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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.

Nagasaki Damsel - Damselfishes

Also know as Blue-scribbled Damsel, Blue-scribbled Damselfish, Nagasaki Damselfish, Ocellate Damsel, Ocellate Damselfish, Ocellated Damsel, Ocellated Damselfish, Sandy Damsel, Speckled-fin Damsel. Found in small schools over sandy areas,.. more

Nakedhead Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Mask Shrimpgoby, Masked Shrimpgoby, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with an alpheid shrimp over sandy slopes.. more

Napoleon Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

Also known as Bonaparte's Snake Eel, Brown-banded Snake-Eel, Clown Snake Eel, Napoleon Eel, Purple-banded Snake Eel, Saddled Snake Eel. Found singly buried in the sand or rubble near.. more

Napoleonfish - Wrasses

Also called the Blue-tooth Grouper, Double-headed Maori Wrasse, Double-headed Wrasse, Giant Humphead Wrasse, Giant Maori Wrasse, Giant Wrasse, Humpback Wrasse, Humphead, Humphead Maori Wrasse, Humphead Wrasse, Hump-headed.. more

Napoleonfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also called the Blue-tooth Grouper, Double-headed Maori Wrasse, Double-headed Wrasse, Giant Humphead Wrasse, Giant Maori Wrasse, Giant Wrasse, Humpback Wrasse, Humphead, Humphead Maori Wrasse, Humphead Wrasse, Hump-headed.. more

Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel - Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Barred Mackerel, Barred Seerfish, Barred Spanish Mackerel, Commerson's Mackerel, Doggie, King Mackerel, Kingfish, King Seer, Macko, Narrow-barred King Mackerel, Narrow-barred Mackerel, Narrow-striped King Mackerel,.. more

Nassau Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Day Grouper, Hamlet and Sweetlip. Found singly or in small schools in mid waters or resting on the bottom.. more

Natal Knifejaw - Knifejaws

Also known as Beakfishes, Cuckoo Bass. Found over coastal coral and rocky reefs in moderate to deep waters. They feed on hard shell invertebrates. Very inquisitive of divers. Length - 60cm Depth.. more

Naude's Rubble Goby - Gobies

Also known as Dwarf Gobies, Gudgeons, Naude's Rubble Dwarfgoby, Pygmy Gobies, Red Pygmy Goby, Red Rubble Goby, Rubble Dwarfgoby, Reef Gobies. Found singly or in small schools resting.. more

Nebulous Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Circle-cheek Rainbowfish, Circle-cheek Wrasse, Cloud Rainbowfish, Cloud Wrasse, Clouded Rainbowfish, Clouded Wrasse, Nebulous Rainbowfish, Picture Rainbowfish, Picture Wrasse, Pinkbelly Rainbowfish, Pinkbelly Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasses. Found.. more

Nebulous Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Circle-cheek Rainbowfish, Circle-cheek Wrasse, Cloud Rainbowfish, Cloud Wrasse, Clouded Rainbowfish, Clouded Wrasse, Nebulous Rainbowfish, Picture Rainbowfish, Picture Wrasse, Pinkbelly Rainbowfish, Pinkbelly Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasses. Found.. more

Necklace Giant Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Clams, Derasa Clam, Giant Clams, Smooth Giant Clam, Southern Giant Clam. Found in sheltered waters over soft bottoms of back reefs, reef flats, fore reefs.. more

Necklace Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Asteroids, Candy-striped Sea Star, Fromia Sea Star, Ingioiellata Star of Sea, Maldives Starfish, Marble Sea Star, Marble Starfish, Necklace Starfish, Orange Marble Sea star,.. more

Needle Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopods. Found over shallow deep waters on sandy bottoms of coral reefs. Colour changes to match surroundings. They feed on crustaceans and small fish. Length - 23cm Depth.. more

Needle-spined Sea Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Boring Urchin, Boring Sea Urchin, Burrowing Sea Urchin, Burrowing Urchin, Needle-Spined Urchin, Red Needle Pin Urchin, Reef Boring Sea-hedgehog, Rock-boring Sea Urchin. Found singly.. more

Needle-spines Sea Urchin - Sea urchins

Also known as Red Urchin, Tropical Sea Urchin, White-tipped Sea Urchin. Found in hollows of the rock and coral reefs. They feed on plankton and algae. Length - ?cm Depth -.. more

Neill's Hogfish - Wrasses

Also known as Bay of Bengal Hogfish, Hogfishes, Split-level Hogfish. Found singly in murky lagoons and shallow coastal reefs. They feed on hard shell invertebrates. Length - 20cm Depth - 5-30m Indian.. more

Nembrotha Cristata Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Cabbage Nudibranch, Cabbage Patch Nudibranch, Cabbage Patch Sea Slug, Cabbage Sea Slug, Cabbage Snail, Cristate Neon Slug, Crested Nembrotha, Nembrotha Cristata Sea Slug, Nudibranchs,.. more

Nembrotha Nudibranch spp. - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nembrotha guttata, Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on ascidians. Colours vary. Length - 3cm Depth -.. more

Neon Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue Damsel, Blue Damselfish, Blue-and-Gold Damselfish, Common Blue Damsel, Electric Blue Damselfish, Neon Damselfish. Found in small to large schools over soft bottoms amongst rubble.. more

Neon Tetra - Characins

Also known as Tetras. Found in schools over blackwater or clearwater areas of tributaries from main channels, rivers and forest streams They feed on filamentous algae, crustaceans, small insects,.. more

Neptune's Lace - Moss Animals

Also known as Bryozoa, Lace Mat, Sea Mats. Found attached to overhangs and walls and sometimes clinging to other invertebrates over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length.. more

Neptune's Lace - Moss Animals

Also known as Bryozoa, Lace Mat, Sea Mats. Found attached to overhangs, walls and sometimes clinging to other invertebrates over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length -.. more

Nesogallica Sweeper - Sweepers

Also known as Bullseyes, Hatchet Fishes, Vanikoro Sweeper. Found in schools in caves, under ledges and in shipwrecks during the day dispersing at night to hunt for food.. more

Net Fire Coral - Hydroids

Also known as Fire Corals, Fire Hydroid, Lace Corals, Octocorals. Found growing in fan shaped colonies over exposed portions of upper reef slopes growing transverse to the prevailing.. more

Network Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Banded Pipefish, Reticulate Pipefish, Reticulated Pipefish, Yellow-banded Pipefish. Found singly, pairs or in schools over living corals and rocks rich in algae growth close to.. more

New Guinea Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as China Wrasse, Blackback Wrasse, Black-backed Wrasse, Black-banded Wrasse, New Guinea Chiseltooth Wrasse, New Guinea Tamarin, Pearl Anampses, Sand-Reef Wrasses. Found in harems over shallow rubble.. more

New Guinea Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as China Wrasse, Blackback Wrasse, Black-backed Wrasse, Black-banded Wrasse, New Guinea Chiseltooth Wrasse, New Guinea Tamarin, Pearl Anampses, Sand-Reef Wrasses. Found in harems over shallow rubble.. more

Night Sergeant - Damselfishes

Also known as Dovetail, Pilotfish, Rock Sergeant, Sergeant, Sergeant Major. Found under rocky ledges and in tide pools over very shallow, wave swept areas of rocky inshore reefs. They.. more

Nile Tilapia - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Edward Tilapia, Mango Fish, Mozambique Tilapia, Petite Lapia, Tilapia. Found in schools sewage canals, freshwater irrigation channels, lakes and rivers. They feed on benthic.. more

Nimble Spray Crab - Crabs

Also known as Alien Crab, Grapsid Crab, Sally Lightfoot, Sally Lightfoot Crab, Sea Urchin Crab, Shore Crabs, Short Crab, True Crabs, Urchin Crab. Found singly or in groups.. more

Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia - Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef, Coral Bay, WA more

Noble Feather Star - Feather Stars

Also known as Crinoid Feather Stars, Crinoid Feather Starfish, Feather Starfish, Golden Crinoid, Golden Noble Crinoid, Noble Bushy Feather Star, Sea Lilies, Storked Sea Lilies, Yellow Criniod,.. more

Noline Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as - no other name. Found usually on the continental shelf but have been found in shallower waters. They feed on small fish and crustaceans. Length - 13.5cm Depth.. more

North African Catfish - Catfishes---Airbreathing Catfishes

Also known as African Mud Catfish, African Mudfish, African Sharptooth Catfish, Barbel, Barbel Catfish, Common Catfish, Mudfish, Sharptooth Catfish, Sharp-toothed Catfish, Walking Catfish. Found in shallow, muddy swampy.. more

North African catfish - Catfishes---Airbreathing Catfishes

Also known as African Mudfish, African Mud Catfish, African Sharptooth Catfish, Airbreathing Catfishes, Barbel Catfish, Common Catfish, Sharptooth Catfishes, Sharp-toothed Catfish, Walking Catfish. Found in shallow, muddy.. more

Northern Kingfish - Drums-Croakers

Also known as King Whiting, Kingfish, Minkfish, Northern King Croaker, Northern King Whiting, Northern Whiting, Roundhead, Sea Mullet, Whiting. Found in schools over mud and sandy bottoms in.. more

Northern Mud Gudgeon - Sleepers

Also known as Flathead Sleeper, Mud Cod, Sleepers Gobies, Spangled Gudgeon, Spangled Sleeper. Found over mud bottoms of freshwater creeks as well as brackish estuaries, mangroves, river.. more

Northern Pike - Pikes-Mudminnows---Pikes

Also known as American Pike, Common Pike, Great Lakes Pike, Great Northern Pickerel, Great Northern Pike, Jack, Jackfish, Pickerel, Snake, Wolf. Found singly usually in shallow clear water.. more

Northern Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Blowfishes, Chicken-of-the-sea, Green-eye, Northern Pufferfish, Pufferfish, Swellfish, Swelling Toad, Toadfishes. Found over protected shallow coastal bays and estuaries over sand, rubble and seagrass beds. Hiding.. more

Northern Red Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Bream, Caribbean Red Snapper, Mexican Red Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Pensacola Red Snapper, Red Snapper. Found over banks and rocky bottoms of offshore deep reefs. They feed.. more

Northern Searobin - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Searobins

Also known as Carolina Searobin, Common Searobin, Grunt Fish, Gurnard, Flying Gurnard, Mother-in-law Fish, North American Searobin, Northern Gurnard, Sea Goblin, Web-fingered Gurnard. Found singly on shallow sandy.. more

Northern Stargazer - Stargazers

Also known as Popeye Fish, Pop-eyed Fish, Tube-nosed Stargazer. Found singly sometimes partially buried with just the head and eyes showing wiggling their lure to attract their prey.. more

Northern Toadfish - Toadfishes

Also known as Australian Frogfish, Banded Frogfish, Banded Toadfish, Barbells, Bastard Stonefish, Devilfish, Frogfishes, Northern Frogfish, Stonefishes. Found singly often concealed with debris and mud waiting for.. more

Northwest Australian Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Anemonefish, Australian Anemonefish, Australian Clownfish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Northwest Anemonefish, Northwest Australian Clownfish, Red Anemonefish, Redgirdled Anemonefish, Ruby Clownfish, Tomato Anemonefish, Tomato Rubrocinctus. Found in.. more

Nosestripe Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as Grubfish, Noseline Grubfish, Noseline Sandperch, Nosestripe Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Weevers, Y-barred Grubfish, Y-barred Sandperch. Found singly or in small schools resting on rubble and sand in.. more

Nosestripe Sandperch (Juvenile) - Sandperches

Also known as Grubfish, Noseline Grubfish, Noseline Sandperch, Nosestripe Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Weevers, Y-barred Grubfish, Y-barred Sandperch. Found singly or in small schools resting on rubble and sand in.. more

Nosey Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Branching Staghorn Coral, Bushy Finger Coral, Finger Staghorn Coral, Nasuta Coral, Polyp Bushy Coral, Small Polyp Stone Coral. Found in shallow waters over.. more

Notch-headed Marblefish - Marblefishes

Also known as Marblehead, Notchhead Marblefish, Sea Carps. Found over kelp beds and rocky areas of coastal reefs. They feed on algae and seaweeds. Length - 45cm Depth - 6-20m Widespread.. more

Nudibranch yonowae - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on colonial ascidians. Colours vary. Length - 9cm Depth - 2-20m Widespread.. more

Nurse Shark - Sharks---Nurse Sharks

Also known as Nurse Sharks, Carpet Sharks, Cat Shark, Sand Shark and Dogfish. Found singly or in small groups in lagoons and seaward reefs, resting on the bottom.. more

Nursehound - Ground Sharks---Cat Sharks

Also known as Dogfishes, Gato's, Bull Huss, Dogfish, Flake, Flake Catfish, Great-spotted Dogfish, Greater Spotted Dogfish and Large-spotted Dogfish. Found singly over algae covered rough and rocky.. more

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