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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.

Dahlia Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Hexacorals, Dahlia Sea Anemone, Feline Dahlia Anemone and Northern Red Anemone. Found on coral and rocky reefs attached to substrate. Colour varies. They feed on plankton. Width -.. more

Danae Crab - Crabs---Swimming Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, Eyes-wide-Apart Swimming Crabs, Portunid Crab, Swimmer Crab, Swimming Crab, True Crabs. Found on mud and sand substrates over intertidal areas of estuaries, coral.. more

Danielle's Thorunna - Sea Slugs

Also known as Danielle's Nudibranch and Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on sponges. Length - 2cm Depth -.. more

Dapple Coris - Wrasses

Also known as Sand Wrasses, Dapple Wrasse, Dapple Rainbowfish, Variegated Wrasse, Variegated Coris and Variegated Rainbowfish. Found singly or in small groups in sandy areas of coral reefs.. more

Dark Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Dark Damselfish and Somber Damselfish. Found over rocky bottoms of lagoons and inshore coral reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on zooplankton and algae. Length -.. more

Dark Glove Hermit Crab - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Anomura Crabs, Dark Glove Hermit, Haig's Hermit Crab, Hermit Crabs, Majestic Purple Hermit Crab. Found on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on fish, invertebrates.. more

Dark Green Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Black Cucumber, Black Knobby Sea Cucumber, Greenfish, Green Sea Cucumber, Greenfish Cucumber, Spiky Sea Cucumber, Tripang. Found singly or in groups over sandy areas of.. more

Dark Red-spined Brittle Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Brittle Sea Stars, Brittle Star, Purple Brittle Star, Purple Brittle Sea Star,Sea Fan Brittle Star, Serpent Stars, Snake Stars, Spined Brittle Star, Starfish. Found entwined.. more

Dark-capped Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blue Parrotfish, Darkcap Parrotfish, Egghead Parrotfish, Yellow-barred Parrotfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food over lagoons, coastal and outer reefs rich in algae.. more

Dark-lined Fire Worm - Fire Worms

Also known as Bristle Worms, Marine Fireworms, Marine Worms, Rock Worms, Sea Caterpillar, Sea Mice, Segmented Sea Worms, Segmented Worms, Tubeworms. Found hide in recesses, under rocks and.. more

Dark-spotted Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Marine Worms, Polyclad Flatworms, Punctuated Flatworm. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sand areas over coral and rocky reef tops. They feed on ascidians. Length.. more

Dark-tailed Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Blacktail Seaperch, Darktail Snapper, Dark-tailed Seaperch, Duskytail Snapper, Maroon Seaperch, Red Snapper, Sweetlip Snapper, Yellow-streaked Seaperch, Yellow-streaked Snapper. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Darkfin Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Darkfin Puller, Dusky Puller, Puller. Found singly or in small schools close to the bottoms of outer reef passages and slopes of reefs rich in.. more

Darkfin Eel Catfish - Catfishes---Eeltail Catfishes

Also known as Eel-tailed Catfish, Indian Eel Catfish. Found singly along open coastlines and in estuaries. They are bottom feeders and use the barbels around their mouth to detect.. more

Darkspot Locust Lobster - Lobsters---Slipper Lobsters

Also known as Brown Spot Slipper Lobster, Bulldozer Lobster, Locust Lobsters, Rock Lobsters. Found singly or in small groups over hard mixed substrates of coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Darkstripe Tuskfish - Wrasses

Also known as Blackblotch Tuskfish, Tuskfish, Zoster Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over semi-open sandy substrates in deep channels of lagoons with strong currents rich in.. more

Dash-dot Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Dash-and-Dot Goatfish, Dot-and-Dash Goatfish, Dot-dash Goatfish, Half-and-Half Goatfish, Spotted Golden Goatfish. Found singly or in small schools foraging for food over rubble and large.. more

Day Octopus - Octopuses

Also know as the Big Blue Octopus, Big Red Octopus, Common Reef Octopus, Cyane's Octopus, Reef Octopus, Small Common Octopus. Found singly on rock and sandy bottoms.. more

De Haan's Sponge Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, Japanese Sponge Crab, Sponge Crabs, True Crabs. Found on mudflats of coral and rocky reefs carrying detritus and sponges for camouflage on.. more

Decorated Dartfish - Gobies---Wormfishes

Also known as Dartfishes, Dart Gobies, Decorated Firefish, Elegant Firefish, Elegant Firegoby, Flame Firefish, Gudgeons, Hover Gobies, Purple Dartfish, Purple Decora Goby, Purple Firefish, Purple Firegoby, Worm.. more

Decorated Goby - Gobies

Also known as Decorated Lagoongoby, Decorated Sandgoby, Gudgeons, Sand Gobies. Found singly close to their burrows over sand in clearwater lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on benthic crustaceans. Length.. more

Deep Lima - Bivalves

Also known as a Cupcake, Fileclams, Oysters. Found singly or in groups wedged in crevices and holes o coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - 4cm Depth -.. more

Deep-bodied Mojarra - Mojarras

Also known as Deepbody Mojarra, Deepbody Silverbiddy, Deep-bodied Silverbiddy, Pursemouths, Short Silverbelly, Short Silverbiddy, Silverbellies, Silverbiddies. Found in schools over sandy bottoms of estuaries and coastal lagoons. They feed.. more

Deepwater Sea Fan - Sea Fans

Also known as Black Sea Fans, Brown Sea Fan, Deepwater Gorgonian Sea Fan, Deepwater Octocorals, Gorgonian Sea Fans, Octocorals, Red Gorgonian Sea Fan. Found in colonies attached to.. more

Delicate Ghostpipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses---Ghostpipefishes

Also known as False Pipefishes, Slender Ghostpipefish, Tubemouth Fishes. Found singly, pairs or family groups floating with head down amongst crinoids, branches of gorgonians and floating weeds in.. more

Delicate Sea Whip - Black Corals

Also known as Whip Corals, Wire Corals, Black Coral Sea Whips, Black Wire-corals, Whip Gorgonians and White Sea Whip. Found in colonies (sometimes in their thousands) over strong.. more

Dendrum Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Staghorn Corals. Found over exposed upper reef margins and reef slopes of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Width - 100cm Depth -.. more

Denise's Pygmy Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Miniature Seahorse, Plucked Chicken Pygmy Seahorse, Pygmy Seahorse, Yellow Pygmy Seahorse. Found singly, pairs or in colonies camouflaged and anchored with their tails to their.. more

Denison Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Bleeding Eye Barb, Miss Kerala, Redline Torpedo Barb, Red-lined Torpedo Barb, Red-lined Torpedofish, Roseline Denison Torpedo Barb, Roseline Shark. Found in schools in rocky pools.. more

Dentex Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Aqaba Blenny, Coral Blennies, Red Sea Combtooth Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly over shallow coastal waters rich in coral growth. They feed on algae.. more

Devil Firefish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Cleartail Lionfish, Common Lionfish, Firefish, Indian Winged-fish, Indian Turkeyfish, Indo-Pacific Common Lionfish, Lionfish, Miles Lionfish, Red Miles Lionfish, Red Lionfish, Soldier Lionfish, Turkeyfish. Found singly.. more

Devil Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devil Goblinfish, Devil Stonefish, False Firefish, False Goblinfish, False Rockfish, False Scorpionfish, False Stonefish, Hump-backed Scorpionfish, Stonefish. Found singly or in pairs blending into their.. more

Devil Scorpionfish (Juvenile) - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devil Goblinfish, Devil Stonefish, False Firefish, False Goblinfish, False Rockfish, False Scorpionfish, False Stonefish, Hump-backed Scorpionfish, Stonefish. Found singly or in pairs blending into their.. more

Diagonal-banded Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Black-striped Sweetlips, Diagonal-banded Grunt, GoldmanĀ“s Sweetlips, Lesson's Thicklip, Lined Blubberlips, Lined Sweetlips, Many-lined Sweetlips, Oblique-banded Sweetlips, Oblique-banded Thicklip, Oriental Dogfish, Silver-banded Sweetlips, Striped Sweetlip,.. more

Diamond Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Atlantic Lizardfish, Brown Lizardfish, Clouded Lizardfish, Gracile Lizardfish, Red Lizardfish, Red-barred Lizardfish, Rockspear. Found singly or in pairs resting on hard substrates over shallow to.. more

Diamond Squid (Egg Mass) - Squids

Also known as Diamond Squid Eggs, Diamond Squid Mass, Diamondback Squid, Diamondback Squid Eggs, Diamondback Squid Mass, Oceanic Squid Oceanic Squid Eggs, Rhomboid Squid, Rhomboid Squid Eggs,.. more

Diamondfish - Moonyfishes-Fingerfishes

Also known as Butter Bream, Buttercream, Butterfish, Diamond Moonfish, Kitefish, Mono, Mono Fingerfish, Natal Moony, Sea Kite, Silver-and-Black Butterflyfish, Silver Batfish, Silver Mono, Silver Moonfish, Silver Moony,.. more

Diamondfish (Juvenile) - Moonyfishes-Fingerfishes

Also known as Butter Bream, Buttercream, Butterfish, Diamond Moonfish, Kitefish, Mono, Mono Fingerfish, Natal Moony, Sea Kite, Silver-and-Black Butterflyfish, Silver Batfish, Silver Mono, Silver Moonfish, Silver Moony,.. more

Diamondscale Mullet - Mullets

Also known as Blackfin Mullet, Diamondscale Grey Mullet, Diamond-scaled Grey Mullet, Diamond-scaled Mullet, Grey Mullet, Largescale Mullet, Large-scaled Mullet, Largescale Finned Mullet, Long-scaled Mullet, Squaretail Mullet, Supertail.. more

Diana Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Diana's Chromodoris, Diana's Chromodoris Nudibranch, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sand of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length.. more

Diana's Hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Diana Hogfish, Diana's Hog, Diana's Pigfish, Gold Diana Hogfish, Hogfishes, Indian Diana's Hogfish, Red-and- Gold Hogfish, Red Diana Hogfish, Redfin Hogfish, Spotted Hogfish, Three-eyed.. more

Diana's Hogfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Diana Hogfish, Diana's Hog, Diana's Pigfish, Gold Diana Hogfish, Hogfishes, Indian Diana's Hogfish, Red-and- Gold Hogfish, Red Diana Hogfish, Redfin Hogfish, Spotted Hogfish, Three-eyed.. more

Diazona Sea Squirt - Ascidians

Also known as Tunicates, Sea Squirts, Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians. Found on top and in holes of the reef in current swept areas. They feed on plankton. Length - 20cm Depth.. more

Divaricata Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Acroporid Coral, Bushy Acropora, Branching Corals, Small Polyp Stone Coral, Staghorn Coral, Table Coral. Found in colonies over lagoons, fringing reefs, reef slopes and submerged.. more

Divided Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Dimidiate Flatworm, Marine Worms, Tiger Flatworm, Zebra Flatworm. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sand of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on colonial.. more

Doctorfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Black Doctorfish, Doctorfish Tang, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails. Found singly or in loose schools over shallow areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on.. more

Doderleins Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-Reef Wrasses. Found singly or in pairs in protected eel-grass beds. They feed on hard shell invertebrates. Length - 10cm Depth - 2-40m Widespread Mediterranean Sea & Marmara Sea Most.. more

Doederlein's Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Fourline Cardinalfish. Found singly or in pairs over sheltered coastal and lagoon reefs sheltering close to ledges and rocky areas during the day.. more

Dog Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Dog's Tooth Snapper, Dogteeth Snapper, Snuggletooth Snapper. Found singly or in small schools drifting in the shade of large corals heads and gorgonians, dispersing at.. more

Dogtooth Tuna - Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Dog Tuna, Dogteeth, Dogteeth Tuna, Dogtooth Unicolor, Jackass, Pegtooth Tuna, Ruppel's Bonito, Scaleless Tuna, Tunny, White Tuna, Whiteflesh Tuna. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Dollfus' Stargrazer - Stargazers

Also known as Pop-eye Fish, Pop-eyed Fish and Tube-nosed Stargazer. Found singly in silty, rubble bottoms of sandy lagoons and coastal waters. They feed on fish, octopus and squid. Length.. more

Dolphin Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Dolphin Acara. Found in schools over silty rocky bottoms of small slow flowing creeks and streams. They feed on small crustaceans and insect larvae. Length - 12.5cm Depth.. more

Donald Duck Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimp, Crocodile Shrimp, Longnose Shrimp, Longsnout ShrimpPalaemonid Shrimp, Plumed Shrimp, Plumed Rock Shrimp, Rock Shrimp, Tozeuma Ghostpipe Shrimp. Found over seagrass beds,.. more

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Black Sea Cucumber, Dung Sea Cucumber, Lollyfish, Tripang. Found singly or in pairs over seagrass beds, muddy sand sometimes close to mangroves of shallow coastal.. more

Dot-and-Dash Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Dot-and-Dash Coralfish, Dotdash Butterflyfish, Pelewensis Butterflyfish, Sunset Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs over coral and rocky reefs rich in invertebrate growth. They feed on.. more

Dotted Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Decorated Butterflyfish, Dotted Coralfish, Golden Butterflyfish, Semeion Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or small schools over clear water lagoons and protected reefs rich in coral.. more

Dotted Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Spinytooth Parrotfish, Viridescent Parrotfish. Found singly or in small schools over coral, rocks and seagrass beds of rocky reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on.. more

Dotted Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Black-and-White Sweetlips, Black Picus Dogfish, Black Picus Sweetlips, Black-spotted Sweetlips, Dogface Sweetlips, Dotted Sweetlip, Magpie Sweetlips, Maple Sweetlips, Oriental Sweetlips, Painted Sweetlip, Painted Sweetlips,.. more

Dotted Sweetlips (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Black-and-White Sweetlips, Black Picus Dogfish, Black Picus Sweetlips, Black-spotted Sweetlips, Dogface Sweetlips, Dotted Sweetlip, Magpie Sweetlips, Maple Sweetlips, Oriental Sweetlips, Painted Sweetlip, Painted Sweetlips,.. more

Dotted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Black-finned Wrasse, Fairy Wrasses, Finespot Wrasse, Fine-spotted Fairy Wrasse, Fine-spotted Wrasse, Rose Belly Fairy Wrasse, Small-mouthed Wrasses, Small-spotted Wrasse, Vila Fairy Wrasse. Found singly or.. more

Double Star Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Brain Corals, Diploastrea Brain Coral, Honeycomb Coral, Moon Coral, Moon Brain Coral. Found in colonies over silty areas with strong wave actions over back reef.. more

Double Whiptail - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Blue Whiptail, Coral Bream, Double Whiptail Bream, Purple Threadfin Bream, Spinecheeks, Threadtail Bream, Whiptails, Whip-tailed Threadfin Bream. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Double Whiptail (juvenile) - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Blue Whiptail, Coral Bream, Double Whiptail Bream, Purple Threadfin Bream, Spinecheeks, Threadtail Bream, Whiptails, Whip-tailed Threadfin Bream. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Double-lined Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Blacktip Fusilier, Black-tipped Fusilier, Dark-banded Fusilier, Doubleline Fusilier, Doublestripe Fusilier, Twostripe Fusilier, Yellow-striped Fusilier. Found in schools over coastal coral reefs. They feed midwater on zooplankton. Varies.. more

Double-ringed Flabellina - Sea Slugs

Also known as Aeolid Nudibranchs, Decorated Flabellina, Marine Heterobranch Mollusc, Nudibranchs, Ringed Flabellina. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas over coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Double-spined Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Banded Sea Urchin, Banded Urchin, Black-banded Sea Urchin, Double-spined Sea Urchin, False Fire Urchin, Fire Urchin, Hatpin Urchin, Longspine Banded Sea Urchin, Long-spined Sea.. more

Double-spotted Queenfish - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blacktip Leatherskin, Blacktip Queenfish, Double-dotted Queenfish, Giant Dart, Large-mouthed Leatherskin, Leatherback, Leatherback Jack, Leatherjacket, Leatherskin, Lesser Queenfish, Porthole Fish, Queenfish, Queenie, Skinnyfish, St.Peter's.. more

Doublebanded Soapfish - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Barred Soapfish, Doublebar Soapfish, Two Band Sea Perch, Two-banded Grouper, Two-banded Perch, Two-banded Sea-Perch, Two-banded Soapfish, Yellow Emperor, Yellow Soapfish, Yellow-striped Grouper. Found singly.. more

Doublebar Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Red Sea Cardinalfish, Two-banded Cardinalfish, Twobelt Cardinalfish. Found over shallow silty inner reefs, sheltering during the day dispersing at night to feed. They feed nocturnally on.. more

Doublebar Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Pullers, Double Barred Chromis, Double Bar Lightning Chromis, Lightning Double Bar Chromis, Lightning Chromis, and Doubler Puller. Found in small to large schools in deep.. more

Doublebar Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Double-banded Goatfish, Double-barred Goatfish, Thick-lipped Goatfish, Two-banded Goatfish, Twobar Goatfish, Two-barred Goatfish, Yellowstripe Goatfish. Found singly or in small schools foraging for food over sandy.. more

Doubleheader - Wrasses

Also known as Clarisse Clown, Clown Coris, Double-headed Wrasse, Doubleheader Wrasse, Sand Wrasses. Found in harems over shallow waters of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on bivalves, crabs.. more

Doubleheader (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Clarisse Clown, Clown Coris, Double-headed Wrasse, Doubleheader Wrasse, Sand Wrasses. Found in harems over shallow waters of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on bivalves, crabs.. more

Doubletooth Soldierfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Black-tip Soldierfish, Doubletooth Soldier, Large-scale Soldierfish, Pale Soldierfish and Red-fin Soldierfish. Found in loose schools in turbid waters of coastal, seaward and off-shore reefs. Usually.. more

Dragon Blood Peacock African Cichlid (Hybrid) - Cichlids

Also known as Aulonocara Malawi, African Peacock Cichlid, Dragon Blood Cichlid, Dragon Blood Peacock Orange, Malawi Cichlid These fish are hybrids. They feed on sand-dwelling invertebrates. Length - ?cm Depth.. more

Dragon Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Moray Eels, Dragon Moray Eel, Dragon Eel, Leopard Moray Eel, Leopard Moray, Hawaiian Dragon Eel and Japanese Dragon Eel. Found singly on coral and.. more

Dragon Sea Moth - Sticklebacks-Seamoths---Seamoths

Also known as Common Seamoth, Dragonette, Dragonfish, Dwarf Seamoth, Little Dragonfish, Little Seamoth, Longtail Seamouth, Pegasus Fish, Pegasus Seamoth, Short Dragonfish, Short Seamoth. Found singly or in pairs.. more

Dragon Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Black Coral Shrimp, Commensal Pandalid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Gorgonian Horned Shrimp, Gorgonian Pandalid Shrimp, Pandalid Shrimps, Rhino Shrimp. Found only on Black Coral - Cirripathes. They.. more

Dragons Breath - Algae

Also known as Branched Halymenia, Dragon's Tongue, Flame Algae, Leaf Algae, Lettuce Algae, Red Algae, Red Seaweed, Seaweed. Found attached to rocks in large groves over lower intertidal.. more

Durban Hingebeak Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Camel Shrimp, Camelback Shrimp, Candy Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Dancing Shrimp, Durban Dancing Shrimp, Durban Hingebeak Prawn, Durban Shrimp, Hingeback Shrimp, Hingebeak Prawn, Hingebeak Shrimp,.. more

Dusky Nembrotha - Sea Slugs

Also known as Kubaryana's Nembrotha, Nembrotha Sea Slugs, Nudibranchs, Variable Neon Slug. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Dusky Blenny - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Labrisomid Blenny, Scaly Blennies. Found singly resting on Pectoral and Dorsal Fins blending in with the background amongst coral debris, depressions in boulders and rocks.. more

Dusky Damselfish (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Dusky Damsel, Farmer Damsel, Orangeback Damselfish, Scarlet-backed Demoiselle. Found in shallow surge zones of coral and rocky reefs and tide pools. They feed on algae and.. more

Dusky Dottyback - Dottybacks

Also known as Yellow Dottyback, Golden Dottyback, Brown Dottyback, Orchid Dottyback, Queensland Dottyback and Yellow Pseudochromis. Found singly or in small group in rocky crevices and recesses of.. more

Dusky Frillgoby - Gobies

Also known as Brown Frill-fin, Brown Goby, Common Frill-fin Goby, Common Goby, Frill-fin Goby, Frill Goby, Gudgeons, Reef Gobies. Found over very shallow rocky estuaries, pools and shorelines.. more

Dusky Gregory - Damselfishes

Also known as Black Damsel, Dusky Damselfish, Dusky Farmerfish, Farmer Damsel. Found in the arms of dead and living staghorn corals over shallow reef flats and lagoon reefs. They.. more

Dusky Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Dusky Perch, Dusky Seaperch, Yellowbelly Grouper, Yellowbelly Rockcod. Found singly in over rocky areas of reefs. They feed on.. more

Dusky Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Florida Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs in seagrass beds over shallow coastlines. They feed on small crustaceans and grass shrimps which they suck whole.. more

Dusky Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also know as Black Rabbitfish, Black Spinefoot, Doctorfish, Dusky Spinefoot, Fuscescens Rabbitfish, Fuscous Spinefoot, Little Spinefoot, Marbled Spinefoot, Mottled Rabbitfish, Mottled Spinefoot, Pearly-spotted Rabbitfish, Pearly-spotted Spinefoot, Pinspot.. more

Dusky Rubberlip - Grunts

Also known as Dusky Sweetlips, Sweetlips. Found singly close to shelter during the day, out hunting for food at night in coastal waters over reefs. They feed on benthic.. more

Dusky Sweeper - Sweepers

Also known as Bullseyes, Hatchet Fishes and Curved Bullseye. Found in schools on sheltered rocky and coral reefs, under ledges in caves, harbours and shipwrecks during the day,.. more

Dusky Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Orange-tipped Rainbowfish, Saddled Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasses, Speckled Rainbowfish, Splendid Rainbow Wrasse, Two-eyed Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools along upper edges of reefs over.. more

Dusky Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Orange-tipped Rainbowfish, Saddled Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasses, Speckled Rainbowfish, Splendid Rainbow Wrasse, Two-eyed Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools along upper edges of reefs over.. more

Dussumier's Halfbeak - Needle Fishes---Halfbeaks

Also known as Dussumier's Garfish, Garfishes, Slender Garfish. Found in schools over the surface of lagoons and seaward reefs, around islands and coral reefs. They feed on crustaceans, small.. more

Dwarf Catshark - Ground Sharks---Cat Sharks

Also known as Cuban Catshark, Dogfishes, Torre's Catshark, White-spotted Catshark. Found over the upper continental shelf and insular slopes. They feed on bottom living invertebrates and small fish. Length -.. more

Dwarf Cuttlefish - Squids

Also known as Pygmy Cuttlefish, Pygmy Squids, Sumpy Cuttlefish, Stumpy-spined Cuttlefish. Found walking rather than swimming over sandy areas often in association with sea cucumbers and sea stars.. more

Dwarf Gourami - Gouramies

Also known as Flame Dwarf Gourami, Neon Blue Dwarf Gourami, Powder Blue Gourami, Red Dwarf Gourami, Red Fire Dwarf Gourami, Red Flame Gourami, Red Lalia, Sky Blue.. more

Dwarf Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Coral Hawkfish, Falco Hawkfish, Falcon Hawkfish, Falco's Hawkfish. Found singly, pairs or in harems perched on corals and rocks over shallow coastal and outer reef.. more

Dwarf Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Blackspot Moray, Dirty Yellow Moray, Golden Dwarf Moray, Golden Dwarf Moray Eel, Golden Moray. Found singly and secretive in crevices and holes in corals and.. more

Dwarf Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Diamond Rainbow, Dwarf Neon Praecox Rainbowfish, Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish, Neon Rainbowfish, Praecox Neon Rainbowfish, Praecox Rainbow, Praecox Rainbowfish. Found in schools close to submerged logs,.. more

Dwarf Sand Perch - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Blue Striped Sand Perch, Sand Sea Bass, Sandfish. Found singly close to coral, rocks and jetties over soft mud and silt bottoms of bays, lagoons.. more

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