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.

Cachama - Characins---Piranhas-Pacus

Also known as Blackfin Pacu, Black-finned Pacu, Black Pacu, Gamitana, Giant Pacu, Pacu, Red-bellied Pacu, Tambaqui. Found singly, in freshwater flood plains and flooded areas of forest. They feed.. more

Cactus algae - Algae

Also known as Brittle-disc Seaweed, Coralline Algae, Green Algae, Green Siphonous Algae, Marine Algae, Prostrate Sea Cactus, Watercress Algae. Found in clumps attached to the substrate, around dead.. more

Caerulea Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch. Found singly, or in pairs, on rubble, and sandy areas, of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sessile aquatic animals. Length - 5cm Depth.. more

Caesar Grunt - Grunts

Also known as Black Grunt, Blacktail, Blacktail Grunt, French Grunt. Found singly or in schools, during the day close to shelter of mangroves, coral and rocky reefs, dispersing.. more

Caesar Grunt (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Black Grunt, Blacktail, Blacktail Grunt, French Grunt. Found singly, or in schools, during the day, close to shelter of mangroves, coral, and rocky reefs, dispersing.. more

Cake Sand Dollar - Sea Urchins

Also know as Biscuit Urchin, Heart Urchin, Sand Dollar, Sea Biscuit. Found singly, or in large groups, usually partially buried, in shallow waters, over fine rubble, sand, and.. more

Cake Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Cake Sea Urchin, Collector Urchin, Gracious Sea Urchin, Gracious Urchin, Hairy Sea Urchin, Jewelcase Sea Urchin, Parson's Hat Sea Urchin, Pincushion Hairy Urchin,.. more

Caledonian Mitten Lobster - Lobsters---Slipper Lobsters

Also known as Butterfly Lobster, Caledonian Mitten Langosta, Caledonian Slipper Lobster, Mitten Lobster. Found singly or in small pods, hiding in crevices and under rocks during the day,.. more

Calico Crab - Crabs

Also known as Box Crab, Calico Box Crab, Crazy Crab, Crazy Shame-faced Crab, Dolly Varden Crab, Flecked Box Crab, Gulf Calico Crab, Lady Crab, Leopard Crab, Shame-faced.. more

California Flounder - Flatfishes---Large-tooth Flounders

Also known as California Halibut, Fine Flounder, Flounder, Sand Flounder, Southern Flounder, Summer Flounder. Found singly, on mud and sandy bottoms, over coastal, and deeper waters, of the.. more

California Grunion - Silversides---Neotropical Silversides

Also known as Californian Grunion, Grunion, Oceanic Silverside. Found in large schools, usually close to the surface of inshore waters, in bays and along open coastlines. These.. more

California Hornshark - Sharks---Bullhead-Horn-Port Jackson Sharks

Also known as Black-spotted Horn Shark, Blunthead Shark, Horn Shark. Found singly or in schools, during the day hiding in the shadows and blending in over shallow waters,.. more

California Kingcroaker - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Atlantic Croaker, California Corbina, California Whiting, Kingcroaker, Kingfish, Sand Sucker, Surf Fish. Found singly, or in small schools, over sandy shorelines, of coastal bays and.. more

California Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes

Also known as Bullhead, Rockfish, Sculpin, Spotted Scorpionfish, Stingfish. Found singly and well camouflaged, close to caves and crevices, of rocky areas, in bays and along shorelines. They feed.. more

Callous Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Banded Bubble Sea Star, Banded Bubble Star, Banded Bubble Starfish, Beaded Sea Star, Beaded Starfish, Lumpy Sea Star, Lumpy Starfish, Nodular Sea Star, Nodular.. more

Camouflage Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blue-tailed Cod, Camouflage Cod, Camouflage Rockcod, Cod, Flowery Grouper, Hind, Marble Grouper, Marbled Cod, Marbled Grouper, Rockcod, Smalltooth Grouper, Small-toothed Cod, Small-toothed Grouper, Small-toothed.. more

Canary Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue Damselfish, Bluefin Damselfish, Canary Damselfish, Cape Verde Gregory, Sergeant, Sergeant Major. Found over sandy areas of rocky inshore reefs. They feed on algae and benthic.. more

Canary Rockfish - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes-Rockcods-Thornyheads

Also known as Ocean Perch, Orange Rockfish, Rock Perch, Sea Perch. Found in loose schools, hovering around pinnacles, and rocky outcrops, in areas with strong currents. They feed.. more

Canary Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes

Also known as Goblinfish, Stingfish. Found singly on mud and sand bottoms over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on small fish and swimming invertebrates. Length - 14cm Depth - 20-130m Eastern.. more

Canary Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Golden Rainbowfish, Golden Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse, Yellow Wrasse. Found in small schools, over rubble and sandy areas of reef edges and outer slopes. They feed.. more

Canarytop Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Lemon Meringue Wrasse, Lemon Wrasse, Sandreef Wrasse, Whitebelly Wrasse, White-bellied Wrasse. Found in small schools over rubble and sandy areas along reef edges close to.. more

Candy Cane Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Bullseye Coral, Cat's Eye Coral, Torch Coal, Trumpet Coral. Found on mixed mud and sandy substrates, over protected reef slopes of lagoons, coral and rocky.. more

Candy Crab - Crabs

Also known as Commensal Soft Coral Crab, Dendronephthya Crab, Imitator Crab, Oate's Soft Coral Crab, Soft Coral Crab, Soft Coral Spider Crab, Spider Crab, True Crab. Found.. more

Candycane Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Candycane Fish, Lemonfish, Lollyfish, Peppermint Sea Cucumber, Red-lined Sea Cucumber, Red-striped Sea Cucumber, Tripang. Found over large rubble and coarse sand areas of outer coral.. more

Cano Toadfish - Toadfishes

Also known as Barbells, Frogfish, Sapo Cano. Found singly, often buried in mud or sand, with just their eyes showing, over reef flats, lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed.. more

Cape Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Cape Verde Damselfish, Chromis, Puller. Found singly, or in pairs, over rocky areas, of coastal inshore reefs. They feed on algae and tiny invertebrates. Length - 16cm Depth.. more

Cape White Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Blacktail, Sargo, Seabream, White Seabream. Found singly, or in small schools, around rock and sandy substrates of intertidal surf zones, over sandy beaches and mouths.. more

Caplike Mushroom Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Bowl Coral, Mushroom Coral, Neptune's Cap, Neptune's Cap Coral. Found on soft substrates over protected middle to lower reef slopes of lagoons. These corals are.. more

Captain Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Green Parrotfish. Found in small to large schools, foraging for food, over dead coral and rubble areas of shallow fringing reefs rich in algae growth. They.. more

Carbuncle Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Bumpy Dendrodoris, Carbunclulosa Sea Slug, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs, over mixed coral blocks and sandy areas, of coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Cardinal Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Blacksaddle Goatfish, Blackspot Goatfish, Dash-and-Dot Goatfish, Diamondscale Goatfish, Diamond-scaled Goatfish, Rosy Goatfish, Whiteline Goatfish, White-lined Goatfish, Whitesaddle Goatfish. Found in small schools, foraging for food.. more

Cardinal Nothobranchius - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---African Rivulines

Also known as American Killifish, Cardinal Killi, Mbwemkuru Nothobranch, Nothos Killifish. Found in schools, in pools and tributaries, of the Mbwemkuru river. The feed on small aquatic crustaceans, insect.. more

Caribbean Reef Squid - Squids

Also known as Atlantic Oval Squid, Pencil Squid, Reef Squid. Found singly or in squads, often close to the surface, hovering over reefs and seagrass beds in shallow.. more

Caribbean Sharpnose Shark - Sharks---Ground-Requim Sharks

Also known as Atlantic Sharpnose Shark, Sharpnose Shark, Snook Shark. Found in tropical waters, of bays, estuaries, and rivers, as well as deep off-shore waters. They feed on fish,.. more

Caribbean Spiny Lobster - Lobsters---Spiny Lobsters

Also known as Atlantic Spiny Lobster, Bermuda Spiny Lobster, Caribbean Rock Lobster, Common Spiny Lobster, Crawfish, Florida Spiny Lobster, Red Spiny Lobster, Rock Lobster, West Indian Langouste,.. more

Carlson's Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Carlson's Damselfish. Found singly or in pairs, in the shadows of caves and ledges, over fringing reefs and the sheltered side of platform reefs. They feed.. more

Carlson's Halgerda - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch Found amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - 5cm Depth - ?m Indo-West Pacific - Australia, New.. more

Carnation Tree Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Carnation Coral, Cauliflower Soft Coral, Dendronephthya Carnation, Divaricate Tree Coral, Mauve Spiky Soft Coral, Prickly Alcyonarian Coral, Purple Soft Finger, Soft Tree Coral, Strawberry.. more

Carnea Hypselodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Hypselodoris Sea Slug, Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs, amongst sand and rubble areas, of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length -.. more

Carolina Pygmy Sunfish - Basses---Pygmy Sunfishes

Also known - no other name. Found singly, and secretive, in heavily vegetated channels, creeks, ditches, and inlets of rivers. They feed on micro-crustaceans and small benthic invertebrates. Length -.. more

Carpet Brain Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Bouquet Flower Coral, Brain Coral, Flat Brain Coral, Largebrain Root Canal, Lobed Brain Coral, Lobed Cactus Coral, Lobophyllia Brain Coral, Open Brain Coral. Found in.. more

Carpet Corallimorph - Corallimorphs

Also known as Carpet Discosoma, Zoantharia. Found over rubble areas on coral and rocky reefs. This is a very aggressive zoantharid that covers large areas. They feed on.. more

Carpet Eel Blenny Dottyback - Dottybacks

Also known as Carpet Conger Blenny, Carpet Eel Blenny, Daggerfish, Eared Eel Blenny, Green Wolf Eel, Green Wolf Eel Blenny, Lance, Lurking Machete, Mud Blenny, Ocellated Eel.. more

Carpet Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Black-spotted Sole, Dappled Sole, Dotted Sole, Mottled Sole. Found singly or in pairs over protected sandy bottoms of lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on crustaceans.. more

Carpet Sole (Juvenile) - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Banded Sole, Black-spotted Sole, Dark-spotted Sole, Flatfish Sole, Mottled Sole, Tonguefish. Found singly buried beneath the sand, exposing only its eye and tubular nostril or.. more

Caterpillar Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Hairy Feet Sea Cucumber, Hairy Foot Sea Cucumber, Hairy Sea Cucumber. Found singly, over shallow rubble and sandy drop-offs and reef slopes. This sea cucumber.. more

Cauca Molly - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers

Also known as South American Molly. Found in schools, over shallow waters, of freshwater basins and rivers. They feed on algae, insects, and mosquito larvae. Length - 3cm Depth - ?m Widespread.. more

Cauliflower Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Bumpy Dendrodoris, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Sidegill Slug, Tuberculose Dendrodoris, Tuberculous Nudibranch, Warty Sea Slug, Warty Sidegill Sea Slug. Found singly, pairs or in groups, on.. more

Cave Fan Coral - Sea Fans

Also known as Fan Coral, Gorgonian Fan Coral, Gorgonian Sea Fas, Octocoral. Found in areas of slow current as well as very turbid areas, often branching out.. more

Celebes Flathead - Scorpionfishes---Flatheads

Also known as Crocodilefish, Manado Flathead, Quarter-spined Flathead, Sulawesi Flathead. Found singly, sometimes buried into vegetated sandy bottoms, of shallow coral, rock and rubble areas of coastal reefs. They.. more

Celebes Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Celebes Maori Wrasse, Eared Maori Wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Slender Maori, Slender Maori Wrasse, Slender Splendour Wrasse, Slender Wrasse, Sulawesi Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasse. Found singly or.. more

Cenderawasih Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Cenderawasih Damsel. Found singly, pairs, or in small schools, amongst black corals and gorgonian sea fans, over outer reef slopes. They feed on zooplankton. Length -.. more

Cenderawasih Goby - Gobies

Also known as Checkered Goby, Gudgeon, Sand Goby. Found close to their burrows, over protected brackish waters, of estuaries, lakes and shorelines. They feed on fish eggs, benthic invertebrates.. more

Cero - Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Cero Mackerel, Kingfish Mackerel, Painted Mackerel. Found singly, pairs or in schools, over clear water coral reefs. They feed on fish, shrimps and squid. Length -.. more

Chain Moray - Eels---Moray Eels

Also known as Atlantic Chain Moray Eel, Chain Eel, Chain Moray Eel, Chained Moray, Chainlink Moray Eel, Little Banded Eel, Tiger Congar. Found singly, over rocky shores and.. more

Chain-lined Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Chainline Wrasse, Greyhead Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse, Silty Wrasse. Found singly, or in pairs, over mixed algae and coral areas, of lagoons, and inner channel reefs,.. more

Chalk Bass - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Atlantic Chalk Bass, Bassfish, Chalk Basslet, Tortuga Bass. Found in small schools, over rubble and sandy, silty bottoms, hovering, over patches of coral and rubble,.. more

Chameleon Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as - No other name. Found in schools often mixed with other fish foraging for food over exposed reef flats of lagoons and seaward reef slopes.. more

Chameleon Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly, in shallow waters over sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs, will bury itself in the sand if alarmed and to.. more

Channel Clinging Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Caribbean King Crab, Coral Crab, Giant Mithrax, King Crab, Red-hinged Clinging Crab, Reef Crab, Reef Spider Crab, Spider Crab, Spiny Spider Crab,.. more

Charcoal Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Bar-finned Damsel, Black Damsel, Charcoal Damselfish, Marmite. Found singly or in small schools, over clearwater reef flats, passages and outer reef slopes. They feed on benthic.. more

Checked Swallowtail - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blotched Anthias, Blotchy Anthias, Blotchy Deep Anthias, Spotted Anthias, Yellow-spotted Anthias. Found singly, sometimes in caves, or over rocky reefs, in very deep waters of.. more

Checkerboard Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Checkered Wrasse, Fourspot Wrasse, Goldstripe Wrasse, Hortulanus Wrasse, Marble Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse, Wall Wrasse. Found singly or in small loose schools over drop-offs, sand.. more

Checkerboard Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Checkered Wrasse, Fourspot Wrasse, Goldstripe Wrasse, Hortulanus Wrasse, Marble Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse, Wall Wrasse. Found singly or in small loose schools over drop-offs, sand.. more

Checkered Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Checker Barb, Checkerboard Barb, Iridescent Barb, Island Barb, Sumatra Barb. Found in schools, over creeks, rivers and lakes. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants and worms. Length.. more

Checkered Pufferfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blowfish, Checkered Puffer, Pufferfish, Swelltoad, Toadfish. Found singly, or in schools, over rubble, sand, and seagrass beds, in protected, shallow, coastal bays, tidal creeks, and.. more

Checkered Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Checkered Seaperch, Cross-banded Seaperch, Cross-banded Snapper, Lattice Seaperch, Lattice Snapper, Sea Perch. Found singly or in schools, over both inshore and offshore coral reefs. They feed.. more

Cheekbar Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known Dwarf Wrasse, Sand Reef Wrasse, Threespot Wrasse. Found singly, or in pairs, hiding amongst brown algae, and in small coral and rock patches, over sheltered areas.. more

Cheekbar Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known Sand Reef Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs, hiding away on weedy bottoms of sheltered shallow coral and rocky reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 15cm Depth.. more

Cheekspot Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blackear Wrasse, Black-eared Wrasse, Earmuff Wrasse, Ocellated Wrasse. Found singly, over patches of mixed coral and rubble areas, along steep drop-offs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length.. more

Chequered Perchlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Chequered Hawkfish, Geometric Flame Basslet, Geometric Flame Hawkfish, Geometric Hawkfish, Geometric Pygmy Hawkfish, Highfin Hawkfish, Highfin Perchlet, Red-blotched Hawkfish, Red-blotched Perchlet. Found singly, in crevices.. more

Cherry Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Crimson Carplet. Found in schools, over shallow slow moving waters of heavily shaded brooks and streams. They feed on algae, detritus and zooplankton. Length - 5cm Depth.. more

Cherry Blossom Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Godeffroy's Soft Coral, Octocoral, Soft Tree Coral, Tree Coral. Found along ledges, overhangs and slopes of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - 60cm Depth.. more

Cherubfish - Surgeonfishes---Angelfishes

Also known as Atlantic Pygmy Angelfish, Cherub Angel, Cherub Angelfish, Cherub Pygmy Angel, Cherub Pygmy Angelfish, Dwarf Angelfish, Pygmy Angelfish, Pygmy Cherub Angelfish. Found singly, pairs,.. more

Chesnut Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Chesnut Eyelash Blenny, Coral Blenny, Eyelash Blenny, Filamentous Blenny, Muzzled Rockskipper, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskipper, Spotted-chin Blenny. Found in small loose schools over wave.. more

Chevroned Butterflyfish - Surgeonfishes---Butterflyfishes

Also known as Acropora Butterfly, Acropora Butterflyfish, Chevron Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Oval Butterflyfish, Redfin Butterflyfish, Right-angle Butterflyfish, Right-angled Butterflyfish, Triangulate Butterflyfish, V-Line Butterflyfish, V-Lined Butterflyfish. Found singly or.. more

Chevroned Butterflyfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes---Butterflyfishes

Also known as Acropora Butterfly, Acropora Butterflyfish, Chevron Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Oval Butterflyfish, Redfin Butterflyfish, Right-angle Butterflyfish, Right-angled Butterflyfish, Triangulate Butterflyfish, V-Line Butterflyfish, V-Lined Butterflyfish. Found singly, or.. more

Chimaera - Chimaeras---Shortnose Chimaeras-Ratfishes

Also known as Caribbean Chimaera, Caribbean Ghost Shark, Cuban Chimaera, Cuban Ratfish, Elephantfish, Ghost Shark. Found singly in very deep waters. Their Dorsal spine has a venomous.. more

Chinamanfish - Snappers

Also known as Chinaman Snapper, Galloper, Redfin Snapper, Threadfin Snapper, Thread-finned Sea Perch. Found singly or in schools over rubble and sandy areas of coastal reefs. They feed on.. more

Chinese Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as China Barb, Green Barb, Gold Barb, Half-banded Barb, Half-stripes Barb, Schubert's Barb, Six-banded Barb. Found in schools, over slow flowing irrigation channels, swamps and.. more

Chinese Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Chinese Damsel, Halfmoon Damsel, Lyretail Damselfish, Orange-tailed Damselfish, Yellowtail Demoiselle. Found in pairs, and schools, over soft bottoms, around coral and rocky outcrops, of coastal.. more

Chinese Trumpetfish - Trumpetfishes

Also known as Flutemouth, Pacific Trumpetfish, Painted Flutemouth, Spinyback Trumpetfish, Stickfish, Tahiti Cornet Fish, Trumpet, Tubo Tubo. Found singly, shadowing other fish, and using camouflage to sneak.. more

Chinook Salmon - Salmons---Salmonids

Also known as Blackmouth, Chinook, King Salmon, Kippered Salmon, Pacific Chinook Salmon, Pacific Salmon, Quinnat, Quinnat Salmon, Salmon Royal, Smilie, Spring Salmon, Tyee. Found in schools, over lakes,.. more

Chinook Salmon (Juvenile) - Salmons---Salmonids

Also known as Blackmouth, Chinook, King Salmon, Kippered Salmon, Pacific Chinook Salmon, Pacific Salmon, Quinnat, Quinnat Salmon, Salmon Royal, Smilie, Spring Salmon, Tyee. Found in schools, over lakes,.. more

Chiragra Spider Conch - Sea Snails

Also known as Arthritic Spider Conch, Arthritic Spider Shell, Chiragra Spider, Gouty Spider Shell, Spider Conch, Spider Shell, True Conch. Found over coarse coral, rubble, sand and seagrass.. more

Chisel-tooth Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Golden Mojarra, Golden Mojarra Cichlid, Swamp Cichlid. Found in schools, over the Atlantic slope of Guatemala and Belize. They feed on plant matter. Length - 20cm Depth -.. more

Chiseltooth Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Chiseltooth Hogfish, Sandreef Wrasse. Found singly close to the caves they frequent over clear channels of seaward reefs. They feed on algae and invertebrates. Juveniles found along.. more

Chlamydatus Moray - Eels---Moray Eels

Also known as Banded Mud Moray. Found singly, in holes in the reef or buried in the sand by entering the sand tail first so just the head.. more

Chocolate Chip Star - Sea Stars

Also known Chocolate Chip Cookie, Chocolate Chip Cookie Sea Star, Chocolate Chip Sea Star, Chocolate Chip Starfish, Starfish. Found singly or in constellations, clinging to rocks, over rubble.. more

Chocolate Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blue-lined Coralcod, Boenacki Grouper, Brown Coralcod, Brown-banded Cod, Brown-banded Coralcod, Brown-banded Grouper, Brown-banded Rockcod, Brown-banded Sea Bass, Brown-barred Grouper, Brown-barred Rockcod, Charcoal Grouper, Chocolate.. more

Christmas Tree Worm - Marine Worms---Tube Worms

Also known as Burrowing Christmas Tree Fan Worm, Burrowing Tree Fan Worm, Calcerous Tube Worm, Coco Worm, Fan Worm, Feather Duster, Feather Duster Worm, Feather Tube Worm,.. more

Cigar Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Cigar Rainbowfish, Quaker, Rainbowfish, Sand Wrasse, Sharpnose Wrasse, Sharp-nosed Rainbowfish, Sharp-nosed Wrasse. Found singly or in small to large schools, over algae covered reef flats.. more

Ciliated False Squilla - Mantis Shrimps

Also known as Checkered-eye Mantis Shrimp, Ciliated Mantis Shrimp, Common Mantis Shrimp, False Mantis Shrimp, Lagoon Mantis Shrimp, Pseudosquillid Mantis Shrimp, Rainbow Mantis Shrimp, Spearing Shrimps. Found in.. more

Cinnabar Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Bighead Goatfish, Blackspot Goatfish, Opalescent Goatfish, Redspot Goatfish, Smallspot Goatfish, Spotted Golden Goatfish. Found singly or in small schools, foraging for food over mud, rubble,.. more

Clarion Angelfish - Surgeonfishes---Angelfishes

Also known as Clarion Angel. Found singly or in pairs, over coral and rocky reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on algae, small invertebrates, sponges and tunicates. Length -.. more

Clark's Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Anemonefish, Black Clark's Clownfish, Black Clown, Brown Anemonefish, Chocolate Clownfish, Clarkii Clown, Clarkii's Clown, Clark's Clownfish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Panda Clarkii, Sea Bee, Sea.. more

Cleaning Goby - Gobies

Also known as Cleaner Goby, Genie's Cleaning Goby, Gudgeon, Neon Goby. Found singly or in pairs, on live corals at cleaning stations waiting for customers. They feed on ectoparasites. Length.. more

Clearfin Lionfish - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes

Also known as Clearfin Turkeyfish, Lionfish, Radial Firefish, Radiata Lion, Radiata Lionfish, Scorpion Radiata, Tailbar Lionfish, Turkeyfish, Twobar Lionfish, Whitefin Lionfish, White-lined Lionfish, Zebrafish. Found singly, in crevices.. more

Clearfin Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Banded Lizardfish, Bluestripe Lizardfish, Greystreak Lizardfish, Sand Lizardfish, Twospot Lizardfish, Variegated Lizardfish. Found singly, pairs or in small schools, half buried or resting on.. more

Clearfin squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Blackfin Squirrelfish, Silver Squirrelfish, Smooth Squirrelfish. Found singly, or in small schools, sometimes mixed with Neoniphon samara, mainly around oceanic islands, rich in coral growth,.. more

Climbing Perch - Gouramies--- Climbing Gouramies

Also known as Asian Climbing Perch, Climbing Bass, Common Climbing Perch, Gourami, Indian Climbing Perch, Koi, Walking Fish. Found in turbid, murky waters, of canals, estuaries, flooded.. more

Cloak Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as European Sea Anemone, Hermit Crab Anemone, Hexacoral. Found on sand and stone bottoms of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - ?cm Depth - 0-40m Widespread.. more

Clouded Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Blotched Grinner, Blotched Lizardfish, Blotched Saury, Clouded Grinner, Clouded Saury, Gracile Lizardfish, Nebulous Lizardfish. Found singly or in pairs half buried or resting on eel-grass,.. more

Cloudy Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cloudy Rock Cod, Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Spotted Grouper, Spotted Rock Cod, Trout. Found singly, in murky turbid waters, over silty sand bottoms of estuaries, harbours,.. more

Clown Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as "NEMO" Anemonefish, Black Percula Clownfish, Black-finned Clownfish, Clownfish, Common Clownfish, Eastern Clown Anemonefish, Eastern Clownfish, Orange Anemonefish, Orange Clownfish, Percula Clownfish, Picasso Clown Anemonefish,.. more

Clown Coris - Wrasses

Also known as Clown Coris Wrasse, Clown Sand Wrasse, Clown Wrasse, Eyespot Wrasse, False Clown Wrasse, Humphead Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-blotched Rainbowfish, Red-blotched Wrasse, Sand Wrasse, Twinspot Wrasse. Found.. more

Clown Coris (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Clown Coris Wrasse, Clown Sand Wrasse, Clown Wrasse, Eyespot Wrasse, False Clown Wrasse, Humphead Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-blotched Rainbowfish, Red-blotched Wrasse, Sand Wrasse, Twinspot Wrasse. Found.. more

Clown Featherback - Bony Tongues---Featherbacks-Knifefishes

Also known as Clown Knifefish, Spotted Featherback, Spotted Knifefish. Found in freshwater pools, and flowing rivers, moving into inundated forest areas during high water periods. They feed nocturnally on.. more

Clown Rasbora - Carps---Danios

Also known as Bigspot Rasbora, Clown Barb, Iridescent Rasbora, Rasbora Clown, Red Barb, Redember Raspora. Found in black water rivers, streams, and forest peat swamps. They feed on.. more

Clown Triggerfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Triggerfishes

Also known as Baliste Clown, Baliste Leopard, Big-spotted Triggerfish, Clown Trigger, Crossbow Clownfish. Found singly, along steep drop-offs, over clear coastal and outer reefs. It has strong jaws,.. more

Clown Triggerfish (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefishes---Triggerfishes

Also known as Baliste Clown, Baliste Leopard, Big-spotted Triggerfish, Clown Trigger, Crossbow Clownfish. Found singly along steep drop-offs, over clear coastal and outer reefs. It has strong jaws,.. more

Clown Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasse, Slippery Okra. Found singly, over reef tops, rocky reefs, and in seagrass beds, of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on fish and invertebrates. Length.. more

Clown Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasse, Slippery Okra. Found singly over reef tops, rocky reef and seagrass beds of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on fish and invertebrates. Length -.. more

Club Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Club-tipped Anemone, Hexacoral, Sand Anemone. Found over rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. Colour varies from place to place. They feed on plankton. Width.. more

Cluster Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Acropora Coral, Acroporid Coral, Branching Coral, Hard Coral, Millie Coral, Staghorn Coral. Found in small Colonies, of corymbose cushions, or form clumps, with irregular.. more

Co's Chromodris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Co's Goniobranchus, Dorid Nudibranch, Elegant Chromodoris, Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs, amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on the.. more

Coachwhip Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Coachwhip Kingfish, Oblique-banded Trevally, Oblong Trevally, Trevally. Found singly or in small schools over rubble and sand bottoms of coastal coral reefs. Elongated rear dorsal fin.. more

Cobia - Jacks---Cobia

Also known as Blackfish, Black King, Black Kingfish, Black Salmon, Bonito, Butterfish, Cod, Crabeater, Cubby Yew, Kingfish, Lemonfish, Ling, Prodigal Son, Runner, Sergeant Fish. Found singly or in.. more

Cocinero - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Barred Jack, Kingfish, Striped Jack, Trevally. Found in schools, over coastal and oceanic waters. They feed on crustaceans, fish, and benthic invertebrates. Length - 37cm Depth - 0-50m Widespread.. more

Cockatoo Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Big Mouth Apistogramma, Cockatoo Apisto, Cockatoo Apistogramma, Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid, Crested Apisto, Crested Dwarf Cichlid, Orange Flash Cockatoo Cichlid, South American Cichlid. Found in areas.. more

Cockatoo Waspfish - Scorpionfishes---Waspfishes

Also known as Australian Red Cockatoo Waspfish, Cockatoo Fish, Cockatoo Leaf Fish, Cockatoo Rougefish, Leaf Fish, Redskinfish. Found singly or in pairs rocking in the current during the.. more

Cocoa Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Caribbean Cocoa Damselfish, Cocoa Damsel, Farmer Damsel, Yellow Demoiselle. Found singly or in pairs, close to coral bommie's, of fringing inshore and offshore reefs rich.. more

Cocoa Damselfish - Damselfishes

Also known as Caribbean Cocoa Damselfish, Cocoa Damsel, Farmer Damsel, Found singly or in pairs, close to coral bommie's, over hard substrate, between reefs and soft bottoms. They.. more

Coconut Octopus - Octopuses

Also known as Sand Bird Octopus, Veined Octopus, Walktopus. Found singly, on sandy bottoms, often buried in the sand or in receptacles like coconut shells, over bays.. more

Cocos Island Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Angler Flatfish, Angler Flounder, Bothid Flounder, Flounder. Found singly, crawling along stony ground, waving its first dorsal fin which resembles a crustacean to attract its.. more

Coffee Bean Tetra - Characins---Characins-Tetras

Also known as Tetra. Found in schools, over coastal rivers. They feed on crustaceans, plant matter, and worms. Length - 3cm Depth - ?m Widespread South America Same family as Piranha's Piranha's have.. more

Coleman's Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Fire Urchin Shrimp, Sea Urchin Shrimp, Toxic Urchin Shrimp. Found usually in pairs, exclusively on the fire urchin -.. more

Collared Razorfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bladefish, Collared Knifefish, Collared Razor Wrasse, Finescale Razorfish, Razorfish, Razor Wrasse, Sand Wrasse, Sharp-headed Wrasse. Found singly, over sandy areas of estuaries, reef flats, shallow.. more

Colombo Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Colombo Damselfish. Found singly, pairs, or small loose schools, in silty waters, over mixed coral and rubble reefs. They feed on algae, benthic invertebrates and zooplankton. Length.. more

Comb Penshell - Bivalves

Also known as Fan Shell, Horse Mussel, Korean Common Penshell, Oyster, Pacific Penshell, Pen Shell, Scaly Penshell, Smaller Pen Shell. Found on mud and sandy substrates with.. more

Comber - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Gaper, Hind, Learned Rockfish, Painted Comber, Rockcod, Trout. Found over mud, sand and in seagrass beds of the continental shelf and upper rocky slopes. They.. more

Comet - Roundheads

Also known as Comet Grouper, Comet Marine Betta, Cometfish, Devilfish, Longfin, Marine Betta, Marine Betta Comet, Marine Betta Grouper, Mimic Roundhead. Found singly, hiding during the day.. more

Comma Swordtail - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers

Also known as Guatemala Swordtail, Olomina, Swordtail, Tooth Carp. Found in schools over fast flowing densely vegetated rivers. Length - 7.5cm Depth - ?m They feed on algae, small crustaceans, insects.. more

Commensal Sponge Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Barrel Sponge Shrimp, Carid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Sponge Shrimp, Streptopus Shrimp. Found inside sponges, especially barrel sponges, these shrimps sometimes display pastel shades to match.. more

Commercial Top - Sea Snails

Also known as Button Shell, Commercial Top Shell, Commercial Trochus, Common Turban Shell, Giant Top Shell, Periwinkle Shell, Pyramid Shell, Pyramid Top, Smooth Top Shell, Tectus Snail,.. more

Common Carp - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Brocaded Carp, Chinese Carp, Edible Carp, European Carp, Koi Carp, Leather Carp, Mirror Carp, Mud Sucker, Scale Carp, Wild Carp, Wild Common Carp. Found in.. more

Common Cushion Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known Common Cushion Star, Cushion Sea Star, Cushion Star, New Zealand Common Cushion Star, New Zealand Sea Star, Starfish. Found singly, or in constellations, on rubble and.. more

Common Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Common Cuttle, European Common Cuttlefish, European Cuttlefish, Sepia. Found on mud and sandy areas over shallow water reefs but can be in much deeper.. more

Common Decorator Crab - Crabs

Also known as Eyelash Spider Crab, Ornamental Crab, Red Spider Crab, Rough Spider Crab, Spider Crab, True Crab. Found over rocky areas, of coral and rocky coastal reefs. They.. more

Common Dolphinfish - Jacks---Dolphinfishes

Also known as Dolphin, Dorado, Green Dolphin, Mahi-mahi. Found in schools, on the surface of open waters, sometimes under floating seaweed rafts, occasionally over shallow coastal reefs. They.. more

Common Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Bridegroom, Gemmeous Dragonet, Sculpin, Sordid Dragonet, Tailor. Found singly or in pairs, sometimes buried during the day, but will raise fins if disturbed, over mud.. more

Common Fire Worm - Marine Worms---Bristle Worms

Also known as Fire Worm, Gulf Fire Worm, Iridescent Fireworm, Marine Fireworm, Orange Fire Worm, Polychaeta Marine Worm, Reef Bristle Worm, Rock Worm, Sea Caterpillar, Sea Mice,.. more

Common Ghostgoby - Gobies

Also known as Ghost Goby, Gudgeon, Manyhost Cling-goby, Manyhost Goby, Mozambique Ghostgoby, Reef Goby, Toothy Goby. Found living over a variety of hosts including algae, bivalves, broad blade.. more

Common Lionfish - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes

Also known as Black Lionfish, Black Volitans Lionfish, Butterfly Cod, Featherfins, Firefish, Lionfish, Ornate Butterfly Cod, Peacock Lionfish, Red Firefish, Red Lionfish, Scorpion Cod, Scorpion Volitans, Turkeyfish,.. more

Common Lionfish (Juvenile) - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes

Also known as Black Lionfish, Black Volitans Lionfish, Butterfly Cod, Featherfins, Firefish, Lionfish, Ornate Butterfly Cod, Peacock Lionfish, Red Firefish, Red Lionfish, Scorpion Cod, Scorpion Volitans, Turkeyfish,.. more

Common Molly - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers

Also known as Black Molly, Liberty Molly, Mexican Molly, Molly, Short-finned Molly, Sphenops Molly. Found in schools, over freshwater canals, ditches, ponds, rivers and warm springs as well.. more

Common Mudskipper - Gobies---Mudskippers

Also known as African Mudhopper, African Mudskipper, Atlantic Mudskipper, Graceful Mudskipper, Gudgeon, Kalolo Mudskipper, Mudskipper, Sailfin Mudskipper, Silverline Mudskipper. Found singly, or in schools, zipping about, over mud,.. more

Common Mushroom Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Fungiid Coral, Mushroom Coral. Found amongst rubble areas of back reefs, reef flats and slopes, over lagoons, coral and rocky reefs. Colour varies from brown,.. more

Common Octopus - Octopuses

Also know as Common Atlantic Octopus, Common Reef Octopus, Reef Octopus, Scuttle, Small Common Octopus. Found singly, in their lairs, or foraging for food over mud, rock and.. more

Common Pandora - Porgies

Also known as King-of-the-Breams, Pandora, Red Pandora, Sea Bream, Spanish Seabream. Found over shallow, gravel, mud, rock, and sandy bottoms, of inshore waters during the summer, moving to.. more

Common Pearl Oyster - Bivalves

Also known as Black Pearl Oyster, Blacklip Oyster, Blacklip Pearl Oyster, Blacklip Pearl Shell, Black-lipped Oyster, Black-lipped Pearl Oyster, Mollusc, Oyster, Pacific Pearl Oyster, Pearl Oyster, Pen.. more

Common Silverbiddy - Mojarras

Also known as Blacktip Silverbelly, Blacktip Silverbiddy, Black-tipped Silverbiddy, Common Mojarra, Cotton Silverbiddy, Darnley Island Silverbelly, Longtail Silverbelly, Oceanic Silverbiddy, Oyena Mojarra, Pacific Silverbiddy, Pursemouth, Shining Silverbiddy,.. more

Common Snook - Snooks

Also known as Linesider, Pike, Robalo, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook. Found singly or in small schools, in estuaries, lagoons and coastal reefs sometimes going into freshwater. They feed on.. more

Common Squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Common Soldierfish, Cook, Hardback Soldier, Longjaw Squirrelfish, Maryanne, Rotten Finger, Striped Squirrelfish, Welchman, Welshman, Wenchman. Found singly, or in schools, during the day hiding in.. more

Common Stingaree - Rays---Stingrays-Round Rays

Also known as Common Stingray, Stingaree, Stingaree Stingray. Found often half buried with just the eyes showing, over sandy bottoms of estuaries, coastal and off-shore reefs. They feed on.. more

Common Stingray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Blue Stingray, Bluespot Stingray, Blue-spotted Stingray, Golden Stingray, Pastinaca Ray. Found singly, often resting on mud and sandy bottoms, of shallow bays, estuaries, and.. more

Common Sydney Octopus - Octopuses

Also know as the Gloomy Octopus, Sydney Octopus. Found singly, pairs or in a consortium, during the day amongst seaweeds for camouflage, or in rock crevices, over inter-tidal.. more

Common Two-banded Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Mojarra, Seabream, Twoband Bream. Found singly or in small schools, over rocks and sandy areas rich in algae growth. They feed on crustaceans, molluscs and worms. Juveniles.. more

Common Whiptail Catfish - Catfishes---Armored Catfishes

Also known as Eigenmann's Whiptail Catfish, South American Catfish, Whiptail Catfish. Found in clear and murky waters, over sandy areas, hiding amongst vegetation, such as leaf litter. They feed.. more

Compact Leather Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Compact Finger Coral, Devils Hand Coral, Leather Coral, White Finger Coral. Found over shallow waters of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - 20cm Depth.. more

Condylactis Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Ball Anemone, Condy Anemone, Condylactis Sea Anemone, Hexacoral. Found attached to any hard object, in crevices of rock walls, over surge zones of coastal shorelines. The.. more

Cone Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Brush Sponge, Marine Sponge, Pacific Sponge, Siliceous Sponge, Tapered Chimney Sponge, Tropical Marine Sponge, White Finger Sponge, White Pencil Sponge. Found singly or in colonies,.. more

Cone Top Shell - Sea Snails

Also known as Cone-shaped Top, Cone-shaped Top Shell, Spinning Top Shell, Spinning Top Snail, Strawberry Top Shell, Top Shell, Top Snail. Found over coral, rock and sand bottoms,.. more

Coney - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Butterfish, Cod, Coney Grouper, Deady, Hind, Lemon-yellow Butterfish, Negrofish, Rockcod, Rockhind, Small Grouper, Trout, Yellowfish. Found singly, hiding during the day in caves and under.. more

Congo Tetra - Characins---African Tetras

Also known as Albino Congo Tetra. Found in schools, over lower and middle areas of the Congo River Basin. They feed on crustaceans, small insects, plant material and worms. Length.. more

Conical Spider Crab - Crabs

Also known as Arrowhead Crab, Black Coral Crab, Brachyura Crab, Conical Crab, Gorgonian Spider Crab, Soft Coral Crab, True Crab, Xeno Crab. Found mimicking the coral it lives.. more

Conical-spined Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Common Florida Starfish, Spiny Sea Star, Spiny Starfish, Starfish, Thorny Starfish. Found singly, or in constellations, over rubble, sand, and seagrass beds, of shallow, rocky.. more

Conus sp. (Egg Casing) - Sea Snails

Also known as Cones, Cone Shell, Cone Snail. Found under dead corals during the day, coming out to hunt at night, over mud, gravel, and sandy areas,.. more

Convict Blenny - Cichlids---Convict Blennies

Also known as Convict Fish, Convict Goby, Convict Worm Blenny, Engineer Blenny, Engineer Goby, False Catfish, Worm Blenny, Zebra Blenny. Found singly, or in large schools, in burrows,.. more

Convict Blenny (Juvenile) - Cichlids---Convict Blennies

Also known as Convict Fish, Convict Goby, Convict Worm Blenny, Engineer Blenny, Engineer Goby, False Catfish, Worm Blenny, Zebra Blenny. Found singly, or in large schools, in burrows,.. more

Convict Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Albino Convict Cichlid, Amelanistic Convict Cichlid, Black Convict Cichlid, Convict, Pink Convict Cichlid, White Convict Cichlid, Zebra Cichlid. Found in the shallows, amongst debris and.. more

Convict Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Convict Surgeon, Convict Tang, Convictfish, Doctorfish, Fiveband Surgeonfish, Lancetfish, Prison Surgeonfish, Prison Tang, Surgeon Convict, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish. Found in large schools, over hard substrates,.. more

Convict Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Convict Surgeon, Convict Tang, Convictfish, Doctorfish, Fiveband Surgeonfish, Lancetfish, Prison Surgeonfish, Prison Tang, Surgeon Convict, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish. Found in large schools, over hard substrates.. more

Coolie Loach - Carps---Longfin Loaches

Also known as Candy Cane Loach, Eel Loach, Giant Coolie Loach, Kuhlii Loach, Kuhlii Loach Catfish, Leopard Eel, Leopard Loach, Prickly Eye, Slimy Loach, Worm Loach. Found in.. more

Copper Sweeper - Oceanic Basses---Sweepers

Also known as Blackspot Sweeper, Bronze Sweeper, Bullseyes, Cave Sweeper, Hatchet Fish, Keeled Bullseye, Keeled Sweeper, Oualan Bullseye, Oualan Sweeper, Schooling Copper Sweeper, Silver Sweeper. Found in schools,.. more

Copper-striped Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Copperstripe Cardinalfish, Nurseryfish. Found in schools, during the day sheltering in the spines of sea urchins, dispersing at night, foraging for food, over silty areas,.. more

Coral Anemone - Corallimorphs

Also known as Berry Coral, Mushroom Coral, Mushroom Rock, Pimpled Rock, Rainbow Polyp, Stubby Anemone, Zoantharia. Found singly or in colonies, in both shallow and deep waters on.. more

Coral Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Nurseryfish, Southern Orange-lined Cardinal, Southern Orange-lined Cardinalfish. Found in pairs or small schools, sheltering during the day over clear water coral and rocky bottoms of.. more

Coral Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Coral Damsel, Coral Damselfish, Lyretail Damselfish, Nemurus Chromis, Yellow-tipped Damselfish. Found in pairs or schools around coral heads, over shallow silty lagoons and inshore coral.. more

Coral Gardens - Coral Gardens

A Coral polyp is an animal, it consumes food, does not require light and so does not have to live near the surface. However they are able.. more

Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Coral Cod, Coral Hind, Coral Rockcod, Coral Trout, Hind, Jewel Grouper, Miniata Grouper, Red Jewel Grouper, Rockcod, Trout, Vermilion Grouper, Vermilion Rockcod, Vermilion.. more

Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Black-dotted Cod, Cod, Coral Cod, Coral Rockcod, Coral Rock Grouper, Coral Trout, Duskyfin Grouper, Hind, Reef Cod, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly, or in small.. more

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

Also known as Cod, Coral Cod, Coral Hind, Coral Rockcod, Coral Trout, Hind, Jewel Grouper, Miniata Grouper, Red Jewel Grouper, Rockcod, Trout, Vermilion Grouper, Vermilion Rockcod, Vermilion.. more

Coral Marbled Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimp, Eyespot Shrimp, Green Marble Shrimp, Marble Shrimp, Saron Shrimp, Spotted Marble Shrimp, Spotted Marbled Shrimp. Found nocturnally, blending in with their surroundings, amongst.. more

Coral Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Blue-spotted Foxface Rabbitfish, Blue-spotted Spinefoot, Coral Spinefoot, Indian Coral Rabbitfish, Ocellated Orange Spinefoot, Orange Spinefoot, Spinefoot, Spotted Rabbitfish, Spotted Spinefoot, Yellow Foxface Rabbitfish, Yellow.. more

Coral Scallop - Bivalves

Also known as Bioeroding Scallop, Boring Bivalve, Boring Pectinid Bivalve, Coral Clam, Coral-boring Scallop, Iridescent Clam, Iridescent Scallop, Mollusc, Pectinid Bivalve, Pectinid Scallop, Scallop. These fragile shells with.. more

Coral Whiptail - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Coral Monocle Bream, Green-striped Coral Bream, Jurgen, Spinecheek, Whiptail. Found singly or in schools, over mud and sand bottoms of shallow inshore.. more

Coral-eating Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Calcareous Sponge, Coral Killing Sponge, Encrusting Sponge, Marine Sponge, Purple Coral-eating Sponge, Siliceous Sponge. Found on coral and rocky reefs where it spreads over.. more

Corallimorph Decorator Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Corallimorph Crab, Decorator Crab, Decorator Spider Crab, Mushroom Decorator Crab, Spider Crab, Teddy Bear Crab, True Crab, Tubercle Crab. Found over hard bottom.. more

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Corkscrew Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Corkscrew Tentacle Sea Anemone, Hexacoral, Long Tentacle Anemone, Long Tentacle Red Base Anemone, Long-tentacled Anemone, Noodle Anemone, Peppermint Anemone, Red Base Anemone, Sand Anemone,.. more

Corkwing Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Corkwing, Gilthead, Goldmaid, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found in schools, close to shore, over eelgrass beds and rocky areas of lagoons and coastal reefs. Very territorial. They feed.. more

Corocoro - Grunts

Also known as Bronze-striped Grunt, Corocoro Grunt, Spotted Pigfish, Sweetlips. Found singly, or in small schools, during the day close to shelter, out at night hunting for food,.. more

Cortez Rainbow Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Cortez Wrasse, Lollipop Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasse, Mexican Rainbow Wrasse, Pacific Wrasse, Paddlefin Wrasse, Rainbow Wrasse, Rock Wrasse. Found in small schools, over shallow, rocky, lagoons.. more

Cortez Rainbow Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Cortez Wrasse, Lollipop Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasse, Mexican Rainbow Wrasse, Pacific Wrasse, Paddlefin Wrasse, Rainbow Wrasse, Rock Wrasse. Found in small schools, over shallow, rocky, lagoons.. more

Cosmetic Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Adorned Wrasse, Orange Striped Wrasse, Sandreef Wrasse. Found singly, pairs or in loose schools over mixed coral and rubble areas of shallow lagoons and.. more

Cosmetic Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Adorned Wrasse, Orange Striped Wrasse, Sandreef Wrasse. Found singly, pairs or in loose schools over mixed coral and rubble areas of shallow lagoons and.. more

Costasiella sp.3 - Sea Slugs---Sapsucking Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch. Found singly, or in groups, during the day, over coral and rocky reefs. Length - ?cm Depth - ?m Widespread Indo-Pacific Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchs - Sea Slugs meaning.. more

Cottonwick - Grunts

Also known as Blacktail Grunt, Caesar Grunt, Comical Grunt, Cottonwick Grunt, Dogfish, French Margate Fish, Sweetlips. Found singly or in schools, during the day close to sheltered weedy.. more

Cownose Ray - Rays---Stingrays-Cownose Rays

Also known as Cowfish, Cownose Eagle Ray, Cownose Stingray, Cow-nosed Ray, Flapnose Ray, Manta, Manta Ray. Found in fevers, lying on the bottom or above coral reefs, in.. more

Cowrie - Sea Snails

Also known as - No other name. Found in shallow waters, in caves, beneath dead corals and under ledges. Their shells are shiny. They feed nocturnally on carrion, molluscs,.. more

Cowtail Stingray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Banana-tail Ray, Bennett's Stingray, Cowtail Ray, Drab Stingray, Fantail Ray, Fantail Stingray, Feathertail Stingray, Frill-tailed Stingray. Found singly, often partially buried with just their.. more

Crass Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Lollyfish, Rough Sea Cucumber, Tripang, White-anus Sea Cucumber. Found singly in deep water on rubble and sand slopes of outer reefs. They feed on plankton. Length -.. more

Crawling Comb Jelly - Comb Jellies

Also known as Benthic Comb Jelly, Benthic Ctenophore, Creeping Ctenophore. Found over mud and sand bottoms, or near the surface drifting in the sea, and washed up on.. more

Creole Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blue Girl, Creole Reef Wrasse, Purple-tailed Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse, Sorrel Chub. Found singly or in large schools, over shallow reef patches or midwater feeding, over.. more

Creole Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Blue Girl, Creole Reef Wrasse, Purple-tailed Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse, Sorrel Chub. Found singly or in large schools, over shallow reef patches or midwater feeding, over.. more

Creolefish - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Atlantic Creolefish, Barber, Bonefish, Cod, Creole Bass, Hind, Prickle Wood, Rockcod, Ruby Anthias, Southern Creolefish, Trout. Found singly or in small to large schools, over.. more

Crescent Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blue Wrasse, Green-and-Blue Labridae, Green Parrot Wrasse, Lunare Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasse, Lyretail Lunare Wrasse, Lyretail Wrasse, Moon Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse. Found singly or in.. more

Crescent Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Blue Wrasse, Green-and-Blue Labridae, Green Parrot Wrasse, Lunare Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasse, Lyretail Lunare Wrasse, Lyretail Wrasse, Moon Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse. Found singly or in.. more

Crescent-banded Grunter - Basses---Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Convex-lined Grunt, Convex-lined Therapon, Crescent Bass, Crescent Grunter, Crescent Perch, Crescent-banded Perch, Crescent-banded Tigerfish, Croaker, Jarbua, Jarbua Terapon, Small-scaled Terapon, Spiky Trumpeter, Squeaking Grunter,.. more

Crescent-tail Bigeye - Bigeyes-Catalufas

Also known as Bigeye Snapper, Blackspot Bigeye, Bullseye, Common Bigeye, Duskyfin Bullseye, Dusky-finned Bigeye, Dusky-finned Bullseye, Goggle Eye, Lunartail Bigeye, Lunar-tailed Bigeye, Luner-tailed Bullseye, Luner-tailed Glasseye, Lunar-tailed.. more

Crested Morwong - Basses---Trumpeters

Also known as Eastern Crested Morwong, Eastern Magpie Morwong, Eastern Morwong, Magpie Morwong, Morwong. Found singly or in pairs, over in-shore and off-shore coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Crevalle Jack - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Black Cravalle, Black-tailed Trevally, Blue Runner, Common Jack, Green Jack, Horse Crevelle, Horse Mackerel, Horse-eye Jack, Jackfish, Kingfish, Pacific Crevelle Jack, Trevally, Yellow Cravalle,.. more

Crevice Kelpfish - Blennies---Clinids

Also known as Blenny, Crevice Rockfish, Scarlet Kelpfish, Spotted Kelpfish. Found over rocky areas, of exposed coasts, rich in algae and seagrass cover. Colour varies to match surroundings. They.. more

Crimson-banded Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Crimsonband Parrotfish, Crimsonband Wrasse, Reef Wrasse, Spotted Rainbowfish, White-spotted Rainbowfish. Found in small harems, over kelp beds of exposed and moderately exposed coral and rocky.. more

Crinoid Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Dwarf Cuttlefish, Papuan Cuttlefish, Reaper Cuttlefish. Found singly, amongst the arms of crinoid feather stars, as well as gorgonians and often close to sea stars,.. more

Crocodile Flathead - Scorpionfishes---Flatheads

Also known as Beaufort's Crocodilefish, Crocodilefish, De Beaufort's Flathead, Giant Flathead. Found singly, resting and camouflaged during the day, on coarse rubble, sand and seagrass beds, around mangroves.. more

Crocodile Needlefish - Needlefishes

Also known as Alligator Gar, Crocodile Longtom, Gar, Garfish, Giant Longtom, Guardfish, Hound, Hound Needlefish, Houndfish, Longjaw, Longtom, Ocean Piper, Pike Fish, Seagar, Stickfish. Found singly or in.. more

Crocodile Snake Eel - Eels---Snake Eels

Also known as Reptilian Snake Eel. Found singly with just the head showing, during the day buried in broken coral, rubble and sandy substrates of shallow lagoons.. more

Crocus Giant Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Boring Clam, Boring Giant Clam, Burrowing Clam, Clam, Crocea Clam, Crocus Clam, Dwarf Giant Clam, Giant Clam, Saffron-coloured Clam, Salt Water Clam. Found growing in.. more

Crosshatch Butterflyfish - Surgeonfishes---Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Crowned Pearlyscale Butterflyfish, Netted Butterflyfish, Orange Butterflyfish, Pearlscale Butterfly, Pearlscale Butterflyfish, Philippine Chevron Butterflyfish, Red-checkered Pearlscale Butterflyfish, Yellowtail Butterflyfish, Yellow-tailed Butterflyfish. Found singly, or.. more

Crosshatch Goby - Gobies

Also known as Crossed Goby, Gudgeon, Orange-marked Goby, Orange-striped Goby, Pink-lined Goby, Sleeper Goby. Found in pairs close to their burrows, over muddy rubble and sand flats of.. more

Crosshatch Triggerfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Triggerfishes

Also known as Blue Cheekline Triggerfish, Bluethroat Trigger, Bluethroat Triggerfish, Cross-hatched Trigger, Cross-hatched Triggerfish, Peachface Triggerfish, Pinecone Triggerfish, Redtail Triggerfish, Red-tailed Triggerfish. Found in schools, around drop-offs,.. more

Crown Butterflyfish - Surgeonfishes---Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Crown Butterfly, Eritrean Butterflyfish, Redback Butterfly, Redback Butterflyfish, Red-backed Butterflyfish, Red Sea Chevron Butterflyfish, Red Sea Pearlscale Butterflyfish, Red-tailed Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs, or.. more

Crown Jellyfish - Jellyfish

Also known as Crown Sea Jelly, Crowned Jellyfish, Pulsating Jellyfish, Purple Crowned Jelly, Sea Jellies, Transparent Crown Jellyfish, True Jellyfish. Found during the day, in deep cold water,.. more

Crown Squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Barred Squirrel, Barred Squirrelfish, Crowned Soldierfish, Crowned Squirrelfish, Red Squirrelfish. Found in schools during the day, in crevices and under ledges, dispersing at night.. more

Crown Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Crowned Puffer, Crowned Pufferfish, Crowned Sharpnose Puffer, Crowned Toby, Fourbar Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Saddle Toby, Saddleback Puffer, Three-barred Puffer, Three-barred Toby, Toby. Found singly, mostly in.. more

Crown-of-Thorns Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Asteroids, Coral-eating Starfish, Coral-feeding Starfish, Crown-of-Thorns, Crown-of-Thorns Star, Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, Starfish. Found singly or in constellations, amongst sand and rubble areas, over coral and rocky.. more

Crystal Red Tetra - Characins---Characins-Tetras

Also known as Schultz's Signal Tetra, Schultz's Tetra. Found in lakes and rivers of the Araguaia river basin. They feed on algae, crustaceans and invertebrates. Length - 2.1cm Depth - ?m Widespread.. more

Cubbyu (Juvenile) - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Hardhead, Highhat, Jackknife, Ribbonfish, Streaked Ribbonfish, Striped Drum. Found drifting, in pairs or small schools, over mud and sand bottoms, entrances to small caves, of.. more

Cubera Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Canteen Snapper, Cuban Snapper, Grey Snapper. Found singly or in large schools, in secluded areas over rocky bottoms or under ledges and overhangs, often in.. more

Cubifrons Batfish - Anglerfishes---Batfishes

Also known as Deepsea Batfish, Handfish, Polka-dot Batfish, Sea Bat, Spotted Batfish, Walking Batfish. Found singly, resting on mud, rock, rubble and sandy bottoms, or partially covered in.. more

Cuckoo Catfish - Catfishes---Squeakers-Upside-down Catfishes

Also known as Dwarf Lake Synodontis, False Cuckoo Synodontis, Pygmy Leopard Catfish. Found among rocks, in Lake Tanganyika They feed on algae and small invertebrates. Length - 10cm Depth - ?m Africa.. more

Cuckoo Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Red Wrasse, Striped Wrasse. Found singly, pairs or in family groups, over coral and rocky reefs rich in algae cover. They feed on crustaceans, fish,.. more

Curled Picarel (Juvenile) - Porgies

Also known as Caramel, Cigarette, Gerret Imperial, Jaret. Found singly or in schools, over gravel and rocky bottoms of deep reefs. They come inshore to breed during the.. more

Curlique Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Anemone Bartholomea, Corkscrew Anemone, Curly Q Anemone, Curlycue Anemone, Hexacoral, Ringed Anemone, Ringed Sea Anemone, Rock Anemone, Trumpet Anemone. Found singly, in crevices, holes, under.. more

Curved Sweeper - Oceanic Basses---Sweepers

Also known as Bullseye, Pempherid, Shortfin Sweeper. Found in schools, during the day, sheltering in dense branching corals, caves, crevices, holes, and under ledges, of eroded limestone.. more

Cushion Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Cushion Star, Cushion Starfish, Pin Cushion Sea Star, Pin Cushion Star, Pin Cushion Starfish, Starfish, Stella Marina Cuscino, Tropical Sea Star, Tropical Starfish. Found singly.. more

Cushion Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known Caribbean Starfish, Common Sea Star, Cushion Starfish, Cushioned Star, Red Cushion Sea Star, Reticulated Sea Star, Starfish, West Indian Sea Star. Found singly or in constellations,.. more

Cutribbon Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Brokenline Wrasse, Fullribbon Wrasse, Oneline Rainbowfish, Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasse, Spot-bellied Rainbowfish. Found in small schools, over areas of mixed coral, rock and sandy substrates, of.. more

Cutribbon Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Brokenline Wrasse, Fullribbon Wrasse, Oneline Rainbowfish, Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasse, Spot-bellied Rainbowfish. Found in small schools, over areas of mixed coral, rock and sandy substrates, of.. more

Cylinder Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Cylindrical Porous Coral, Finger Coral, Hump Coral, Jewelled Finger Coral, Pore Coral, Yellow Cylindrical Coral, Yellow Finger Coral. Found in abundance on.. more

Cylindrical Sandperch - Sand Dwellers---Sandperches

Also known as Cylindrical Grubfish, Cylindrical Weever, Grubfish,Sandsmelt, Sharpnose Grubfish, Sharpnose Sandperch, Sharpnose Weever, Sharp-nosed Grubfish, Sharp-nosed Sandperch, Sharp-nosed Weever, Weever, Weeverfish, Yellowtail Grubfish, Yellowtail Sandperch, Yellowtail.. more

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