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.

Pacific Bird Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Bird Wrasse, Birdfish, Birdmouth Wrasse, Birdnose Wrasse, Blackbird Bird Wrasse, Blue Bird Wrasse, Blue Clubnose Wrasse, Blue Club-nosed Wrasse, Bluegreen Bird Wrasse, Brown Bird.. more

Pacific Bird Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bird Wrasse, Birdfish, Birdmouth Wrasse, Birdnose Wrasse, Blackbird Bird Wrasse, Blue Bird Wrasse, Blue Clubnose Wrasse, Blue Club-nosed Wrasse, Bluegreen Bird Wrasse, Brown Bird.. more

Pacific Bullethead Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Bullethead Parrot, Bullet-headed Parrotfish, Greenfin Parrotfish, Pacific Daisy Parrotfish, Spectacled Parrotfish. Found singly or in large schools foraging for food over shallow reef flats, lagoons.. more

Pacific Bullethead Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Bullethead Parrot, Bullet-headed Parrotfish, Greenfin Parrotfish, Pacific Daisy Parrotfish, Spectacled Parrotfish. Found singly or in large schools foraging for food over shallow reef flats, lagoons.. more

Pacific Clown Anemone Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Commensal Shrimp, Eggshell Shrimp, Fivespot Anemone Shrimp, Glass Anemone Shrimp, Pacific Clown Shrimp, Peacocktail Anemone Shrimp, Pontoniine Shrimp, Shorthand Commensal.. more

Pacific Creolefish - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Creole Bass, Hinds, Red Pacific Creolefish, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly or in small to large schools high above deep water reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Length.. more

Pacific Deer Cowry - Sea Snails

Also known as Calf Cowrie, Calf Cowry, Cowries, Deer Cowry, Milk-spotted Cowrie, Milk-spotted Cowry, Pacific Deer Cowrie. Found under coral slabs, stones, amongst seaweed and sometimes partially buried.. more

Pacific Doublesaddle Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Double-barred Butterflyfish, Doublesaddle Butterflyfish, Doublesaddle Pacific Butterflyfish, False Doublesaddle Butterfly, False Doublesaddle Butterflyfish, False Purcula Butterflyfish, Pacific Doublesaddle Butterfly, Pacific Double-saddled Butterflyfish, Pacific.. more

Pacific Graysby - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Panama Grasby, Panamic Grasby, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly over rocky shores of coastal reefs. They feed on crustaceans and small fish. Length - 36cm Depth -.. more

Pacific Gregory - Damselfishes

Also known as Dark Damsel, Farmer Damsel, Hawaiian Damselfish, Pacific Damselfish, South Pacific Gregory, Yelloweye Damsel. Found singly amongst boulders, dead coral and rocks over midl to.. more

Pacific Half-and-Half Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Bicolor Chromis, Bicolor Damselfish, Black-and-White Chromis, Chocolate Dip Chromis, Chocolate Dip Damselfish, Half-and-Half Chromis, Half-and-Half Puller, Puller, Twotone Chromis, Twotone Damselfish, Whitetail Chromis. Found singly.. more

Pacific Longnose Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Longnose Parrotfish, Long-nosed Parrotfish, Pacific Longnose, Pacific Long-nosed Parrotfish, Redstripe Parrotfish. Found in schools foraging for food over murky lagoons and outer reefs rich in.. more

Pacific Mutton Hamlet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hamlets, Hinds, Mutton Hamlet, Pacific Hamlet, Rock Bass, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly hiding in crevices or lying in seagrass beds often partly covered in.. more

Pacific Porgy - Porgies

Also known as Porgy Grunts. Found singly or in schools over mixed rock and sand bottoms of bays and reef flats. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Juveniles in very shallow.. more

Pacific Sailfin Tang - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Eastern Sailfin Tang, Lancetfishes, Pacific Sailfin Surgeonfish, Purple-lined Tang, Ringed Tang, Sailfin Surgeonfish, Sailfin Tang, Sailfish Tang, Striped Sailfin Tang, Striped Zebrasoma, Thorntailfish,.. more

Pacific Sailfin Tang (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Eastern Sailfin Tang, Lancetfishes, Pacific Sailfin Surgeonfish, Purple-lined Tang, Ringed Tang, Sailfin Surgeonfish, Sailfin Tang, Sailfish Tang, Striped Sailfin Tang, Striped Zebrasoma, Thorntailfish,.. more

Pacific Sandlance - Sand Lances

Also known as Sand Eels, True Eels, Pacific Sand Eels, Japanese Sand Lance, Japanese Sand Eel and Sand Burrower, Found in large schools over sandy bottoms. They feed.. more

Pacific Sea Nettle - Jellyfish

Also known as Atlantic Sea Nettle, Brown Sea Nettle, Sea Jellies, Sea Nettle Jellyfish, West Coast Sea Nettle. Found near the surface drifting in bays, lagoons and estuaries,.. more

Pacific Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Black Bream, Goldsilk Seabream, Pikey Bream, Seabreams. Found singly or in small schools over sand and rocky areas of intertidal surf zones and mouths of.. more

Pacific Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as California Seahorse, Galapagos Seahorse, Giant Seahorse, Ingen's Seahorse, Pacific Giant Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails camouflaged in the branches of.. more

Pacific Sleeper - Sleepers

Also known as Pacific Fat Sleeper, Sleeper Gobies. Found over brackish and freshwater creeks, lakes, rivers and swamps. Juveniles found near the coast. They feed on crustaceans and fish. Length.. more

Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Lumpfishes

Also known as Lumpsucker, Spiny Lumpsucker, Spiny Pimpled Lumpsucker. Found singly attached to rocks or solid objects at low tide but can be found at great depths... more

Packhorse Lobster - Lobsters---Spiny Lobsters

Also known as Rock Lobsters, Spiny Lobsters, Crayfish, Australian Eastern Rock Lobster, Eastern Rock Lobster, Eastern Spiny Lobster, Green Lobster, Green Rock Lobster, Jade Lobster, New.. more

Paddleflap Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Eschmeyer's Scorpionfish, Rhino Fish, Rhino Scorpionfish, Stingfish. Found over sheltered mud, rubble and sand bottoms of coastal reefs. They feed on small fish and swimming.. more

Pagurus Hermit Crab - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Crustaceans, Anomura Crabs, Hermit Crabs, Rocky-shore Hermit Crab and Striped Hermit Crab. Found both day and night in lagoons on sea grass beds, over sand.. more

Painted comber - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Trouts, Pointed Comber, Redfish and Lettered Perch. Found in murky waters of lagoons and seaward reefs, on rocky bottoms and in seagrass.. more

Painted Frogfish - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Black Angler, Devil Fish, Painted Angler, Painted Anglerfish, Spotted Frogfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios, sitting amongst corals, jetties, pylons, ropes, sponges, etc, camouflaged.. more

Painted Frogfish (Juvenile) - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Black Angler, Devil Fish, Painted Angler, Painted Anglerfish, Spotted Frogfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios, sitting amongst corals, jetties, pylons, ropes, sponges, etc, camouflaged.. more

Painted Rock Lobster - Lobsters---Spiny Lobsters

Also known as Bamboo Lobster, Blue Lobster, Blue Spiny Lobster, Marine Crayfish, Painted Coral Lobster, Painted Crayfish, Painted Lobster, Painted Spiny Lobster, Porcelain Crayfish, Rock Lobsters, Striped.. more

Painted Rock Lobster (Juvenile) - Lobsters---Spiny Lobsters

Also known as Bamboo Lobster, Blue Lobster, Blue Spiny Lobster, Marine Crayfish, Painted Coral Lobster, Painted Crayfish, Painted Lobster, Painted Spiny Lobster, Porcelain Crayfish, Rock Lobsters, Striped.. more

Painted Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Marbled Coralcod, Northern Scorpionfish, Painted Stingfish Stingfishes. Found singly, well camouflaged over shallow, murky rock and sandy bottoms in crevices and around inshore rock walls,.. more

Painted Sea Squirt - Ascidians

Also known as Little Bottles, Sea Squirts, Tunicates, Zooids. Found on walls and drop off's, often in dense patches of cylindrical zooids over coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Painted Stingfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Stonefishes

Also known as Painted Stinger. Found singly buried or resting on mud and sandy bottoms during the day over estuaries, lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed nocturnally on.. more

Painted Thecacera - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs. Found singly, pairs or groups, out in the open during the day on coral and rocky reefs. They feed on bryozoans Length - 1cm Depth - 8-25m Widespread.. more

Pajama Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Coral Cardinalfish, Pyjama Cardinal, Pajama Spotted Cardinalfish, Polkadot Cardinalfish, Spotted Cardinalfish. Found in small groups sheltering in branching thickets of Porites cylindrica and Porites nigrescens.. more

Pale Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Large-eyed Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Pale Spinecheek, Peter's Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Yellowtail Spinecheek. Found singly or in small schools over mud and sand.. more

Pale Monocle Bream (Juvenile) - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Large-eyed Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Pale Spinecheek, Peter's Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Yellowtail Spinecheek. Found singly or in small schools over mud and sand.. more

Pale Sandgoby - Gobies

Also known as Common Fusegoby, Gudgeons, Sand Gobies, Transparent Cave Goby. Found singly close to their burrows over rubble and sand bottoms close to reefs. They feed on benthic.. more

Pale-lipped Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Pale-lipped Tang, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Whitespine Surgeonfish, Whitespine Tang, White-spined Surgeonfish. Found singly or in small schools close to drop-offs over clear.. more

Pale-tailed Bristletooth - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bristlemouth Tang, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Pale-tailed Bristletooth, Red-spotted Surgeonfish, Red-spotted Tang, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Whitetail Bristletooth, Whitetail Bristletooth Tang, Whitetail Kole Tang, Whitetail Yellow Eye.. more

Palechin Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Herre's Moray, Lichen Moray. Found singly or in small groups often in tide pools and shallow coastal coral and rocky reefs. They feed nocturnally on crustaceans.. more

Palefin Batfish - Anglerfishes---Batfishes

Also known as Deep-sea Batfishes, Handfishes, Walking Batfish. Found singly on hard and soft bottoms resting on the sand or partially covered in sand or mud close to.. more

Palehead Goby - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Google-eye Blenny, Scaly Blennies. Found singly resting on Pectoral and Dorsal Fins blending in with the background over coral, rock, rubble and seagrass areas of.. more

Palenose Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Batavian Parrotfish, Common Parrotfish, Pale-nosed Parrot, Rosycheek Parrotfish. Found in small schools foraging for food over corals on reef flats in lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Palenose Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Batavian Parrotfish, Common Parrotfish, Pale-nosed Parrot, Rosycheek Parrotfish. Found in small schools foraging for food over corals on reef flats in lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Paletail Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Black Chromis, Longtail Puller, Paletail Puller, Pale-tailed Damsel, Puller, Whitetail Chromis. Found in large schools over coastal reef flats and steep outer reef slopes... more

Palette Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blue Hippo Tang, Blue Surgeonfish, Blue Tang, Blue-and-Yellow Hippo Tang, Doctorfishes, Flagtail Surgeonfish, Hepatus Tang, Hippo Tang, Indo-Pacific Blue Tang, Indo-Pacific Tang, Lancetfishes, Pacific.. more

Palette Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blue Hippo Tang, Blue Surgeonfish, Blue Tang, Blue-and-Yellow Hippo Tang, Doctorfishes, Flagtail Surgeonfish, Hepatus Tang, Hippo Tang, Indo-Pacific Blue Tang, Indo-Pacific Tang, Lancetfishes, Pacific.. more

Pallid Ghost Crab - Crabs---Fiddler Crabs-Ghost Crabs

Also known as Crustaceans, Sand Crabs, Shore Crabs and Pie Crust Crab. Found on sand and gravel beaches often close to their burrows. These crabs often use their claws.. more

Pallid Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Reef Gobies, Seawhip Goby, Whip Coral Goby, Whip Goby, Yong's Coral Goby, Yong's Wire Coral Goby. Found over fine white coral sand areas of.. more

Pallid Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs, Pallid Glossodoris, White Mantle Glossodoris. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on sponges. Length -.. more

Palmerae Acropora - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Elkhorn Coral, Fused Staghorn Coral, Staghorn Coral, Table Coral. Found in encrusting colonies over intertidal and subtidal shallow reef edges and tops exposed.. more

Palometa - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Banner Pompano, Camade Fish, Cobbler, Gafftopsail, Gamefish, Great Pompano, Joefish, Longfin Pompano, Old Wife, Palometa, Palometa Jack, Permit, Sand Mackerel, Streamers Jack, Wireback... more

Panamic Cushion Star - Sea Stars

Also known Chocolate Chip Cookie Sea Star, Chocolate Chip Cookie Starfish, Chocolate Chip Sea Star, Chocolate Chip Starfish, Cortez Starfish, Knobbly Sea Star, Knobby Star, Knobby Starfish,.. more

Panamic Sergeant Major - Damselfishes

Also known as Pacific Sergeant Major, Panama Sergeant Major, Panamanian Sergeant, Sergeant Majors. Found in large schools swimming above coral and rocky reefs. They feed during the day.. more

Panamic Soldierfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Crimson Soldierfish, Pacific Soldierfish Found singly hiding during the day in small caves or under rocks, dispersing at night to form small schools over.. more

Panda Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, Bantayan Butterflyfish, Eye-patch Butterflyfish, Philippine Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or in groups close to soft corals over silty and clear water shallow protected.. more

Panda Garra - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Bignose, Burmese Banded Algae Eater, Rainbow Garra, Rhino Horn Fish, Suckermouth Barb. Found in schools over mixed gravel pebble and rock substrates in canals,.. more

Papal Mitre - Sea Snails

Also known as Bishops Mitre, Mitre Snails, Mitres. Found under rocks over intertidal zones during the day out in the open foraging for food at night. They feed nocturnally.. more

Papuan Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Papuan Devilfish, Papuan Goblinfish, Papua Scorpionfish, Stingfish. Found singly and well camouflaged over coral and rocky areas of coastal slopes in estuaries and lagoons.. more

Papuan Scorpionfish (Juvenile) - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Papuan Devilfish, Papuan Goblinfish, Papua Scorpionfish, Stingfish. Found singly and well camouflaged over coral and rocky areas of coastal slopes in estuaries and lagoons.. more

Papuan Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as False-eye Puffer, False-eyed Pufferfish, Orange Nose Pufferfish, Pufferfishes, Papuan Toby Puffer, Sharp-nosed Puffers, Spotted Sharpnose Puffer. Found singly or in pairs over both pristine and.. more

Paradisefish - Gouramies

Also known as Chinese Fightingfish, Forktail Fightingfish, Fork-tailed Paradisefish, Paradise Gourami, Roundtail Paradisefish. Found over stagnant waters of lowland channels, farmland, backwaters of rivers and streams. They feed on.. more

Parkinson's Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Orange Rainbowfish, Parkinson's Rainbow, Ramuensis. Found in pairs or schools over lowland areas and rainforest streams. They feed on filamentous algae and insects. Length - 9cm Depth -.. more

Partridge Tun - Sea Snails

Also known as Pacific Partridge Tun, Pacific Partridge Tun Shell, Tun Shells, Tun Snails. Found over fine sandy bottoms on reef flats of coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Parva Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Ladder Goby, Little Glidergoby, Little Sleeper, Little Sleepergoby, Sleeper Gobies. Found in pairs or small schools around coral heads and sandy areas over lagoons,.. more

Pastel Ring Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Candy Cane Wrasse, Candycane, Longface Wrasse, Narrow-banded Wrasse, Pastel Slender Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-lined Slender Wrasse, Ringed Rainbowfish, Ringed Wrasse, Red-lined Slender Wrasse, Sand Wrasses. Found.. more

Pastel-green Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Black-blotched Rainbowfish, Black-blotched Wrasse, Darkblotch Wrasse, Green Coris, Green Coris Wrasse, Green-spotted Wrasse, Green Wrasse, Jade Wrasse, Java Wrasse, Sand-Reef Wrasses. Found singly over silty.. more

Pastelgreen Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Black-blotched Rainbowfish, Black-blotched Wrasse, Darkblotch Wrasse, Green Coris, Green Coris Wrasse, Green-spotted Wrasse, Green Wrasse, Jade Wrasse, Java Wrasse, Sand-Reef Wrasses. Found singly over silty.. more

Pavona coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Cactus Coral, Leaf Coral, Lettuce Coral, Potato Chip Coral. Found on shallow reef flats and reef slopes, colonies can be massive to encrusting. Not very common.. more

Peacock Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly in brackish waters over shallow protected intertidal areas over pebble, rock and sand bottoms hiding in crevices.. more

Peacock Bristleworm - Fire Worms

Also known as Bristle Worms, Golden Bristleworm, Golden Fireworm, Marine Fireworms, Marine Worms, Peacock Fireworm, Rock Worms, Sea Caterpillar, Segmented Seaworms, Segmented Worms. Found amongst sand and rubble.. more

Peacock Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Amazon Peacock Bass, Butterfly Peacock, Butterfly Peacock Bass, Eyespot Cichlid, Ocellaris Peacock Bass, Peacock Bass. Found in schools in medium depth water of rapids and.. more

Peacock Feather Duster - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as European Fanworm, Fan Worms, Feather Dusters, Feather Tube Worms, Marine Polychaete Worms, Mediterranean Fanworm, Pencil Worm, Rock Worms, Segmented Sea Worms, Spirograph Worm, Tubeworms. Found.. more

Peacock Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Flower Flounder, Flowery Flounder, Platefish, Solefish. Found singly on hard bottoms or partially buried in the sandy substrate over clear coral, rubble, sand and seagrass.. more

Peacock Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Flower Flounder, Flowery Flounder, Manyray Flatfish, Tropical Flounder. Found singly over shallow sandy bottoms of coastal reefs during the day out in the open at.. more

Peacock Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Argus Grouper, Argus Hind, Black Rock Cod, Bluedot Grouper, Bluespot Grouper, Blue-spotted Grouper, Celestial Grouper, Cods, Hinds, Peacock Cod, Peacock Coral Cod, Peacock Hind,.. more

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

Also known as Argus Grouper, Argus Hind, Black Rock Cod, Bluedot Grouper, Bluespot Grouper, Blue-spotted Grouper, Celestial Grouper, Cods, Hinds, Peacock Cod, Peacock Coral Cod, Peacock Hind,.. more

Peacock Gudgeon - Sleepers

Also known as Eyespot Sleeper, Gudgeons, Peacock-eye Goby, Peacock-eye Gudgeon, Peacock Goby, Rainbow Gudgeon, Sleeper Gobies. Found in loose schools hovering over the bottoms of ponds, rivers.. more

Peacock Mantis Shrimp - Mantis Shrimps

Also known as Clown Mantis Shrimp, Harlequin Mantis, Harlequin Mantis Shrimp, Green Mantis Shrimp, Mantis Clown, Mantis Clown Shrimp, Odontodactylid Reef Mantis Shrimp, Painted Mantis, Painted Mantis.. more

Peacock Razorfish - Wrasses

Also known as Black Razorfish, Black-barred Razorfish, Blue Razorfish, Indian Blue Razorfish, Indianfish, Leaf Wrasse, Pavo Razorfish, Peacock Leaf Fish, Peacock Wrasse, Razor Wrasse, Redbelly Razor Wrasse,.. more

Peacock Razorfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Black Razorfish, Black-barred Razorfish, Blue Razorfish, Indian Blue Razorfish, Indianfish, Leaf Wrasse, Pavo Razorfish, Peacock Leaf Fish, Peacock Wrasse, Razor Wrasse, Redbelly Razor Wrasse,.. more

Peacock Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Ocellated Sole, Pacific Sole. Found singly sometimes buried in the substrate over mud and sandy bottoms of lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. This.. more

Pearl Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Brazilian Cichlid, Eartheater, Mother-of-Pearl, Pearl Eartheater, Pearl Horseface, Pearlscale, Pearlscale Eartheater. Found singly, pairs or groups in fresh and brackish waters over sandy substrate of.. more

Pearl Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeons, Reticulate Sandgoby, Reticulated Goby, Sand Gobies, Twin-spots Sandgoby. Found singly over over rubble and sandy areas in murky waters of estuaries and coastal reefs. They.. more

Pearl gourami - Gouramies

Also known as Diamond Gourami, Lace Gourami, Leeri Gourami, Mosaic Gourami. Found amongst dense vegetation over lowland streams and swamps. They feed on crustaceans, insects larvae and zooplankton. Length.. more

Pearl Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Pufferfish, Sharp-nosed Puffers, Margaritata Pufferfish, Red Sea Pufferfish and Spotted Sharpnose Puffer. Found singly or in pairs in protected lagoons, channels, reef flats and tide.. more

Pearl Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasses, Tamarin Wrasses, Cuvier's Wrasse, Spotted Wrasse and Cuvier's Tamarin Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs in coral rich areas over rocky bottoms.. more

Pearl-scaled Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Halfblack Angelfish, Halfblack Dwarf Angelfish, Halfblack Pygmy Angel, Pearlscale Angelfish, Pearly-scale Pygmy Angelfish, Pearly-scaled Angelfish. Found singly or in pairs over lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Pearl-streaked Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Bluestripe Coral Bream, Bluestripe Monocle Bream, Bluestripe Spinecheek, Coral Breams, Monocle Breams, Obliquebar Monocle Bream, Oblique-barred Monocle Bream, Oblique-barred Spinecheek, Olive-spotted Monocle Bream, Olive-spotted.. more

Pearly Dartfish - Gobies---Wormfishes

Also known as Blue Gudgeon, Blue Gudgeon Goby, Dartfishes, Dart Gobies, Green-eyed Dartgoby, Green Goby, Gudgeons, Hover Gobies, Pale Dartfish, Long-finned Gudgeon, Pearly Dartgoby, Smallsclae Hovergoby, Worm.. more

Pearly Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Sultan Goatfish. Found foraging for food over rocky outcrops, rubble and sandy bottoms of silty reefs. They feed on crustaceans, small fish and invertebrates. Length - 23cm Depth.. more

Pearly Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Barned-face Spinecheek, Blue-and-Yellow Monocle Bream, Coral Bream, Margarite's Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Pearly Spinecheek, Spinecheeks, Rainbow Bream, Whiptails. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Pearly Razorfish - Wrasses

Also known as Cleaver Wrasse, Razorfishes, Sand Wrasses. Found singly or in loose schools hovering over coral rubble and seagrass bed bottoms of clear inshore reefs. When disturbed.. more

Pearly-spotted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Sand-reef Wrasses, Brown-stripe Wrasse and Earmuff Wrasse. Found singly or in groups over sand and mud bottoms close to shallow reefs and seagrass beds in.. more

Pebble Collector Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Collector Urchin, Indian Urchin and White Sea Urchin. Found hiding in holes and hollows in coral and rock reefs during the day, coming out.. more

Pederson Cleaner Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimp, Caribbean Anemone Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Cleaner Shrimp, Commensal Shrimps, Pederson's Shrimp, Symbiotic Cleaner Shrimp. Found living in colonies in a symbiotic relationship with.. more

Pennant Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Bannerfishes, Coralfishes, Horned Bannerfish, Horned Coralfish, Pennant Butterflyfish, Pennantfishes, Threeband Pennant, Threeband Pennant Butterflyfish, Threeband Pennant Coralfish, Threeband Pennantfish, Three-banded Bullfish. Found singly or in.. more

Penquin Wing Oyster - Bivalves

Also known as Black Pearl Oyster, Black Winged Oyster, Brownlip Oyster, Common Wing Oyster, Giant Wing Oyster, Molluscs, Oysters, Pearl Oyster, Wing Oysters, Winged Oyster, Winged Pearl.. more

Penquinfish - Characins

Also known as Blackline Penquinfish, Hockey Stick Characin. Hockey Stick Fish, Obliqua Penguin Tetra, Penguin Tetra, Short-striped Hockey Stick Tetra, Short-striped Penquinfish. Found in schools around dense.. more

Pentagon Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known Starfish, Cushion Stars, Pentagon Star, Uri, Uri Sea Star. Found singly or in groups on coral and rocky reefs on sand and rubble areas, usually found.. more

Peppered Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Moray Eels, Peppered Eel, Moray, Painted Reef Eel, Paint-spotted Moray, Paint-spotted Moray, Sidereal Moray, Black-specked Reef Eel. Found singly in crevices of rocks, rubble and.. more

Pepperfin Pygmygoby - Gobies

Also known as Greenbubble Dwarfgoby, Greenbubble Goby, Gudgeons, Midget Goby, Red-spotted Dwarfgoby, Reef Gobies, Rubble Eviota. Found in shallow waters over dead reef and rubble areas rich.. more

Permit - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Cobbler, Permit, Permit Fish, Permit Jack, Yellow-wax Pompano, Trevallies. Found singly or in small schools over mud bottoms of channels and sand flats of reefs. They.. more

Persian Carpet Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Bedford's Flatworm, Elegant Flatworm, Leaf Worm, Marine Worms, Polyclad Flatworm, Polyclad Worm. Found singly or in pairs in shallow waters amongst coral rubble and ledges.. more

Phantom Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Bannerfishes, Coralfishes, Indian Bannerfish, Indian Ocean Bannerfish, Pennantfishes. Found singly, pairs or in schools over shallow reef crests and surge zones of lagoons and seaward.. more

Pharaoh Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopods, Large Striped Cuttlefish. Found in shallow waters over sand and seagrass beds of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans and small fish. Colour changes.. more

Philippine Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Philippine Damselfish, Philippines Damselfish, Yellowtail Philippine Damselfish. Found singly, pairs or in small schools in the shadow of cliffs and vertical drop-offs under overhangs and.. more

Philippine Dartfish - Gobies---Wormfishes

Also known as Blacktail Dartfish, Dartfishes, Dart Gobies, Gudgeons, Hover Gobies, Philippine Dartgoby, Tailspot Dartfish, Worm Gobies. Found in pairs or family groups hovering just above the bottom.. more

Philippines Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Pullers, Schooling Chromis, Scissors-tail Puller. Found in large schools sheltering in caves and under ledges, when feeding found above reefs and drop-off's of seaward reef.. more

Phyllidiopsis sp. - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs and Warty Sea Slugs. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on hydroids, coral, sponges.. more

Piano Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Fang Blennies, Hit and Run Blenny, Hit and Run Fangblenny, Mimic Blenny, Piano Blenny, Sabretooth Blennies, Sabre-toothed Blennies, Scale-eating Blenny, Scale-eating Fangblenny, Scale-eating Sabretooth.. more

Picasso Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blackbar Triggerfish, Hawaiian Triggerfish, Huma Huma Trigger, Humu Picasso Triggerfish, Lagoon Huma, Lagoon Triggerfish, Painted Trigger, Painted Triggerfish, Picassofish, Prickly Triggerfish, Reef Triggerfish, White-banded.. more

Pickhandle Barracuda - Barracudas

Also known as Banded Barracuda, Barracuda Jello, Blackfin Barracuda, Dingo Fish, Giant Seapike, Guinean Barracuda, Indian Barracuda, Jello Barracuda, Pickhandle Sea Pike, Sea Pikes, Slender Barracuda, Slender.. more

Picture Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bigbrow Blenniella, Bullethead Blenny, Bullethead Rockskipper, Bullethead Rockskipper Blenny, Coral Blennies, Hump-headed Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly sitting resting or poking out of.. more

Picturesque Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Dragonette, Picturesque Mandarinfish, Picture Dragonet, Picture Mandarinfish, Spotted Green Mandarinfish, Spotted Mandarinfish, Spotted Mandarin, Green Mandarinfish, Green Spot Mandarin Dragonet, Green Mandarin Dragonette, Yellow.. more

Pictus Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blennies, Painted Blenny, Pictus Coral Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, White-lined Blenny, White-lined Combtooth, White-lined Combtooth Blenny. Found singly or in pairs resting.. more

Pigfish - Grunts

Also known as Cuban Grunt, Hogfish, Piggy Perch, Redmouth Grunt, Sailor's Choice, Sweetlips. Found in schools close to shelter during the day, out hunting for food at night.. more

Pillar Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Caribbean Pillar Coral, Digitate Coral. Found over shallow flat and gently sloping surfaces of the reef often with extended polyps both day and night. They.. more

Pilot Whale - Dolphins---Oceanic Dolphins

Also called Blackfish, Bubble, India Pilot Whale, North Pacific Pilot Whale, Pacific Pilot Whale, Potheads, Shortfin Pilot Whale, Short-finned Pilot Whale, Short-finned Whale, Southern Blackfish. Found in deep.. more

Pilsbury's Headshield Slug - Sea Slugs---Head Shield Slugs

Also known as Batik Tailed Slug, Headshild Slugs, 'Nudibranchs' (but they are not), Pilsbury Slug, Tailed Slugs. Found singly, pairs or in groups amongst rubble, sand and.. more

Pineapple Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Armoured Sea Cucumber, Giant Sea Cucumber, Pointed Teat Sea Cucumber, Pineapple Cucumber, Prickly Cucumber, Prickly Redfish, Prickly Redfish Sea Cucumber, Prickly Skin Sea Cucumber,.. more

Pineconefish - Sawbellies---Pineconefishes

Also known as Dick Bridegroom Fish, Japanese Pineapplefishes, Knightfish, Pine Sculpin, Pineapplefishes, Soldierfish. Found in schools close to the shore in caves and under ledges during the day.. more

Pinfish - Porgies

Also known as Bream, Butterfish, Pin Perch, Red Porgie, Saltwater Bream, Sand Perch, Seabreams, Sailors Choice. Found singly or in large schools in both brackish and fresh waters,.. more

Pinjalo Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Fusilier, Pinjalo, Whitespot Pinjalo Snapper. Found in schools over rocky bottoms of coastal reefs and open ocean reefs in shallow to very deep waters. They feed.. more

Pink and Red Encrusting Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Demospongiae, Siliceous Sponges, Marine Sponge, Caribbean Sponge and Caribbean Marine Sponge. Found on shaded, protected areas of coral and rocky reefs on ledges and walls. They.. more

Pink Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Anemonefishes, Clownfishes, False Skunk-striped Anemonefish, False Skunk-striped Clown, False Skunk-striped Clownfish, Pink Clownfish, Pink Skunk Anemonefish, Pink Skunk Clown, Pink Skunk Clownfish, Salmon Anemonefish,.. more

Pink Brittlestar - Sea Stars

Also known as Brittle Sea Stars, Brittle Star, Hairy Leather Coral Brittle Star, Serpent Stars, Starfish. Found entwined amongst living corals and rubble over coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Pink Flasher (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Flasher Wrasses, Pink Flasher Wrasse, Carpenter's Wrasse, Carpenter's Flasher Wrasse and Redfin Flasher Wrasse. Found in schools over coral and rubble bottoms of steep outer.. more

Pink Frogmouth - Anglerfishes---Sea Toads

Also known as Red Anglerfish, Redeye, Walkingfish. Found singly in deep waters over hard and soft substrates along slopes of the continental shelf. They feed on shrimps. Length - 40cm Depth.. more

Pink Mat Algae - Algae

Also known as Carpet Algae, Coralline Algae, Red Algae. Found in places of high energy wave action, growing in dense patches of matt like turf over large areas.. more

Pink-banded Grubfish - Sandperches

Also known as Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Weevers, Barred Sandperch, Red-barred Sandperch, Barfaced Sandperch, Nosestripe Sandperch, Red-Barred Grubfish, Bar-faced Weever. Found singly or in small groups close to hiding.. more

Pink-speckled Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Blue-spotted Shrimpgoby, Gudgeons, Leptocephalus Prawn Goby, Pink-and-blue Spottedgoby, Pink Shrimpgoby, Pinkspot Shrimpgoby, Pink-spotted Shrimpgoby, Pinkspot Watchman Goby, Pink-spotted Watchman Goby, Shrimp Gobies, Singapore Goby,.. more

Pinkear Emperor - Emperors-Scavengers

Also known as Australian Emperor, Bridled Pigface Bream, Pigface Bream, Pinkear Bream, Pink-eared Bream, Pink-eared Emperor, Purple-eared Emperor, Purple-headed Emperor, Redear Bream, Redear Emperor, Redspot Emperor,.. more

Pinktail Chalceus - Characins

Also known as Pink-tailed Chalceus, Pink-tailed Characin, Red-tailed Chalceus. Found near the surface of fresh well oxygenated water in rivers and river basins, very active, always jumping and.. more

Pinktail Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Leatherjackets, Paddlefin Triggerfish, Pinktail Durgon, Pinktail Trigger, Pink-tailed Trigger, Pink-tailed Triggerfish, White-tailed Triggerfish. Found singly or in small loose schools over exposed current swept.. more

Pinnate Spadefish - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also know as Dusky Batfish, Longfin Batfish, Long-finned Batfish, Pinnate Batfish, Red-faced Batfish, Red-finned Batfish, Red-rimmed Batfish, Redstripe Batfish, Red-faced Orbic Batfish, Shaded Batfish. Found singly or in.. more

Pinnate Spadefish (Juvenile) - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also know as Dusky Batfish, Longfin Batfish, Long-finned Batfish, Pinnate Batfish, Red-faced Batfish, Red-finned Batfish, Red-rimmed Batfish, Redstripe Batfish, Red-faced Orbic Batfish, Shaded Batfish. Found singly or.. more

Pinstriped Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Black-edged Angelfish, Lyretail Angelfish, Watanabei Angelfish, Watanabe's Angel, Watanabe's Angelfish, Watanabe's Lyretail Angelfish, Zebra Lyretail Angel, Zebra Lyretail Angelfish. Found in pairs or small.. more

Pinstriped Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Dusky-tailed Rainbowfish, Dusky-tailed Wrasse, Hoeven's Wrasse, Melanurus Wrasse, Orange-tipped Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasses, Tailspot Wrasse, Three-eyed Wrasse, Yellow-tailed Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Pinstriped Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Dusky-tailed Rainbowfish, Dusky-tailed Wrasse, Hoeven's Wrasse, Melanurus Wrasse, Orange-tipped Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasses, Tailspot Wrasse, Three-eyed Wrasse, Yellow-tailed Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Pipe-cleaner Black Coral - Black Corals

Also known as Bushy Black Coral, Precious Black Coral. Found growing as a single bushy frond expanding to look like a giant pipe cleaner over coral and rocky.. more

Pipeki Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs, Pipek's Phyllidiopsis, Pipeki Sea Slug, Warty Sea Slugs. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky.. more

Pirambeba - Characins

Also known as Piranhas, Black Ear Piranha, Green Tiger Piranha, Yellow Tiger Piranha. Found in rivers and estuaries. They feed on the fins of other fish. Length - 20cm Depth -.. more

Pistillate Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Butternut Stylophora Coral, Cluster Coral, False Finger Coral, Hood Coral, Smooth Cauliflower Coral. Found in shallow waters often exposed to strong wave action.. more

Pitted Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Demospongiae, Marine Sponge, Rigid Sponge, Siliceous Sponges, Tube Sponge, Tubular Sponges, Verongida Sponges. Found in colonies over sandy, surge and wave zones of mangrove ponds,.. more

Pixie Coris - Wrasses

Also known as Sand Wrasses, Pixie Wrasse, Pixie Rainbow Wrasse and Blackstripe Wrasses. Found singly or in small groups on sandy areas of coastal lagoons and outer reefs... more

Pixy Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Coral Hawkfish, Coral Hopper, Sharp-headed Hawkfish, Spotted Coral Hopper, Spotted Hawkfish. Found in small harems perched on corals and rocks over clear water channels, lagoons.. more

Pizza Sea Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Adhesive Anemone, Adhesive Pizza Carpet Anemone, Adhesive Sea Anemone, Carpet Anemone, Hexacorals, Nap-edged Anemone, Neapolitan Anemone, Pizza Anemone, Pizza Carpet Anemone, Pizza Crust Anemone,.. more

Plains Killifish - Rivulines-Killifishes-Live Bearers---Topminnows-Killifishes

Also known as Mudfishes. Found over shallow sandy backwaters, creeks, pools, rivers and their tributaries.They bury themselves head first into sand to orientate itself with only mouth and.. more

Planehead Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Common Filefish, Cuckold, Leatherjackets, Triggerfish. Found singly or in pairs over rock, rubble, sand and seagrass bottoms of reefs in shallow to very deep waters. They.. more

Plicata Ghostgoby - Gobies

Also known as Ghost Gobies, Gudgeons, Lobed Ghostgoby, Longsnout Cling-goby, Reef Gobies. Found singly resting on hard sponges over channels and reef flats of lagoons and reefs. They feed.. more

Poison Ocellate Octopus - Octopuses

Also known as Mototi Octopus, Siamese Ocellate Octopus. Found singly on shallow sand and rubble bottoms in bays and lagoons. They feed on crustaceans. Colour can change.. more

Polka-dot Batfish - Anglerfishes---Batfishes

Also known as Deep-sea Batfishes, Handfishes, Seabats, Spotted Batfish, Walking Batfish. Found singly either walking with their pelvic fins, resting or partially buried wiggling their modified dorsal fin.. more

Pom Pom Algae - Algae

Also known as Dread-locks Algae, Green Algae, Green Finger Algae, Green Sea Beads. Found forming thick clumps in rocky crevices over shallow moderate surge zones of slopes and.. more

Pompano - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Australian Dart, Buck-nosed Trevally, Common Pompano, Derbio, Short Dorsalfin Pompano, Silverfish, Trevallies. Found in schools over mud and sand bottoms of shallow surge zones.. more

Pond Loach - Carps---Loaches

Also known as Alien Oriental Weatherfish, Amur Mud Loach, Amur Weatherfish, Asian Weather Loach, Chinese Muddy Loach, Chinese Weatherfish, Dojo, Dojo Loach, Gold Dojo Loach, Japanese.. more

Pongo Characin - Scrapetooths

Also known as Pongo Pongo. Found close to the bottoms in streams and rivers of the Western Amazon River tributaries. They feed by scraping the substrate for food.. more

Por's Goatfish - Goatfishes

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

Porcelain Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Leaf Coral, Papyrus Coral. Found in large conies on hard surfaces over protected shallow reef flats and reef slopes. They feed on plankton. Not very common. Length -.. more

Porcelain Fiddler Crab - Crabs

Also known as Fiddler Crabs, Austruca annulipes, Ring-legged Fiddler Crab and Mangrove Fiddler Crab. Found over sand and mud areas of lagoon beaches close to the entrance of.. more

Porkfish - Grunts

Also known as Atlantic Porkfish, Dogfish, Paragrate Grunt, Sweetlips. Found in large schools close to shelter during the day, out hunting for food at night over rocky.. more

Porkfish (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Atlantic Porkfish, Dogfish, Paragrate Grunt, Sweetlips. Found in large schools close to shelter during the day, out hunting for food at night over rocky bottoms.. more

Porky (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjackets, Porky Filefish. Found singly or in pairs on rubble and rocky bottoms of reefs. Length - 28cm Depth - ?m Widespread Western Indian Ocean Filefish can alter their.. more

Port Jackson Shark (eggs) - Sharks---Bullhead-Horn-Port Jackson Sharks

Also known as Bullhead Shark, Blunthead Shark, Horn Shark, Dog Shark and Oyster Crusher. Found singly or in groups in shallow waters on sandy bottoms of coastal reefs,.. more

Portuguese Man O' War - Jellyfish

Also known as Portuguese-Man-O-War, Indo-Pacific Portuguese Man-of-War, Pacific Man O War, Bluebottle, Bluebottle, Jellyfish, Stinging Bluebottle and Stingers. Found near the surface drifting in bays, lagoons and estuaries.. more

Poss's Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Bearded Scorpionfish, Possi's Scorpionfish. Found singly on coral and rock bottoms of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on small fish. Length - 19cm Depth - 2-50m Widespread Indo-Pacific Scorpionfish.. more

Poss's Scorpionfish (juvenile) - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Bearded Scorpionfish, Possi's Scorpionfish. Found singly on coral and rock bottoms of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on small fish. Length - 19cm Depth - 2-50m Widespread Indo-Pacific Scorpionfish.. more

Pot-bellied Leatherjacket - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Brown-Spotted Leather Jacket, Leather Jackets, Peron's Filefish, Potbelly Filefish, Potbelly Leatherjacket. Found singly over rocky reefs and trawl grounds. Length - 35cm Depth - 15-110m Widespread Eastern Indian.. more

Potato Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Black-spotted Rocked, Brown-marbled Grouper, Brown-marbled Reefcod, Cods, Hinds, Potato Bass, Potato Cod, Potato Rockcod, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly in deep reef channels and around.. more

Pott's Crinoid Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Crustaceans, Crinoid Shrimp and Commensal Crinoid Shrimp. Found in the arms of feather stars probably Comanthus bennetti. Highly variable in colour! They feed on parasites, algae and.. more

Powderblue Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blue Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Powderblue Doctorfish, Powderblue Surgeon, Powderblue Tang, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails. Found in small to large schools over reef flats and upper seaward.. more

Prickly Brittle Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Brittle Sea Stars, Exotic Brittle Star, Spiny Brittle Star. Found in the branches of dead and live corals over rubble areas of coral and rocky.. more

Prickly Penshell - Bivalves

Also known as Fan Shell, Great Silk Muscle, Oysters, Pacific Pen Shell, Pearl Oyster, Pen Shell, Sea Ham, Thorny Wing. Found on mixed soft bottom substrates partially buried.. more

Princely Cone - Sea Snails

Also known as Cones, Cone Shells, Court Cone, Courtly Cone, Guilded Cone. Found in sand and under dead corals during the day coming out to hunt at night.. more

Princess Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Beau Gregory Damselfish, Ocellate Damsel, Ocellate Damselfish, Ocellated Damselfish, Princess Damselfish. Found singly or in loose schools over coral and rubble areas of lagoons and.. more

Princess Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blue Chub, Painted-tail Parrotfish, Sammy Johnson, Snotty Parrot, Snotty Parrotfish. Found in large schools foraging for food over coral and rock bottoms of reefs rich.. more

Princess Parrotfish (juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blue Chub, Painted-tail Parrotfish, Sammy Johnson, Snotty Parrot, Snotty Parrotfish. Found in large schools foraging for food over coral and rock bottoms of reefs rich.. more

Prison Goby - Gobies

Also known as Estuarine Goby, Reef Gobies. Found in shallow waters over mud, rock and sand bottoms of estuaries, blind rivers, intertidal pools, and tidal zones. Length - 15cm Depth.. more

Prostrate Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also know as Biscuit Urchin, Cake Urchins, Heart Urchin, Sand Dollars, Sea Biscuits. Found singly or in vast numbers during the day buried, partially buried or on the.. more

Prudhoe's Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Marine Worms, Polyclad Worm, Polyclad Flatworm and Wavy Flatworm. Found singly amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on ascidians. Length -.. more

Pryosome Jellyfish - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Tunicate, Pacific Coast Jellies, Salp, Sea Jellies, Sea Squirts, Salp, Sea Jellies, Tunicates, Zooids. Found singly or in colonies in very deep waters during.. more

Puddingwife - Wrasses

Also known as Puddingwife Wrasse, Sand Reef Wrasses Found in loose harems flitting over the reef searing for food over shallow patch reefs and slopes of seaward reefs... more

Puddingwife (juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Puddingwife Wrasse, Sand Reef Wrasses Found in loose harems flitting over the reef searing for food over shallow patch reefs and slopes of seaward reefs... more

Puffball Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Burrowing Sponge, Maiden's Fan, Marine Sponges, Pink Puffball Sponge, Red Burrowing Sponge, Red Maiden Fan Sponge. Found singly or in small colonies with the stalk.. more

Pulchra Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Colonial Staghorn Coral, Staghorn Coral. Found over shallow reef flats, reef lagoons and back-reef margins. They feed on plankton. Various colours with pale tips, look.. more

Pulsating Xenid - Soft Corals

Also known as Bush Coral, Octocorals, Pulse Coral, Pulsing Polyp Coral, Pumping Xenia, Soft Tree Corals, Waving Hand Coral. Found growing in meadow like colonies over coral and.. more

Pumpkinseed - Sunfishes

Also known as Common Sunfish, Pond Perch, Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Punky, Sun Bass, Sunny, Yellow Sunfish. Found in freshwater creeks, lakes, ponds and rivers rich in vegetation. They feed on.. more

Purple Anthias - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Amethyst Anthias, Basslets, Purple Queen, Purple Queen Anthias, Purple Queenfish, Sea Perch, Yellowfin Anthias, Yellowstripe Anthias, Yellow-striped Fairy Basslet. Found in schools feeding in.. more

Purple Ascidian - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Sea Squirts, Tunicates. Found singly or in groups often in shallow waters but has been found deeper on coral and rocky.. more

Purple Colonial Tunicate - Ascidians

Also known as Botrylle Violet, Bulbous Tunicates, Chain Tunicate, Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Colonial Tunicates, Invasive Colonial Tunicate, Invasive Tunicate, Lined Compound Tunicate, Orange Cloak Sea Squirt,.. more

Purple Eudistoma - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Sea Squirts, Tunicates. Found on walls and drop offs of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton and detritus. Length - ? Depth.. more

Purple Horn Sea Whip - Sea Fans

Also known as Branching Soft Coral, Gorgonian Sea Fans, Red Sea Whip, Red Sea Whip Coral, Sea Fan, Sea Rod, Sea Whip, Whip Corals. Found in inshore waters.. more

Purple Mangrove Crab - Crabs

Also known as True Crabs, Shore Crabs, Grapsid Crab, Mangrove Crab, Mangrove Root Crab, Red Mangrove Crab and Spotted Mangrove Crab. Found singly or in groups around trunks.. more

Purple Queen - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Amethyst Anthias, Anthias, Basslets, Purple Anthias, Purple Basslet, Purple Queen Anthias, Sailfin Queen, Sea Perch. Found in large schools in caves and around coral outcrops.. more

Purple Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Purple Starfish, Red Starfish, Starfish, Violet Sea Star. Found singly or in groups on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed.. more

Purple Tipped Janolus - Sea Slugs

Also known as Janolus sp, Lesser Janolus, Nudibranchs, Ringed Janolus, Zephyrinid Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs on sandy bottoms close to reefs and rocks. They feed on Moss.. more

Purple Tuskfish - Wrasses

Also known as Bluebone, Blue Tuskfish, Grass Parrot, Grass Tuskfish, Tuskfishes Found singly over rubble and seagrass beds in shallow waters of coral reefs and estuaries. They feed on.. more

Purple-and-White Didemnum - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Sea Squirts, Sea Strawberry, Strawberry Sea Squirts, Tunicates. Found in groups in shallow sheltered water growing on dead coral. They feed.. more

Purple-blotched Smasher - Mantis Shrimps

Also known as Pink-eared Mantis Shrimp, Pinktail Mantis Shrimp, Poorman Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Purpletail Mantis Shrimp, Rubble Mantis, Rubble Mantis Shrimp, Smashing Mantis Shrimps. Found singly or.. more

Purple-brown Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as - No other name. Found in pairs or small schools in shallow waters over sand and weed bottoms close to coral heads rich in algae.. more

Purpureolineolata Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs, Purple-lined Nembrotha. Found singly or in pairs amongst corals and seagrass beds over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on the yellow-lined ascidian - Clavelina.. more

Pustule Phyllidiella - Sea Slugs

Also known as Acne Nudibranch, Acne Sea Slug, Blister Nudibranch, Blister Sea Slug, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs, Pimple Nudibranch, Pimple Sea Slug, Pimpled Phyllidiella, Pustule Nudibranch, Pustule Sea.. more

Pygmy Pipe Dragon - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Lembeh Pygmy Pipe Seadragon, Lembeh Pygmy Seadragon, Lembeh Seadragon, Pipehorse, Pygmy Pipehorse, Pygmy Seahorse, Thread Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs over silty mud bottoms.. more

Pygmy Sea Bass - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly often lying on the bottom over sand, rubble and seagrass beds of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on small.. more

Pygmy Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Bargibant's Seahorse, Gorgonian Seahorse, Miniature Seahorses. Found singly, pairs or groups anchored by their tails and blending in matching the colour, shape and polyps of.. more

Pygmy Triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Pygmy Threefin and Pygmy Threefin Blenny, Threefin Blennies, Threefins, Triplefins. Found over wave swept reef crests, slopes and tide-pools of lagoons and coastal reefs rich.. more

Pyjama Chromodorid - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Four-coloured Nudi, Nudibranch, Pyjama Nudibranch, Pyjama Slug. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas over shallow coral and rocky.. more

Pyramid Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Brushy-toothed Butterflyfish, Coralfishes, Pyramid Butterfly, Schooling Pyramid Butterflyfish, Shy Butterflyfish, Yellow Pyramid Butterfly, Yellow Pyramid Butterflyfish. Found in small to large schools sometimes containing.. more

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