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.

Fairy Basslet - Basslets

Also known as Bicolor Fairy Basslet, Cleanerfish, Royal Gramma, Royal Gramma Basslet. Found in ceilings of caves, under ledges or close to recesses in corals sometimes swimming upside.. more

Fairy Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Brichardi Cichlid, Brichardi Lyretail Cichlid, Fairy Cichlid Brichardi, Lyretail Cichlid, Princess Cichlid, Princess-of-Burundi, Princess-of-Burundi Cichlid. Found in caves or tunnels under rocks in very rocky.. more

Fallfish - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as American Chub, Chivin, Corporal, Dace, Mohawk, Pennsylvania Giant Chub, Rough-nosed Chub, Shining Dace, Silver Chub, Windfish. Found over gravel and rubble bottoms of lakes, pools.. more

False Black Tetra - Characins

Also known as Black Tetra, Silver Tetra, Silver Widow Tetra. Found in shallow to mid-level freshwater rivers and river basins. They feed on small crustaceans, insects, worms. Length - 5cm Depth.. more

False Cleanerfish - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Cleaner Mimic, False Cleaner, False Cleaner Blenny, Fang Blenny, Imposter Fangblenny, Mimic Blenny, Sabretooth Blenny, Sabre-toothed Blenny, Striped Blenny. Found singly, pairs or small.. more

False Clown Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Anemonefish, Black Lightning Clownfish, Black Ocellaris Clownfish, Black-and-White False Percale Clown, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Common Clownfish, Common Clown Anemonefish, False Clownfish, False Ocellaris Clownfish,.. more

False Flower Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Antler Coral, Briar Coral, Branching Cora, Staghorn Coral. Found in colonies, often forming thickets with evenly spaced branches over murky shallow and deep water substrates.. more

False Kelpfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Rockfishes-Rockcods-Thornyheads

Also known as Dusky Stingfish, Japanese Stingfish, Marbled Rockfish, Ocean Perch, Rock Perch, Sea Perch, Sea Ruffe, Stingfish. Found close to shore on rocky bottoms of lagoons.. more

False Pillow Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Brain Coral, Pillow Coral. Found attached to bare rocks over shallow waters of coral and rocky reefs. Colonies encrusting and slightly dome shaped, septa are.. more

False Scorpionfish - False Scorpionfishes

Also known as Pretty-fins, Scorpionfish, Tigerfish. Found singly or in family groups over rock and rubble bottoms of shallow estuaries and coastal reefs. They feed during the day on.. more

False Trevally - False Trevallies

Also known as Big Jawed Jumber, Milk Trevally, Milkfish, Silver Lactarid, Whitefish. Found in schools over soft bottoms of estuaries and coastal waters. They feed on benthic fish and.. more

False-eye Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as False-eye Damsel, Sergeant, Sergeant Major. Found singly or in loose schools over reef flats in shallow surge zones of coral and rocky lagoons and reefs. They.. more

Fan-bellied Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Centreboard Leatherjacket, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket, Fanbelly Filefish, Fanbelly Leatherjacket, Fantail Filefish, Fantail Leatherjacket, Fan-tailed Filefish, Fan-tailed Leatherjacket, Leatherjacket. Found singly over silty, mud and weedy bottoms.. more

Fangtooth Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Atlantic Fangtooth Moray, Birdeye Conger, Fangtooth Moray Eel, Tiger Moray, West African Fangtooth Moray Eel. Found singly hiding in crevices and under rocks over.. more

Fat Sleeper - Sleepers

Also known as Fat Goby, Jade Sleeper Goby, Pacific Sleeper, Sleeper Goby, Striped Sleeper Goby, Storm Minnow. Found in freshwater channels, marshes and muddy ponds also in.. more

Fathead Minnow - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Blackhead Minnow, Rosy Red Minnow, Rosy Red, Rosy Red Tuffy. Found in schools over muddy pools of creeks, headwaters, lakes, ponds and small rivers. They.. more

Faulkner's Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Cup Coral, Daisy Coral, Faulkner's Soft Coral, Flower Coral, Golden Cup Coral, Orange Cup Coral, Orange Polyp Coral, Orange Sun Coral, Orange Sun Polyp,.. more

Feather Duster Worm - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as Fan Worm, Feather Duster, Feather Tube Worm, Marine Worm, Rock Worm, Segmented Sea Worm, Tubeworm. Found solitary or in small colonies in cracks or buried.. more

Feather Duster Worm - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as Fan Worm, Feather Duster, Feather Tube Worm, Indo-Pacific Tube Worm, Marine Worm, Rock Worm, Segmented Sea Worm, Tubeworm. Found singly or in small groups in.. more

Featherfin Squeaker - Catfishes---Squeakers-Upside-down Catfishes

Also known as Featherfin Catfish, Featherfin Synodontis. Found during the day over muddy bottoms and rocky shores of lakes and rivers. They feed on algae and insect larvae. Length -.. more

Feminine Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blue-striped Orange Tamarin, Blue-striped Orange Tamarin Wrasse, Blue-striped Tamarin, Blue-striped Wrasse, Bluetail Tamarin Wrasse, Blue-tailed Wrasse, Candycane Feminine Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse, South Seas Wrasse... more

Fenestratus Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Blackstripe Cichlid, Marbled Fenestratus, Mexican Cichlid, Mosaic Cichlid, Window Cichlid. Found over mud and sand bottoms in slow to moderate flowing waters in lakes and.. more

Festive Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Happy Parrotfish, Lunate Parrotfish. Found in clear lagoons and seaward reefs foraging for food over areas rich in algae growth. They feed on benthic algae. Length.. more

Fiji Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Canary Fangblenny, Canary-yellow Sabre-toothed Blenny, Coral Blenny, Fang Blenny, Forktail Blenny, Sabretooth Blenny, Sabre-toothed Blenny, Yellowfang Blenny. Found singly or in pairs over shallow coastal.. more

Filament-fin Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Filament-finned Parrotfish, Highfin Parrotfish, High-finned Parrotfish, Minifin Parrotfish. Found in large schools foraging for food along reef margins of seaward reefs rich in algae growth. They.. more

Filamented Devilfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Stonefishes

Also known as Barred Ghoul, Bearded Ghoul, Caledonian Stinger, Devilfish, Devil Scorpionfish, Filament Devilfish, Filament-finned Stinger, Indian Ocean Walkman, Popeye Sea Goblin, Red Sea Walkman, Sea Goblin,.. more

Filamented Flasher - Wrasses

Also known as Filament Wrasse, Filamented Fairy Wrasse, Filamented Flasher Fairy Wrasse, Filamented Flasher Wrasse, Filamentfin Wrasse, Filamentous Wrasse, Flasher Wrasse, Small-mouthed Wrasse. Found in small to large.. more

Filamentfin Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Filament-finned Parrotfish, Highfin Parrotfish, High-finned Parrotfish, Minifin Parrotfish. Found in large schools foraging for food along reef margins of seaward reefs rich in algae growth. They.. more

Filamentose Spindle Shell - Sea Snails

Also known as Filamentous Horse Conch, Horse Conch, Spindle Shell, Tulip Shell. Found during the day in shallow waters beneath dead coral slabs, coming out to feed.. more

Fimbriated Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Dark-spotted Moray, Dark-spotted Moray Eel, Fimbriated Moray Eel, Spotface Moray, Spot-faced Moray Eel, Yellowhead Moray Eel. Found singly, pairs or with other morays (as in.. more

Fine Table Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Acropora Table Coral, Branching Coral, Staghorn Coral, Table Coral, Tabling Acropora. Found in colonies over drop-offs, subtidal reef slopes and submerged reefs of lagoons and.. more

Fine-lined Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Inshore Surgeon, Inshore Surgeonfish, Lancetfish, Northwest Surgeonfish, Ring-tailed Surgeonfish, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish. Found singly or in small schools over shallow, protected, silty coastal reefs. They.. more

Fine-lined Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Inshore Surgeon, Inshore Surgeonfish, Lancetfish, Northwest Surgeonfish, Ring-tailed Surgeonfish, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish. Found singly or in small schools over shallow, protected, silty coastal reefs. They.. more

Fine-speckled Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Mottled Moray. Found singly during the day in crevices and under rocks coming out to feed at night over shallow coral reefs. Usually coming out to.. more

Fine-spotted Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bluespot Blenny, Breastspot Blenny, Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Speckled Blenny. Found singly often seen with just their heads showing or skipping over rocks.. more

Fine-spotted Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Fine-spotted Spinefoot, Peppered Rabbitfish, Peppered Spinefoot, Shoemaker Spinefoot, Spinefoot. Found in pairs over steep slopes of channel reefs in harbours and lagoons. They feed on benthic.. more

Fine-striped Snapping Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Alpheid Shrimp, Fine-striped Shrimp, Goby Shrimp, Pistol Shrimp, Snapping Shrimp, Yellow Bulldozer Shrimp, Yellow-lined Pistol Shrimp. Found usually in pairs or colonies living close to.. more

Finger Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Bush Coral, Finger Staghorn Coral, Humilis Acropora, Staghorn Coral, Stumpy Acropora. Found over exposed shallow to intermediate depths of reef slopes, reef tops.. more

Finger-lobed Leather Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Devils Hand Coral, Finger Leather Coral, Leather Coral, Lobed Leather Coral, Thick Finger Coral. Found on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - 25cm Depth.. more

Finger-tip Cladiella - Soft Corals

Also known as Colt Coral, Finger Leather Coral, Leather Coral, Seaman's Hands Coral, Stubby Finger Coral. Found on reef slopes, looking like a bumpy rock over coral and.. more

Fingered Dragonet - Dragonets

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

Fingerprint Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Compressed Toby, Fine-spotted Puffer, Fine-spotted Pufferfish, Fine-spotted Puffer Toby, Fingerprint Sharpnose Puffer, Fingerprint Sharpnose Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Sharp-nosed Pufferfish, Toby. Found singly or in pairs over.. more

Finless Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Common Sole, Moses Sole, Red Sea Flatfish, Red Sea Moses, Speckled Sole. Found singly over shallow mud and sand bottoms of coastal reefs. They feed.. more

Fire Betta - Gouramies

Also known as Betta, Red Wine Betta. Found close to vegetation in black water streams and peat forest swamps. They feed on insects and small invertebrates Length - 3.5cm Depth -.. more

Fire Coral - Hydroids

Also known as Fire Coral, Fire Hydroid, Hydrocoral, Lace Coral, Octocoral. Found growing sideways like a net to ensnare passing plankton on exposed coral and rocky reefs with.. more

Fire Dartfish - Wormfishes

Also known as Dartfish, Dartgoby, Fire Dartfish, Fire Wormfish, Firefish, Firefish Goby, Firegoby, Gudgeon, Hovergoby, Magnificent Dartfish, Magnificent Firefish, Magnificent Firegoby, Orange Firefish, Orange Firegoby, Red Dartfish,.. more

Firemouth Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as American Cichlid, Firemouth, Firemouth Meeki, Mexican Firemouth, Redbreasted Cichlid. Found over mud or sand bottoms close to shorelines of canals, rocky ponds, lower and middle.. more

Firetail Devil - Dottybacks

Also known as Black-striped Dampier, Dampiera Dottyback, Dampiera Grouper, Dark-striped Dottyback, Devil Fish, Emperor Devil, Firetail Dottyback, Giant Dottyback, Red Dottyback, Red Grouper, Redtail Dottyback, Spotty-sail Dottyback. Found.. more

Five-lined Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Fiveband Cardinalfish, Fiveline Cardinal, Fiveline Cardinalfish, Five-lined Cardinal, Five-striped Apogon, Five-striped Cardinalfish, Sharptooth Cardinal. Found singly or in small to large schools sheltering.. more

Five-lined Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Blueband Snapper, Blue-banded Seaperch, Bluestripe Snapper, Blue-striped Snapper, Fiveline Seaperch, Fiveline Snapper, Five-lined Seaperch, Gold-striped Seaperch, Gold-striped Snapper. Found in large schools in sheltered lagoons.. more

Five-saddle Parrotfish (juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Dusky-capped Parrotfish, Yellow-barred Parrotfish. Found singly or in small schools foraging for food in shallow lagoons with dense coral cover rich in algae growth. They.. more

Five-spotted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs close to rocks and eelgrass beds over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans, hydroids, invertebrates and sea.. more

Five-spotted Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs close to rocks and eelgrass beds over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans, hydroids, invertebrates and sea.. more

Fivefinger Razorfish - Wrasses

Also known as Fivefinger Wrasse, Redspot Razor Wrasse, Redspot Razorfish, Sand Wrasse. Found in harems over algae patches, sand and seagrass bottoms of coastal reefs. When disturbed they will.. more

Fivesaddle Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Dusky-capped Parrotfish, Yellow-barred Parrotfish. Found singly or in small schools foraging for food in shallow lagoons with dense coral cover rich in algae growth. They.. more

Fivespot African Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Dwarf Cichlid, Fivespot Cichlid, West African Cichlid. Found in pairs close to caves and crevices of coastal river basins and forested areas. They feed.. more

Fivestripe Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Fivestripe Rainbowfish, Fivestripe Surge Rainbowfish, Fivestripe Surge Wrasse, Five-striped Rainbowfish, Five-striped Surge Rainbowfish, Five-striped Surge Wrasse, Five-striped Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasse, Pinkface Rainbowfish, Pinkface Wrasse,.. more

Flabelliform Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Bright Cork Sponge, Cork Sponge, Marine Sponge, Orange Fan Sponge, Siliceous Sponge, Stylissa Carteria Sponge. Found over drop offs, rocky shelves and slopes of lagoons.. more

Flag Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Barred Cichlid, Festive Chiclid, Festivum, Festivum Cichlid. Found in schools close to vegetation over mud and sand bottoms of creeks, pools, river basins and streams... more

Flagfin Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Flagfin Prawngoby, Gudgeon, Prawn Goby, Shrimp Goby, Smiling Goby, Smiling Shrimpgoby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with a mottled brown alpheid shrimp.. more

Flagfish - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---Pupfishes

Also known as American Flagfish, Florida Flagfish, Pupfish. Found in slow moving, very murky waters of creeks, ditches, lakes, ponds and streams. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants.. more

Flagtail - Characins---Flannel-mouth Characiforms

Also known as Flagtail, Flagtail Characin, Flagtail Semaprochilodus, Flannel-mouth. Found in large schools over freshwater rapids of rivers. They feed on algae, detritus, micro organisms. Length - 28cm Depth - ?m South.. more

Flagtail Blanquillo - Tilefishes

Also known as Banded Blanquillo, Banded Torpedo Goby, Bluetail Goby, False Whiting, Flagtail Tilefish, Quakerfish, Striped Blanquillo, Stripetail Tilefish. Found in pairs hovering in an undulating manner.. more

Flagtail Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Banded-tail Coralcod, Blackfin Cod, Brown-finned Rockcod, Chevron Rockcod, Cod, Darkfin Hind, Darkfin Hind Grouper, Dark-finned Coralcod, Duskyfin Hind, Duskyfin Rockcod, Flagtail Cod, Flagtail Rockcod,.. more

Flagtail Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Flagtail Pinkbar Goby, Gudgeon, Prawn Goby, Shrimp Goby, Yanoi Goby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with Alpheus randalli shrimp over sandy areas.. more

Flagtail Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Black Triggerfish, Bluebelly Sufflamen Trigger, Bluebelly Triggerfish, Bluethroat Trigger, Golden-finned Triggerfish, Golden-lined Triggerfish, Halfmoon Picasso Fish, Halfmoon Trigger, Halfmoon Triggerfish, Haremic Triggerfish, Whiterim Trigger,.. more

Flagtail Triggerfish (Juvenile) - Triggerfishes

Also known as Black Triggerfish, Bluebelly Sufflamen Trigger, Bluebelly Triggerfish, Bluethroat Trigger, Golden-finned Triggerfish, Golden-lined Triggerfish, Halfmoon Picasso Fish, Halfmoon Trigger, Halfmoon Triggerfish, Haremic Triggerfish, Whiterim Trigger,.. more

Flagtail Trumpeter - Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Banded Grunter, Banded Perch, Banded Trumpeter, Croaker, Flagtail Grunter, Flagtail Perch, Largescale Grunter, Largescale Terapon, Large-scaled Banded Grunter, Large-scaled Grunter-perch, Large-scaled Terapon, Northern Grunter,.. more

Flamboyant Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopod, Lightening Cuttlefish, Pfeffers Cuttlefish, Pfeffer's Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Seppia Flamboyant Cuttlefish. Found in shallow waters over mud and sand bottoms, colour changing is like a.. more

Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Juvenile) - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopod, Lightening Cuttlefish, Pfeffers Cuttlefish, Pfeffer's Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Seppia Flamboyant Cuttlefish. Found in shallow waters over mud and sand bottoms, colour changing is like a.. more

Flame Anthias - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Anthias, Basslet, Flame Basslet, Indian Flame Anthias, Indian Flame Basslet, Indian Flame Fairy Anthias, Indian Flame Fairy Basslet, Sea Perch. Found singly or in harems.. more

Flame Box Crab - Crabs---Box Crabs

Also known as Flamed Box Crab, Flame Streaked Box Crab, Shame-faced Crab. Found on sandy bottoms where they can burrow into the sand for protection over coral and.. more

Flame Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Flame Fairy Wrasse, Hawaiian Flame Fairy Wrasse, Hawaiian Flame Wrasse, Jordan's Fairy Wrasse, Jordan's Wrasse, Small-mouthed Wrasse. Found in large schools in mid-water above drop-off's.. more

Flamefish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Flame Cardinal, Flame Cardinalfish, Spotted Cardinal, Spotted Cardinalfish. Found singly, pairs or in small schools during the day sheltering in crevices, cracks and shadows around.. more

Flamingo Tongue - Sea Snails

Also known as Allied Cowry, Cowry Allies, Flamingo Tongue Cowrie, Flamingo Tongue Snail. Found living with their host on the under side of Gorgonian branches where they browse.. more

Flasher Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Flasher Devilfish, Flasher Goblinfish, Flasher Stingfish, Humpback Scorpionfish, Rough Hump-backed Scorpionfish, Stingfish. Found singly or in pairs well camouflaged and sometimes half buried over.. more

Flat Needlefish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Barred Longtom, Barred Needlefish, Eel Pike, Flat Billfish, Flat-sided Needlefish, Full Beak, Gaping Needlefish, Garfish, Giant Needlefish, Grassfish, Houndfish, Longtoms, Stickfish. Found singly or in.. more

Flat Rock Crab - Crabs---Flat Rock Crabs

Also known as Nimble Spray Crab, Sally Lightfoot Crab, Sally Longlegs, Shore Crab, Spray Crab, True Crab. Found in crevices and holes clinging to jetties, beach rocks and.. more

Flat-sided Fire Coral - Hydroids

Also known as Branching Fire Coral, Encrusting Coral, Fire Hydroid, Octocoral, Plate Fire Coral. Found in fairly shallow high energy surge zones over coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Flatback Turtle - Turtles---Sea Turtles

Also known as Flatback Sea Turtle. Found in shallow waters over lagoons and coral reefs. Nesting only occurs in Australia. They feed on benthic invertebrates and jellyfish. Length - 90cm Depth.. more

Flathead Grey Mullet - Mullets

Also known as Black Mullet, Black True Mullet, Bright Mullet, Bully, Bully Mullet, Callifaver Mullet, Common Grey Mullet, Common Mullet, Flathead Mullet, Grey Mullet, Hardgut Mullet, Hardgut.. more

Flathead Lobster - Lobsters---Slipper Lobsters

Also known as Bay Lobster, Bug, Bug Lobster, Common Flapjack Lobster, Flathead Locust Lobster, Gulf Lobster, Moreton Bay Bug, Mud Lobster, Mug Bug Lobster, Northern Bay Lobster,.. more

Flaveolus Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Barred Midas Chiclid, Passion Cichlid. Found in schools in Lake Apoyo. They feed on small fish, molluscs and plants. Length - 13.6cm Depth - ?m Central America - Lake.. more

Flavescent Peacock - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Blue Neon, Blue Neon Peacock, Blue Regal Peacock, Grant's Peacock, Malawi Cichlid, Ngara Aulonocara, Ngara Flametail, Ngara Flametail Peacock, Peacock Cichlid. Found singly.. more

Fleeting Purse Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Pebble Crab, Purse Crab, Rubble Crab, True Crab. Found amongst rocks, rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Floral Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Dotted Wrasse, Floral Maori Wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-spotted Maori Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasse, Tripletail Wrasse, White-dotted Maori, White-dotted Wrasse, White-dotted Maori Wrasse, Yellow-dotted Maori.. more

Floral Wrasse (juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Dotted Wrasse, Floral Maori Wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-spotted Maori Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasse, Tripletail Wrasse, White-dotted Maori, White-dotted Wrasse, White-dotted Maori Wrasse, Yellow-dotted Maori.. more

Florida Pompano - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Atlantic Pompano, Butterfish, Carangue, Carangue France, Carolina Pompano, Cobbler, Cobblerfish, Common Pompano. Found in small to large schools over sandy surge zones of bays.. more

Florida Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Atlantic Sea Cucumber, Lollyfish. Found singly often buried in the sand during the day and active at night in very shallow sandy areas and seagrass.. more

Flower Pot Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Daisy Coral, Flower Coral, Net Coral. Found over shallow coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Colour varies. Length - 0-30cm Depth - 1-9m Widespread Indo-Pacific Stony corals have hard.. more

Flower Soft Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Anthelia Coral, Bush Coral, Giant Anthelia Octocoral, Soft Tree Coral, Tree Coral, Waving Hand Coral, Wood's Polyp Coral. Found in colonies amongst rubble and soft.. more

Flower Tree Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Broccoli Coral, Carnation Coral, Cauliflower Coral, Cauliflower Soft Coral, Colt Soft Coral, Dappled Soft Coral, Hanging Tree Soft Coral, Nephtheid Soft Coral, Nepthea Tree.. more

Flower Tube Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Firework Anemone, Glass Anemone, Hexacoral, Tube Anemone, Tube-dwelling Anemone. Found amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. Tube anemones are able to.. more

Flower Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Flower Sea Urchin, Flower Tip Urchin, Toxic Sea Urchin. Found singly or in groups often covered in detritus over rubble, sand and seagrass beds of.. more

Flower's Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Banana Skin Flatworm, Leaf Worm, Marine Flatworm, Marine Worm, Polyclad Flatworm, Polyclad Worm. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral.. more

Flowerpot Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Anemone Coral, Branching Flower Pot Coral, Daisy Coral, Diurnal Coral, Flower Coral, Starburst Flowerpot Coral, Sunflower Coral. Found on coral and rocky reefs, may cover.. more

Fluted Giant Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Clam, Fluted Clam, Fluted Giant Clam Seashell, Mollusc, Scaled Clam, Scaly Clam, Scaly Giant Clam, Squamosa Clam. Found in deep waters on sandy bottoms.. more

Flying Fox - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as False Siamensis, Flying Foxfish. Found singly under floating objects like boats and floating houses in canals, ditches, ponds streams and shallow medium flowing rivers. They.. more

Foliate Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Foil Sponge, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponge. Found attached to the fringes of big coral boulders over both clear and murky waters of coral and rocky.. more

Folifer brevifilis - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as - No other name Found over stony bottoms in clear fast flowing water of lower and middle parts of rivers and drainage areas. They feed on.. more

Football Sweep - Sea Chubs

Also known as Footballer Sweep, Mado, Neatypus, Stripys, Western Footballer. Found in large schools over both inshore and offshore reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates and zooplankton. Length - 22cm Depth.. more

Forked Sea Feather - Soft Corals

Also known as Bipinnate Sea Plume, Caribbean Gorgonian Coral, Caribbean Octocoral, Colonial Soft Coral, Octocoral, Purple Frilly Gorgonian, Purple Sea Plume, Small Sea Feather, West Indian Sea.. more

Forktail Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also know as Gold-spotted Spinefoot, Marbled Spinefoot, Mottled Spinefoot, Rabbitface Spinefoot, Rabbit-faced Spinefoot, Roman-nose Spinefoot, Schooling Rabbitfish, Silver Rabbitfish, Silver Spinefoot, Spinefoot, Streaked Spinefoot, Streamlined Spinefoot. Found in.. more

Forktail Rainbowfish - Silversides---Blue Eyes

Also known as Forktail Blue-eye, Forktail Blue-eye Rainbow, Forktail Blue-eye Rainbowfish, Furcata Blue-eye Rainbowfish, Furcata Rainbow, Rainbowfish, Yellow Forktail. Found in schools over fresh, brackish waters close too.. more

Formosa Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Antler Coral, Branching Coral, Colonial Coral, Formosa Staghorn Coral, Staghorn Coral. Found in colonies, often forming thickets which can be 10 metres across, with.. more

Formosan Soft Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Formosan Gorgonian, Leather Coral, Mushroom Coral. Found in shallow waters often like a mat covering dead corals over coral and rocky reefs. When coral is.. more

Forskal's Pleurobranch - Sea Slugs---Sidegill Slugs

Also known as Forskal's Nudibranch, Notoaspidean Sea Slug, Nudibranch, Pleurobranch Sea Slug, Side-gilled Sea Slug. Found singly or in pairs in shallow waters of lagoons, pools, seagrass beds.. more

Fortesque - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Waspfishes

Also known as Eastern Fortesque, Fortesque Waspfish, Fortie, Pale Fortesque, Rockfish, Southern Bullrout, Southern Fortesque, Stingfish. Found singly or in large schools resting on the bottoms of sponge.. more

Four Ring Purse Crab - Crabs---Purse Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Leucosia anatum, Painted Pebble Crab, Pebble Crab, Rubble Crab, True Crab. Found over people and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs and.. more

Four-lined Terapon (Juvenile) - Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Fourline Grunter, Fourline Terapon, Fourline Trumpeter, Fourline-striped Grunter, Four-lined Grunter Perch, Four-lined Terapon, Four-lined Terapon Perch, Four-lined Teraponid, Red-mouthed Tigerfish, Squeaking Perch, Terapon Perch,.. more

Foureye Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Butterbun, Coralfish, Four-eyed Butterflyfish, School Mistress. Found singly or in pairs over shallow lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on christmas-tree worms,.. more

Fourline Trumpeter - Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Fourline Grunter, Fourline Terapon, Fourline Trumpeter, Fourline-striped Grunter, Four-lined Grunter Perch, Four-lined Terapon, Four-lined Terapon Perch, Four-lined Teraponid, Red-mouthed Tigerfish, Squeaking Perch, Terapon Perch,.. more

Fourline Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Arabian Cleaner Wrasse, Blue Cleaner Wrasse, Cleaner Wrasse, Red Sea Cleaner Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly amongst coral heads, along fringing reefs of bays and.. more

Fourline Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blue-ribbon Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red Shoulder Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse, Scarlet-banded Rainbowfish, Three Blueline Wrasse, Three Ribbon Wrasse, Threeline Rainbowfish, Three-lined Rainbowfish, Three-lined Ribbon Wrasse, Three-lined.. more

Fourlined Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Bar-striped Cardinalfish, Barred-striped Cardinalfish, Broad-banded Cardinalfish, Fourband Cardinalfish, Four-banded Cardinalfish, Four-banded Soldierfish, Four-striped Cardinalfish, Indian-striped Cardinalfish, Sawcheek Cardinalfish, Striped Cardinalfish, Twostripe Cardinal, Twostripe Cardinalfish,.. more

Foursaddle Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Foursaddle Rockcod, Hind, Rockcod, Spotty Cod, Trout. Found singly over upper slopes of channels and patch reefs over lagoons and reef margins. They feed on.. more

Fourspot Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Fourspot Butterfly, Four-spotted Butterflyfish, Fourspot Quad, Fourspot Quad Butterfly, Fourspot Quad Butterflyfish, Neon-banded Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs around Pocillopora corals on exposed.. more

Foxface Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Common Foxface, Foxface, Foxface Spinefoot, Spinefoot, Yellow Foxface. Found singly or in pairs sheltering in staghorn corals over lagoons and seaward reefs rich in coral.. more

Freckled Frogfish - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Freckled Angler, Freckled Anglerfish, Hawaiian Frogfish, Scarlet Anglerfish, Scarlet Frogfish, Shaggy Angler, Spotfin Frogfish, Whitebait Frogfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios, sitting amongst corals,.. more

Freckled Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Bartail Goatfish, Bar-tailed Goatfish, Blackband Goatfish, Black-striped Goatfish, Darkband Goatfish, Mottled Goatfish, Red Mullet, Red Mullet Goatfish, Spotted Goatfish. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Freckled Goby - Gobies

Also known as Byno Goby, Bynoe Goby, Bynoe Siltgoby, Bynoe's Goby, Byno Sleeper Goby, Gudgeon, Sleeper Goby. Found in pairs close to their burrows over fine or silty.. more

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

Also known as Blue-finned Rockcod, Cod, Coral Cod, Hind, Dothead Rock Grouper, Dothead Rockcod, Dot-tailed Rockcod, Freckled Hind, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly in shallow silty waters over dead.. more

Freckled Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as the Blackside Hawkfish, Black-sided Hawkfish, Forster's Hawk, Forster's Hawkfish, Freckle-faced Hawkfish. Found singly, pairs or in harems, perched on corals and rocks over clear soft.. more

French Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as French Angel, French Angela. Found singly or in pairs often close to sea fans over shallow coral and rocky reefs rich in coral growth. They feed.. more

French Angelfish (Juvenile) - Angelfishes

Also known as French Angel, French Angela. Found singly or in pairs often close to sea fans over shallow coral and rocky reefs rich in coral growth. They feed.. more

French Grunt - Grunts

Also known as Banana Grunt, Dogfish, Gold-laced Grunt, Open-mouthed Grunt, Redmouth Grunt, Sweetlips, Yellow Grunt. Found in large schools during the day close to elkhorn corals and under.. more

French Grunt (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Banana Grunt, Dogfish, Gold-laced Grunt, Open-mouthed Grunt, Redmouth Grunt, Sweetlips, Yellow Grunt. Found in large schools during the day close to elkhorn corals and under.. more

Freshwater Angelfish - Cichlids

Also known as Albino Angelfish, Amazonian Cichlid Angelfish, Angelfish, Black Angelfish, Blue Platinum Angelfish, Common Angelfish, Gold Angelfish, Koi Angel, Koi Angelfish, Longfin Angelfish, Marble Angelfish, Platinum.. more

Freshwater Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Rock Blenny. Found singly or in harems over shallow stony bottoms in brooks, lakes and rivers as well as low salinity coastal lagoons. Very territorial. They.. more

Freshwater Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Blueribbon Demoiselle, Cresent Damsel, Crescent Damselfish, Freshwater Damsel, Lyretail Damselfish. Found in small schools over very shallow brackish waters of bays, lagoons and mangroves estuaries.. more

Freshwater Drum - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Bass, Bubbler, Grey Bass, Grinder, Grunt, Lake Drum, Malachigan, River Drum, Sheepshead, Silver Bass, Thunder Pumper. Found over bottoms of lakes and medium to large.. more

Freshwater Garfish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Asian Freshwater Needlefish, Asian Needlefish, Freshwater Gar, Garfish, Gar, Longnose Gar, Needlenose Gar, Needlenose Halfbeak, Silver Needlefish, Stickfish. Found singly or in pairs over gravel,.. more

Friant's Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Asteroids, Friant's Starfish, Nodular Sea Star, Starfish, Stripped Sea Star, Stripped Star. Found singly or in groups on rubble and sandy areas over shallow rocky.. more

Frill-mouth Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Margined Sole. Found singly during the day buried in sandy substrates close to reefs, out at night foraging for food over sheltered bays and.. more

Frillfin Goby - Gobies

Also known as Dusky Frillgoby, Gudgeon, Island Frillfin Goby, Molly Miller, Reef Goby. Found on mud and sandy substrates in rocky tide-pools over intertidal creeks, estuaries, lagoons and.. more

Frillfin Turkeyfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as African Lionfish, Deepwater Firefish, Firefish, Lionfish, Mombasa Lionfish, Turkeyfish. Found singly or in small schools over soft muddy bottoms rich with invertebrate growth especially sponges.. more

Fringed Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Cucold, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket, Leafy Filefish, Leatherfish, Leatherjacket, Tasseled Filefish. Found over rock, sandy areas and in seagrass beds in shallow to deep waters of reefs,.. more

Fringed Filefish (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Cucold, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket, Leafy Filefish, Leatherfish, Leatherjacket, Tasseled Filefish. Found over rock, sandy areas and in seagrass beds in shallow to deep waters of reefs,.. more

Fringed Flounder - Flatfishes---Large-tooth Flounders

Also known as Fringed Flatfish, Sand Flounder. Found singly over mud and sandy bottoms in coastal waters and estuaries. They feed on small fish and big benthic invertebrates. Length -.. more

Fringelip Mullet - Mullets

Also known as Thicklip Mullet, Wart-lipped Mullet, Wartylip Mullet, Warty-lipped Mullet, Warty-nosed Mullet. Found in schools over mud and sandy bottoms of reef flats in tide pools around.. more

Frogspawn Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Bubble Coral, Fine Grape Coral, Grape Coral, Honey Coral, Large Polyp Stony Coral, Octopus Coral, Torch Coral, Wall Coral, Zig-zag Coral. Found in.. more

Frondy Black Coral - Black Corals

Also known as Bushy Black Coral, Delicate Black Coral, Precious Black Coral. Found in large bushy colonies with fine branches and small polyps over current swept deeper waters.. more

Frostfin Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Flagfin Cardinal, Flagfin Cardinalfish, Frostfin Cardinal. Found in small schools during the day sheltering in the arms of feather stars, Diadema Sea Urchins, and around.. more

Fuchsia Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Cerise Flatworm, Marine Worm, Orange Margin Flatworm, Pink Flatworm, Polyclad Flatworm, Scarlet-fringed Flatworm. Found singly or in pairs over coral, rock and rubble areas of.. more

Funeral Jorunna - Sea Slugs

Also known as Black-and-White Jorunna, Dotted Nudibranch, Friesian Cow Sea Slug, Funebris Sea Slug, Funeral Nudibranch, Funeral Pyre Nudibranch, Funeral Sea Slug, Leopard Sea Slug, Mourning Nudibranch,.. more

Funnelweed - Algae

Also known as Brown Algae, Brown Seaweed, Curly Algae, Curly Seaweed, Fan Algae, Marine Algae. Found in shallow waters growing on dead coral heads and in patch reefs.. more

Furry Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Black-spotted Sea Cucumber, Fissured Sea Cucumber, Lollyfish. Found singly during the day often buried in the sand, active at night over soft sandy areas and.. more

Fusilier Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Fusilier Damselfish, Fusilier Demoiselle, Purple Chromis, Redwing Coral Damsel. Found in small to large schools over current swept patch reefs of lagoons and seaward reefs. They.. more

Fuzzy Chiton - Chitons

Also known as Curb, Sea Cradle, West Indian Fuzzy Chiton. Found clinging to rocks along very shallow intertidal shorelines of rocky coastlines and in tidepools. They feed nocturnally on.. more

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