

Broadhead Flathead - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Flatheads

Also known as Crocodilefish, Sand Flathead and White-speckled Flathead. Found singly on coarse sandy areas close to rocks and corals, often partially bury themselves in the sand.. more

Bronze Corydoras - Catfishes---Callichthyid Armored Catfishes

Also known as Armored Catfishes, Bronze Cory, Bronze Catfish, Cory, Corydoras Albino, Albino Aeneus Cory Cat, Albino Cory, Brown Cory, Lightspot Corydoras, Wavy Catfish. Found in schools over.. more

Bronze Featherback - Bony Tongues---Featherbacks-Knifefishes

Also known as Asian Bronze Featherback, Asian Knifefish, Asiatic Knifefish, Common Knifefish, Ghost Knifefish, Grey Featherback. Found in both brackish and clear waters in canals floodplains, lakes, ponds.. more

Brook Trout - Salmons---Salmonids

Also known as American Brook Trout, Aurora Trout, Baiser, Brook Char, Brookie, Bunnylake Brook Trout, Char, Coaster, Common Brook Trout, Eastern Brook Trout, Humpback Trout, Lordfish, Mountain.. more

Broom Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Broom Leatherjacket, Brush-sided Leatherjacket, Leatherjackets. Found singly or in pairs over gutters and rubble patches of clear coastal and outer reefs rich coral growth. They feed.. more

Broomtail Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Maori Wrasses, Thicklip Wrasses and Red Sea Wrasse. Found singly in coral rich lagoons, seaward reefs and outer reefs along sand and rubble bottoms. Males often.. more

Brown Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Cavalley Pilot, Puller, Sergeant Cromis, Yellowedge Chromis, Yellow-edged Chromis. Found in small to large schools over patch reefs, steep slopes and outer reef banks. They feed.. more

Brown Coral Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, Dusky Blenny, Highfin Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly hiding amongst the branches of dead and live corals over sheltered shallow reefs. They.. more

Brown Coral Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Algae Blenny, Black Blenny, Coral Blennies, Dusky Blenny, Gold Sailfin Blenny, Golden Sailfin Blenny, Highfin Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly hiding in the.. more

Brown Drombus - Gobies

Also known as Brown Shore Goby, Gudgeons, Reef Gobies. Found in shallow waters over gravel and sandy areas in both freshwater and marine habitats over estuaries, mangroves,.. more

Brown Garden Eel - Eels-Morays---Conger-Garden Eels

Also known as Atlantic Garden Eel. Found in large colonies over sandy bottoms, half buried in the sand usually waving their heads around pointing into the current feeding,.. more

Brown Land Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Terrestrial Crabs, Blue Land Crab, Butcher Crab, Chestnut Crab, Chestnut Land Crab, Land Crab, Mangrove Crab and Red Claw.. more

Brown Mesh Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Brown Mesh Starfish, Galathea Sea Star, Galathea Starfish, Starfish. Found singly or in groups mainly on rocky habitat in shallow water of coral and rocky.. more

Brown Pygmy Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Bluefin Angel, Bluefin Angelfish, Bluefin Dwarf, Dusky Angel, Dusky Angelfish, Dusky Cherub, Manyspine Angelfish, Manyspine Cherubfish, Many-spined Angelfish, Multi-spined Angelfish, Multi-spined Dwarf Angel, Multi-spined.. more

Brown Sandfish Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Black-spotted Sea Cucumber, Brown Sandfish, Brown Sea Cucumber, Chalkfish, Chalkfish Sea Cucumber, Lollyfish, Tripang, Yellow Sea Cucumber. Found singly sometimes partially buried in rubble, sand.. more

Brown Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blackspot Surgeonfish, Brown Surgeon, Doctorfishes, Dusky Surgeonfish, Elongate Surgeonfish, Lancetfishes, Lavender Surgeonfish, Lavender Tang, Spot-cheeked Surgeonfish, Spot-cheeked Tang. Found in small to large schools over.. more

Brown Tube Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Cinnamon Tube Sponge, Demospongiae, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponges, Tube Sponge, Tubular Sponges. Found growing upwards over canyons, crevasses, mangrove ponds and walls of protected coral.. more

Brown-banded Bamboo Shark - Carpet Sharks---Bamboo Sharks

Also known as Carpet Sharks, Cat Sharks, Longtail Carpet Sharks, Bamboo Sharks, Brown-spotted Bamboo Shark, Brown-banded Cat Shark, Brown-spotted Cat Shark, Black Banded Bamboo Shark, Black Banded.. more

Brown-banded Brittle Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Brittle Sea Stars, Brittle Star, Starfish and Serpent Stars. Found on rubble and sand areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on small fish, plankton,.. more

Brown-banded Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Dark-barred Pipefish, Fijian-banded Pipefish, Red-banded Pipefish, White-faced Pipefish. Found singly, pairs or in groups over rock and sand areas of lagoons, coral and seaward reefs. They.. more

Brown-lined Paperbubble - Sea Snails

Also known as Bubble Snail, Green-lined Paper Bubble, Paper Bubble Shell, Rose Pettle Bubble, Rose Petal Bubble Snail, Striped Bubble Shell, Striped Paper Bubble. Found in.. more

Brown-marbled Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Black Rockcod, Black-spotted Grouper, Black-tipped Cod, Blotch Grouper, Blotchy Grouper, Blotchy Rockcod, Carpet Cod, Cods, Hinds, Flower Cod, Flowery Cod, Flowery Grouper, Flowery Rockcod,.. more

Brown-spotted Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Grouper, Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Brown Spotted Reef Cod and Brown-spotted Rockcod. Found singly in shallow waters of coastal reefs on mud bottoms.. more

Brownback Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Brown-backed Trevally, Trevallies. Found in calm, sheltered coastal waters over bays, estuaries, coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and mollusc's. Length - 25cm Depth - 0-30m Widespread.. more

Brownstripe Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Bigeye Snapper, Black-striped Snapper, Broadband Seaperch, Brownband Seaperch, Brownband Snapper, Brownstripe Red Snapper, Brownstripe Seaperch, Brown-striped Snapper, Oneband Seaperch, One-lined Snapper, Seaperch, Striped Seaperch. Found.. more

Brushtail Tang - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blue-lined Tang, Blue-lined Sailfin Tang, Brown Sailfin Surgeonfish, Brown Sailfin Tang, Brown Sailing Tang, Brown Scopas Tang, Brown Tang, Doctorfishes, Hybrid Tang, Lancetfishes, Scopas.. more

Brushtail Tang (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blue-lined Tang, Blue-lined Sailfin Tang, Brown Sailfin Surgeonfish, Brown Sailfin Tang, Brown Sailing Tang, Brown Scopas Tang, Brown Tang, Doctorfishes, Hybrid Tang, Lancetfishes, Scopas.. more

Bubble Coral Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Bubble Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimps, Coral Shrimp, Philippine Shrimp. Found over coral and rocky reefs in a symbiotic relationship with bubble.. more

Bucchich's Goby - Gobies

Also known as Anemone Goby, Gudgeons, Reef Gobies. Found over gravel, mud, sand and seagrass areas hiding in the arms of snake-locks anemone Anemone viridis around inshore reefs. They.. more

Bucktooth Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Kwab, Pink Parrot, Sleep on Grass. Found in shallow protected waters close to mangroves and seagrass beds for protection. They feed on seagrass blades. Length - 20cm Depth.. more

Buff chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Buff Puller, Gelber Demoiselle, Puller. Found in offshore reefs close to areas rich in coral growth. They feed on algae, planktonic crustaceans and fish eggs. Length -.. more

Buffalo Sculpin - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Sculpins

Also known as - no other name. Found singly in shallow sandy and rocky areas of inshore reefs. They feed on algae small fish and swimming invertebrates. Length - 37cm Depth.. more

Buffalo Trunkfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Boxfishes

Also known as Buffalo Boxfish, Buffalo Cowfish, Cowfishes, Spotted Trunkfish, Trunkfishes. Found around coral, rubble and seagrass beds over offshore reefs. Colour can vary to blend in with background. They.. more

Buffon's River-garfish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Buffon's Garfish, Buffonis Halfbeak, Halfbeak Fish, Northern Garfish, Northern River Garfish, Stripe-nosed Halfbeak, Viviparous Halfbeak. Found in groups on the surface levels of coastal waters,.. more

Bulb-tentacle Sea Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Bubbletip Anemone, Bubble-tipped Anemone, Bulb Anemone, Bulb-tentacle Anemone, Corn Anemone, Hexacorals. Found singly attached to crevices and holes amongst corals and rocks of the reefs.. more

Bull Hydroid Crab - Crabs---Twin Spine Crabs

Also known as Bull Crab, Bull Spider Crab, Decorator Crab, Decorated Horned Crab, Decorator Horned Crab, Horned Decorator Crab, Horned Spider Crab, Long-horned Spider Crab, Soft.. more

Bull Shark - Sharks---Requim Sharks

Also known as Bluntsnout Shark, Cub Shark, Estuary Shark, Estuary Whaler Shark, Freshwater Whaler, Ground Shark, Hervey Bay Whaler Shark, Nicaragua Shark, Pigeye Shark, River Whaler, River.. more

Bulldog Dentex - Porgies

Also known as Cape Verde Dentex and Sea Breams. Found on rocky bottoms of reefs. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Length - 36cm Depth - 40-150m Eastern Central Atlantic - endemic.. more

Bullethead Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Bullethead Parrot, Bullet-headed Parrotfish, Bullhead Parrotfish, Daisy Parrotfish, Garnet Red Parrotfish, Green Parrotfish, Greenfin Parrotfish, Green-finned Parrotfish, Shabby Parrotfish. Found singly or in large schools.. more

Bullethead Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Bullethead Parrot, Bullet-headed Parrotfish, Bullhead Parrotfish, Daisy Parrotfish, Garnet Red Parrotfish, Green Parrotfish, Greenfin Parrotfish, Green-finned Parrotfish, Shabby Parrotfish. Found singly or in large schools.. more

Bullock's Hypselodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Bullockii Sea Slug, Dorid Nudibranch, Hypselodoris Sea Slug, Nudibranchs, Purple Nudi, Purple Nudibranch, Variable Hypselodoris. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas.. more

Bullseye - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Black-finned Cardinalfish, Bullseye Cardinal, Bullseye Cardinalfish, Two-eye Cardinalfish. Found in pairs or small groups over weedy areas of coral and rocky areas of inshore and.. more

Bumphead Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Double-headed Parrotfish, Green Humphead Parrotfish, Humphead Parrotfish, Napoleon's Fish, Reef Buffalo. Found in small to large schools foraging for food over clear and murky outer.. more

Bundoon Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bundoon Blenny, Coral Blennies, Fang Blennies, Sabretooth Blennies, Sabretooth Combtooth Blennies. Found singly or in pairs swimming above the bottoms around dead and.. more

Burgundy Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Hexacorals and Goa Sea Anemone. Found in shallow sandy areas attached to rock and rubble. Closed or partially open during the day opening completely at night.. more

Burgundy Bubble Algae - Algae

Also known as Baggy Seaweed, Burgundy Crust Algae, Jelly Bubbles, Jelly Fingers, Red Algae, Rhodophyta, Seaweed. Found on stalks in small bunches of soft, gelatinous lobes on coral.. more

Burmese Loach - Carps---Loaches

Also known as Asian Loach, Burmese Golden Loach, Burmese Zebra Loach, Gold Zebra Loach, Golden Zebra Loach, Hora's Loach, Indian Loach. Found in schools over mixed gravel and.. more

Burrowing Sea Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Boring Urchin, Boring Sea Urchin, Burrowing Urchin, Rock-boring Sea Urchin. Found burrowed into coral or limestone rocks over reefs. They feed on floating algae particles. Length -.. more

Bus Stop Chromodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Horned Chromodoris, Lumpy Chromodoris, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs crawling over rock and lava sand of coral and rocky reefs rich in algae growth. They.. more

Butter Catfish - Catfishes---Sheatfishes

Also known as Pabdah Catfish, Pabo Catfish. Found in rivers and streams. They feed on crustaceans and mollusc's. Length - 21cm Depth - ?m Widespread Asia Siluridae can often be found in.. more

Butter Hamlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Bad Lucks, Black Hamlet, Cods, Hamlets, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts, Yellowtail Hamlet. Found singly close to the bottoms over reef faces and slopes and around piers.. more

Butterfly Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Rockskippers. Found singly or in pairs over hard mud and rocky bottoms in shallowish to very deep reefs, more.. more

Butterfly Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Sleeper Bandit Goby, Sleeper Gobies, Tailspot Goby, White-lined Goby, White-spotted Goby. Found singly or in pairs close to their burrows hovering above the sand.. more

Butterfly Hillstream Loach - River Loaches

Also known as Borneo Loach, Borneo Sucker, Butterfly Loach, Chinese Butterfly Loach, Chinese Butterfly Place, Chinese Hillstream Loach, Chinese Sucker, Hillstream Loach, Hong-kong Pleco, Leverett's Hillstream Loach,.. more

Butterfly Perch - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Groupers, Butterfly Sea Perch and Red Perch. Found in large schools over exposed areas of reef with strong tidal movement, often in deep waters. They.. more

Butterfly Whiptail - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Threadfin Bream, Threadtail Bream, Whiptail, Whiptail Bream. Found singly or in small groups over silty muddy areas of coastal bays and offshore.. more

Butterfly Whiptail (Juvenile) - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Threadfin Bream, Threadtail Bream, Whiptail, Whiptail Bream. Found singly or in small groups over silty muddy areas of coastal bays and offshore.. more

Button Polyp - Zoanthids

Also known as Bright Eagle Eyes, Colonial Anemone, Eagle-eye Zoanthid, Green Sea Mat, Hornets, Moonlight Zoanthids, Sea Mats. Found in colonies over subtidal areas often covering vast areas.. more

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