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.

Rabbit Sapsucking Slug - Sea Slugs---Sapsucking Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch, Rabbit Avrainvillea Slug, Sacoglossan Sea Slug, Shaun-the-Sheep Nudi. Found singly or in groups during the day over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on algae. Colour.. more

Raccoon Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Crescent-masked Butterflyfish, Halfmoon Butterflyfish, Lunule Butterflyfish, Moon Butterflyfish, Raccoon Butterfly, Raccoon Coralfish, Red-striped Butterflyfish, Spotted Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or in schools over shallow.. more

Raccoon Butterflyfish (Juvenile) - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Crescent-masked Butterflyfish, Halfmoon Butterflyfish, Lunule Butterflyfish, Moon Butterflyfish, Raccoon Butterfly, Raccoon Coralfish, Red-striped Butterflyfish, Spotted Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or in schools over shallow.. more

Racing Stripe Flatworm - Flatworms

Also known as Blue Flatworm, Blue Pseudoceros Flatworm, Marine Worm, Polyclad Flatworm, Purple Flatworm, Racing Stripes Flatworm, Red-tipped Flatworm, Ribbon Flatworm. Found singly or in pairs on coral.. more

Radial Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Flowercoral Filefish, Flowercoral Leatherjacket, Indo-Australian Filefish, Leatherjacket, Radial Leatherjacket. Found singly camouflaged amongst soft corals over shallow waters of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on.. more

Radiant Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Brain Coral, Dented Brain, Greater Brain Coral, Sinuous Cup Coral. Found over upper reef slopes of fringing reefs. Colonies are flat to dome shaped, walls.. more

Ragfish - Ragfish

Also known as Fan-tailed Ragfish. Found off-shore close to the bottom. Juveniles found in shallow waters or off-shore near the surface. They feed on cephalopods, fish and jellyfish. Length -.. more

Ragged Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Large-scale Founder. Found partially buried or on mud and sandy bottoms of bays, lagoons and sheltered reefs. They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates. Length -.. more

Raggedtooth Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Half-toothed Parrotfish, Japanese Parrotfish, Marbled Parrotfish, Palecheek Parrotfish, Spinytooth Parrotfish, Spiny-toothed Parrotfish. Found singly in algae and seagrass beds blending in with their surroundings over.. more

Raggy Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Devilfish, Raggy Stingfish, Stingfish, Weedy Stingfish, Yellownose Scorpionfish. Found singly often where they can be well camouflaged over algae bottoms, crevices and seagrass beds close.. more

Rainbow Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as American Cichlid, Tilapia Cichlid. Found in pairs over muddy bottoms of lakes and swamps. They feed on filamentous algae and detritus. Length - 17cm Depth - ?m Widespread Central.. more

Rainbow Krib - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Bone-back, Common Krib, Common Krib Cichlid, Dwarf Kribensis Cichlid, Kribensis, Kribensis Cichlid, Kribensis Dwarf Cichlid, Pink Krib, Purple Cichlid, Rainbow Cichlid. Found in.. more

Rainbow Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Baldspot Monocle Bream, Baldspot Spinecheek, Barred-face Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Whiptail. Found singly or in small schools over rubble and sandy bottoms close.. more

Rainbow Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blue Rainbow, Rainbow. Found singly or in pairs foraging for food over coral and rocky reefs, retiring at night to a cave for protection. They feed.. more

Rainbow Runner - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blue-striped Runner, Hawaiian Salmon, Ocean Salmon, Prodigal Son, Rainbow Runnerfish, Rainbow Yellowtail, Runner, Salmon, Salmon Runner, Shoemaker, Skip Jack, Small Rainbow Runner, Spanish Jack,.. more

Rainbow Runner (Juvenile) - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blue-striped Runner, Hawaiian Salmon, Ocean Salmon, Prodigal Son, Rainbow Runnerfish, Rainbow Yellowtail, Runner, Salmon, Salmon Runner, Shoemaker, Skip Jack, Small Rainbow Runner, Spanish Jack,.. more

Rainbow Shiner - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Rainbow Minnow. Found in schools over gravelly creeks, pools, small rivers and springs. They feed on insects and invertebrates. Length - 8cm Depth - ?m Widespread North America Very common.. more

Rainbow Trout - Salmons---Salmonids

Also known as Baja California Rainbow Trout, Bow, Brown Trout, Coast Angel Trout, Coast Rainbow Trout, Coast Range Trout, Hardhead, Kamloops, Kamloops Trout, Lordfish, Rainbow, Redband, Salmon.. more

Rainbow Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Painted Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found in schools swimming high above coral reefs rich with invertebrate growth. They feed on invertebrates. Length - 13cm Depth - 4-25m Widespread Western.. more

Ram Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Asian Ram, Blue Ram, Blue Ram Cichlid, Butterfly Cichlid, Dwarf Butterfly Cichlid, Dwarf Cichlid, Dwarf South American Cichlid, Electric Blue Ram, German Blue Ram,.. more

Ramu rainbowfish - Silversides---Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Ramuensis Rainbowfish. Found over coarse gravel in fresh water rivers and their tributary streams. They feed on algae, small crustaceans and insect larvae. Colours highly variable especially.. more

Randall's Anthias - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Anthias, Basslet, Randalli Anthias, Randall's Fairy Anthias, Randall's Fairy Basslet, Resplendent Basslet, Sea Perch. Found in small schools close to or in caves,.. more

Randall's Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Filamentous Dragonet, Randall's Fold Dragonette. Found singly or in pairs over mud and sand substrates, amongst weeds and in tide-pools over shallow protected lagoons and.. more

Randall's Frogfish - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Shaggy Angler, Threespot Anglerfish, Threespot Frogfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios, sitting amongst corals, gravel, jetties, pylons, ropes, sponges, seaweed etc, camouflaged with the.. more

Randall's Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Gold-barred Shrimpgoby, Gudgeon, Orangestripe Prawngoby, Orangestripe Watchman Goby, Prawn Goby, Randall's Goby, Randall's Prawngoby, Sailfin Shrimpgoby, Shrimp Goby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their.. more

Randall's Threadfin Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Dwarf Monocle Bream, Mauvelip Threadfin Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheek, Spinycheek. Found singly, pairs or in schools over mud and sand bottoms in both.. more

Randall's triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Threefin Blenny, Threefin, Triplefin. Found over rocky boulders in clear light-exposed surge zones of rocky reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on small invertebrates. Length -.. more

Razor Moonfish - Moonfish

Also known as Razor Trevally. Found in schools close to the bottom in deep coastal waters of the continental shelf, estuaries and around major islands. They feed on benthic.. more

Razor Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Galapagos Surgeonfish, Lancetfish, Razor Sawtail, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Yellowtail Doctorfish, Yellowtail Surgeonfish, Yellow-tailed Sawfish, Yellow-tailed Surgeonfish. Found in large schools grazing on algae.. more

Razorfish - Pipefishes-Seahorses---Snipefishes-Shrimpfishes

Also known as Coral Razorfish, Coral Shrimpfish, Jointed Razorfish, Longspined Razorfish, Striped Shrimpfish. Found in schools sometimes among the spines of Diadema Sea Urchins or in the arms.. more

Reaper Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

Also known as Common New South Wales Cuttlefish, Red Cuttlefish. Found in kelp beds and over rock, sand and seagrass beds over drop-offs and around harbours of coral.. more

Red Berry Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Finger Sponge, Marine Sponge, Siliceous Sponge. Found on walls with good current flow. Thick and lobe encrusted. They feed on plankton. Varies in colour from shades of.. more

Red Claw Cuapetes Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Invisible Shrimp, Ghost Shrimp, Glass Shrimp, Long-arm Shrimp, Red-scissor Commensal Shrimp, Thin-arm Shrimp, Thin-armed Shrimp, Transparent Commensal Shrimp. Found in colonies.. more

Red Clingfish - Clingfishes-Singleslits

Also known as Ruby Clingfish. Found in and around holes of ledges, rocky outcrops, attached to sea fans, sea rods and also close or under the Echinometra Sea.. more

Red Cornetfish - Cornetfishes

Also known as Deepsea Flutemouth, Flutefish, Flutemouth, Pipefish, Rough Flutefish, Rough Flutemouth, Serrate Cornetfish, Serrate Flutemouth, Tobacco Pipefish, Tobbaco Trumpetfish, Trumpetfish, Unarmed Trumpetfish. Found singly or in small.. more

Red Discus - Cichlids

Also known as Amazonian Discus, Blue Diamond Discus, Blue Discus, Common Discus, Discus, Heckel Discus, King-of-the-Aquarium, Pompadour Fish, Red Leopard Discus. Found in small schools around the margins.. more

Red Drum - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Bull Red, Channel Bass, Puppy Drum, Rat Red, Red, Red Bass, Redfish, Spot-tail, Spot-tail Bass, Spotted Bass, Tropical Bass, Tropical Sea Bass. Found singly in.. more

Red Emperor Snapper (Juvenile) - Snappers

Also known as Emperor Bream, Emperor Red Snapper, Emperor's Red Snapper, Emperor Snapper, Government Bream, King Snapper, Queen Snapper, Red Emperor, Red Kelp, Red Snapper, Redfish, Seba's.. more

Red Fan Worm - Calcerous Tube Worms

Also known as Coco Worm, Fan Worm, Hard Tube Coco Worm, Hard Tube Feather Duster, Hard Tubeworm, Protula Tubeworm, Feather Duster, Feather Duster Worm, Feather Tube Worm,.. more

Red Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Orange Goatfish, Pfluger's Goatfish, Red Weke, Rosy Goatfish. Found in schools foraging for food over sand and limestone bottoms of reefs. They feed on crustaceans, small.. more

Red Gorgonian - Black Corals

Also known as Black Coral Sea Whip, Black Wire Coral, Octocoral, Red Sea Whip, Whip Coral, Wire Coral, Whip Gorgonian. Found in dense colonies usually in exposed areas.. more

Red Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Brown Grouper, Cod, Deer Grouper, Hamlet, Hind, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly resting on mud and rocky bottoms of the ocean. They feed on small fish.. more

Red Gurnard - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Searobins

Also known as Bluefin Gurnard, Flying Fish, Grunt Fish. Found singly resting or walking over sandy and shell seabeds of estuaries and over the continental shelves. They feed on.. more

Red Gurnard Perch - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Rockfishes-Rockcods-Thornyheads

Also known as Coral Cod, Coral Perch, Jock Stewart, Maori Chief, Ocean Perch, Red Gurnard Scorpionfish, Red Ocean Perch, Red Perch, Red Rock Perch, Reef Ocean Perch,.. more

Red Hermit Crab - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Shell-breaking Reef Hermit Crab, Spotted Hermit Crab, Whitespot Hermit, White-spotted Hermit, White-spotted Hermit Crab, White Point Hermit Crab. Found both day and night over rubble,.. more

Red Hind - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Deady, Hind, Lucky Grouper, Red Hind Grouper, Rockcod, Speckled Hind, Trout. Found singly or in small harems close to the bottom or resting on.. more

Red Indianfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Australian Prowfish

Also known as Indianfish, Red Foreheadfish. Found singly or in pairs often hiding and blending in and around coral outcrops and amongst sponges in deeper waters of coastal.. more

Red Platydoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch. Found amongst rubble and sand over coral and rocky reefs. They feed nocturnally on sponges. Length - 3cm Depth - ?m Widespread West Pacific Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchs.. more

Red Porgy - Porgies

Also known as Common Seabream, Couch's Seabream, Seabream. Found over rock, rubble, sand and seagrass bottoms from shallow too much greater depths of the continental shelf. They feed on.. more

Red Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

Also known as Irian Red Rainbowfish, New Guinea Red Irian Rainbowfish, New Guinea Red Rainbowfish, Ramuensis, Red Rainbow, Salmon-red Rainbowfish. Found in schools in fresh water lakes, rivers.. more

Red Reef Hermit - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Left-handed Hermit Crab, Redleg Hermit Crab, Red-legged Hermit, Red Reef Hermit Crab, Scarlet Hermit Crab, Scarlet Leg Hermit, Scarlet Leg Hermit Crab, Scarlet Reef.. more

Red Rock Crab - Crabs---Marsh Crabs

Also known as Mangrove Crab, Red Mangrove Crab, Red-clawed Mangrove Crab, Rock Crab, Spider Crab. Found over mud and sand areas of high shore mangrove floors. They feed on.. more

Red Sea Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Bannerfish, Coachman, Coralfish, Pennantfish, Red Sea Coachman, Red Sea Pennant Coralfish. Found singly, pairs or schools often hovering under coral heads or around coral formations.. more

Red Sea Dascyllus - Damselfishes

Also known as Arabian Damselfish, Black-bordered Damselfish, Border Damselfish, Half Moon Damselfish, Humbug, Marginate Damselfish, Marginate Dascyllus, Marginated Damselfish, Margined Dascyllus. Found in schools amongst the branches of.. more

Red Sea Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Lyretail Damselfish, Puller, Red Sea Damselfish, Yellowtail Damselfish, Yellow-tailed Demoiselle. Found singly, pairs or small schools over coral reefs. They feed on algae, fish eggs and.. more

Red Sea Dwarf Sweeper - Sweepers

Also known as Bullseye, Glass Sweeper, Glassfish, Glassy Sweeper, Pigmy Sweeper, Sharm Sweeper, Slender Sweeper. Found in dense schools often sharing the space with other fish and moray.. more

Red Sea Flasher Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Eightline Fairy Wrasse, Eightline Flasher Wrasse, Flasher Wrasse, Red Sea Eightline Flasher. Found in harems over seaward reefs rich in coral growth. They feed on zooplankton. Extremely.. more

Red Sea Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Suez Fusilier. Found in large schools feeding midwater over coastal coral reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Varies in colour from blue to red with night and day. Length.. more

Red Sea Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Dash-and-Dot Goatfish, Forsskali Goatfish, Forsskal's Goatfish, Goldstriped Goatfish. Found in small schools foraging for food over sandy bottoms of coral reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length.. more

Red Sea Longnose Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Beaked Leatherjacket, Beaked Leatherjacket Filefish, Coral Filefish, Harlequin Filefish, Leatherjacket, Long-nosed Filefish, Orangespot Filefish, Orange-spotted Filefish. Found in pairs or small schools in the.. more

Red Sea Mimic Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Mimic Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly amongst branching corals and in crevices and rocks or out swimming looking for their next.. more

Red Sea Needlefish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Alligator Gar, Crocodile Longtom, Full Beak, Gar, Garfish, Giant Longtom, Hound Needlefish, Houndfish, Longtom, Ocean Piper, Red Sea Houndfish, Ruppell's Alligator Gar, Seagars. Found singly.. more

Red Sea Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Greenband Parrotfish. Found singly foraging for food over small corals, rocks and silty sand areas of inshore reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on filamentous.. more

Red Sea Raccoon Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Diagonal Butterflyfish, Diagonal-lined Butterflyfish, Raccoon Butterflyfish, Raccoon Fasciatus Butterflyfish, Red Sea Butterflyfish, Striped Butterflyfish. Found singly or in pairs over reef flats rich in.. more

Red Sea Soapfish - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Soapfish, Yellowfin Soapfish, Yellowface Soapfish. Found singly or in pairs hiding during the day in crevices coming out to hunt at night, often hiding alongside.. more

Red Sea Steephead Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blunthead Parrotfish, Gibbus Parrotfish, Heavybeak Parrotfish, Red Sea Parrotfish, Steephead Parrotfish. Found in schools foraging for food over outer reefs rich in algae growth. They feed.. more

Red Sidegill Sea Slug - Sea Slugs---Sidegill Slugs

Also known as Cuban Dancer, Grand Pleurobranch, Grand Pleurobranchus, Grand Sidegill Sea Slug, Grand Sidegill Slug, Nudibranch, Nudibranchs Sea Slug, Pleurobranch Sea Slug, Side-gilled Sea Slug, Tiled.. more

Red Snapper - Snappers

Also known as Red Bass, Red Sea Bass, Redreef Snapper, Twinspot Red Snapper, Twinspot Snapper, Twospot Banded Snapper, Twospot Red Snapper, Twospot Snapper, Two-spotted Red Snapper. Found singly.. more

Red Snapper (Juvenile) - Snappers

Also known as Red Bass, Red Sea Bass, Redreef Snapper, Twinspot Red Snapper, Twinspot Snapper, Twospot Banded Snapper, Twospot Red Snapper, Twospot Snapper, Two-spotted Red Snapper. Found singly.. more

Red Spot Cleaner Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimp, Caridean Shrimp, Cleaner Shrimp, Red Spot Anemone Shrimp, Rock Shrimp. Found regularly in colonies at cleaning stations waiting for customers over coral and.. more

Red Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Bluespot Sea Urchin, Blue-spotted Sea Urchin, Blue-spotted Urchin, Iridescent Sea Urchin, False Fire Urchin, Fire Urchin, Hatpin Urchin, Longspine Urchin, Long-spined Sea Urchin, Radiant.. more

Red Warty Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Hexacoral, Warty Anemone, Warty Sea Anemone. Found singly in shallow sandy areas attached to rock and rubble. Closed or partially open during the day opening.. more

Red Zebra - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Cherry Zebra, Esther Grant's Zebra, Malawi Cichlid, Orange Zebra Mbuna, Red Zebra Chiclid, Red Zebra Mbuna, Super Red Zebra. Found in harems over.. more

Red-anal Triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Threefin Blenny, Threefin, Triplefin. Found perched on coral, boulders and rocks amongst colourful algae over shallow reefs. They feed on zooplankton Length - 3.2cm Depth - 0-3m Western Pacific.. more

Red-and-Black Anemonefish - Damselfishes

Also known as Anemonefish, Black Anemonefish, Blackback Anemonefish, Black-backed Anemonefish, Black Clownfish, Chocolate Clown, Cinnamon Clownfish, Clown Anemonefish, Clownfish, Dusky Anemonefish, Fire Clownfish. Found in pairs or family.. more

Red-and-Yellow Clathria - Sea Fans

Also known as Gorgonian Sea Fan, Red-and-Yellow Sea Fan, Yellow-and-White Clathria Yellow-and-White Sea Fan. Found in crevices, over drop offs on edges of overhangs, slopes and terraces. They feed.. more

Red-bellied Piranha - Characins

Also known as Piranha, Red Piranha, Redbelly Piranha, Red-breasted Piranha, Red Piranha, San Francisco Piranha. Found in schools over creeks and inter-connected ponds. They feed on fish, insects and.. more

Red-black Triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Blackface Blenny, Black-faced Blenny, Mediterranean Triplefin, Threefin, Threefin Blenny, Triplefin. Found over very shallow rocky shores of coastal reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 8cm Depth.. more

Red-breasted Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Banded Maori, Banded Maori Wrasse, Banded Splendour Wrasse, Floral wrasse, Maori Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Red-banded Wrasse, Redbreast Maori Wrasse, Redbreast Wrasse, Red-breasted Maori Wrasse, Scarlet-breasted.. more

Red-knobbed Sea Star - Sea Stars

Also known as African Red Knob Sea Star, African Red Knob Starfish, Horned Sea Star, Horned Starfish, Red Know Sea Star, Red Knob Starfish, Red-knobbed Starfish, Redspine.. more

Red-lined Jorunna - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch. Found over shallow waters amongst rubble and sand areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - 20cm Depth - 0-18m Widespread Indo-West.. more

Red-lipped Batfish - Anglerfishes---Batfishes

Also known as Deep-sea Batfish, Galápagos Batfish, Handfish, Redmouth Batfish, Rosy-lipped Batfish, Seabat, Walking Batfish. Found singly resting or partially buried on mud, rubble and sandy bottoms.. more

Red-mouthed Frog Snail - Sea Snails

Also known as Bursa Shell, Frog Shell, Frog Snail, Reddish Frog Shell, Ruddy Frog Shell. Found in caves, beneath dead corals and under rocks over coral and rocky.. more

Red-spotted Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Gold-spotted Rockskipper, Orange-spotted Blenny, Redspot Flymo Blenny, Red-spotted Rockskipper, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskippper. Found singly or in small schools, usually seen.. more

Red-Spotted Guard Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Commensal Crab, Coral Crab, Guard Crab, Red-spotted Coral Crab, Swimmer Crab, Tiger Coral Crab, True Crab. Found singly or in pairs living between.. more

Red-spotted Hawkfish - Hawkfishes

Also known as Grannyfish, Spotted Hawk. Found singly perched on rocks close to caves, crevices and rubble areas over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on copepods, crustaceans and.. more

Red-spotted Siphonophore - Jellyfish

Also known as Medusa Jelly, Sea Jelly, Siphonophore, Zooid. Found floating in open waters with tentacles extended to ensnare prey. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 2cm each - many.. more

Red-striped Eartheater - Cichlids

Also known as Eartheater, Freshwater Eartheater, Mother-of-Pearl Eartheater, Opalescent Eartheater. Found singly, pairs or schools over mud and sand bottomed canals also has been introduced to inland reservoirs.. more

Red-striped Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Candycane Shrimpgoby, Candystripe Pistol Shrimpgoby, Gudgeon, Orange-striped Shrimpgoby, Prawn Goby, Red-striped Goby, Shrimp Goby, Whiteray Shrimpgoby, White-rayed Shrimpgoby, Yasha, Yasha Haze Goby, Yasha Whiteray.. more

Red-throated Ascidian - Ascidians

Also known as Bulbous Tunicate, Colonial Ascidian, Compound Ascidian, Giant Ascidian, Globular Sea Squirt, Herdman's Sea Squirt, Sea Squirt, Solitary Sea Squirt, Tunicate. Found singly often sometimes covered.. more

Redband Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Black Parrotfish, Rainbow Parrotfish, Red-banded Parrotfish. Found singly or in small schools either resting on the bottom or foraging for food over soft bottoms and.. more

Redband Parrotfish (juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Black Parrotfish, Rainbow Parrotfish, Red-banded Parrotfish. Found singly or in small schools either resting on the bottom or foraging for food over soft bottoms and.. more

Redbar Anthias - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Anthias, Deepsea Fairy Basslet, Lilac-tip Basslet, Lilac-tipped Seaperch, Redband Basslet, Red-barred Anthias, Red-belted Anthias, Red-girdled Anthias, Rubrizonatus Tri-color, Sea Perch, Tri-color Anthias, Window Anthias. Found.. more

Redbreast Sunfish - Sunfishes

Also known as Redbelly, Redbreast, Redbreast Bream, River Bream, Robin, Sun Perch, Yellowbelly Sunfish. Found in rock and sand pools and over vegetated margins of creeks, lakes.. more

Redbreast Tilapia - Cichlids

Also known as Blue Talapia, Congo Perch, Congo Tilapia, Northern Redbreast Bream, Red-breasted Bream, Red-breasted Tilapia, Rendall's Tilapia. Found in schools in quiet backwaters of well vegetated flood.. more

Redcoat Squirrelfish - Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Red Soldier, Red Soldierfish, Red Squirrelfish, Red Squirrelfish Redcoat, Redcoat, Redcoat Grouper, Red-striped Squirrelfish, Russet Squirrelfish, Scarlet-tailed Squirrelfish. Found singly or in schools sheltering during.. more

Redear Herring - Herrings---Herrings-Shads-Sardines-Menhadens

Also known as False Herring, False Pilchard, Loose-scaled Sardine, Pilchard, Pincer, Redear Pilchard, Redear Sardine, Sardine, Sprat, Whitebill, Yellowbill, Yellowbill Sprat. Found in medium to large schools in.. more

Redear Sunfish - Sunfishes

Also known as Cherry Gill, Georgia Bream, Redear, Rouge Ear, Rouge Ear Sunfish, Shellcracker, Snaileater, Stumpknocker, Sun Perch, Sunny. Found over mud and sand bottoms in warm.. more

Redeye Hovering Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Hovering Goby, Pinkeye Goby, Purple-eye Goby, Purple-eyed Dwarf Goby, Purple-eyed Goby, Redeye Goby, Red-eyed Goby, Reef Goby. Found in small schools hovering in the.. more

Redeye Sponge Crab - Crabs---Sponge Crabs

Also known as True Crab. Found with a sponge cap on their heads that they have cut and shaped to fit, usually stationary during the day under their.. more

Redfin Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Lineated Butterflyfish Melon Butterflyfish, Oval Butterflyfish, Pacific Pin-striped Butterflyfish, Pinstripe Butterflyfish, Pin-striped Butterflyfish, Rainbow Butterflyfish, Red-striped Butterflyfish, Striped Butterflyfish. Found in pairs over lagoons.. more

Redflank Bloodfin - Characins

Also known as Green Fire Tetra, Green Flame Tetra, Rathbun's Bloodfin, Rathbuns Bloodfin Tetra, Tetra. Found in schools over clear, slow moving waters in shaded areas of rivers,.. more

Redhead Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Firehead Cichlid, Flowerhorn Cichlid, Pastel Cichlid, Quetzel Cichlid. Found in brackish waters of lakes and lower river valleys. They feed on benthic algae, crustaceans, debris and.. more

Redline Flabellina - Sea Slugs

Also known as Aeolid Nudibranch, Flabellina Nudibranch, Flabellina Sea Slug, Jelly-bodied Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Red-lined Flabellina, Sonic-the-Hedgehog Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of.. more

Redlip Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Red-lipped Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Two-coloured Blenny. Found singly resting on coral bommies in shallow clear waters over inshore and offshore reefs... more

Redlip Blenny (Juvenile) - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Red-lipped Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Two-coloured Blenny. Found singly resting on coral bommies in shallow clear waters over inshore and offshore reefs... more

Redlip Morwong - Morwongs

Also known as Zebra Morwong. Found singly or in pairs over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 22cm Depth - ?m Pacific Ocean - Easter Island, Japan,.. more

Redlip Morwong - Morwongs

Also known as Red-lipped Morwong, Rubylip Morwong. Found singly, pairs or in small schools over inshore coral and rocky reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 40cm Depth - 2-30m Eastern.. more

Redlip Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Bicolor Parrotfish, Blackvein Parrotfish, Black-veined Parrotfish, Black-veined Red Parrotfish, Ember Parrotfish, Half-and-Half Parrotfish, Red-lipped Parrotfish. Found singly, pairs or large schools foraging for food.. more

Redlip Parrotfish (Juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Bicolor Parrotfish, Blackvein Parrotfish, Black-veined Parrotfish, Black-veined Red Parrotfish, Ember Parrotfish, Half-and-Half Parrotfish, Red-lipped Parrotfish. Found singly, pairs or large schools foraging for food.. more

Redmarbled Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Diamond Lizardfish, Red Lizardfish. Found singly or in pairs half buried or resting on rubble and sandy areas of deep slopes over coastal and.. more

Redmouth Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Red-flushed Cod, Red-flushed Grouper, Red-flushed Rockcod, Redmouth Rockcod, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly close to caves and holes in the reef over silty lagoons.. more

Redshoulder Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Banda Wrasse, Blue-lined Wrasse, Orange-axil Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Redspot Rainbowfish, Redspot Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over mixed coral, rubble and sandy.. more

Redshoulder Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Banda Wrasse, Blue-lined Wrasse, Orange-axil Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Redspot Rainbowfish, Redspot Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over mixed coral, rubble and sandy.. more

Redspot Sponge Crab - Crabs---Sponge Crabs

Also known as Redspot Crab, Sponge Crab, True Crab. Found sheltering in the tops of sea anemones sponges and tunicates over shallow water reefs. They feed on dead animals.. more

Redspot Wrasse (juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Japanese Wrasse, Pink Wrasse, Rainbow Wrasse, Yamashiro's Rainbowfish, Yamashiroi's Rainbow Wrasse, Sand Wrasse. Found in schools around channels, upper edges of coral reefs and open.. more

Redtail Catfish - Catfishes---Long-whiskered Catfishes

Also known as Redtailed Catfish. Found on the bottoms of freshwater lakes, rivers and streams of the Amazon and Orinoco River Basins. They feed on crabs, fish and fruits. Length.. more

Redtail Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Blisterside, Blue Black-finned Chub, Blue Parrotfish, Kwab, Pink Kwab, Pink Parrot, Pink Parrotfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food or resting on the.. more

Redtail Sharkminnow - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Bicolor Shark, Black Shark, Firetail Shark, Labeo Bicolor, Red Firetail Shark Catfish, Redtail Black Loach, Redtail Black Shark, Redtail Shark, Red-tailed Black Shark, Red-tailed.. more

Redtooth Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blue Triggerfish, Niger Trigger, Niger Triggerfish, Odonus Niger Trigger, Redfang Triggerfish, Red-toothed Filefish, Red-toothed Triggerfish. Found in large schools in open waters and current-swept seaward.. more

Redtooth Triggerfish (Juvenile) - Triggerfishes

Also known as Blue Triggerfish, Niger Trigger, Niger Triggerfish, Odonus Niger Trigger, Redfang Triggerfish, Red-toothed Filefish, Red-toothed Triggerfish. Found in large schools in open waters and current-swept seaward.. more

Reef Croaker - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Brown Large-eyed Croaker, Catfish. Found singly or in schools hiding during the day in caves and crevices amongst corals and rocks, out at night foraging.. more

Reef Lizardfish - Grinners---Lizardfishes

Also known as Engleman's Lizardfish, Fowler's Lizardfish, Hoult's Lizardfish, Pointhead Lizardfish, Red Lizardfish, Redband Lizardfish, Sand Diver, Scalycheek Lizardfish, Short-nosed Lizardfish, Twospot Lizardfish, Variegated Lizardfish. Found singly or.. more

Reef Needlefish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Driller's Longtom, Garfish, Large-scale Longtom, Reef Longtom, Squaretail Alligator Gar. Found singly or in small schools on the surface of the sea over rubble and.. more

Reef Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Caribbean Reef Scorpionfish, Caribbean Scorpionfish. Found singly or in pairs well camouflaged close to ceilings in caves and under ledges over coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Reef Silverside - Silversides

Also known as Baitfish, Bullhead Fry, Greyback, Pilchard, Rush Fry, Slender Silverside. Found in large schools over shallow waters of coral reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 10cm Depth -.. more

Reef Stonefish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Stonefishes

Also known as Common Stonefish, Dornorn, Fish Stone, Goblinfish, Poison Scorpionfish, Reef Stone. Found singly or in family groups blending in with the substrate under rocks or on.. more

Regal Angelfish - Angelfishes

Also known as Blue-banded Angelfish, Empress Angelfish, Regal Angel, Royal Angel, Royal Angelfish, Royal Empress Angel, Royal Empress Angelfish. Found singly, pairs or in schools over lagoons and.. more

Regal Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Crescent Damsel, Filamentous-tail Black Damsel, Lyretail Damselfish, Puller, Regal Damsel, Scissortail Chromis, Violet Damselfish, Violet Demoiselle, Yellow-tailed Damselfish. Found in schools over both sheltered and.. more

Reid's Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Grey Damsel, Grey Damselfish, Reid's Damselfish. Found singly amongst coral bases and large pieces of rubble over deep lagoons and steep outer reef slopes. They feed.. more

Reliable Chromodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch, Reliable Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - 4cm Depth - ?m Widespread.. more

Remora - Remoras

Also known as Brown Remora, Brown Sucker, Common Remora, Common Sucker, Shark Pilot, Shark Sucker, Shark Suckerfish, Short Sucker, Spearfish Remora, Stout Suckerfish, Suckerfish, Stout Suckingfish, Swordfish.. more

Reptilian Snake Eel - Eels-Morays---Snake Eels

Also known as Crocodile Snake Eel, Hawaiian Crocodile Eel, Henshaw's Snake Eel. Found singly buried in mud, rubble or sand with just the head showing close to coral.. more

Reticulate Loach - Carps---Loaches

Also known as Painted Loach, Pakistani Loach, Tiger Loach, Y-loach, Yoyo Loach. Found close to caves and holes for protection over gravel and rocky bottoms of creek beds. They.. more

Reticulate Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Reticulated Moray. Found singly in amongst coral, rocks and rubble areas of muddy rock reefs. They feed nocturnally on cephalopods, fish, shrimps. Can "take a fancy to.. more

Reticulated Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Black Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Mailed Butterflyfish, Mailed Coralfish, Reticulate Butterflyfish, Reticulated Butterfly. Found singly, pairs or small schools over clearwater exposed shallow lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

Reticulated Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmerfish, Paletail Damsel, Yellowtail Damsel. Found singly or in loose schools over reef slopes with strong wave action around inshore and off-shore reefs. They feed on.. more

Reticulated Dascyllus - Damselfishes

Also known as Blue-spotted Dascyllus, Grey Humbug, Headband Humbug, Humbug, Marginate Damselfish, Marmite, Puller, Reticulate Dascyllus, Reticulated Damsel, Reticulated Damselfish, Reticulated Humbug, Reticulated Puller, Twostripe Damsel, Twostripe.. more

Reticulated Leatherjacket - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjacket. Found singly or in pairs over vegetated rock and rubble bottoms of coastal reefs. They feed on small invertebrates. Length - 25cm Depth - 20-50m Widespread Mediterranean, Western.. more

Reticulated Leatherjacket (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjacket. Found singly or in pairs over vegetated rock and rubble bottoms of coastal reefs. They feed on small invertebrates. Length - 25cm Depth - 20-50m Widespread Mediterranean, Western.. more

Reticulated Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Anguille Moray, Little Moray, Reticulated Moray Eel, Richardson's Dwarf Moray, Richardson's Moray, Spotted-lip Moray, Y-lined Moray. Found singly hiding in crevices and holes or under.. more

Reticulated Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also know as Pufferfish, Reticulated Blowfish, Reticulated Pufferfish, Reticulated Toadfish, Scribble Puffer, Stars-and-Stripes Toadfish, Striped Puffer, Swelltoad. Found singly during the day laying in mud out foraging for.. more

Reticulated Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as Black-banded Grubfish, Black-banded Sandperch, Black-barred Sandperch, Grubfish, Sandsmelt, Weever, White-blotched Grubfish. Found singly or in small schools resting on soft bottoms of shallow rocky reefs.. more

Reticulated Sea Biscuit - Sea Urchins

Also know as Biscuit Urchin, Cake Urchin, Cushion Sea Star, Heart Urchin, Irregular Urchin, Sand Dollar, Sea Biscuit. Found singly or in vast numbers partially buried over sandy.. more

Revillagigedo Sea Chub - Sea Chubs

Also known as Drummer, Rudderfish. Found singly or in schools close to shorelines over shallow coral and rocky reefs. They feed on algae. Length - 40cm Depth - 0-20m Eastern Central.. more

Rhino Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjacket, Rhinoceros Filefish, Rhino Leatherjacket, Rhinoceros Leatherjacket. Found singly, pairs or in small schools over silty sand slopes amongst rubble and seagrass beds of sheltered.. more

Rhinohorn Goby - Gobies

Also known as Bandit Goby, Bull Goby, Dualspot Goby, Girdled Goby, Gudgeon, Skunk Goby. Found singly in very shallow waters of coastal estuaries, lakes, mangroves and freshwater streams. They.. more

Ribbon Eel - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Black Leaf-nosed Moray Eel, Black Ribbon Eel, Blue Eel Ribbon Moray, Blue Ribbon Eel, Ribbon Moray, Yellow Ribbon Eel. Found singly or in pairs hidden.. more

Ribbon Sweetlips - Grunts

Also known as Painted Sweetlip, Ribbon Sweetlip Bream, Ribboned Sweetlips, Sweetlips, Yellowribbon Sweetlips. Found singly or in small schools during the day close to caves and ledges, dispersing.. more

Ribbon Sweetlips (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Painted Sweetlip, Ribbon Sweetlip Bream, Ribboned Sweetlips, Sweetlips, Yellowribbon Sweetlips. Found singly or in small schools during the day close to caves and ledges, dispersing.. more

Ridged Gymnodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Yellow Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs on rubble and sand areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on other nudi's and.. more

Ridged Leather Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Devils Hand Coral, Devils Hand Leather Coral, Leather Coral, Leather Ridge Coral. Found over rubble areas of coral and rocky.. more

Ridged Leather Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Cabbage Leather Coral, Devils Hand Coral, Devils Hand Leather Coral, Dimorphic Soft Coral, Finger Leather Coral, Flower Coral, Flower Leather Coral, Leather Coral, Leather.. more

Rifle Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Broad-banded Cardinalfish, Rifle Cardinal. Found singly or in small schools sheltering during the day dispersing at night to feed in shallow waters of lagoons, coastal.. more

Rigid Shrimpfish - Snipefishes-Shrimpfishes

Also known as Coral Shrimpfish, Grooved Razorfish, Grooved Shrimpfish, Guttersnipe Fish, Razorfish, Serrated Razorfish. Found in large schools in the spines of sea urchins or arms of black.. more

Ring Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Finescale Wrasse, Narrow-banded Rainbowfish, Ringed Slender Wrasse, Ringed Wrasse, Sand Wrasse. Found singly over rocky substrates along reef slopes of off shore coral reefs. They feed.. more

Ring-tailed Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Elliot's Cardinalfish, Golden Cardinalfish, Ringtail Cardinal, Ringtail Cardinalfish. Found in schools during the day hiding in holes of coral and rock or under ledges.. more

Ringed Basket Star - Basket Stars

Also known as - No other name Found during the day coiled around gorgonians, sponges or in dark recesses of the reef. At night they spread their arms to.. more

Ringed Olive - Sea Snails

Also known as Amethyst Olive, Amethyst Olive Snail, Olive, Olive Shell, Pacific Common Olive, Ringed Olive Shell, Ringed Olive Snail. Found in shallow sub-tidal waters often in sand.. more

Ringed Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Banded Pipefish, Flagtail Pipefish, Red-banded Pipefish, Yellow-banded Pipefish. Found singly, pairs or in small groups in caves, crevices, under ledges of lagoons, outer reef slopes.. more

Ringed Sap-sucking Slug - Sea Slugs---Sapsucking Slugs

Also known as Ocellated Plankobrunchus, Sacoglossan, Sap Sucker, Solar-powered Sea Slug, Sap Sucker. Found singly or in large groups during the day amongst shallow patches of rubble and.. more

Ringed Toadfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Pufferfish, Ringed Pufferfish, Ringed Toado. Found singly over sandy bottoms of bays, estuaries and rocky reefs. They feed on benthic invertebrates. Length - 25cm Depth - 1-140m Widespread Eastern.. more

Ringneck Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Blennie Pilicorne, Coral Blenny, Fringe Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Variable Blenny. Found singly over rocky areas and steep walls of surf surge zones over.. more

Ringtail Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Tailring Cardinalfish. Found singly, pairs or small schools sheltering during the day dispersing at night to feed high above the reef in silty lagoons and.. more

Ringtail Maori Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Maori Wrasse, Oneband Wrasse, One-banded Wrasse, Ringtail Wrasse, Rose-colored Wrasse, Tailband Wrasse, Tailband Maori Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasse, Whiteband Maori Wrasse. Found singly hovering well above.. more

Ringtail Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Dark Surgeon, Dark Surgeonfish, Dark Tang, Elongated Surgeonfish, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Ringtail Surgeon, Ringtail Tang, Tailring Surgeon, Tailring Surgeonfish, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, Whitetail Lancet. Found in.. more

Ringtail surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Dark Surgeon, Dark Surgeonfish, Dark Tang, Elongated Surgeonfish, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Ringtail Surgeon, Ringtail Tang, Tailring Surgeon, Tailring Surgeonfish, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, Whitetail Lancet. Found in.. more

Rio Grande Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Rio Grande Perch, Texas, Texas Cichlid. Found in warm water pools of small to large rivers with lots of vegetation. They feed on crustaceans, insects, plant.. more

Rippled Klipfish - Clinids

Also known as Temperate Blenny. Found in tide pools with lots of weed cover for camouflage. They feed on small fish and invertebrates. Colour varies to match surroundings. Length - 13cm Depth.. more

Rippled Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Edentulate Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rippled Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskipper Blenny, Rockskipper, Rock-skipping Blenny, Smooth-lipped Blenny, Toothless Blenny. Found in schools in.. more

Ripsaw Catfish - Catfishes---Thorny Catfishes

Also known as Black Doradid, Black Dora, Black-shielded Catfish, Black-talking Catfish, Dolphin Catfish, Gladiator Catfish, Mother-of-Snails Catfish, Niger Catfish, Talking Catfish, Turushuki Catfish. Found in schools over muddy.. more

Risbecia Tryoni Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Risbecia Tryoni Nudi, Risbecia Tryoni Sea Slug, Tryoni Nudibranch, Tryon's Hypselodoris, Tryon's Risbecia. Found singly, pairs or groups over rubble and sand.. more

River Chub - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Hornyhead. Found in flowing pools and rocky runs of small to medium rivers. They feed on crustaceans, insects, molluscs and plants. Length - 13.5cm Depth - ?m Widespread North.. more

River Redhorse - Carps---Suckers

Also known as Redhorse Sucker, Redhorse. Found in rocky pools and swift runs of large creeks, lakes and small to large rivers. They feed on small molluscs. Length - 77cm Depth.. more

Rivulated Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also know as Little Spinefoot, Marbled Rabbitfish, Marbled Spinefoot, Rivulated Spinefoot, Spinefoot. Found in large to very schools over shallow protected reefs rich in algae growth. When sleeping.. more

Roach - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Caspian Roach, Common Roach, Siberian Roach. Found in lowland areas over nutrient rich lakes, rivers and their backwaters as well as brackish coastal lagoons... more

Robo's Chromodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Lifting-skirt Tooth-edged Chromodoris, Nudibranch, Tooth-edged Chromodoris. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length -.. more

Robust Feather Star - Feather Stars

Also known as Beautiful Feather Star, Bi-colour Feather Star, Burgundy Feather Star, Comasteroid Crinoid, Crinoid, Feather Star Criniod, Feather Starfish, Firework Feather Star, Red Feather Star, Red.. more

Robust Ghostpipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses---Ghostpipefishes

Also known as Blue-finned Ghostpipefish, False Pipefish, Roughsnout Ghostpipefish, Seagrass Ghostpipefish, Squaretail Ghostpipefish, Tubemouth Fish. Found singly, pairs or family groups floating with head down amongst algae and.. more

Robust Jawfish - Jawfishes

Also known as - No other name. Found singly with just the head showing in rock lined burrows over rubble and sand areas. They feed mainly on benthic.. more

Robust Silverside - Silversides

Also known as Baitfish, Broad-banded Hardyhead, Broad-banded Silverside, Capricorn Hardyhead, Greyback, Hardyhead, Hardyhead Silverside, Pitted Hardyhead, Red Sea Silverside, Robust Hardyhead, Sandsmelt, Slender Hardyhead, Whitebait, Wide-banded Hardyhead.. more

Robust Staghorn Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Branching Staghorn Coral, Green Robusta, Robusta Coral, Stony Hard Coral. Found in shallow water, exposed to strong wave action over coral and rocky.. more

Rock Beauty - Angelfishes

Also known as Corn Sugar, Rock Beauty Angel, Rock Beauty Angelfish, Yellow Nanny. Found in pairs around rock jetties and walls where they can retreat into holes for.. more

Rock Gunnel - Gunnels

Also known as Butterfish, Crinkly Dick, Nine Eyes, Salt Water Snake, Tansy, Tissy. Found over shallow waters of the seashore and in tide pools descending to deeper depths.. more

Rock Hind - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Butterfish, Cod, Deady, Grasby, Hind, Jack, Rock Grouper, Rock Hind, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly or in harems over hard bottoms, around jetties and oil rigs.. more

Rock Hind (Juvenile) - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Butterfish, Cod, Deady, Grasby, Hind, Jack, Rock Grouper, Rock Hind, Rockcod, Trout. Found singly or in harems over hard bottoms, around jetties and oil rigs.. more

Rock-boring Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Burrowing Urchin, Red Rock Urchin, Stone Urchin, Tropical Sea Urchin. Found in shallow waters burrowed into coral, limestone, under rock slabs and in seagrass beds.. more

Rock-boring Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Burrowing Urchin, Burrowing Sea Urchin, Hedgehog Sea Urchin, Mathaei Sea Urchin, Matha's Sea Urchin, Pale Rock-boring Urchin, Reef Boring Sea Hedgehog, Tropical Sea Urchin. Found.. more

Rockmover Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Bar-cheeked Wrasse, Carpet Wrasse, Dragon Wrasse, Masked Wrasse, Olive-scribbled Wrasse, Reindeer Wrasse, Rockmover, Sand Wrasse. Found in pairs in areas of mixed rubble and sand.. more

Rockmover Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Bar-cheeked Wrasse, Carpet Wrasse, Dragon Wrasse, Masked Wrasse, Olive-scribbled Wrasse, Reindeer Wrasse, Rockmover, Sand Wrasse. Found in pairs in areas of mixed rubble and sand.. more

Rohan's Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Golden Scaled Indian Barb, Imperial Barb, Rohani Barb, Rohan's Filament Barb, Rohan's Tear Drop Barb, Rohan's Tear Spot Barb. Found in hill streams. They feed.. more

Rolland's Demoiselle - Damselfishes

Also known as Blackcap Damsel, Bluehead Damsel, Bluehead Demoiselle, Blue-headed Damsel, Rolland's Damsel. Found singly or in small schools amongst coral and rocks of protected harbours, lagoons, inner.. more

Rootmouth Jellyfish - Jellyfish

Also known as Cape Barrel Jellyfish, Dinner Plate Jellyfish, Root-mouthed Jellyfish, Sea Jelly. Found in the ocean often with small fish using the large size of this jellyfish.. more

Rose Cowrie - Sea Snails

Also known as Allied Cowrie, False Cowrie Soft Coral Cowrie. Found living with its host coral Dendronephthya over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on soft corals and gorgonians. Length.. more

Rose Danio - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Purple Passion Danio, Rosy Danio. Found in schools over cold running waters of small creeks, springs and waterfalls with plenty of forest cover. They feed on.. more

Rose Phyllidiella - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Rosans Nudibranch, Rosans Sea Slug, Rose Nudibranch, Rose Sea Slug, Rosy Phyllidia, Warty Sea Slug. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand.. more

Rose-fronded Murex - Sea Snails

Also known as Murex Shell, Pink fronded Chicoreus palmarosae, Rosebranch Murex, Rosebranch Murex Shell, Rosebranch Seashell. Found over coral and rocky areas of reefs. They feed on bivalves. Beautiful shape.. more

Rosewater Clam - Bivalves

Also known as Clam, Mollusc, Rosewater Giant Clam. Found over coral and rocky reefs and in lagoons. They feed on plankton. Variable in colour. Length ?cm Depth ?m Widespread Indo-West Pacific Most Bivalves are.. more

Rosy Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Barb, Blushing Rosy Barb, Gold Neon Rosy Barb, Longfin Rosy Barb, Neon Rosy Barb, Red Barb, Red Glass Rosy Barb. Found in schools over lakes.. more

Rosy Blenny - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Rose Blenny, Scaly Blenny. Found singly resting on Pectoral and Dorsal Fins blending in with the background over algae beds, mangroves, reef tops, rubble, sand,.. more

Rosy Goatfish - Goatfishes

Also known as Blacksaddle Goatfish, Black-saddled Goatfish, Blackspot Goatfish, Black-spotted Goatfish, Red Goatfish, Redstriped Goatfish, Twospot Goatfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food over sandy bottoms.. more

Rosy Razorfish - Wrasses

Also known as Razorfish, Sand Wrasse, Straight-tail Razorfish, Straight-tailed Razorfish. Found singly or in loose schools hovering over open sand flats, ridges, slopes and seagrass beds especially manatee.. more

Rosy Razorfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Razorfish, Sand Wrasse, Straight-tail Razorfish, Straight-tailed Razorfish. Found singly or in loose schools hovering over open sand flats, ridges, slopes and seagrass beds especially manatee.. more

Rosy Spindle Cowry - Sea Snails

Also known as Allied Cowry, False Cowry, Gorgonian Spindle Cowry, Rosy Spindle Cowry. Found in the branches of its host coral Dendronephthya over coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Rough Box Crab - Crabs---Box Crabs

Also known as Cancer Gallus, Crusty Box Crab, Knobby Box Crab, Lumpy Box Crab, Poki Poki, Shame-faced Crab, Warty Box Crab, Yellow Box Crab. Found over silty mud,.. more

Rough Fileclam - Bivalves

Also known as File Shell, Flame Scallop, Oyster, Red Flame Scallop, Rough File Shell, Rough Lima, Saltwater Clam. Found resting in their nest made from small pieces of.. more

Rough Scallop Sponge - Sponges

Also known as Demosponge, Encrusting Sponge, Mushroom Sponge, Scallop Sponge, Siliceous Sponge, Soft Green Sponge. Found on the substrate as well as growing on free swimming scallop shells.. more

Roughhead Blenny - Blennies---Pike-Tube-Flagblennies

Also known as - Chaenopsid Blenny. Found with their head protruding from crevices of dead and live corals also abandoned clam shells and worm tubes (hence the name.. more

Roughridge Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Banded Pipefish, Banner's Pipefish, Ringed Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs over rock and sandy areas of coral reefs. They feed on tiny swimming invertebrates.. more

Roule's Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Reef Goby, Sand Goby. Found over rock and sandy areas in both shallow waters and extremely deep waters. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 8cm Depth -.. more

Round Goby - Gobies

Also known as Black-spotted Goby, Bullhead Fish, Caspian Round Goby, Ginger Goby. Found in shallow brackish fresh and marine waters over well vegetated rock and sandy bottoms of.. more

Round Scad - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Cigarfish, Cigar Minnow, Dotted Scad, Helena Scad, Mackerel Scad, Pollock, Robin, Round Robin, Round Scad Cigarfish, Scad, Scad Cigarfish, Summer Stonebass. Found in schools close.. more

Roundbelly Cowfish (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefishes---Boxfishes

Also known as Cowfish, Diaphanous Boxfish, Diaphanous Cowfish, Many-spined Cowfish, Spiny Boxfish, Spiny Cowfish,Thornback, Thornyback Cowfish, Translucent Boxfish, Transparent Boxfish. Found singly over mud-flats, rock and sandy bottoms.. more

Rounded Batfish - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also known as Circular Batfish, Circular Spadefish, Copper Batfish, Dusky Batfish, Narrow-banded Batfish, Orbic Batfish, Orbic Platax, Orbicular Batfish, Orbiculate Batfish, Round Batfish, Sicklefish. Found singly or in.. more

Rounded Batfish (Juvenile) - Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also known as Circular Batfish, Circular Spadefish, Copper Batfish, Dusky Batfish, Narrow-banded Batfish, Orbic Batfish, Orbic Platax, Orbicular Batfish, Orbiculate Batfish, Round Batfish, Sicklefish. Found singly or in.. more

Roundhead Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as Indian Ocean Steephead Parrotfish, Indian Parrotfish, Purple-headed Parrotfish, Steephead Parrotfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food over reef edges of lagoons and seaward.. more

Roundhead Parrotfish (juvenile) - Parrotfishes

Also known as Indian Ocean Steephead Parrotfish, Indian Parrotfish, Purple-headed Parrotfish, Steephead Parrotfish. Found singly or in schools foraging for food over reef edges of lagoons and seaward.. more

Roundspot Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bariene Surgeonfish, Bariene Tang, Blackspot Surgeonfish, Blackspot Tang, Doctorfish, Eyespot Surgeon, Eyespot Surgeonfish, Eyespot Tang, Lancetfish, Ocean Surgeon, Pencilled Surgeonfish, Roundspot Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail.. more

Roundspot Surgeonfish (juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bariene Surgeonfish, Bariene Tang, Blackspot Surgeonfish, Blackspot Tang, Doctorfish, Eyespot Surgeon, Eyespot Surgeonfish, Eyespot Tang, Lancetfish, Ocean Surgeon, Pencilled Surgeonfish, Roundspot Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail.. more

Roving Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Indian Coral Grouper, Leopard Grouper, Red Sea Coral Grouper, Rockcod, Spotted Coral Grouper, Trout, Violet Coral Trout. Found singly over shallow lagoons and.. more

Royal Blue Hap - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Haplocromis Royal Blue, Malawi Cichlid, Royal Blue Haplochromis. Found over rock and sandy sediment-rich substrates of Lake Malawi. They feed on zooplankton. Length -.. more

Royal Dottyback - Dottybacks

Also known as Bicolor Cichlops, Bicolor Dottyback, Bicolor Pseudochromis, False Gramma, False Gramma Bicolor Dottyback, Royal Gramma Basslet, Royal Pseudochromidae, Two-colour Dottyback, Two-tone Dottyback. Found singly or in.. more

Royal Flagfin - Grinners---Aulopus

Also known as Flagfish, Mediterranean Flagfin, Royal Flagfish, Yellowfin Aulopus. Found in deeper waters over upper slopes of the continental shelf. They feed on cephalopods, benthic crustaceans and fish. Length.. more

Royal Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Amberfish, Amberfish Sea Cucumber, Black Teatfish, Blackfish, Brown Sandfish, Chief Sea Cucumber, Curryfish, Elephant Trunk Cucumber, Giant Sea Cucumber, Lollyfish, Tripang, White-teat Sea Cucumber. Found.. more

Rubbery Zoanthid - Zoanthids

Also known as Carpet Zoanthid, Encrusting Zoanthid, Fluorescent Corals-crust Anemone, Grey Colonial Zoanthid, Pillow Zoanthid, Rubber Coral, Rubber Zoanthid, Sea Mat Zoanthid, Tuberculose Button Polyp, Zoo's Rubber.. more

Ruby Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as - No other name Found singly or in small schools sheltering during the day, out foraging for food over shallow coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

Ruby Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Flame Scooter Blenny, Moyer's Scooter Dragonet, Ruby Red Dragonet, Scarlet Scooter Blenny. Found singly or in pairs in fairly deep waters resting on coral.. more

Ruby Seadragon - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Rubyred Seadragon, Sea Dragon. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails to corals over off-shore sandy reef habitats. They feed on zooplankton which they.. more

Rudderfish - Medusafishes

Also known as Black Ruff, Blackfish. Found singly or in small schools over deep oceanic waters. They feed on large pelagic crustaceans, small fish, plankton and squid. Juveniles found on.. more

Ruddy Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Banana Fusilier, Bananafish, Bleeker's Fusilier, Caesio Rose, Salmon, Yellowsnout Fusilier. Found singly or in schools over coral reefs often in midwater feeding. They feed on zooplankton. Varies.. more

Rudman's Phyllidiella - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Phyllidiillae Rudman, Rudman Nudibranch, Rudman Sea Slug, Rudmani Nudibranch, Rudmani Sea Slug, Warty Sea Slug. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand.. more

Ruffe - Perches

Also known as Eurasian Ruffe, Pope. Found over soft bottoms with deposits of gravel and sand in slow moving waters of canals, estuaries, brackish lakes and large.. more

Ruggie Land Hermit Crab - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Crying Land Hermit Crab, Land Hermit Crab, Rug Hermit Crab, Ruga Hermit Crab, Ruggie Hermit, Spot-handed Hermit Land Crab, Tawny Hermit Crab, Terrestrial Hermit.. more

Russell's Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Brain Coral, Larger Star Coral, Sinuous Coral. Found over rubble areas on coral and rocky reefs. Colour mottled brown with green oral discs. They feed on plankton. Length.. more

Russell's Lionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Clearfin Lionfish, Largetail Turkeyfish, Lionfish, Plaintail Firefish, Plaintail Lionfish, Plaintail Turkeyfish, Red Volitans Lionfish, Russell's Firefish, Soldier Lionfish, Spotless Butterflycod, Spotless Firefish, Turkeyfish, Zebrafish... more

Rust-spotted Guard Crab - Crabs---Coral Crabs

Also known as Commensal Crabs, Guard Crabs, Red-spotted Guard Crab, Trapezia Crab, True Crab. Found living between the finger-like branches of Acropora/Pocillopora corals over coral and rocky reefs. They.. more

Rusty Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Azorean Rockpool Blenny, Black Sea Blenny, Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny. Found singly or in schools in holes, between pebbles and margins of algae.. more

Rusty Jobfish - Snappers

Also known as Fork-tailed Snapper, Ironjaw Snapper, Iron-jawed Snapper, Jobfish, Red Smalltooth Job, Reddish Snapperfish, Rust Snapper, Rusty Smalltooth Jobfish, Rusty Small-toothed Jobfish, Silvermouth, Smalltooth Jobfish, Small-toothed.. more

Rusty Parrotfish - Parrotfishes

Also known as - no other name. Found in harems foraging for food over protected coral reef slopes rich in algae growth. They feed on benthic algae. Length - 40cm Depth.. more

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