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 Clubnose Wrasse, Blue Club-nosed Wrasse, Bluebird Wrasse, Bluegreen Bird Wrasse, Brownbird Wrasse, Green.. more

Pacific Bird Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bird Wrasse, Birdfish, Birdmouth Wrasse, Birdnose Wrasse, Blackbird Bird Wrasse, Blue Clubnose Wrasse, Blue Club-nosed Wrasse, Bluebird Wrasse, Bluegreen Bird Wrasse, Brownbird Wrasse, Green.. 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 Shrimp, 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 Cod, Creole Bass, Hind, Red Pacific Creolefish, Rockcod, Trout. 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 Cowry, Cowry, Deer Cowry, Milk-spotted Cowry. Found under coral slabs, stones and amongst seaweed, sometimes partially buried in sand over coral and rocky reefs... more

Pacific Doublesaddle Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, 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 Cod, Hind, Panama Grasby, Panamic Grasby, Rockcos, Trout. Found singly over rocky shores of coral reefs. They feed on crustaceans and small fish. Length - 39cm 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 mild 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 Cod, Hamlet, Hind, Mutton Hamlet, Pacific Hamlet, Rock Bass, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly during the day hiding in crevices or lying in seagrass beds often.. more

Pacific Porgy - Porgies

Also known as Porgy Grunt. 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 Doctorfish, Eastern Sailfin Tang, Lancetfish, Pacific Sailfin Surgeonfish, Purple-lined Tang, Ringed Tang, Sailfin Surgeonfish, Sailfin Tang, Sailfish Tang, Striped Sailfin Tang, Striped Zebrasoma, Thorntail,.. more

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

Also known as Doctorfish, Eastern Sailfin Tang, Lancetfish, Pacific Sailfin Surgeonfish, Purple-lined Tang, Ringed Tang, Sailfin Surgeonfish, Sailfin Tang, Sailfish Tang, Striped Sailfin Tang, Striped Zebrasoma, Thorntail,.. more

Pacific Sandlance - Sand Lances

Also known as Japanese Sand Eel, Japanese Sand Lance, Pacific Sand Eel, Sand Burrower, Sand Eel, True Eel. Found in large schools over sandy bottoms often buried in.. more

Pacific Sea Nettle - Jellyfish

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

Pacific Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Black Bream, Goldsilk Seabream, Pikey Bream, Seabream. Found singly or in small schools over rock and sandy areas of intertidal surf zones, mouths of estuaries.. 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 Goby. Found over brackish and freshwater creeks, lakes, rivers and swamps. They feed on crustaceans and fish. Juveniles found close to coastlines. 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 Australian Crayfish, Australian Eastern Rock Lobster, Common Crayfish, Common Sydney Crayfish, Crayfish, Eastern Crayfish, Eastern Rock Lobster, Eastern Spiny Lobster, Green Cray, Green Crayfish,.. 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 Anomura Crabs, Rocky-shore Hermit Crab, Striped Hermit Crab. Found both day and night over, rubble sand and in seagrass beds of lagoons, coral and rocky.. more

Painted Comber - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Lettered Perch, Pointed Comber, Redfish, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly over rocky bottoms and in seagrass beds of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on.. 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, Common Rock Lobster, Marine Crayfish, Painted Coral Lobster, Painted Crayfish, Painted Lobster, Painted Spiny Lobster, Porcelain.. more

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

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

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

Also known as Marbled Coralcod, Northern Scorpionfish, Painted Stingfish, Stingfish. 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 Squirt, Tunicate, Zooids. Found on walls and along 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 during the day, buried or resting on mud and sandy bottoms over estuaries, lagoons and coastal reefs. They feed nocturnally on.. more

Painted Thecacera - Sea Slugs

Also known as Blue Dragon Nudibranch, Dorid Nudibranch, Neon Slug Nudibranch, Neon Sea Slug, Nudibranch, Pikachu Nudibranch. Found singly, pairs or groups during the day out in the.. more

Pajama Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Coral Cardinalfish, Polkadot Cardinalfish, Pyjama Cardinal, Pyjama-spotted Cardinalfish, Spotted Cardinalfish. Found in small schools during the day sheltering in branching thickets of Porites cylindrica and.. 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, Gudgeon, Sand Goby, 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 Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Pale-lipped Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, Whitespine Surgeonfish, Whitespine Tang, White-spined Surgeonfish. Found singly or in small schools close to drop-offs over clear seaward.. more

Pale-tailed Bristletooth - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bristlemouth Tang, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Pale-tailed Bristletooth, Red-spotted Surgeonfish, Red-spotted Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, Whitetail Bristletooth, Whitetail Bristletooth Tang, Whitetail Kole Tang, Whitetail Yelloweye Tang. Found.. 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 Deepsea Batfish, Handfish, Walking Batfish. Found singly resting on the substrate of hard and soft bottoms or partially covered in mud or sand close to.. more

Palehead Goby - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Google-eye Blenny, Scaly Blenny. 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, Doctorfish, Flagtail Surgeonfish, Hepatus Tang, Hippo Tang, Indo-Pacific Blue Tang, Indo-Pacific Tang, Lancetfish, Pacific.. more

Palette Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

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

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

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

Pallid Goby - Gobies

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

Pallid Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch, Pallid Glossodoris, White Mantle Glossodoris. Found singly or in pairs over rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length -.. more

Palmerae Acropora - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, 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, Gaff-topsail, 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 Major. 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 Bantayan Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Eyepatch Butterflyfish, Philippine Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or in schools close to soft corals over shallow protected estuaries and reefs. They feed on.. more

Panda Garra - Carps---Minnows-Carps

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

Panning's Black Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Black Sea Cucumber, Black Teatfish, Blackfish, Deepwater Blackfish, Lollyfish, Palauan Sea Cucumber, Panning's Blackfish, Panning's Sea Cucumber, Tripang. Found singly in moderately shallow waters on.. more

Papal Mitre - Sea Snails

Also known as Bishops Mitre, Mitre, Mitre Snail. Found during the day under rocks over intertidal zones, in the open at night foraging for food. They feed nocturnally on.. 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, Papuan Toby Puffer, Pufferfish, Sharp-nosed Puffer, Spotted Sharpnose Puffer. Found singly or in pairs over both pristine and.. more

Paradise Whiptail - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Blue-banded Whiptail. Blue-faced Whiptail, Butterfly Bream, China Fish, Coral Bream, Longtail Perch, Paddy, Paradise Butterfish, Paradise Threadfin Bream, Paradisefish, Rainbow, Rainbow Paradisefish, Spinecheek, Whiptail,.. 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 and backwaters of rivers and streams. They feed.. 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 - 11cm Depth -.. more

Partridge Tun - Sea Snails

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

Parva Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Ladder Goby, Little Glidergoby, Little Sleeper, Little Sleepergoby, Sand Goby, Sleeper Goby. Found in pairs or small schools sometimes sharing their burrows with other.. more

Pastel Ring Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Candycane, Candycane Wrasse, Longface Wrasse, Narrow-banded Wrasse, Pastel Slender Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-lined Slender Wrasse, Ringed Rainbowfish, Ringed Wrasse, Sand Wrasse. Found singly high above the.. more

Pastel-green Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Pastel-green Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Black-blotched Rainbowfish, Black-blotched Wrasse, Darkblotch Wrasse, Green Coris, Green Coris Wrasse, Green Wrasse, Green-spotted Wrasse, Jade Wrasse, Java Wrasse, Sand-Reef Wrasse. 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.. more

Peach Fairy Basslet - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Anthias, Basslet, Dispar Anthias, Fairy Basslet, Longfin Wreckfish, Madder Seaperch, Madder Seaperch Anthias, Orange Anthias, Peach Anthias, Redfin Anthias, Sea Perch. Found in large schools.. more

Peacock Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly hiding in crevices and holes, over pebble, rock, sand and weedy bottoms in brackish waters of shallow.. more

Peacock Bristleworm - Fire Worms

Also known as Bristle Worm, Golden Bristleworm, Golden Fireworm, Marine Fireworm, Marine Worm, Peacock Fireworm, Rock Worm, Sea Caterpillar, Segmented Seaworm, Segmented Worm. 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 over rocky substrates in medium depths in.. more

Peacock Feather Duster - Feather Duster Worms

Also known as European Fanworm, Fan Worm, Feather Duster, Feather Tube Worm, Marine Polychaete Worm, Mediterranean Fanworm, Pencil Worm, Rock Worm, Segmented Sea Worm, Spirograph Worm, Tubeworm. 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 during the day over shallow sandy bottoms, moving out in the open at night hunting.. more

Peacock Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Argus Grouper, Argus Hind, Black Rockcod, Bluedot Grouper, Bluespot Grouper, Blue-spotted Grouper, Celestial Grouper, Cod, Hind, Peacock Cod, Peacock Coralcod, Peacock Hind, Peacock Rockcod,.. more

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

Also known as Argus Grouper, Argus Hind, Black Rockcod, Bluedot Grouper, Bluespot Grouper, Blue-spotted Grouper, Celestial Grouper, Cod, Hind, Peacock Cod, Peacock Coralcod, Peacock Hind, Peacock Rockcod,.. more

Peacock Gudgeon - Sleepers

Also known as Eyespot Sleeper, Gudgeon, Peacock Goby, Peacock-eye Goby, Peacock-eye Gudgeon, Rainbow Gudgeon, Sleeper Goby. Found in loose schools hovering over the bottoms of ponds, rivers and.. 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 Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Bonaire Blenny, Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Found skipping back and forth over boulders in rock pools and over rocky slopes of shallow coastal.. more

Pearl Cichlid - Cichlids

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

Pearl Goby - Gobies

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

Also known as African Cichlid, Malawi Cichlid, Mbuna Cichlid, Victoria Cichlid. Found in large schools over shallow rocky substrates of Lake Malawi. They feed on algae, crustaceans, insects and.. more

Pearl Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

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

Pearl Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Curvier's Tamarin, Cuvier's Tamarin Wrasse, Cuvier's Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse, Spotted Wrasse, Tamarin Wrasse. Found singly or in pairs over rocky bottoms of inshore reefs.. 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 Bream, Monocle Bream, Oblique-bar 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, Dartfish, Dart Goby, Green Goby, Green-eyed Dartgoby, Gudgeon, Hover Goby, Pale Dartfish, Long-finned Gudgeon, Pearly Dartgoby, Smallscale 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 Bared-face Spinecheek, Blue-and-Yellow Monocle Bream, Coral Bream, Margarite's Spinecheek, Monocle Bream, Pearly Spinecheek, Rainbow Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail. Found singly or in small schools over.. more

Pearly Razorfish - Wrasses

Also known as Cleaver Wrasse, Razor Wrasse, Razorfish, Sand Wrasse. Found singly or in loose schools hovering over coral rubble and seagrass beds of clear inshore reefs. When.. more

Pearly-spotted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Brown-stripe Wrasse, Earmuff Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over inshore silty mud, sand and seagrass beds of reefs. They feed on hard.. more

Pebble Collector Urchin - Sea Urchins

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

Pederson Cleaner Shrimp - Shrimps

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

Pennant Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Bannerfish, Coralfish, Horned Bannerfish, Horned Coralfish, Pennant Butterflyfish, Pennantfish, 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, Mollusc, Oyster, Pearl Oyster, Wing Oyster, Winged Oyster, Winged Pearl.. more

Penquinfish - Characins

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

Pentagon Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known Cushion Sea Star, Cushion Star, Pentagon Star, Starfish, Uri, Uri Sea Star. Found singly or in groups usually in deep waters over rubble and sandy areas.. more

Peppered Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Bar-cheeked Eel, Black-specked Reef Eel, Giant Moray, Ocellate Moray, Painted Moray, Painted Reef Eel, Paint-spotted Moray, Peppered Eel, Sidereal Moray, Speckled Sidereal Moray. Found singly.. more

Pepperfin Pygmygoby - Gobies

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

Peppermint Goby - Gobies

Also known as Bluenose Goby, Coral Goby, Gudgeon, Reef Goby. Found singly or in small schools over coral heads close to reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 3cm Depth.. more

Permit - Jacks-Pompanos

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

Permit (Juvenile) - Jacks-Pompanos

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

Persian Carpet Flatworm - Flatworms

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

Phantom Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

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

Pharaoh Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Cephalopod, 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, Dartfish, Dart Goby, Gudgeon, Hover Goby, Philippine Dartgoby, Tailspot Dartfish, Worm Goby. Found in pairs or family groups hovering just above the bottom.. more

Philippines Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Puller, Schooling Chromis, Scissors-tail Puller. Found in loose schools sheltering in caves, crevices and under ledges, when feeding they can be found above reefs and.. more

Phyllidiopsis sp. - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch, Warty Sea Slugs. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - ?cm Depth -.. more

Piano Fangblenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Fang Blenny, Hit-and-Run Blenny, Hit-and-Run Fangblenny, Mimic Blenny, Piano Blenny, Sabretooth Blenny, Sabre-toothed Blenny, Scale-eating Blenny, Scale-eating Fangblenny, Scale-eating Sabretooth Fangblenny, Slender Blenny, Violet-banded.. 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 Pike, Slender Barracuda, Slender.. more

Picture Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

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

Picturesque Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Dragonette, Green Mandarin Dragonette, Green Mandarinfish, Greenspot Manderin, Greenspot Mandarin Dragonet, Mandarinfish, Picture Dragonet, Picture Mandarinfish, Picturesque Mandarinfish, Psychedelic Fish, Spotted-green Mandarinfish, Spotted Mandarin,.. more

Pictus Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Painted Blenny, Pictus Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, 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, Bubble Snails, 'Nudibranch' (but they are not), Pilsbury Slug, Tailed Slug. Found singly, pairs or in groups amongst rubble, sand and.. more

Pin-striped Angelfish - Angelfishes

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

Pindani - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Albino Cichlid, Blue Pindan Cichlid, Mbuna, Lake Malawi Cichlid, Malawi African Cichlid, Malawi Cichlid, Powder Blue Cichlid, Snow Cichlid, Snow White Cichlid,.. more

Pineapple Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

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

Pineconefish - Sawbellies---Pineconefishes

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

Pinfish - Porgies

Also known as Bream, Butterfish, Pin Perch, Red Porgie, Saltwater Bream, Sand Perch, Seabream, 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 Anemonefish - Damselfishes

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

Pink Flasher (Juvenile) - Wrasses

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

Pink Frogmouth - Anglerfishes---Sea Toads

Also known as Deepsea Anglerfish, Red Anglerfish, Redeye, Walkingfish. Found singly in deep waters over hard and soft substrates along slopes of the continental shelf. They feed on crustaceans.. 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 Slipper Comb Jellyfish - Jellyfish

Also known as Comb Jelly, Comb Jellyfish, Northern Comb Jellyfish, Sea Gooseberry, Sea Jellies, Sea Walnut, Squash Jellyfish. Found washed up on beaches, drifting in the sea or.. more

Pink-and-Red Encrusting Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Caribbean Marine Sponge, Caribbean Sponge, Demospongiae, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponge, Marine Sponge. Found between coral rubble over submarine caves and in mangrove ponds. They feed on.. more

Pink-banded Grubfish - Sandperches

Also known as Bar-faced Grubfish, Bar-faced Sandperch, Bar-faced Weever, Barred Sandperch, Grubfish, Nebulous Sandperch, Nosestripe Sandperch, Red-Barred Grubfish, Red-barred Sandperch, Red-faced Weaver, Sandsmelt, Weever. Found on silty rubble.. more

Pink-speckled Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Blue-spotted Shrimpgoby, Gudgeon, Leptocephalus Prawngoby, Pink-and-Blue Spotted Goby, Pink Shrimpgoby, Pinkspot Shrimpgoby, Pinkspot Watchman Goby, Pink-spotted Shrimpgoby, Pink-spotted Watchman Goby, Shrimp Goby, 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 Leatherjacket, 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-faced Orbic Batfish, Red-finned Batfish, Red-rimmed Batfish, Redstripe Batfish, Shaded Batfish. Found singly or.. more

Pinnate Spadefish (Juvenile) - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

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

Pinstriped Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Dusky-tailed Rainbowfish, Dusky-tailed Wrasse, Hoeven's Wrasse, Melanurus Wrasse, Orange-tipped Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasse, 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 Wrasse, 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, Nudibranch, Pipek's Phyllidiopsis, Pipeki Sea Slug, Warty Sea Slug. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky.. more

Pirambeba - Characins

Also known as Black Ear Piranha, Green Tiger Piranha, 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 Coral, 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 Sponge, Tube Sponge, Tubular Sponge, Verongida Sponge. Found in colonies over sandy, surge and wave zones of mangrove ponds,.. more

Pixie Coris - Wrasses

Also known as Blackstripe Coris, Blackstripe Wrasse, Black-striped Wrasse, Pixie Rainbow Wrasse, Pixie Wrasse, Sand Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools around coral heads and over silty.. 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 channels, lagoons and.. more

Pizza Sea Anemone - Sea Anemones

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

Plainfin Sole - Flatfishes---American Soles

Also known as Lost Sole. Found singly in shallow soft bottomed coastal and estuarine areas often partially buried in or on the sand. This highly compressed fish.. more

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

Also known as Mudfish, Zebra Fundulus. Found often buried head first into sand to orientate themselves with only mouth and eyes visible, over shallow sandy backwaters, creeks, pools,.. more

Planehead Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Common Filefish, Cuckold, Leatherjacket, 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 Coral Goby, Ghost Goby, Gudgeon, Lobed Ghostgoby, Longsnout Cling-goby, Reef Goby. Found singly resting on hard sponges over channels and reef flats of lagoons and.. more

Poison Ocellate Octopus - Octopuses

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

Polka-dot Batfish - Anglerfishes---Batfishes

Also known as Deep-sea Batfish, Handfish, Seabat, 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 Green Algae, Green Finger Algae, Green Sea Beads, Dread-locks Algae. Found in 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, Trevally. Found in schools over mud and sand bottoms in shallow clearwater surge.. 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 Loach,.. more

Pongo Characin - Scrapetooths

Also known as Pongo Pongo. Found close to the bottoms in rivers, streams and their tributaries. They feed on algae by scraping the substrate for food (hence the.. 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 colonies on hard surfaces over protected shallow reef flats and reef slopes. Not very common. They feed on plankton. Length.. more

Porcelain Fiddler Crab - Crabs

Also known as Fiddler Crab, Mangrove Fiddler Crab, Porcelain Fiddler, Ring-legged Fiddler Crab. Found in consortiums around mangroves, mud and sandy bottoms close to the entrance of their.. more

Porkfish - Grunts

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

Porkfish (Juvenile) - Grunts

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

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

Also known as Leatherjacket, Porky Filefish. Found singly or in pairs over shallow rock, sand and seagrass bottoms of estuaries and coastal reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Juveniles found.. more

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

Also known as Blunthead Shark, Bullhead, Bullhead Shark, Dog Shark, Horn Shark, Oyster Crusher, Pigfish. Found singly or in schools resting during the day in caves, under ledges.. more

Portuguese Man O' War - Jellyfish

Also known as Bluebottle, Bluebottle Jellyfish, Fullsail Jellyfish, Indo-Pacific Portuguese Man-of-War, Man-of War, Pacific Man-O-War, Sailing Jellyfish, Stinging Bluebottle, Stinger. Found sometimes in huge numbers near the surface.. 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, Leatherjacket, Peron's Filefish, Potbelly Filefish, Potbelly Leatherjacket. Found singly over rocky reefs and trawl grounds. Length - 35cm Depth - 15-110m Widespread Eastern Indian Ocean Filefish.. more

Potato Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Black-spotted Rockcod, Brown-marbled Grouper, Brown-marbled Reefcod, Cod, Hind, Potato Bass, Potato Cod, Potato Rockcod, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly around bommies in deep reef channels.. more

Pott's Crinoid Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Commensal Crinoid Shrimp, Crinoid Shrimp. Found in the arms of feather stars probably Comanthus bennetti over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on detritus, parasites, zooplankton. Highly.. more

Powderblue Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

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

Prickly Brittle Star - Sea Stars

Also known as Brittle Sea Star, 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, Oyster, Pacific Pen Shell, Pearl Oyster, Pen Shell, Sea Ham, Thorny Wing. Found on mixed soft bottom substrates partially buried.. 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 mixed coral and rubble areas of lagoons.. 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 Goby. Found in shallow waters over mud, rock and sand bottoms of estuaries, intertidal pools, blind rivers and tidal zones. They feed on.. more

Prostrate Urchin - Sea Urchins

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

Prudhoe's Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Marine Worm, Polyclad Worm, Polyclad Flatworm, Wavy Flatworm. Found singly amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on ascidians. Length - 5cm Depth.. more

Pryosome Jellyfish - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Tunicate, Pacific Coast Jelly, Salp, Sea Jelly, Sea Squirt, Tunicate, Zooids. Found singly or in colonies during the day in very deep waters, rising.. more

Puddingwife - Wrasses

Also known as Puddingwife Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found in loose harems flitting around the reef searching for food over shallow patch reefs and slopes of seaward reefs. They.. more

Puddingwife (juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Puddingwife Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found in loose harems flitting around the reef searching for food over shallow patch reefs and slopes of seaward reefs. They.. more

Puffball Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Burrowing Sponge, Maiden's Fan, Marine Sponge, 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 Coral, 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

Pulpican Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Malawi Cichlid, Mbuna, Zebra Cichlid. Found singly or in small schools over rock and sandy areas of Lake Malawi. They feed on periphyton and.. more

Pulsating Xenid - Soft Corals

Also known as Bush Coral, Octocoral, Pulse Coral, Pulsing Polyp Coral, Pumping Xenia, Soft Tree Coral, 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, Basslet, 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 Ascidian, Compound Ascidian, Sea Squirt, Tunicate. Found singly or in colonies often in shallow waters but has been found deeper on coral and rocky.. more

Purple Colonial Tunicate - Ascidians

Also known as Botrylle Violet, Bulbous Tunicate, Chain Tunicate, Colonial Ascidian, Colonial Tunicate, Compound Ascidian, Invasive Colonial Tunicate, Invasive Tunicate, Lined Compound Ascidian, Lined Compound Tunicate, Orange.. more

Purple Eudistoma - Ascidians

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

Purple Horn Sea Whip - Sea Fans

Also known as Branching Soft Coral, Gorgonian Sea Fan, Red Sea Whip, Red Sea Whip Coral, Sea Fan, Sea Rod, Sea Whip, Whip Coral. Found usually on cave.. more

Purple Mangrove Crab - Crabs

Also known as Grapsid Crab, Mangrove Crab, Mangrove Root Crab, Red Mangrove Crab, Shore Crab, Spotted Mangrove Crab, Tree Crab, True Crab. Found singly or in consortiums around.. more

Purple Queen - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Amethyst Anthias, Anthias, Basslet, 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 amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Purple Tipped Janolus - Sea Slugs

Also known as Janolus sp, Lesser Janolus, Nudibranch, 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 Blue Tuskfish, Bluebone, Grass Parrot, Grass Tuskfish, Tuskfish. Found singly over rubble and seagrass beds in shallow waters of coral reefs. They feed on hard shell.. more

Purple-and-White Didemnum - Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Ascidian, Compound Ascidian, Sea Squirt, Sea Strawberry, Strawberry Sea Squirt, Tunicate. Found in colonies over 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 Shrimp. Found singly or in.. 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 Nudibranch, Purple-lined Nembrotha. Found singly or in pairs amongst corals and seagrass beds of 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, Nudibranch, Pimple Nudibranch, Pimple Sea Slug, Pimpled Phyllidiella, Pustule Nudibranch, Pustule Sea.. more

Pygmy Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjacket, Speckled Filefish. Found singly or in pairs drifting vertically and blending in with their surroundings amongst floating flotsam and seaweeds in off-shore areas close.. 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 Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Trout. 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, Pygmy Threefin Blenny, Threefin, Threefin Blenny, Triplefin. Found over shallow inshore, wave swept reef crests, slopes and tide-pools of lagoons and coastal reefs.. more

Pyjama Chromodorid - Sea Slugs

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

Pyramid Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Brushy-toothed Butterflyfish, Coralfish, 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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