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

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 over 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 during.. 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 during.. 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

Calico Crab - Crabs---Box Crabs

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

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-Flatheads---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-Flatheads---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, Sandreef Wrasse, Yellow Wrasse. Found in small schools over rubble and sandy areas of reef edges and outer slopes. They feed on.. 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 sand 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 sandy substrates over protected reef slopes of lagoons, coral and rocky reefs. A.. more

Candy Crab - Crabs---Imitator Crabs

Also known as Commensal Soft Coral Crab, Dendronephthya Crab, Oate's Soft Coral Crab, Soft Coral Crab, Soft Coral Spider Crab, Spider Crab, True Crab. Found mimicking the.. 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 Corals, Neptune's Cap, Neptune's Cap Coral. Found on soft substrates over protected middle to lower reef slopes of lagoons. They are free-living thin.. 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 over 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 often close to the surface hovering over reefs and seagrass beds in shallow coastal waters of harbours.. more

Caribbean Sharpnose Shark - Sharks---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 offshore 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 on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. 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 - Pygmy Sunfishes

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

Carpet Sole (Juvenile) - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Banded Sole, Black-spotted Sole, Dark-spotted Sole, Flatfish, Flatfish Sole, Mottled Sole, Tonguefish. Found singly buried beneath the sand, exposing only its eye and tubular nostril.. 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 sand drop-offs and reef slopes. This sea cucumber.. 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---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 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-Morays---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 silty, rubble and sandy 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 - Spider Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Caribbean King Crab, Coral Crab, Giant Mithrax, King Crab, Red-hinged Clinging Crab, Reef Crab, Reef Spider Crab, Spiny Spider Crab, True 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 creeks, rivers and lakes. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants and worms. Length - 5cm Depth.. 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. Juveniles found.. more

Cheekbar Wrasse - Wrasses

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

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 - 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, Rockskippery, Spotted-chin Blenny. Found in small loose schools over wave.. more

Chevroned Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

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

Chevroned Butterflyfish (Juvenile) - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Acropora Butterfly, Acropora Butterflyfish, Chevron Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Oval Butterflyfish, Redfin Butterflyfish, Rightangle 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. They feed on small fish and benthic.. 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 around coral and rocky outcrops over soft bottoms 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

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-Morays---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 groups 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 - Calcerous Tube Worms

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

Cigar Wrasse - Wrasses

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

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, Trout, Spotted Grouper, Spotted Rock Cod. 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, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Common Clownfish, Eastern Clown Anemonefish, Eastern Clownfish, Orange Anemonefish, Orange Clownfish, Percula Clownfish, Picasso.. 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---Minnows-Carps

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 - 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. They feed on crabs, crustaceans,.. more

Clown Triggerfish (Juvenile) - 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. They feed on crabs, crustaceans,.. 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. They feed on plankton. Colour varies from place to place. Width -.. 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 over 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 - 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

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 both.. more

Cockatoo Waspfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---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

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

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 -Asthenosoma.. 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, Swordtail, Tooth Carp. Found in schools over fast flowing densely vegetated rivers. Length - 7.5cm Depth - ?m They feed on algae, small crustaceans, insects and.. 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 groups on rubble and.. more

Common Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Common Cuttle, European Common Cuttlefish, European Cuttlefish, Sepia. Found over mud and sandy areas on shallow water reefs. They feed on crustaceans, other cuttlefish, small.. more

Common Decorator Crab - Spider Crabs

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

Common Dolphinfish - Dolphinfishes

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

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

Common Lionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---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-Flatheads---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

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.. more

Common Mushroom Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Fungiid Coral, Mushroom Coral. Found amongst rubble areas over back reefs, reef flats and slopes of 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 - Sawbellies---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 often amongst seaweeds for camouflage or rock crevices over intertidal.. more

Common Two-banded Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Mojarra, Seabream, Twoband Bream. Found singly or in small schools over rock 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, Niggerfish, Rockcod, Rockhind, Small Grouper, Trout, Yellowfish. Found singly hiding during the day in caves and.. 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 - Spider 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 groups over rubble, sand and seagrass beds over 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 (Juvenile) - Blennies---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

Cook's Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Black-banded Cardinal, Black-banded Cardinalfish, Chubby Cardinalfish, Cook's Soldierfish, Multi-lined Cardinalfish, Shortstripe Cardinalfish. Found singly or in small schools, during the day sheltering in shallow waters.. more

Coolie Loach - Carps---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 - 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. Found in schools during the day sheltering in the spines of sea urchins dispersing at night to forage 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 Southern Orange-lined Cardinal, Southern Orange-lined Cardinalfish. Found in pairs or small schools sheltering during the day over clearwater coral and rocky bottoms of sheltered harbours,.. 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 (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 amongst coral and rubble areas of.. 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 in-shore.. 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---Spider Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Corallimorph Crab, Decorator Crab, Decorator Spider Crab, Mushroom Decorator Crab, Teddy Bear Crab, True Crab, Tubercle Crab. Found over hard bottom intertidal zones.. 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. They feed on crustaceans,.. 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 hunting for food at night.. 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---Eagle Rays-Manta Rays

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

Cowrie - Sea Snails

Also known as - No other name. Found in shallow water in caves, beneath dead corals and under ledges. They feed nocturnally on carrion, molluscs, seaweed and sponges. Shiny shells. Length.. 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, Rough Sea Cucumber. Found singly in deep water on rubble and sand slopes of outer reefs. They feed.. 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 - Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Convex-lined Grunt, Convex-lined Therapon, Crescent-banded Perch, Crescent-banded Tigerfish, Crescent Bass, Crescent Grunter, Crescent Perch, 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 - Morwongs

Also known as Eastern Crested Morwong, Eastern Magpie Morwong, Eastern Morwong, Magpie Morwong. Found singly or in pairs over inshore and offshore coral and rocky reefs. They feed on.. 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

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---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 - Needle Fishes---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-Morays---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 - 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 - 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 - 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 in deep water during the day where.. more

Crown Squirrelfish - Sawbellies---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. Found singly mostly in deeper.. 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 groups amongst sand and rubble areas over coral and rocky.. more

Crystal Red Tetra - Characins

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, Seabat, Spotted Batfish, Walking Batfish. Found singly on mud, rock, rubble and sandy bottoms resting on the sand or partially.. 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 summer. They.. 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 - 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 groups.. 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 sand substrates over.. 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 sand substrates over.. 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 - 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, Yellowtail Grubfish, Yellowtail Sandperch, Yellowtail.. more

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