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, Royal Gramma, Royal Gramma Basslet. Found in ceilings of caves and 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.. more

Fallfish - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as American Chub, Corporal, Dace, Mohawk, Pennsylvania Giant Chub, Rough-nosed Chub, Shining Dace, Silver Chub, Windfish. Found over gravel and rubble bottoms of lakes, pools and.. 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, False Cleanerfish, Fang Blennies, Imposter Fangblenny, Mimic Blenny, Sabretooth Blennies, Sabre-toothed Blennies, Striped Blenny. Found singly, pairs.. more

False Clown Anemonefish - Damselfishes

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

False Flower Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Antler Coral, Briar Coral, Branching Corals, 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 Scorpionfishes, Rock Perches, Ocean Perches, Sea Perches, Marbled Rockfish, Dusky Stingfish and Japanese Stingfish. Found on rocky bottoms of seaward reefs and lagoons. They feed.. more

False Pillow Coral - Stony Corals

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

False Scorpionfish - False Scorpionfishes

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

False-eye Sergeant - Damselfishes

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

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

Also known as Leatherjackets, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket, Fanbelly Filefish, Fanbelly Leatherjacket, Fantail Filefish, Fantail Leatherjacket. Found singly in sheltered lagoons and coastal reefs over rocky areas and weed beds. They.. more

Fangtooth Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Atlantic Fangtooth Moray, Birdeye Conger, Fangtooth Moray Eel, Moray Eel, Tiger Moray, West African Fangtooth Moray Eel. Found singly over shallow coral and rocky.. more

Fat Sleeper - Sleepers

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

Fathead Minnow - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Blackhead Minnows, Rosy Red Minnows, Rosy Red Tuffy, Rosy Reds, Rosy Red Tuff. Found in schools over muddy pools of creeks, headwaters, lakes, ponds.. more

Faulkner's Coral - Stony Corals

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

Feather Duster Worm - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as Fan Worms, Feather Dusters, Feather Tube Worms, Marine Worms, Rock Worms, Segmented Sea Worms, Tubeworms. Found solitary or in small colonies in shallow areas with.. more

Feather Duster Worm - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as Fan Worms, Feather Dusters, Feather Tube Worms, Indo-Pacific Tube Worm, Marine Worms, Rock Worms, Segmented Sea Worms, Tubeworms. 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 Wrasses, South Seas Wrasse... more

Fenestratus Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Blackstripe Cichlid, Marbled Fenestratus, Mexican Cichlid, Mosaic Cichlid, Window Cichlid. Found in lakes and river valleys with clear slow flowing waters over sand 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 filamentous algae. Length.. more

Fiji Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Canary Fangblenny, Canary-yellow Sabre-toothed Blenny, Coral Blennies, Fang Blennies, Forktail Blenny, Sabretooth Blennies, Sabre-toothed Blennies, 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 Stingfishes, Sea Goblins, Devilfishes, Two-stick Stingfish, Filament-finned Stinger, Caledonian Stinger, Filament Devilfish, Devil Scorpionfish, Red Sea Walkman, Indian Ocean Walkman, Barred Ghoul, Bearded Ghoul.. 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 Wrasses. 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 Conchs, Spindle Shells, Tulip Shells. Found in shallow waters beneath dead coral slabs during the day, coming out to feed.. more

Fimbriated Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

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

Fine Table Coral - Stony Corals

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

Fine-lined Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Inshore Surgeonfish, Lancetfishes, Ring-tailed Surgeonfish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish. Found singly or in small schools over shallow inshore waters of protected reefs. They feed on algae.. more

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

Also known as Doctorfishes, Inshore Surgeonfish, Lancetfishes, Ring-tailed Surgeonfish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish. Found singly or in small schools over shallow inshore waters of protected reefs. They feed on algae.. more

Fine-spotted Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bluespot Blenny, Breastspot Blenny, Coral Blennies, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Speckled Blenny. Found singly on shallow intertidal coral and rocky areas of estuaries and coastal.. more

Fine-spotted Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Fine-spotted Spinefoot, Peppered Rabbitfish, Peppered Spinefoot, Shoemaker Spinefoot, Spinefoots. 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 Shrimps, Fine-striped Shrimp, Goby Shrimps, Pistol Shrimps, Snapping Shrimps, Yellow Bulldozer Shrimp, Yellow-lined Pistol Shrimp. Found usually in pairs or colonies in shallow water.. more

Finespeckled Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Moray Eels and Mottled Moray. Found singly on inshore reefs and reef flats hiding in crevasses and under rocks. Usually coming out to feed at.. more

Finger Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, 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 Corals, 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 Corals, 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 over protected mud, sand and weedy bottoms of reef flats and slopes, sometimes buried during the.. more

Fingerprint Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

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

Finless Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Flatfish, Moses Sole, Red Sea Moses, Speckled Sole, Common Sole and Red Sea Flatfish. Found singly in shallow protected lagoons and around reefs on.. more

Fire Betta - Gouramies

Also known as Betta's, 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 Hydrocorals, Octocorals, Fire Hydroid, Fire Corals and Lace Corals. Found in lagoons and upper reef slopes growing sideways as a net to ensnare passing plankton.. more

Fire Dartfish - Gobies---Wormfishes

Also known as Dart Gobies, Dartfishes, Fire Dartfish, Firefish, Firefish Goby, Fire Goby, Fire Wormfish, Gudgeons, Hover Gobies, Magnificent Dartfish, Magnificent Firefish, Magnificent Fire Goby, Orange Firefish,.. more

Firemouth Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as American Cichlid, Firemouth, Firemouth Meeki, Mexican Firemouth, Redbreasted Cichlid. Found in slow moving waters close to shorelines with vegetation cover, over mud or sand bottoms.. 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 Blue-banded Seaperch, Blue-band Snapper, Bluestripe Snapper, Blue-striped Snapper, Fiveline Seaperch, Fiveline Snapper, Five-lined Seaperch, Gold-striped Search, Gold-striped Snapper. Found in large schools in both sheltered.. 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 Wrasses. 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 Wrasses. 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 Razorfish, Redspot Razor Wrasse, Sand Wrasses. 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

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 Wrasses, Pinkface Rainbowfish, Pinkface Wrasse,.. more

Flabelliform Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Bright Cork Sponge, Cork Sponge, Marine Sponges, Orange Fan Sponge, Siliceous Sponges, 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 sand and mud bottoms of creeks, pools, river basins and streams... more

Flagfin Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Flagfin Prawngoby, Gudgeons, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, 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 Pupfishes, American Flagfish and Florida Flagfish. Found in slow moving, very murky waters of ditches, creeks, ponds, lakes and streams. They feed on worms, insects, crustaceans.. more

Flagtail - Characins---Flannel-mouth Characiforms

Also known as Flagtails, Flannel-mouth, Flagtail Characin, Flagtail Semaprochilodus. Found in freshwater rapids of rivers. Length - 28cm Depth - ?m Widespread South America Same family as Piranha's Piranha's have a fearsome reputation.. 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, Cods, 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, Gudgeons, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, 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 Cephalopods, Lightening Cuttlefish, Pfeffers Cuttlefish, Pfeffer's Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Seppia Flamboyant Cuttlefish. Found in shallow waters over mud and sand bottoms, colour changing like lightening when.. more

Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Juvenile) - Cuttlefishes

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

Flame Anthias - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

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

Flame Box Crab - Crabs---Box Crabs

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

Flame Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Small-mouthed Wrasses, Flame Fairy Wrasse, Jordan's Wrasse, Jordan's Fairy Wrasse, Hawaiian Flame Wrasse and Hawaiian Flame Fairy Wrasse. Found in large groups in mid-water.. more

Flamingo Tongue - Sea Snails

Also known as Allied Cowries, Cowry Allies, Flamingo Tongue Cowrie, Flamingo Tongue Snail. Found over coral and rocky reefs living with their host on the under side of.. 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 Crabs, Spray Crab, True Crabs. Found in holes and crevices or clinging to jetties, beach rocks.. more

Flat-sided Fire Coral - Hydroids

Also known as Branching Fire Corals, Encrusting Corals, Fire Hydroid, Octocorals, Plate Fire Corals. Found in fairly shallow waters with high energy surge zones over coral and rocky.. more

Flatback Turtle - Turtles---Sea Turtles

Also known as Flatback Sea Turtle. Found in shallow lagoons and coral reefs. Nesting only occurs in Australia. They feed on invertebrates, such as comb jellies, jellyfish and sponges. Length -.. 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, Mug Bug Lobster, Mud Lobster, Northern Bay Lobster,.. more

Flaveolus Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Passion Cichlid, Barred Midas Chiclid. Found in schools in Lake Apoyo in Nicaragua. They feed on small fishes, molluscs and plants. Length - 13.6cm Depth - ? Restricted to.. more

Flavescent Peacock - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Blue Neon, Blue Neon Peacock, Blue Regal Peacock, Grant's Peacock, Ngara Aulonocara, Ngara Flametail, Ngara Flametail Peacock, Peacock Cichlid. Found in large schools.. more

Fleeting Purse Crab - Crabs

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

Floral Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Floral Wrasse (juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Dotted Wrasse, Floral Maori Wrasse, Maori Wrasses, Rainbowfish, Red-spotted Maori Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasses, 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 in coastal waters often entering 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 Flower Corals, Daisy Coral and Net Coral. Found on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Colour varies. Length - ?cm Depth - 1-9m Widespread Indo-Pacific Stony corals have hard.. more

Flower Soft Coral - Soft Corals

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

Flower Tree Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Broccoli Corals, Carnation Corals, Cauliflower Corals, Cauliflower Soft Coral, Colt Soft Corals, 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, Hexacorals, Tube Anemones, Tube-dwelling Anemone. Found amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed nocturnally on plankton. Tube anemones.. 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 Leaf Worm, Marine Flatworms, Marine Worms, Polyclad Flatworm, Polyclad Worm. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs... more

Flowerpot Coral - Stony Corals

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

Fluted Giant Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Bivalves, Clams, Fluted Clam, Fluted Giant Clam Seashell, Molluscs, Scaled Clam, Scaly Clam, Scaly Giant Clam, Squamosa Clam. Found in deep waters on sandy.. 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 Sponges, Siliceous Sponges. 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 Stripys, Footballer Sweep, Mado, Neatypus, Western Footballer. Found in small or large schools in both inshore and offshore reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates and zooplankton. Length.. more

Forked Sea Feather - Soft Corals

Also known as Bipinnate Sea Plume, Caribbean Gorgonian Coral, Caribbean Octocoral, Colonial Soft Coral, Octocorals, 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, Spinefoots, 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, Rainbowfishes, Yellow Forktail. Found in schools over fresh, brackish waters close to.. more

Formosa Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Antler Coral, Branching Corals, Colonial Corals, 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 Corals, Mushroom Coral, Leather Corals. Found in shallow waters often covering dead coral like mats over coral and rocky reefs. When coral.. more

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

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

Fortesque - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Waspfishes

Also known as Eastern Fortesque, Fortesque Waspfish, Fortie, Pale Fortesque, Rockfishes, Southern Bullrout, Southern Fortesque, Stingfishes, Stinging Fish. Found singly or in large schools resting on the bottoms.. more

Four Ring Purse Crab - Crabs---Purse Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, Leucosia anatum, Painted Pebble Crab, Pebble Crabs, Rubble Crabs, True Crabs. Found mimicking the soft coral it sits on over coral and rocky.. more

Four-lined Terapon (Juvenile) - Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Fourline Grunter, Fourline-striped Grunter, Four-lined Grunter-perch, Four-lined Terapon, Perch, Red-mouthed Tigerfish, Squeaking Perch, Terapon Perch, Trumpeter Perch, Trumpeters. Found in schools over shallow sandy bottoms.. more

Foureye Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

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

Fourline Trumpeter - Grunters-Tigerperches

Also known as Fourline Grunter, Fourline-striped Grunter, Four-lined Grunter-perch, Four-lined Terapon, Perch, Red-mouthed Tigerfish, Squeaking Perch, Terapon Perch, Trumpeter Perch, Trumpeters. Found in schools over shallow sandy.. more

Fourline Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Fourline Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blue-ribbon Wrasse, Rainbowfishes, Red Shoulder Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasses, Scarlet-banded Rainbowfish, Three Blueline Wrasse, Threeline Rainbowfish, Three-lined Rainbowfish, Three-lined Wrasse, Three Blueline Wrasse, Three Ribbon.. 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 Cods, Foursaddle Rockcod, Hinds, Rockcods, Spotty Cod, Trouts. Found singly over upper slopes of channels, patch reefs in lagoons and reef margins. They feed on fish. Length.. more

Fourspot Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Fourspot Butterfly, Four-spotted Butterflyfish, Fourspot Quads, Fourspot Quads Butterfly, Fourspot Quads Butterflyfish, Neon-banded Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs on exposed rocky seaward reefs.. more

Foxface Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Common Foxface, Foxface, Foxface Spinefoot, Spinefoots, 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, Gudgeons, Sleeper Gobies. Found in pairs close to their burrows over fine or silty.. more

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

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Freckled Hind, Coral Cod, Dothead Rock Grouper, Dothead Rockcod, Dot-tailed Rockcod and Blue-finned Rock Cod. Found singly in.. 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 water.. 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 close to elkhorn corals and under ledges during.. 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 close to elkhorn corals and under ledges during.. 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 Blennies. 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 Bubbler, Grey Bass, Grinder, Grunt, Lake Drum, River Drum, Sheepshead, Silver Bass, Thunder Pumper. Found over bottoms of medium lakes and rivers. They feed on aquatic.. more

Freshwater Garfish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Asian Needlefish, Asian Freshwater Needlefish, Freshwater Gar, Gars, Longnose Gar, Garfishes, Needlenose Halfbeak, Needlenose Gar, Silver Needlefish, Stickfish. Found singly or in pairs over brackish.. 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

Fringed Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Cucold, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket, Leafy Filefish, Leatherfish, Leatherjackets, Tasseled Filefish. Found over rock, sand and seagrass beds in shallow to deeper waters of reefs, Often found.. more

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

Also known as Cucold, Fan-bellied Leatherjacket, Leafy Filefish, Leatherfish, Leatherjackets, Tasseled Filefish. Found over rock, sand and seagrass beds in shallow to deeper waters of reefs, Often found.. 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. Found in small schools sheltering during the day in the arms of feather stars, Diadema sea urchins, and around sponges over.. more

Fuchsia Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Cerise Flatworm, Marine Worms, 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 patche reefs.. more

Furry Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

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