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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.

Icon Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Double Sea Star, Double Star, Double Starfish, Icon Star, Icon Starfish, Longarm Sea Star, Long-arm Starfish, Mosaic Sea Star, Mosaic Starfish, Star, Starfish. Found singly.. more

Ide - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Blue Orfe, Golden Orfe, Orfe, Silver Orfe. Found singly in nutrient rich lakes, rivers and their tributaries. They feed on aquatic and terrestrial animals, fish and.. more

Imitator Blenny - Blennies---Labrisomids

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

Imitator Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Imitator Damselfish. Found singly or in small schools over outer reef slopes. They feed on algae, benthic invertebrates and zooplankton. Length - 10cm Depth - 2-15m Widespread Western Central.. more

Imperial Sea Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Imperial Lance Urchin, Imperial Urchin, Knobby Sputnik Sea Urchin, Lance Urchin, Land Mine Sea Urchin, Mine Urchin, Pencil Sea Urchin, Pencil Urchin, Sputnik Sea.. more

Imperial Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Commensal Emperor Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Emperor Partner Shrimp, Emperor Shrimp, Imperator Commensal Shrimp, Imperator Shrimp, Imperial Cleaner Shrimp, Imperial Partner.. more

Indian Bird Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Bird Wrasse, Birdfish, Birdmouth Wrasse, Blue Bird Wrasse, Blue Clubnose Wrasse, Blue Club-nosed Wrasse, Blue Green Bird Wrasse, Green Bird, Green Birdmouth Wrasse, Green.. more

Indian Bird Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bird Wrasse, Birdfish, Birdmouth Wrasse, Blue Bird Wrasse, Blue Clubnose Wrasse, Blue Club-nosed Wrasse, Blue Green Bird Wrasse, Green Bird, Green Birdmouth Wrasse, Green.. more

Indian Caloria - Sea Slugs

Also known as Indian Nudibranch, Indian Phidiana, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs during the day amongst rubble, sandy areas, sponges and seaweeds over coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Indian Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Indian Damselfish, Indian Demosielle. Found singly or in small schools over lagoons and seaward reefs. Length - 11cm Depth - 1-15m Widespread Western Indian Ocean Damselfish are egg layers. First.. more

Indian Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Indian Damselfish, Indian Demosielle. Found singly or in small schools over lagoons and seaward reefs. Length - 11cm Depth - 1-15m Widespread Western Indian Ocean Damselfish are egg layers. First.. more

Indian Dascyllus - Damselfishes

Also known as Bluetop Dascyllus, Blue-spotted Damselfish, Blue-spotted Dascyllus, Blue-spotted Humbug, Cloudy Damselfish, Cloudy Dascyllus, Cloudy Humbug, Freckled Damselfish, Freckled Dascyllus, Freckled Humbug, Humbug, Humbug Damsel, Indian.. more

Indian Doublebar Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Doublebar Goatfish, Double-barred Goatfish, Threebar Goatfish, Twobar Goatfish, Two-barred Goatfish, Two-saddle Goatfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food over rock and weedy areas.. more

Indian Feather Star - Feather Stars

Also known as Crinoid Feather Star, Feather Starfish, Sea Lilies, Storked Sea Lilies. Found singly or in groups under dead and live corals and rubble during the day.. more

Indian Glass Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Blue Laubuca, Glass Barb, Hatchetfish, Indian Hatchetfish, Winged Danio. Found in schools in still and fast flowing waters of ponds, streams and tanks. They feed on.. more

Indian Glassy Fish - Asiatic Glassfishes

Also known as Disco Fish, Glass Perch, Glass Perchlet, Glassfishes, Glassies, Glassy Fish, Indian Glass Perch, Indian Glassy Perch, Indian X-ray Fish, Painted Glassfish, Siamese Glassfish. Found.. more

Indian Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Yellowspot Goatfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food in shallow, silty waters over sand and seagrass beds of coastal and inner lagoon reefs. They.. more

Indian Goldring Bristletooth - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bristle-toothed Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Goldeye Tang,Goldring Surgeonfish, Kole Yelloweye Tang, Kole Tang, Lancetfishes, Silverspot Tang, Slender-toothed Surgeonfish, Spotted Bristletooth, Spotted Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Yelloweye.. more

Indian Goldring Bristletooth (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bristle-toothed Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Goldeye Tang,Goldring Surgeonfish, Kole Yelloweye Tang, Kole Tang, Lancetfishes, Silverspot Tang, Slender-toothed Surgeonfish, Spotted Bristletooth, Spotted Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Yelloweye.. more

Indian Half-and-half Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Bicolor Damselfish, Chocolatedip Chromis, Chocolate Dip, Chocolatedip Damselfish, Half-and-half Chromis, Pullers, Twotone Chromis, Twotone Damselfish, Twotone Puller. Found singly or in large schools over reef.. more

Indian Leaf Fish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Waspfishes

Also known as Redskinfishes, Redskinfish, Indian Ocean Waspfish and Cockatoo Rougefish. Found singly or in pairs over shallow areas on soft bottoms amongst weeds, sponge and algae.. more

Indian Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Sand Lizardfish. Found singly or in pairs half buried or resting on mud and sandy bottoms over current swept areas of reefs. They feed on crustaceans.. more

Indian Mimic Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blackcheek Surgeonfish, Blackcheek Tang, Doctorfishes, Eibli Mimic, Eibli Mimic Surgeonfish, Eibli Mimic Tang, Indian Mimic, Indian Mimic Surgeon, Indian Mimic Tang, Indian Ocean.. more

Indian Mimic Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Found singly over mixed coral, rock and sand areas of shallow lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on filamentous algae. Juveniles mimic the cryptic Centropyge eibli. Length - 25cm Depth -.. more

Indian Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Pink-margined Parrotfish. Found in small schools often mixed with other species foraging for food over corals in clear coastal and inner reefs rich in algae.. more

Indian Redfin Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Indian Ocean Redfin Butterflyfish, Indian Pinstriped Butterflyfish, Lineated Butterflyfish, Melon Butterflyfish, Pinstriped Butterflyfish, Purple Butterflyfish, Oval Butterflyfish, Rainbow Butterflyfish, Redfin Butterflyfish, Three-banded Butterfly,.. more

Indian Sailfin Tang - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Desjardin's Indian Sailfin Tang, Desjardin's Sailfin Surgeonfish, Desjardin's Sailfin Tang, Desjardini Tang, Doctorfishes, Indian Ocean Sailfin Tang, Indian Sailfin Surgeonfish, Lancetfishes, Purple-lined.. more

Indian Sea Star - Sea stars

Also known as Blacktip Fromia Starfish, Indian Brittle Starfish, Indian Ocean Starfish, Indian Starfish, Red-and-Black Sea Star, Starfish. Found singly or in groups amongst sand and rubble areas.. more

Indian Snapper - Snappers

Also known as - no other name Found singly or in small groups over coral rich areas of shallow and deeper waters. Length - 22cm Depth - 5-50m Widespread Indian Ocean Most.. more

Indian Teardrop Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Indian Ocean Teardrop Butterflyfish, Teardrop Butterflyfish, Yellow Teardrop Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or small groups over coral reef flats and deep slopes. They feed on.. more

Indian Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blue-spotted Toby, False-eye Toby, False-eyed Pufferfish, Jewel Pufferfish, Netted Pufferfish, Netted Toby, Pufferfish, Sharp-backed Puffer, Sharp-nosed Puffer, Solander's Toby, Spotted Sharpnose, Spotted Sharpnose Puffer,.. more

Indian Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Black-finned Triggerfish, Black Triggerfish, Indian Ocean Durgon, Indian Trigger. Found singly around holes below coral bases the fish digs for shelter over seaward reef.. more

Indian Tube Worm - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as Banded Fan Worm, Fan Worms, Feather Dusters, Feather Tube Worms, Indian Fan Worm, Indian Feather Duster Worm, Indo-Pacific Tube Worm, Marine Bristle Worms, Marine.. more

Indian Vagabond Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Blackened Butterflyfish, Black-finned Butterflyfish, Black-finned Vagabond, Black Vagabond Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs amongst rock and rubble areas of coral reefs rich.. more

Indo-Pacific Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Common Sergeant, Five-banded Damselfish, Five-banded Sergeant Major, Scissortail Sergeant, Sergeant, Sergeant Major, Yellowback Sergeant. Found in schools either feeding in the water column or.. more

Indo-Pacific Sergeant (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Common Sergeant, Five-banded Damselfish, Five-banded Sergeant Major, Scissortail Sergeant, Sergeant, Sergeant Major, Yellowback Sergeant. Found in schools either feeding in the water column or.. more

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Indonesian Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Indonesian Damselfish, Orangespot Damsel, Yellowtail Electric Blue Damsel. Found in large schools over shallow current swept areas of inshore rubble slopes and coral reefs. They feed.. more

Indonesian Sawtail - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Chrysurus Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Indonesian Sawtail Tang, Lancetfishes, Yellowtail Sawtail, Yellowtail Surgeonfish. Found singly, pairs or in loose schools over rocky outcrops in surge zones. They feed.. more

Indonesian Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Blackfin Slatey, Blackfin Sweetlips, Blackfoot Sweetlips, Blacktip Sweetlips, Sweetlips. Found singly or in small schools close to large caves and walls of deep reefs during.. more

Inexplicable Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Blacknape Shrimpgoby, Gudgeons, Inexplicable Prawngoby, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, Watchman Gobies, Watchman Inexplicable. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with an alpheid shrimp.. more

Inflata Sand Bubbler Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Sand Bubbler Crabs and Sand Bubblers. Found just below the high tide mark of wave exposed estuaries, sandy beaches, mud and.. more

Inscribed Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Green Wrasse. Found in kelp beds over shallow rocky reefs close to off-shore islands. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 50cm Depth - 1-30m Widespread Southwest Pacific Most reef.. more

Intestinal Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Bowel Coral, Brain Corals, Closed Brain Coral, Dented Brain Coral, Lobed Brain Coral, Meat Coral, Pacific Cactus Coral, Rectal Coral, Sinuous Cup Coral, Wrinkle.. more

Iridescent Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Kallopterus Cardinalfish, Snyder's Cardinal, Spinyhead Cardinalfish. Found singly over lower surge zones of clear water lagoon patch reefs and seaward reefs. They feed nocturnally on small.. more

Iridescent Fireworm - Fire Worms

Also known as Bristle Worms, Marine Fireworms, Marine Worms, Rock Worms, Segmented Sea Worms, Segmented Worms, Tubeworms and Sea Caterpillar. Found on coral and rock reefs amongst sand,.. more

Iridescent Glassy Perchlet - Asiatic Glassfishes

Also known as Glassfishes, Glassies, High-finned Glassy Perchlet. Found in lakes, sluggish rivers and streams. They feed on insects and aquatic invertebrates. Length - 10cm Depth - ?m Widespread Asia Asiatic glass fishes.. more

Island Frillfin - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Island Frillfin Goby, Reef Gobies. Found in rocky tide pools along the waters edge. They feed on algae and crustaceans. Length - 15cm Depth - 0-3m Widespread Western.. more

Island Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Doublebar Goatfish, Joe Louis, Two-barred Goatfish, Twosaddle Goatfish. Found singly, pairs or in small schools foraging for food over silty rocky bottoms, sand and seagrass.. more

Island Gurnard - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Searobins

Also known as Gurnard, Flying Gurnards, Grunt Fish, Mauritius Gurnard. Found singly in deep waters or on shallow sandy bottoms of bays and lagoons, sometimes buried in the.. more

Island Mackerel - Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Blue Mackerel, Faughn's Mackerel, Indian Mackerel, Mackerel. Found in schools in the sunlit areas of the continental shelf around islands. They feed on large zooplankton. Length.. more

Island Major - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel, Galapagos Gregory, Yellowlip Damsel, Yellowlip Damselfish, Yellowtail Damsel, Yellowtail Damselfish. Found singly, pairs over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on algae crustaceans and.. more

Island Trevally - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blue Trevally, Island Jack, False Bluefin Trevally, Socorro Jack, Thicklip Jack, Thicklip Trevally, Trevallies, Yellowspot Trevally, Yellow-spotted Jack, Yellow-spotted Trevally. Found singly, pairs or in.. more

Ivory Cone - Sea Snails

Also known as Cones, Cone Shells, Eburneus Cone, Ivory Cone Shell. Found over sand bottoms of subtotal reef flats often half buried in the sand. They feed nocturnally.. more

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