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 Nudibranchs, Sapsucking Slugs, Sacoglossan Sea Slug, Rabbit Avrainvillea Slug and Shaun the Sheep Nudi. Found singly or in groups during the day on coral and.. more

Raccoon Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

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

Radial Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Flowercoral Filefish, Flowercoral Leatherjacket, Indo-Australian Filefish, Leatherjackets, 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 Corals, Dented Brain, Greater Brain Coral, Sinuous Cup Coral. Found over upper reef slopes of fringing reefs. Colonies are flat to dome shaped. Walls are.. more

Ragfish - Ragfish

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

Ragged Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as - no other name Found partially buried, in or on sand and mud bottoms of lagoons, bays and sheltered reefs. They feed on small fish and.. more

Ragged-tooth 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 well camouflaged close to sponges over algae bottoms, crevices and seagrass beds of bays, lagoons.. more

Rainbow Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as American Cichlid, Tilapia Cichlid. Found in pairs over shallow turbid waters, close to weedy margins with muddy bottoms of lakes and swamps. They feed on filaments.. more

Rainbow Krib - Cichlids

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

Rainbow Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Baldspot Monocle Bream, Baldspot Spinecheek, Barred-face Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Spinecheeks, Whiptails. Found singly or in small schools over rubble and bottoms close to.. 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 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, Rainbowfishes, Sand Reef Wrasses. Found in schools swimming high above coral reefs rich with invertebrate growth. They feed on invertebrates. Length - 13cm Depth - 4-25m Widespread.. 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, Basslets, Sea Perch, Randalli Anthias, Randall's Fairy Anthias, Randall's Fairy Basslet, Resplendent Basslet. Found in small schools close to or in caves,.. more

Randall's Dragonet - Dragonets

Also known as Filamentous Dragonet. Found singly or in pairs in shallow protected tidepools, lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on crustaceans and invertebrates. Length - 7cm Depth - 1-10m Widespread Western.. more

Randall's Shrimpgoby - Gobies

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

Randall's Threadfin Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Breams, Dwarf Monocle Bream, Monocle Breams, Spinycheeks. Found singly, pairs or in schools over sand and mud bottoms in both shallow and very deep.. more

Randall's triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Threefin Blennies, Threefins, Triplefins. 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 near the bottom in brackish waters close to reefs over river estuaries, around major islands and the continental shelf. They.. more

Razor Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

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

Razorfish - Pipefishes-Seahorses---Snipefishes-Shrimpfishes

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

Reaper Cuttlefish - Cuttlefishes

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

Red and Yellow Clathria - Sea Fans

Also known as Gorgonian Sea Fans, Red-and-Yellow Sea Fan. Found on edges of overhangs, in crevices on slopes, terraces and drop off's. They feed on plankton. Length - Spreading Depth -.. more

Red Berry Sponge - Sponges

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

Red Claw Cuapetes Shrimp - Shrimps

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

Red Clingfish - Clingfishes-Singleslits

Also known as Ruby Clingfish. Found in clear shallow waters in and around holes of ledges, rocky outcrops, attached to sea fans, sea rods and also close or.. 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.. more

Red Drum - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Channel Bass, Puppy Drum, Redfish, Reds, Spot-tail Bass, Spotted Bass, Tropical Bass. Found singly in surge zones over sand and mud bottoms of coastal reefs.. 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 Worms, Hard Tube Coco Worm, Hard Tube Feather Duster, Hard Tubeworm, Protula Tubeworm, Feather Dusters, Feather Duster Worms, Feather Tube Worms,.. 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 Junceella trilineata, Junceella vimen, Octocorals, Whip Coral, Wire Coral, Black Coral Sea Whip, Black Wire-coral and Whip Gorgonian. Found on sand and mud bottoms, walls.. more

Red Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Brown Grouper, Deer Grouper, Hamlet, Hinds, Rockcods, Cods, Trouts. Found singly resting on mud and rocky bottoms of coastal coral reefs. They feed on small.. more

Red Gurnard - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Searobins

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

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

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

Red Hermit Crab - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Hermit Crabs, 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.. more

Red Hind - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Deady, Hinds, Lucky Grouper, Red Hind Grouper, Rockcods, Speckled Hind, Trouts. Found singly or in small harems close to the bottom or resting on.. more

Red Indianfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Australian Prowfish

Also known as Scorpionfishes, Australian Prowfish, Indianfish and Red Foreheadfish. Found singly or in pairs in deeper waters of coastal to outer reefs, often hiding in coral.. more

Red Platydoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs and Dorid Nudibranchs. Found on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. Length - 3cm Depth - ?m Widespread West Pacific Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchs - Sea.. more

Red Rainbowfish - Rainbowfishes-Blue Eyes

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

Red Rock Crab - Crabs---Marsh Crabs

Also known as Mangrove Crabs, Spider Crabs, Marsh Crab, Red Mangrove Crab, Red-clawed Mangrove Crab and Rock Crab. Found over sand and mud areas of high shore mangrove.. more

Red Sea Bannerfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Bannerfishes, Coachman, Coralfishes, Pennantfishes, 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, Humbugs, 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, Pullers, 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 Flasher Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Eightline Fairy Wrasse, Eightline Flasher Wrasse, Flasher Wrasses, 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 midwater feeding 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, Goldstriped Goatfish. Found in small schools in shallow waters foraging for food over sand bottoms of coral reefs. They feed.. more

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

Also known as Beaked Leatherjacket, Beaked Leatherjacket Filefish, Coral Filefish, Harlequin Filefish, Leatherjackets, 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 Blennies, Mimic Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly over coastal and outer reef slopes amongst branching corals and crevices in rocks or out.. more

Red Sea Needlefish - Needle Fishes---Needlefishes

Also known as Hound Needlefish, Houndfish, Red Sea Houndfish, Longtoms, Crocodile Longtom, Giant Longtom, Seagars, Gar, Alligator Gar, Garfish, Full Beak and Ocean Piper. Found singly or in.. 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 Coralfishes, Diagonal Butterflyfish, Diagonal-lined Butterflyfish, Raccoon Butterflyfish, Raccoon Fasciatus Butterflyfish, Red Sea Butterflyfish, Striped Butterflyfish. Found singly, pairs or loose groups over lagoons, reef flats.. more

Red Sea Soapfish - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Soapfish, Yellowfin Soapfish and Yellowface Soapfish. Found singly or in pairs on steep coral rich slopes, hiding during the day in crevices coming out to.. 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 Slug, Grand Sidegill Sea Slug, Nudibranchs, Nudibranchs Sea Slug, Pleurobranch Sea Slug, Sidegill Slugs, Side-gilled Sea.. 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 Shrimps, Caridean Shrimp, Cleaner & Rock Shrimps, Red Spot Anemone Shrimp, Rock Shrimp. Found regularly at cleaning stations waiting for customers over coral and.. more

Red Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Bluespot Sea Urchin, Blue-spotted Urchin, Blue-spotted Sea 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 Hexacorals, Warty Anemone, Warty Sea Anemone. Found singly in shallow sandy areas attached to rock and rubble. Closed or partially open during the day opening completely.. more

Red Zebra - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Cherry Zebra, Esther Grant's Zebra, Malawi Cichlids, 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 Blennies, Threefins, Triplefins. Found perched on rocks and boulders amongst colourful algae over shallow reefs. Length - 3.2cm Depth - ?-3m Western Pacific - Timor-Leste These Blenny related.. 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-bellied Piranha - Characins

Also known as Redbelly Piranha, Red-breasted Piranha, Red Piranha. Found in freshwater rivers, streams, lakes and flooded areas of forest. They feed on fish, insects, invertebrates. Length - 30cm Depth -.. more

Red-black Triplefin - Blennies---Triplefin Blennies

Also known as Blackface Blenny, Black-faced Blenny, Mediterranean Triplefin, Threefin Blennies,Threefins, Triplefins. 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 Wrasses, 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 Starfish, Red-knobbed Starfish, African Red Knob Sea Star, African Red Knob Starfish, Red Spine Sea Star, Red Spine Starfish, Red Spine Star, Red.. more

Red-lined Jorunna - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs. 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 Batfishes, Galápagos Batfish, Handfishes, Redmouth Batfish, Rosy-lipped Batfish, Seabats, Walking Batfish. Found singly on mud, rubble and sandy bottoms resting on the sand.. more

Red-margined Glossodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Brown Margin Glossodoris, Caramel Nudibranch, Dorid Nudibranch, Girdled Nudibranch, Nudibranchs, Whitemargin Glossodoris, Whitemargin Sea Slug. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble.. more

Red-mouthed Frog Snail - Sea Snails

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

Red-spotted Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

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

Red-Spotted Guard Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, Commensal Crabs, Coral Crabs, Guard Crabs, Swimmer Crabs, True Crabs, Red-spotted Coral Crab and Tiger Coral Crab. Found on coral and rocky reefs,.. 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 Sea Jellies, Siphonophores. Found floating in open water with tentacles extended to ensnare prey. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 2cm - many Depth - 0-250m Widespread Atlantic.. more

Red-striped Eartheater - Cichlids

Also known as Eartheaters, Freshwater Eartheaters. Found singly, pairs or family groups over mud and sand bottomed canals also has been introduced to inland reservoirs and streams in.. more

Red-striped Shrimpgoby - Gobies

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

Red-throated Ascidian - Ascidians

Also known as Bulbous Tunicates, Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Giant Ascidian, Globular Sea Squirt, Herdman's Sea Squirt, Sea Squirts, Solitary Sea Squirt, Tunicates. Found singly often in shallow.. 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-band Basslet, Red-barred Anthias, Sea Perch, Red-belted Anthias, Red-girdled Anthias, Rubrizonatus Tricolor, Tri-color Anthias,.. 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 Redcoat, Redcoat Grouper, Red Soldier, Red Soldierfish, Red Squirrelfish, Red-striped Squirrelfish, Russet Squirrelfish, Scarlet-tailed Squirrelfish. Found singly or in schools during the day in areas.. more

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

Also known as False Herring, False Pilchard, Loose-scaled Sardine, Pilchard, Redear Sardine, Sardine, Sprat, Whitebill, Yellowbill, Yellowbill Sprat. Found in medium to large schools in shallow waters over.. 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 Gudgeons, Hovering Goby, Pinkeye Goby, Purple-eye Goby, Purple-eyed Dwarf Goby, Purple-eyed Goby, Redeye Goby, Red-eyed Goby, Reef Gobies. Found in small schools hovering in the.. more

Redeye Sponge Crab - Crabs---Sponge Crabs

Also known as True Crabs, Sponge Crabs. Found on coral and rocky reefs with a sponge cap on their heads that they have cut and shaped to fit... more

Redfin Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfishes, 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, Tetras. Found in schools over clear, slow moving waters in shaded areas of rivers,.. more

Redhead Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Cichlasoma Synspilum, Synspilum Cichlid, Flowerhorn Cichlids, Firehead Cichlid, Quetzel Cichlid and Pastel Cichlid. Found in brackish waters of lakes and lower river valleys. They feed.. more

Redline Flabellina - Sea Slugs

Also known as Aeolid Nudibranch, Flabellina Nudibranch, Flabellina Sea Slug, Nudibranchs, Jelly-bodied 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 Blennies, Reef Blennies, Red-lipped Blenny, Rock Blennies, Two-coloured Blenny. Found singly resting on coral bommies in shallow clear waters over inshore and offshore reefs.Very.. 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 in rubble and sandy areas of deep slopes over coastal and.. more

Redmouth Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Red-flushed Cod, Red-flushed Grouper, Red-flushed Rockcod, Redmouth Rockcod, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly close to caves and holes in the reef over silty.. more

Redshoulder Wrasse - Wrasses

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

Redshoulder Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

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

Redspot Sponge Crab - Crabs---Sponge Crabs

Also known as True Crabs, Sponge Crabs and Redspot Crab. Found in shallow and shelf waters often under sponges. Length - 3.5cm Depth - 35-112m Widespread Indo-Pacific Brachyura crabs are considered true.. more

Redspot Wrasse (juvenile) - Wrasses

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

Redtail Catfish - Catfishes---Long-whiskered Catfishes

Also known as Long-whiskered Catfishes, Redtailed Catfish. Found on the bottoms of freshwater lakes, rivers and streams of the Amazon and Orinoco River Basins. They feed on fish, crabs.. 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. Found singly or in schools over sand and mud bottoms of coastal waters and estuaries, hiding amongst crevices, holes and caves in.. 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 sand 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, Greybacks, Bullhead Fry, Rush Fry, Pilchard and Slender Silverside. Found in large schools over soft bottoms of coral reefs, mangroves and freshwater areas. They feed.. 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 with the algae, rubble and sand.. 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 Damselfishes, Pullers, 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 Nudibranchs, Reliable Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on hydroids, coral, sponges and anemones. Length.. more

Remora - Remoras

Also known as Suckerfish, Shark Sucker, Common Remora, Swordfish Sucker, Spearfish Remora and Whalesucker. Found from estuaries to the ocean. Often attached to large fish such as sharks, but.. 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.. more

Reticulate Loach - Carps---Loaches

Also known as Painted Loach, Pakistani Loach, Tiger Loach, Y-loach, Yoyo Loach. Found over gravel and rocky bottoms of creeks close to holes and caves for protection. They feed.. 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, Coralfishes, Mailed Butterflyfish, Mailed Coralfish, Reticulate Butterflyfish, Reticulated Butterfly. Found singly, pairs or small schools over clearwater exposed shallow lagoons and seaward reef.. 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 over inshore and offshore reefs. They feed on.. more

Reticulated Dascyllus - Damselfishes

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

Reticulated Leatherjacket - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjackets. Found singly or in pairs on rubble and rocky bottoms with a lot of vegetation of coastal reefs. Colour varies. They feed on invertebrates. Length - 25cm Depth.. more

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

Also known as Leatherjackets. Found singly or in pairs on rubble and rocky bottoms with a lot of vegetation of coastal reefs. Colour varies. They feed on invertebrates. Length - 25cm Depth.. more

Reticulated Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

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

Reticulated Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

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

Reticulated Sandperch - Sandperches

Also known as Black-banded Grubfish, Black-banded Sandperch, Black-barred Sandperch, Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Weevers, 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 Drummers, Rudderfishes. 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 Leatherjackets, 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 Gobies, Girdled Goby, Gudgeons, Skunk Goby. Found singly in very shallow waters of coastal estuaries, lakes, mangroves, and freshwater streams. Length.. 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 over.. more

Ribbon Sweetlips - Grunts

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

Ridged Gymnodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs, Dorid Nudibranchs and Yellow Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. They feed on other nudibranchs.. more

Ridged Leather Coral - Soft Corals

Also known as Devils Hand Corals, Devils Hand Leather Corals, Leather Corals, Leather Ridge Coral. Found on coral and rocky reefs on rubble.. 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 Corals, Leather.. more

Rifle Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Rifle Cardinal, Broad-banded Cardinalfish. Found singly or in small groups in shallow waters coastal reefs, lagoons and in tide pools usually sheltering during the.. 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 Wrasses. 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 in holes in coral and rock and under ledges during the day dispersing at.. more

Ringed Basket Star - Basket Stars

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

Ringed Olive - Sea Snails

Also known as Olives, Olive Shells, Amethyst Olive, Amethyst Olive Snail, Pacific Common Olive, Ringed Olive Shell and Ringed Olive Snail. Found in shallow subtidal waters often in.. 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 over caves, crevices, under ledges in lagoons, outer reef slopes.. more

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

Also known as Sacoglossans, Solar-powered Sea Slugs, Sap Sucker and Ringed Sap-sucking Sea Slug. Found singly or in large groups during the day on coral and rocky reefs.. more

Ringed Toadfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Pufferfishes, 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 Blennies, Fringe Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies, Variable Blenny. Found singly around dead and live corals over surge zones of rocky shores,.. more

Ringtail Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Tailring Cardinalfish. Found singly in pairs or small groups in silty lagoons and protected reefs. Sheltering during the day, feeding at night on zooplankton high.. more

Ringtail Maori Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Maori Wrasses, Oneband Wrasse, One-banded Wrasse, Ringtail Wrasse, Rose-colored Wrasse, Tailband Wrasse, Tailband Maori Wrasse, Thicklip Wrasses, 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, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Ringtail Surgeon, Ringtail Tang, Tailring Surgeon, Tailring Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Whitetail.. more

Ringtail surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Dark Surgeon, Dark Surgeonfish, Dark Tang, Elongated Surgeonfish, Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Ringtail Surgeon, Ringtail Tang, Tailring Surgeon, Tailring Surgeonfish, Thorntail Fish, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Whitetail.. 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 Blennies. Found in tide pools with lots of weed cover for camouflage. They feed on small crustaceans and mollusks. Colour varies to match surroundings. Length - 13cm Depth.. more

Rippled Rockskipper - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

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

Ripsaw Catfish - Catfishes---Thorny Catfishes

Also known as Black Doradid, Black Doras, Black Shielded Catfish, Black Talking Catfish, Dolphin Catfish, Gladiator Catfish, Mother of Snails Catfish, Niger Catfish, Talking Catfish, Thorny Catfishes,.. more

Risbecia Tryoni Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs, 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 Hornyheads. Found in flowing pools and rocky runs of small to medium rivers. They feed on crustaceans, insects, mollusks, plants. Length - 13.5cm Depth - ?m Widespread North America Cyprinids.. more

River Redhorse - Carps---Suckers

Also known as Carps, Redhorses, Redhorse Suckers. Found in rocky pools and swift runs of small to large rivers. They feed on small bivalve mollusks. Length - 48cm Depth - ?m Widespread.. more

Rivulated Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also know as Little Spinefoot, Marbled Rabbitfish, Marbled Spinefoot, Rivulated Spinefoot, Spinefoots. Found in large to very schools over shallow protected reefs rich in algae growth. They feed on.. 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 Nudibranchs, Lifting-skirt Tooth-edged Chromodoris, Tooth-edged Chromodoris. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas. 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, Crinoids, 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 Pipefishes, Robust Ghostpipefish, Roughsnout Ghostpipefish, Seagrass Ghostpipefish, Squaretail Ghostpipefish, Tubemouth Fishes. Found singly, pairs or family groups floating with head down amongst.. 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, Greybacks, Atherinomorus ogilbyi, Hardyhead Silverside, Broad-banded Silverside, Red Sea Silverside, Slender Hardyhead and Whitebait. Found in large schools on sheltered sandy shorelines and.. more

Robust Staghorn Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Branching Staghorn Coral, Green Robusta, Robusta Coral, Stony Hard Coral. Found in shallow water with exposed to strong wave action over coral and.. 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, Deady, Grasby, Cods, Hinds, Jack, Rock Grouper, Rock Hind, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly or in harems over hard bottoms and around jetties and oil.. more

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

Also known as Butterfish, Deady, Grasby, Cods, Hinds, Jack, Rock Grouper, Rock Hind, Rockcods, Trouts. Found singly or in harems over hard bottoms and around jetties and oil.. 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 Wrasses. 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 Wrasses. 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, Blue-headed Damsel, Bluehead Demoiselle, Rolland's Damsel. Found singly or in small schools over coral and rocks of protected harbours, lagoons, inner.. more

Root-mouth Jellyfish - Jellyfish

Also known as Sea Jellies, Cape Barrel Jellyfish, Rootmouth Jellyfish. Found in the sea often with small fish using the large size of this jellyfish to hide from.. more

Rose Cowrie - Sea Snails

Also known as Allied Cowries, False Cowries and Soft Coral Cowrie. Found on coral and rocky reefs on the host coral Dendronephthya. 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 in small creeks, springs and waterfalls with plenty of forest cover. They feed on.. more

Rose Phyllidiella - Sea Slugs

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

Rose-fronded Murex - Sea Snails

Also known as Murex Shells, 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 Bivalves, Molluscs and Clams. Found on coral and rocky reefs and lagoons. They feed on plankton. Variable in colour. Length ?cm Depth ?m Widespread Indo-West Pacific Most Bivalves are permanently anchored.. more

Rosy Barb - Carps---Minnows-Carps

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

Rosy Blenny - Blennies---Labrisomids

Also known as Rose Blenny, Scaly Blennies. 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 groups foraging for food over sandy bottoms.. more

Rosy Razorfish - Wrasses

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

Rosy Razorfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

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

Rosy Spindle Cowrie - Sea Snails

Also known as Allied Cowries, False Cowries, Gorgonian Spindle Cowrie, 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, Shame-faced Crabs, Warty Box Crab, Yellow Box Crab. Found on over mud, sand and.. more

Rough Fileclam - Bivalves

Also known as File Shell, Flame Scallop, Oysters, 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 Sponges, Siliceous Sponges, Mushroom Sponge, Scallop Sponge and Soft Green Sponge. Found on the substrate of coral and rocky reefs as well as.. more

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

Also known as - Chaenopsid Blennies. Found close or inside with their head protruding from crevices of dead and live corals also abandoned clam shells and worm tubes.. 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 Gudgeons, Reef Gobies. Found over rock and sandy areas in both shallow waters and extremely deep waters. Length - 8cm Depth - 1-300m Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean Reef Gobies.. more

Round Goby - Gobies

Also known as Blackspotted Goby, Bullhead Fish, Caspian Round Goby, Ginger Goby. Found in shallow brackish fresh and marine waters over sand and rocky well vegetated 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 fast moving.. more

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

Also known as Cowfishes, Diaphanous Boxfish, Many-spined Cowfish, Spiny Boxfish, Spiny Cowfish,Thornbacks, Thornyback Cowfish, Translucent Boxfish, Transparent Boxfish. Found singly over mud-flats, rock and sandy bottoms of coastal.. 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, Doctorfishes, Eyespot Surgeon, Eyespot Surgeonfish, Eyespot Tang, Lancetfishes, Ocean Surgeon, Pencilled Surgeonfish, Roundspot Tang, Thorntail Fish,.. more

Roundspot Surgeonfish (juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Bariene Surgeonfish, Bariene Tang, Blackspot Surgeonfish, Blackspot Tang, Doctorfishes, Eyespot Surgeon, Eyespot Surgeonfish, Eyespot Tang, Lancetfishes, Ocean Surgeon, Pencilled Surgeonfish, Roundspot Tang, Thorntail Fish,.. more

Roving Coral Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cods, Hinds, Indian Coral Grouper, Leopard Grouper, Red Sea Coral Grouper, Rockcods, Spotted Coral Gruper, Trouts, Violet Coral Trout. Found singly over shallow lagoons and.. more

Royal Blue Hap - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Malawi Cichlid, Royal Blue Haplochromis. Found in sediment rich areas over rock and sand habitats. They feed on crustaceans, small fish and invertebrates. Length.. more

Royal Flagfin - Grinners---Aulopus

Also known as Mediterranean Flagfin, Royal Flagfish and Yellowfin Aulopus. Found in deeper waters of upper slopes of the continental shelf. They feed on fish and invertebrates. Length - 30cm Depth.. more

Royal Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Amberfish, Amberfish Sea Cucumber, Blackfish, Black Teatfish, 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, Zooanthid, Zoo's.. more

Ruby Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as - no other name Found singly or in small schools over shallow coral and rocky reefs, sheltering during the day coming out at night to.. 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 over offshore sand and reef habitats. They feed on zooplankton which they suck.. more

Rudderfish - Medusafishes

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

Ruddy Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Bananafish, Banana Fusilier, 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, Nudibranchs, Phyllidiillae Rudman, Rudman Nudibranch, Rudman Sea Slug,Rudmani Nudibranch, Rudmani Sea Slug, Warty Sea Slugs. Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and.. more

Ruffe - Perches

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

Ruggie Land Hermit Crab - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Crying Land Hermit Crab, Land Hermit Crabs, 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 Corals, 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 Lionfish, Scorpionfishes, Pterois kodipungi, Soldier Lionfish, Clearfin Lionfish, Red Volitans Lionfish, Plaintail Turkeyfish, Plaintail Firefish and Zebrafish. Found singly or in small groups in.. more

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

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

Rusty Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Azorean Rockpool Blenny, Black Sea Blenny, Coral Blennies, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies. Found singly or in schools in holes or between pebbles over very shallow.. 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, Silvermouth, Smalltooth Jobfish, Small-toothed Jobfish, Silverfish. Found over.. 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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