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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.

Jack Dempsey - Cichlids

Also known as Blue Jack Dempsey, Diamond Cichlid, Electric Blue Jack Dempsey, Jack Dempsey Cichlid. Found in weedy areas over mud and sand bottoms of warm slow moving.. more

Jack-knife Fish - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Black-and-White Drumfish, Donkey Fish, Hardheads, Highhats, Jack-knifes, Lance-shaped Ribbonfish, Ribbonfishes. Found singly over shallow and deep reefs over inshore bays and sounds. They feed on crustaceans,.. more

Jaguar Guapote - Cichlids

Also known as Aztec Cichlid, Jaguar Cichlid, Managua Cichlid,Spotted Guapote, Tiger Guapote. Found in oxygen depleted turbid waters over mud bottoms of lakes, ponds and springs, springs. They.. more

Jansen's Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Jansen Saddle Wrasse, Lunate-tailed Wrasses. Found in schools over rocky areas of exposed lagoons and reefs crests. They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates. Length -.. more

Japan Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Japanese Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Powder Black Surgeonfish, Powder Brown Surgeonfish, Powder Brown Tang, Whitenose Surgeonfish, White-nosed Surgeonfish. Found singly or in large schools over shallow.. more

Japanese Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Cryptic Filefish, Cryptic Leatherjacket, Hair-finned Filefish, Hair-finned Leatherjacket, Jade Filefish, Jade Leatherjacket, Japanese Leatherjacket, Leatherjackets. Found singly over muddy, sandy substrates with seagrass and weed.. more

Japanese Filefish (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Cryptic Filefish, Cryptic Leatherjacket, Hair-finned Filefish, Hair-finned Leatherjacket, Jade Filefish, Jade Leatherjacket, Japanese Leatherjacket, Leatherjackets. Found singly over muddy, sandy substrates with seagrass and weed.. more

Japanese Giant Spider Crab - Spider Crabs

Also known as Crabzilla, Giant Crab, Giant Spider Crab, Japanese Giant Crab, Japanese Spider Crab, Tall-footed Crab and Tall-legged Crab. Found on sand and rocky bottoms of.. more

Japanese Leatherjacket - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Cinhalese Leatherjacket, Kochi Filefish, Kochi Leatherjacket, Leatherjackets. Found singly over deep muddy substrates along coastal reefs, sometimes drifting with sargassum rafts in deep waters offshore. They.. more

Japanese Night Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Night Shrimps. Found on sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs at night. Often will perform a dance by raising their rear body and spinning.. more

Japanese Pygmy Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Japanese Angelfish, Japanese Pygmy Dwarf Angelfish. Found in pairs over areas rich in algae growth of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on algae and detritus. Length.. more

Japanese Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Lemur-tail Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails over muddy bottoms in seagrass beds of estuaries and coral reefs, also sometimes.. more

Japanese Warbonnets - Pricklebacks

Also known as Shannies, Monkeyface Blenny and Fringed Blenny. Found singly or in groups on rocky areas of reefs and bays. They feed on octopus. Length - 55cm Depth - ?m Widespread.. more

Java Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Blue-spotted Rabbitfish, Blue-spotted Spinefoot, Java Spinefoot, Spinefoots, Streaked Rabbitfish, Streaked Spinefoot, Streaky Spinefoot. Found in small schools over shallow brackish coastal waters in lagoons, coral.. more

Java Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as Grubfish, Peppered Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Weevers, Whitestripe Sandperch, Yellowbar Sandperch, Yellow-barred Sandperch, Yellowspot Grubfish. Found singly amongst boulders and rubble over protected sandy areas of.. more

Javanese Cownose Ray - Rays---Eagle-Manta Rays

Also known as Javanese Cowray, Cownose Ray, Cow-nosed Ray, Java Cownose Eagle Ray, Cownose Stingray, Cowfish, Eagle Ray and Flapnose Ray. Found in small to very large.. more

Javanese Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackvelvet Damsel, Blackvelvet Damselfish, Blue-banded Damselfish, Bluestreak Damsel, Bluestreak Damselfish, Bluestreak Devil, Bluevelvet Damsel, Bluevelvet Damselfish, Java Damsel, Javanese Damselfish, Javanese Neonvelvet Damsel, Neonvelvet.. more

Javanese Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackvelvet Damsel, Blackvelvet Damselfish, Blue-banded Damselfish, Bluestreak Damsel, Bluestreak Damselfish, Bluestreak Devil, Bluevelvet Damsel, Bluevelvet Damselfish, Java Damsel, Javanese Damselfish, Javanese Neonvelvet Damsel, Neonvelvet.. more

Jebb's Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Marine Worms. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble. They feed on ascidians and shelled molluscs. Length - 7cm Depth -.. more

Jelly Fingers - Algae

Also known as Jelly Bubbles, Green Bubbles and Green Hotdogs. Found singly or in small bunches of soft, gelatinous lobes on coral and rocky reefs of calm shorelines. They.. more

Jellybeans (Man Made Hybrids) - Cichlids

Also known as Asian Parrot Chiclid, Blood Parrot Cichlid, Bloody Parrot, Bump-head Cichlid, Flower Horn Cichlid, Flower Horn Midas Cichlid, Golds, Jellybean Parrot Chiclid, Midas Cichlid, Red.. more

Jewel Anemone - Corallimorphs

Also known as Colour Rock Anemone, Corallimorph Anemone, False Anemone, Hexacorals, Zoantharia. Found in dense colonies over large areas attached to reef crevices and under ledges of coral.. more

Jewel Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel, Jewel Damselfish, Marmite, Pacific Jewel Damsel, White-speckled Demoiselle, White-spotted Devil, White-spotted Devil Damsel, Yellowtail. Found singly or in pairs over dead, live corals.. more

Jewel Tetra - Characins

Also known as Blood Characin, Blood Tetra, Callistus, Callistus Tetra, Minor Tetra, Red Minor Tetra, Red Serpa, Serpa Tetra. Found in schools in still, sluggish backwaters of.. more

Jewelfish - Cichlids

Also known as African Jewelfish, African Jewel Cichlid, Blue Jewel, Jewel Cichlid, Red Jewel, Red Jewel Cichlid, Scarlet Jewel Cichlid, Two-spotted Jewelfish, West African Jewelfish. Found in.. more

Jewelled Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Algae Blenny, Banded Blenny, Banded Jewelled Blenny, Barred Blenny, Coral Blennies, Eyelash Blenny, Jewel Blenny, Jewelled Eyelash Blenny, Jewelled Rockskipper, Lawnmower Blenny, Lineated Blenny,.. more

John Dory - Dories

Also known as Atlantic John Dory, Doorkeeper's Fish, St. Peter's Fish, St. Pierre. Found singly close to the seabed often in deep waters of the continental shelf. They feed.. more

Johnston Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue-eye Damsel, Blue-eye Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Johnston Island Damsel, Johnston Island Damselfish, Widebar Damsel. Found singly or in small loose schools sheltering in the.. more

Jolly Green Giant - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs, Miamira sinuata and Green Ceratosoma Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on sponges. Length.. more

Jolthead porgy - Porgies

Also known as Porgy Grunts, Blue Bone Porgy. Found singly over vegetated sand and coral bottoms of coastal waters, sometimes found in much deeper waters. Juveniles found in.. more

Josephine's Moon-shell - Sea Snails

Also known as Josephine's Moon Snails, Moon Shells, Moon Snails, Necklace Shells, Naticid Snails, Neverita Josephine. Found over intertidal to deeper sandy areas of reefs. They feed on bivalves. They.. more

Jumping Blenny - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Spangled Blenny, Threefin Blennies, Threefins, Western Jumping Blenny. Found in small schools on shallow inshore exposed platforms over algae covered rocks in pools of water... more

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