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 mangroves.. more

Caerulea Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid nudibranchs and Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. Length - ?cm Depth - ?m Restricted to Indonesia Opisthobranchia.. more

Caesar Grunt - Grunts

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

Cake Sand Dollar - Sea Urchins

Also know as Biscuit Urchins, Sand Dollars and Sea Biscuits. Found singly or in large groups usually partially buried in shallow waters over sand, fine rubble areas and.. more

Cake Urchin - Sea Urchins

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

Calico Crab - Crabs---Box Crabs

Also known as Box Crabs, 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 Hornshark - Sharks---Bullhead-Horn-Port Jackson Sharks

Also known as Bullhead Shark, Blunthead Shark, Horn Shark and Black-spotted Horn Shark. Found singly or in groups in shallow waters on sandy bottoms or on kelp beds.. more

Callous Sea Star - Sea Stars

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

Camouflage Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blue-tailed Cod, Camouflage Cod, Camouflage Rockcod, Cods, Flowery Grouper, Hinds, Marble Grouper, Marbled Cod, Marbled Grouper, Rockcods, Smalltooth Grouper, Small-toothed Cod, Small-toothed Grouper,.. 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 Perches, Orange Rockfish, Rock Perches, Sea Perches. 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 Rockfish, Goblinfish and Scorpaena normani. Found singly on sand and mud bottoms. They feed on small fish and swimming invertebrates. Length - 14cm Depth - ?m Widespread Eastern Atlantic Scorpionfish.. more

Canary Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Golden Rainbowfish, Golden Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasses, Yellow Wrasse. Found in small schools over rubble and sand areas of reef edges and outer slopes. They feed on.. more

Canarytop Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Lemon Meringue Wrasse, Lemon Wrasse, Sandreef Wrasses, 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 over mixed sandy substrates over protected reef slopes of lagoons, coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. 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 Crabs, True Crabs. Found on coral.. 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 Frogfishes, Barbells and Sapo Cano. Found singly often buried in sand with just their eyes showing in coastal coral bays and lagoons, amongst sand and.. more

Cape Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Chromis, Pullers and Cape Verde Damselfish. Found singly or in pairs over rocky areas of coastal inshore reefs They feed on zooplankton. Length - 16cm Depth - 0-20m Eastern.. more

Cape White Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Blacktail, Sargo, Seabreams, White Seabream. Found singly or in small schools over rock and sandy substrates of intertidal surf zones of 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, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs over mixed coral blocks and sandy areas of rocky and coral reefs. They feed on.. 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

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 Requiem Sharks, Atlantic Sharpnose Shark, Sharpness Shark and Snook Shark. Found in tropical waters of bays, estuaries and rivers as well as deep offshore waters. They.. 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 Lobsters, 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 of fringing reefs and the sheltered side of platform reefs. They feed.. more

Carlson's Halgerda - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs and Dorid Nudibranchs. Found on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. Length - 4cm Depth - ?m Widespread Indo-West Pacific Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchs - Sea.. 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 Corals, Strawberry.. 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 Corals, 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 - no other name. Found singly over rubble and sand drop-offs and slopes. They feed nocturnally on plankton. This sea cucumber is different from others of this.. more

Cauliflower Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

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

Cave Fan Coral - Sea Fans

Also known as Fan Coral, Gorgonian Fan Coral, Gorgonian Sea Fans, Octocorals. Found in areas of slow currents, also very turbid areas often branching out from vertical.. more

Celebes Flathead - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Flatheads

Also known as Crocodilefish, Manado Flathead, Sulawesi Flathead and Quarter-spined Flathead. Found singly on coarse sandy fringes of coral reefs. Mainly nocturnal They feed on fish, swimming invertebrates and squid. Length.. more

Celebes Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Cenderawasih Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Sand Gobies. Found close to their burrows in protected estuaries, lakes and shorelines. Length - 4cm Depth - 0-30m Widespread Western Pacific These Gobies feed by taking.. more

Ceratosoma sp. - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs, Ceratosoma Sea Slug, Longtail Ceratosoma Nudibranch, Longtail Ceratosoma Sea Slug and T-bar Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst.. more

Cero - Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Cero Mackerel, Kingfish Mackerel, Mackerel, Painted Mackerel. Found singly, pairs or small schools in clear water over drop-offs of coral reefs. They feed on.. more

Chain Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

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

Chain-lined Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-Reef Wrasses, Chain-line Wrasse, Grey Head Wrasse and Silty Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs in protected silty waters of coral rich lagoons and sheltered.. more

Chameleon Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

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

Chameleon Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Channel Clinging Crab - Spider Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, Caribbean King Crab, Coral Crabs, Giant Mithrax, King Crab, Red-hinged Clinging Crab, Reef Crab, Reef Spider Crab, Spiny Spider Crab, True Crabs,.. 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 Sea Bass, Fairy Basslets, Blotched Anthias, Blotchy Anthias, Blotchy Deep Anthias, Yellow-spotted Anthias and Spotted Anthias. Usually found in very deep waters of the ocean. Length.. more

Checkerboard Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Checkered Wrasse, Fourspot Wrasse, Goldstripe Wrasse, Hortulanus Wrasse, Marble Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasses, 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 Wrasses, 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 Barbs, Chequer Barb, Iridescent Barb, Island Barb, Sumatra Barb. Found in creeks, rivers and lakes. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants and worms. Length.. more

Checkered Pufferfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Pufferfish, Blowfishes, Toadfishes and Checkered Puffer. Found in protected shallow coastal bays over sand, rubble and seagrass beds. Hiding by burying in the sand when.. 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 Wrasses, Threespot Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs hiding away amongst brown algae or small coral and rock patches over sheltered areas.. more

Cheekbar Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known Sand Reef Wrasses. Found singly or in pairs hiding away on weedy bottoms of sheltered shallow coral & 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 of coastal bays.. more

Cherry Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

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

Cherry Blossom Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Godeffroy's Soft Coral, Octocorals, Soft Tree Corals, Tree Corals. Found along ledges, overhangs and slopes over 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 Blennies, Eyelash Blennies, Filamentous Blenny, Muzzled Rockskipper, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Rockskippers, Spotted-chin Blenny. Found in small loose schools over wave.. more

Chevroned Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Acropora Butterfly, Acropora Butterflyfish, Chevron Butterflyfish, Coralfishes, 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, Coralfishes, 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 Shortnose Chimaeras, Ratfishes, Cuban Chimaera, Caribbean Chimaera, Ghost Shark, Ghost Shark, Caribbean Ghost Shark, Cuban Ratfish and Elephantfish. Found singly in very deep waters. They.. more

Chinamanfish - Snappers

Also known as Threadfin Snapper, Thread-finned Sea Perch and Redfin Snapper. Found singly or in groups over sand and rubble areas of coral rich 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 in the Red River Basin of South.. more

Chinese Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Chinese Damsel, Halfmoon Damsel, Lyretail Damselfish, Orange-tailed Damselfish, Yellowtail Demoiselle. Found in schools over shallow, silt and sand bottoms close to coral and rocky outcrops.. 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 Salmon, Chinook, Black Mouth, King Salmon, Kippered Salmon, Pacific Chinook Salmon, Pacific Salmon, Quint Salmon and Spring Salmon. Found in schools in streams, rivers, and.. 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 on 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 Wrasses. 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 Sea Star, Chocolate Chip Cookie, 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 Worms, Burrowing Tree Fan Worms, Coco Worm, Fan Worms, Feather Dusters, Feather Duster Worms, Feather Tube Worms, Hard Tube Coco.. more

Cigar Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Cigar Rainbowfish, Quaker, Sand Wrasses, 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 Anemonefishes, Black Clark's Clownfish, Black Clown, Brown Anemonefish, Chocolate Clownfish, Clarkii Clown, Clarkii's Clown, Clark's Clownfish, Clown Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, Panda Clarkii, Sea Bee, Sea.. more

Cleaning Goby - Gobies

Also known as Cleaner Gobies, Genie's Cleaning Goby, Gudgeons, Neon Gobies. 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, Lionfishes, Radial Firefish, Radiata Lion, Radiata Lionfish, Scorpion Radiata, Tailbar Lionfish, Turkeyfish, Two-bar 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 Fishes. Found in turbid murky waters of canals, estuaries, flooded.. more

Cloak Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Hexacorals, Hermit Crab Anemone and European Sea Anemone. Found on sand and stone bottoms of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - ? Depth -.. 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 Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Cloudy Rock Cod, Spotted Grouper and Spotted Rock Cod. Found singly in murky waters of esturies and harbours on.. more

Clown Anemonefish - Damselfishes

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

Clown Coris - Wrasses

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

Clown Coris (Juvenile) - Wrasses

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

Clown Featherback - Bony Tongues---Featherbacks-Knifefishes

Also known as Clown Knifefish, Spotted Featherback, Spotted Knifefish. Found in freshwater flowing rivers and pools 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 swamps. They feed on invertebrates. Length -.. 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 Wrasses, 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, Hexacorals, 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

Co's Chromodris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Co's Goniobranchus, Dorid Nudibranch, Elegant Chromodoris, Nudibranchs. 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, Trevallies. Found singly or in small schools over rubble and sand bottoms of coastlines. Juveniles found in estuaries. Elongated rear dorsal.. 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 Waspfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Waspfishes

Also known as Australian Red Cockatoo Waspfish, Cockatoo Fish, Cockatoo Leaf Fish, Cockatoo Rougefish, Leaf Fish, Redskinfishes. 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 Coconut Octopus, Sand Bird Octopus, Veined Octopus, Walktopus. Found singly on sandy bottoms often buried in the sand or in receptacles like coconut shells.. more

Cocos Island Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

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

Coleman's Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, 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, Razorfishes, Razor Wrasses, Sand Wrasses, Sharp-headed Wrasse. Found singly over sandy areas of estuaries, reef flats,.. more

Colombo Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Colombo Damselfish. Found singly or in small loose schools in silty waters over mixed coral and rubble reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 10cm Depth - 2-10m Western.. more

Comb Jellyfish - Comb Jellies

Also known as Jellyfish, Sea Walnuts. Found near the surface drifting in the sea or washed up on beaches. They feed on zooplankton. Diameter - 100cm Depth - ?m Worldwide Comb jellies are.. more

Comb Penshell - Bivalves

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

Comber - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Learned Rockfish, Painted Comber, Rockcods, Trouts. Found over mud, sand and seagrass beds of the continental shelf and upper rocky slopes. They feed on.. more

Comet - Roundheads

Also known as Cometfishes, Comet Grouper, Comet Marine Betta, Devilfishes, Longfins, 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, Swordtails, Tooth Carps. Found in schools over fast flowing densely vegetated rivers. Length - 7.5cm Depth - ?m They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants and worms. Widespread.. more

Commensal Sponge Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimp, Streptopus Shrimp. Found with sponges often inside barrel sponges, these shrimps sometimes display pastel shades to match the sponges they inhabit... more

Commercial Top - Sea Snails

Also known as Button Shell, Commercial Top Shell, Commercial Trochus, Common Turban Shell, Giant Top Shell, Periwinkle Shell, Pyramid Shells, 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 Starfish, Cushion Stars, Common Cushion Star, Cushion Star and Cushion Sea Star. Found singly or in groups on coral and rocky reefs on sand and.. more

Common Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

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

Common Decorator Crab - Spider Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Spider Crabs, Eyelash Spider Crab, Ornamental Crab, Red Spider Crab and Rough Spider Crab. Found on coral and rocky reefs of.. 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, Tailor, Gemmeous Dragonet, Sculpin, Sordid Dragonet. 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 Worms, Gulf Fire Worm, Iridescent Fireworms, Marine Fireworms, Marine Worms, Orange Fire Worm, Polychaeta Marine Worm, Reef Bristle Worm, Rock Worms, Sea Caterpillar,.. more

Common Ghostgoby - Gobies

Also known as Ghost Gobies, Gudgeons, Manyhost Cling-Goby, Manyhost Goby, Mozambique Ghostgoby, Reef Gobies, 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, Lionfishes, Ornate Butterfly Cod, Peacock Lionfish, Red Firefish, Red Lionfish, Scorpion Cod, Scorpion Volitans, .. more

Common Lionfish (Juvenile) - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Black Lionfish, Black Volitans Lionfish, Butterfly Cod, Featherfins, Firefish, Lionfishes, Ornate Butterfly Cod, Peacock Lionfish, Red Firefish, Red Lionfish, Scorpion Cod, Scorpion Volitans, .. 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, Gudgeons, Kalolo Mudskipper, Mudskippers, Sailfin Mudskipper, Silverline Mudskipper. Found singly or in groups zipping about in mud,.. more

Common Mushroom Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Fungiid Coral, Mushroom Corals. Found amongst rubble areas over reef flats, ack reefs and slopes of lagoons, coral and rocky reefs. Colour varies from brown, grey,.. 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 Breams, Spanish Seabream. Found over shallow gravel, mud, rock and sand bottoms over inshore waters during the.. 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, Molluscs, Oysters, 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, Pursemouths, Shining Silverbiddy,.. more

Common Snook - Snooks

Also known as Thin Snook, Sergeant Fish, Robalo, Linesider and Pike. Found singly or in small schools of lagoons and estuaries around mangroves and grassy areas of reef. They.. more

Common Squirrelfish - Swabellies ---Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

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

Common Stingaree - Rays---Round Rays

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

Common Stingray - Rays---Stingrays

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

Common Sydney Octopus - Octopuses

Also know as the Sydney Octopus and Gloomy Octopus. Found singly on coral and rocky reefs. This octopus has arms that are rusty red around it's suckers and can.. more

Common Two-banded Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Seabreams, Mojarra and Two-band Bream. Found singly or in small shoals over sandy and rocky areas with rich algae growth. Juveniles found in sea grass beds. They.. 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 Devils Hand Coral, Compact Finger Coral, Leather Corals, 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, Hexacorals. Found attached to any hard object in crevices of rock walls in surge zones of coastal shorelines. The.. more

Cone Sponge - Sponges

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

Cone Top Shell - Sea Snails

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

Coney - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Butterfish, Coney Grouper, Cods, Deady, Hinds, Lemon-yellow Butterfish, Negrofish, Niggerfish, Rockcods, Rockhind, Small Grouper, Trouts, Yellowfish. Found singly hiding in caves and under ledges during.. more

Congo Tetra - Characins---African Tetras

Also known as Albino Congo Tetra. Found in the Middle Congo Basin of Africa. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plant material and worms. Length - 8cm Depth - ?m Widespread Africa Popular in.. more

Conical Spider Crab - Spider Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Spider Crabs, Soft Coral Crab, Xeno Crab, Black Coral Crab, Gorgonian Spider Crab and Arrowhead Crab. Found on coral and rocky.. more

Conical Spined Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Starfish, Common Florida Starfish, Spiny Sea Star, Spiny Starfish and Thorny Starfish. Found singly or in groups over sand, rubble and seagrass beds with plenty.. more

Conus sp. (Egg Casing) - Sea Snails

Also known as Cones, Cone Shells, Cone Snails. Found in sand and under dead corals during the day coming out to hunt at night. Length - ?cm Depth -.. more

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

Also known as Convictfish, Convict Goby, Convict Worm Blenny, Engineer Blenny, Engineer Goby, False Catfish, Worm Blenny, Zebra Blenny. Found singly or in large schools in burrows, crevices.. 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 Convictfish, Convict Surgeon, Convict Tang, Doctorfishes, Fiveband Surgeonfish, Lancetfishes, Prison Surgeonfish, Prison Tang, Surgeon Convict, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish. Found in large schools over hard substrates.. more

Convict Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

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

Coolie Loach - Carps---Loaches

Also known as Candy Cane Loach, Eel Loaches, 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 Bullseyes, Hatchet Fishes, Schooling Copper Sweeper, Bronze Sweeper, Silver Sweeper, Cave Sweeper, Keeled Sweeper, Keeled Bullseye, Oualan Sweeper and Oualan Bullseye. Found in schools.. more

Copper-striped Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as - no other name Found in schools over silty areas of sheltered coastal reefs, sheltering during the day, feeding at night on small bottom dwelling.. more

Coral Anemone - Corallimorphs

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

Coral Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Southern Orange-lined Cardinal, Southern Orange-lined Cardinalfish. Found in pairs or small schools over clearwater coral and rocky bottoms of sheltered harbours, coastal and outer reefs,.. 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 Cods, Coral Cod, Coral Hind, Coral Rockcod, Coral Trout, Hinds, Jewel Grouper, Miniata Grouper, Red Jewel Grouper, Rockcods, Trouts, Vermilion Grouper, Vermilion Rock Cod,.. more

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

Also known as Cods, Coral Cod, Coral Hind, Coral Rockcod, Coral Trout, Hinds, Jewel Grouper, Miniata Grouper, Red Jewel Grouper, Rockcods, Trouts, Vermilion Grouper, Vermilion Rock Cod,.. more

Coral Marbled Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimps, Eyespot Shrimp, Green Marble Shrimp, Marble Shrimps, Saron Shrimp, Spotted Marble Shrimp. Found nocturnally amongst coral and rubble areas of reefs, changing color.. more

Coral Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Blue-spotted Foxface Rabbitfish, Blue-spotted Spinefoot, Coral Spinefoot, Indian Coral Rabbitfish, Ocellated Orange Spinefoot, Orange Spinefoot, Spinefoots, 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, Molluscs, Pectinid Bivalve, Pectinid Scallop, Scallops. 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 groups over sand and mud bottoms of shallow lagoons.. 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 Crabs, Corallimorph Crab, Decorator Crab, Decorator Spider Crab, Mushroom Decorator Crab, Spider Crabs, Teddy Bear Crab, True Crabs, Tubercle Crab. Found over hard bottom.. more

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Corkscrew Anemone - Sea Anemones

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

Corkwing Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Corkwing, Gilthead, Goldmaid, Sand-reef Wrasses. Found in schools close to shore eelgrass beds and rocky areas of lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed on crustaceans, hydroids,.. more

Corocoro - Grunts

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

Cosmetic Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Cosmetic Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

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

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

Also known as Nudibranchs and Sapsucking Slugs. Found singly or in groups during the day on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on ? Length - ?cm Depth - ?m Widespread Indo-Pacific Opisthobranchia.. more

Cottonwick - Grunts

Also known as Blacktail Grunt, Caesar Grunt, Comical Grunt, Cottonwick Grunt, Dogfish, French Margate Fish, Sweetlips. Found singly or in schools close to sheltered weedy areas during the.. 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 schools lying on the bottom or above coral reefs of.. more

Cowrie - Sea Snails

Also known as Cowries. Found in shallow water in caves, beneath dead corals and under ledges. They feed nocturnally sponges. Shiny shells. Length - 13cm Depth - 2-20m Worldwide Cypraeidae have beautiful shells and.. 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 sand and rubble slopes of outer reefs. They feed.. more

Crawling Comb Jelly - Comb Jellies

Also known as Benthic Ctenophore, Benthic Comb Jelly, 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 Wrasses, 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 Wrasses, 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, Cods, Creole Bass, Hinds, Prickle Wood, Rockcods, Ruby Anthias, Southern Creolefish, Trouts. Found singly or in small to large schools over.. more

Crescent Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blue Wrasse, Green-and-Blue Labride, Green Parrot Wrasse, Lunare Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasses, Lyretail Lunare Wrasse, Lyretail Wrasse, Moon Wrasse, Rainbowfish. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Crescent Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Blue Wrasse, Green-and-Blue Labride, Green Parrot Wrasse, Lunare Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasses, Lyretail Lunare Wrasse, Lyretail Wrasse, Moon Wrasse, Rainbowfish. Found singly or in small schools.. 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, Trevallies, Yellow Cravalle,.. more

Crimson-banded Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Crimsonband Wrasse, Spotted Rainbowfish and White-spotted Rainbowfish. Found in small groups over shallow rocky areas of estuaries, coastal and offshore reefs. Juveniles secretive and shy usually.. more

Crinoid Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Sepia sp., Sepia sp.1, Sepia mestus, Reaper Cuttlefish, Papuan Cuttlefish and Dwarf Cuttlefish. Found singly amongst the arms of crinoid feather stars as well as.. more

Crocodile Flathead - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Flatheads

Also known as Beaufort's Crocodilefish, Crocodilefishes, De Beaufort's Flathead, Giant Flathead. Found singly resting and camouflaged on coarse rubble, sand and seagrass beds around mangroves and shallow semi-exposed.. more

Crocodile Needlefish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

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

Crocodile Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

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

Crocus Giant Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Boring Clam, Boring Giant Clam, Burrowing Clam, Clams, Crocea Clam, Crocus Clam, Dwarf Giant Clam, Giant Clam, Salt Water Clam. Found growing in small cracks.. more

Crosshatch Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Crowned Pearlyscale Butterflyfish, Netted Butterflyfish, Pearlscale Butterfly, Pearlscale Butterflyfish, Orange 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, Gudgeons, Orange-marked Goby, Orange-striped Goby, Pink-lined Goby, Sleeper Gobies. Found in pairs close to their burrows over muddy rubble and sand flats of.. more

Crosshatch Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

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

Crown Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, 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 JellySea Jellies, Transparent Crown Jellyfish, True Jellyfish. Found in deep water during the day where the.. more

Crown Squirrelfish - Sawbellies---Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

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

Crown Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Crowned Puffer, Crowned Pufferfish, Crowned Sharpnose Puffer, Crowned Toby, Four-bar 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-Thorn Sea Star, Crown-of-Thorn Starfish, Crown-of-Thorns, Crown-of-Thorns Star, Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, Starfish. Found singly or in groups amongst sand and rubble.. 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 Hardheads, Highhats, Jackknifes, Ribbonfishes, Streaked Ribbonfish and Striped Drum. Found in pairs or small groups drifting close to secluded areas of reefs under ledges or.. 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 Batfishes, Handfishes, Polka-dot Batfish, Seabats, 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, Hexacorals, Ringed Anemone, Ringed Sea Anemone, Rock Anemone, Trumpet Anemone. Found singly in crevices, holes, under.. 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, Cushioned Star, Red Cushion Sea Star, Reticulated Sea Star, Starfish, West Indian Sea Star. Found singly or in groups on coral.. more

Cutribbon Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Cutribbon Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

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

Cylinder Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Cylindrical Porous Coral, Finger Corals, 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, Sandsmelts, Sharpnose Grubfish, Sharpnose Sandperch, Sharpnose Weever, Sharp-nosed Grubfish, Sharp-nosed Sandperch, Sharp-nosed Weever, Weevers, Yellowtail Grubfish, Yellowtail Sandperch, Yellowtail.. more

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