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.

Wandering Sea Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Baked Bean Anemone, Beach Ball Anemone, Brain Anemone, Bulb Anemone, Free-swimming Anemone, Grape Anemone, Hexacoral, Swimming Anemone. Found during the days in a bundle like.. more

Waratah Anemone - Sea Anemones

Also known as Cherry Anemone, Hexacoral, Kotore Anemone, Red Beadlet Anemone, Red Waratah Anemone. Found attached to boulders, overhangs and rocks, in cracks, crevices and shaded areas of.. more

Ward's Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Iridescent Nudibranch, Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs over intertidal areas amongst rubble and sand of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on hydroids. Length - 3.5cm Depth.. more

Warmouth - Sunfishes

Also known as Google-eye, Molly, Redeye, Red-eyed Bream, Strawberry Perch, Stump Knocker, Warmouth Bass, Warmouth Sunfish. Found over muddy areas of freshwater vegetated lakes, ponds, swamps and.. more

Warrior Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Anemone Coral, Daisy Coral, Flower Coral, Flower Pot Coral. Found on coral and rocky reefs. A very aggressive coral that will attack any coral within.. more

Warty Bobtail Squid - Squids

Also known as Bobtail Squid, Pygmy Squid, Rossie Squid. Found buried in the sand or muck bottoms with just the eyes showing in bays, fiords of the oceans.. more

Warty Comb Jelly - Comb Jellies

Also known as American Comb Jelly, Common Comb Jelly, Leidy's Comb Jelly, Sea Jellies, Sea Walnut, Spot-winged Comb Jelly. Found in brackish waters over intertidal bays and coastal.. more

Warty Crab - Crabs

Also known as Shore Crab, Yellow Crab, Yellow Round Crab, Yellow Shore Crab. Found in shallow waters over seaweed and stony areas of rocky coastlines. They feed on bivalves,.. more

Warty Frogfish - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Clown Anglerfish, Clown Frogfish, Galloping Clown Frogfish, Large-spotted Angler, Wartface Anglerfish, Wartface Frogfish, Wartskin Anglerfish, Wartskin Frogfish, Warty Anglerfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios,.. more

Warty Frogfish (Juvenile) - Anglerfishes---Frogfishes

Also known as Clown Anglerfish, Clown Frogfish, Galloping Clown Frogfish, Large-spotted Angler, Wartface Anglerfish, Wartface Frogfish, Wartskin Anglerfish, Wartskin Frogfish, Warty Anglerfish. Found singly, pairs or in trios,.. more

Warty Swimming Crab - Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crab, Red Swimmer Crab, Red Swimming Crab, True Crab. Found on rock and sand bottoms of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length -.. more

Wassinki Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also know as Kupang Cardinal. Found singly, pairs or small schools during the day sheltering in silty waters close to rocky areas, dispersing at night to feed over.. more

Waved Whelk (eggs) - Whelks

Also known as Bocina, Buccine, Common Northern Buccinum, Common Northern Welk, Common Whelk, Edible Whelk, European Waved Whelk, European Whelk, Northern Whelk, Waved Buccine. Found on hard,.. more

Wavy-edged Spindle - Sea Snails

Also known as Horse Conch, Knobby Shoulders Shell, Legrand's Spindle, Legrand's Wavy Spindle, Legrand's Wavy Spindle Shell, Spindle Shell, Spindle Snail, Tulip Shell, Wavyedge Shell, Wavy Spindle,.. more

Wavy-lined Blenny - Blennies---Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Coral Blenny, Reef Blenny, Rock Blenny, Rockskippery, Wavyline Rockskipper. Found over very shallow exposed reef flats and over surge zones of reef margins and outer.. more

Web Burrfish - Puffers-Filefish---Porcupinefishes-Burrfishes

Also called Balloonfish, Blowfish, Bridled Burrfish, Burrfish, Globefish, Hedgehog Fish, Pacific Burrfish, Spiny Box Puffer, Spiny Boxfish, Striped Burrfish, Swelltoad, Webbed Burrfish. Found singly over rubble and seagrass.. more

Weber's Chromis - Damselfishes

Also known as Darkbar Chromis, Darker Chromis, Puller, Weber's Puller. Found singly or in small to large schools over passages and steep outer reef slopes of fringing reefs. They.. more

Weber's Pleurobanch - Sea Slugs---Sidegill Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch, Pleurobranch Sea Slug, Side-gilled Sea Slug, Weber's Side-gilled Slug. Found singly or in pairs in shallow waters over reef crests, pools and over seagrass.. more

Wedge Sea Hare - Sea Slug---Sea Hares

Also known as Aplesid Slug, Bali Monster, Blunt-end Sea Hare, Dared Sea Hare, Dolabella Sea Hare, Eared Sea Hare, Giant Sea Hare, Giant Warty Sea Hare, Nudibranch,.. more

Wedgetail Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Leatherjacket. Found singly, pairs or in small schools over seagrass beds, weedy areas and reef flats of bays, mangrove lined estuaries and lagoons. They feed on.. more

Wedgetail Triggerfish - Triggerfishes

Also known as Black-banded Triggerfish, Diamond Triggerfish, Patchy Triggerfish, Picasso Triggerfish, Rectangle Triggerfish, Rectangular Triggerfish, Reef Triggerfish, Saddle-shoe Fish, Wedge Picassofish, Wedge Triggerfish, Wedge-tailed Triggerfish. Found singly or.. more

Weedy Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Fo Cardinalfish, Samoan Cardinalfish, Samoan Fo. Found singly or in small schools during the day sheltering around algae covered rocks over silty mud and sand.. more

Weedy Scorpionfish - Scorpionfishes-Flatheads---Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Goose Rhinopias, Goose Scorpionfish, Pop-eyed Scorpionfish, Weedy Firefish, Weedy Goblinfish, Weedy Rockfish, Weedy Scorpion, Weedy Stingfish. Found singly blending in with corals rocks and weeds.. more

Weedy Seadragon - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Common Seadragon, Lucas Sea Dragon, Sea Dragon. Found singly or in pairs anchored with their tails over corals and seaweeds over coral reefs also sometimes.. more

Weedy Surge Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Pearl-spotted Wrasse, Pearly Wrasse, Pinkbelly Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Reef-flat Wrasse, Saddled Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over shallow exposed weedy areas of.. more

Weedy Surge Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Pearl-spotted Wrasse, Pearly Wrasse, Pinkbelly Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Reef-flat Wrasse, Saddled Rainbowfish, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly or in small schools over shallow exposed weedy areas of.. more

Wels Catfish - Catfishes---Sheatfishes

Also known as Danube Catfish, European Catfish, European Sheatfish, Som Catfish, Wels. Found singly or in small schools over well vegetated backwaters of lakes and rivers, a nocturnal.. more

West Australian Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Assarius Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Western Australian Butterflyfish, Western Butterflyfish. Found singly or in schools over rock and sandy-weed flats of coastal reefs. They feed on algae and.. more

West Indian Murex - Sea Snails

Also known as Leafy Murex, Murex Shell, Shortfrond Murex. Found on mud flats, mangroves and oyster banks of protected bays and lagoons. They feed on other molluscs especially clams.. more

West Wind Hypselodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - 6cm Depth - 12-20m Widespread Indo-West Pacific Opisthobranchia.. more

Western Atlantic Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Brim, Caribbean Sea Bream, Sea Bream, Tropical Sheephead. Found over mud, and vegetated sandy bottoms and in mangrove channels sometimes close to coral reefs. They feed.. more

Western Australian Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, West Australian Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs over rubble and sand substrates in shallow waters of partially exposed reefs. They feed on.. more

Western Drummer - Sea Chubs

Also known as Common Buffalo Bream, Cornel's Drummer, Drummer, Rudderfish, Silver Drummer, Western Buffalo Bream. Found in small to large schools in shallow waters of inshore coral and.. more

Western Frogfish - Toadfishes

Also known as Barbell, Frogfish. Found singly on mud and sand bottoms in estuaries andover off-shore trawling grounds. They feed on small fish and invertebrates. Variable in colour to match.. more

Western Gregory - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel. Found singly or in loose schools over dead reef and rock in shallow, silty, surge areas of lagoons, reefs and shorelines. They feed.. more

Western King Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Blushing Wrasse, King Coris, King Wrasse, Rainbow Wrasse, Sand Wrasse. Found in harems around sand patches of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on hard shell.. more

Western King Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Blushing Wrasse, King Coris, King Wrasse, Rainbow Wrasse, Sand Wrasse. Found in harems around sand patches of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on hard shell.. more

Western Whiptail - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Blackstripe Butterfish, Butterfish, Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Striped Whiptail, Western Australian Butterfish, Western Butterfish, Western Threadfin Bream, Whiptail. Found in schools over rock and sandy.. more

Western-striped Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Black-axillary Soldierfish, Red-striped Cardinalfish, Victorian Cardinalfish. Found singly or in small schools sheltering during the day around caves, jetties and under ledges, dispersing at night.. more

Whale Shark - Sharks---Whale Sharks

Also known as Basking Shark, Carpet Shark, Tofu Shark, Typus Shark. Found singly or in schools cruising around coral atolls, lagoons, and off-shore often with schools of pelagic.. more

Whip Coral Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Sea Whip Coral Shrimp, Whip Coral Partner Shrimp, Whip Shrimp, Wire Coral Shrimp. Found only on Black Coral - Cirripathes taking.. more

Whipfin Silverbiddy - Mojarras

Also known as Filamentous Mojarra, Flagfin Mojarra, Long-rayed Mojarra, Long-rayed Silverbiddy, Pursemouth, Silverbelly, Silverbiddy, Threadfin Pursemouth, Threadfin Silverbelly, Threadfin Silverbiddy, Whipfin Mojarra, Whipfin Silverbelly, Whiptail Silverbiddy. Found singly.. more

Whiptail Stingray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Diamond Stingray, Hawaiian Stingray, Whiptail Diamond Stingray, Whip-tailed Stingray. Found on mud and sandy bottoms in kelp beds and seagrass beds over bays. They feed on.. more

White Acabaria - Sea Fans

Also known as Fan Coral, Gorgonian Sea Fan, Sea Fan, White Gorgonian Sea Fan. Found on coral and rocky reef, growing like a bramble bush with unique branches.. more

White Catfish - Catfishes---North American Freshwater Catfishes

Also known as Blue Catfish, Bullhead, Channel Catfish, Madtom, North American Catfish, White Bullhead. Found in sluggish waters over mud bottoms of open channels, lakes, pools and backwaters.. more

White Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as Silver Cichlid. Found over boulder, gravel, rock and sandy substrates of rivers and their tributaries. They feed on algae and plants. Length - 27cm Depth - ?m Central America.. more

White Cloud Mountain Minnow - Carps---Minnows-Carps

Also known as Canton Danio, Chinese Danio, Feeder White Cloud, Golden White Cloud, White Cloud, White Cloud Minnow, White Cloud Mountain Fish. Found in schools over clean sluggish.. more

White Collar Butterflyfish - Butterflyfishes

Also known as Brown Butterflyfish, Collare Butterflyfish, Collared Butterflyfish, Coralfish, Headband Butterflyfish, Pakistani Butterfly, Pakistani Butterflyfish, Redtail Butterflyfish, Red-tailed Butterfly, Red-tailed Butterflyfish, White Collared Butterflyfish. Found in pairs.. more

White Crappie - Sunfishes

Also known as Calico Bass, Speckled Perch. Found in murky waters over mud and sand bottoms of backwater creeks, lakes, ponds, pools and large rivers. They feed on.. more

White Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Bombin, Fourspot Demoiselle, Two-barred Puller, White Damselfish, White Demoiselle. Found singly or in pairs over small patch reefs of shallow lagoons rich in algae.. more

White Grunt - Grunts

Also known as Boar Grunt, Common Grunt, Dogfish, Grey Grunt, Pug-headed Grunt, Redmouth Grunt, Sweetlips, White Snapper. Found in dense large schools close to coral formations during the.. more

White Grunt (Juvenile) - Grunts

Also known as Boar Grunt, Common Grunt, Dogfish, Grey Grunt, Pug-headed Grunt, Redmouth Grunt, Sweetlips, White Snapper. Found in dense large schools close to coral formations during the.. more

White Margate - Grunts

Also known as Dogfish, Grey Grunt, Margaret Fish, Margaret Grunt, Margate, Margate Fish, Margot, Sweetlips, White Grunt, White Pogret, Yellow Grunt. Found in pairs and large schools during.. more

White Perch - Temperate Basses

Also known as Bar, Bluenose Perch, Grey Perch, Sea Perch, Silver Perch, Wreckfish. Found in schools over mud bottoms of fresh or brackish waters over quiet areas.. more

White Ribbon Eel - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Brummer's Moray, White Ribbon Moray, White Ribbon Moral Eel. Found singly in reef crevices or buried in rubble or sand with just the head showing,.. more

White Sea Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Edible Urchin, Hairy Sea Urchin, Pincushion Hairy Urchin, Pincushion Urchin, Sea Egg, Shortspine Sea Urchin, West Indian Sea Egg. Found singly or in groups amongst.. more

White Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Blacktail, Blacktail Seabream, Sargo, Seabream. Found singly or in small schools over rock and sandy areas of intertidal surf zones, mouths of estuaries and in.. more

White Seabream (Juvenile) - Porgies

Also known as Blacktail, Blacktail Seabream, Sargo, Seabream. Found singly or in small schools over rock and sandy areas of intertidal surf zones, mouths of estuaries and in.. more

White Speckled Hermit - Crabs---Hermit Crabs

Also known as Island Hermit, Left-handed Hermit Crab, White Speckled Hermit Crab. Found both day and night on rubble and sandy areas coral and rocky reefs. They feed on.. more

White Tangled Bryozoan - Moss Animals

Also known as Bryozoan, Sea Mat. Found overhangs, walls and sometimes clinging to other invertebrates over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on plankton. Length - 15cm Depth - 15-260m Widespread Western.. more

White-banded Pygmy Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Cave Wrasse, Diagonal-line Wrasse, Doubleline Wrasse, Double-lined Wrasse, Possum Wrasse, Starry Eye Possum Wrasse, White-banded Possum Wrasse, White-banded Sharpnose Wrasse, White-barred Pygmy Wrasse. Found.. more

White-barred Boxfish - Puffers-Filefishes---Deepwater Boxfishes

Also known as Australian Flame Boxfish, Cowfish, Flame Boxfish, High-backed Boxfish, Humpback Boxfish, Humpty Dumpty, Red Boxfish, Smooth Boxfish, Temperate Boxfish, Trunkfish. Found around jetty pylons, over off-shore.. more

White-barred Rubberlip - Grunts

Also known as Sweetlips, Whitebar Rubberlip, White-barred Sweetlip. Found singly close to shelter during the day, out hunting for food at night over coral and rocky reefs. They feed.. more

White-blotched Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Areolate Grouper, Brown Rock Cod, Cod, Hind,Rankin Cod, Rankin's Rock Cod, Rockcod, Trout, White-blotched Rock Cod, White-spotted Rock Cod. Found singly or in schools over.. more

White-edged Lyretail - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Coronation Trout, Hind, Lunar-tailed Grouper, Lyretail Cod, Lyretail Grouper, Lyretail Trout, Moontail Sea Bass, Painted Coral Trout, Rockcod, Trout, White-edge Coronation Trout,.. more

White-eyed Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Freckled Moray, Freckled Moral Eel, Freckled Reef Eel, Greyface Moray, Greyface Moray Eel, Ribbon Eel, Slender Moray, White-eye Moray, White-eye Moray Eel, White-eyed.. more

White-lined Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Slender Grouper, Slender Rockcod, Trout, Whiteline Grouper, Whiteline Rockcod, White-lined Cod, White-lined Rockcod. Found singly over clear water lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

White-lined Grouper (Juvenile) - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Rockcod, Slender Grouper, Slender Rockcod, Trout, Whiteline Grouper, Whiteline Rockcod, White-lined Cod, White-lined Rockcod. Found singly over clear water lagoons and seaward reefs.. more

White-lipped Castor Bean - Sea Snails

Also known as Murex Shell, Murex Snail, Prickly Pacific Drupe, Prickly Spotted Drupe, Rock Snail, Spotted Drupe, White Lipped Drupe. Found over reef flats and on rocks over.. more

White-margined Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as White-edged Moray, White-fringed Moray Eel, Whitemargin Moray. Found singly hiding during the day in crevasses and under rocks feeding at night over clear coastal waters.. more

White-rumped Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Blotchy Sea Cucumber, Stonefish Sea Cucumber, Tripang, White-bottomed Sea Cucumber, White Patch Sea Cucumber. Found singly during the day under large coral and rubble on.. more

White-shouldered Whiptail - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Spinecheek, Threadtail Bream, Whiptail, White-ear Whiptail, White-shoulder Whiptail. Found singly or in schools over shallow silty coastal coral reefs. They feed on crustaceans,.. more

White-spotted Bambooshark - Carpet Sharks---Bamboo Sharks

Also known as Blue-spotted Bambooshark, Brown-banded Bambooshark, Cat Shark, Grey Bambooshark, Hasselt's Bambooshark, Marbled Bambooshark, Marbled Bamboo Catshark, Slender Bambooshark, White-spotted Catshark. Found singly or in schools over.. more

White-spotted Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as American White-spotted Filefish, Leatherjacket, Orange Filefish, White-spotted Leatherjacket. Found in pairs amongst gorgonians over rocky bottoms of coral reefs. They feed on algae, gorgonians, hydroids and.. more

White-spotted Frillgoby - Gobies

Also known as Pandang Frillgoby, Pandang Goby, Gudgeon, Reef Goby, White-spotted Goby. Found over tidal flats and in tide-pools of clear shallow coastal reef flats and seaward reefs. They.. more

White-spotted Puffer - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also know as Broad-barred Toadfish, Pufferfish, Stars-and-Stripes Puffer, Stars-and-Stripes Pufferfish, Stars-and-Stripes Toadfish, Stripebelly Puffer, White-spotted Blowfish, White-spotted Pufferfish. Found singly protecting their territories over mixed coral, rocks,.. more

White-spotted Puffer(Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also know as Broad-barred Toadfish, Pufferfish, Stars-and-Stripes Puffer, Stars-and-Stripes Pufferfish, Stars-and-Stripes Toadfish, Stripebelly Puffer, White-spotted Blowfish, White-spotted Pufferfish. Found singly protecting their territories over mixed coral, rocks,.. more

White-spotted Rabbitfish - Rabbitfishes

Also known as Net-pattern Spinefoot, Pearl-spotted Spinefoot, Pearly Spinefoot, Seagrass Rabbitfish, Slimy Spinefoot, Smudgepot Spinefoot, Spinefoot, Spotted Spinefoot, Streaked Spinefoot, White-spotted Spinefoot. Found singly or in schools in.. more

White-spotted Sea Cucumber - Sea Cucumbers

Also known as Hawaiian Sea Cucumber, Holothuroid, Speckled Sea Cucumber, Surf Redfish, Tripang. Found singly on living corals and surrounding rubble areas of reefs. They feed on plankton. Length -.. more

White-spotted Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Mustard Guttatus Tang, Mustard Surgeonfish, Mustard Tang, Spotband Surgeonfish, Spotted Surgeonfish, Spotted Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, White-spotted Surgeon. Found in schools over shallow.. more

White-spotted Surgeonfish (Juvenile) - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Mustard Guttatus Tang, Mustard Surgeonfish, Mustard Tang, Spotband Surgeonfish, Spotted Surgeonfish, Spotted Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, White-spotted Surgeon. Found in schools over shallow.. more

White-spotted Toadfish - Toadfishes

Also known as Barbells, Frogfish, Starry Toadfish. Found singly in caves and hollows, beneath corals and rocks over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on crustaceans, small fish, molluscs.. more

White-stinging Sea Fern - Hydroids

Also known as Christmas Tree Hydroid, Feather Hydroid, Fire Hydroid, Fireweed, Philippine Hydroid, Sea Fern, Stinging Bush Hydroid, Stinging Hydroid, White Hydroid, White Stinger. Found in colonies over.. more

White-streaked Grubfish - Sandperches

Also known as Black-barred Weaver, Whitestreak Grubfish, Weaver, Weaverfish. Found singly resting on their fins or in small schools over clear rocky estuaries. They feed on fish and benthic.. more

White's Hypselodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch. Found singly or in pairs over rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed on sponges. Length - 4cm Depth - 2-30m Widespread.. more

White's Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Common Seahorse, Dwarf Seahorse, New Holland Seahorse, Sydney Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored by their tails over shallow sheltered reefs amongst algae, reef.. more

Whiteband Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Bellyband Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Sash Damsel, Singlebar Devil, Whiteband Damselfish, White-banded Damsel, Whitebar Damselfish, White-ringed Damselfish. Found singly or in loose schools over shallow.. more

Whiteband Damsel (Juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Bellyband Damselfish, Farmer Damsel, Sash Damsel, Singlebar Devil, Whiteband Damselfish, White-banded Damsel, Whitebar Damselfish, White-ringed Damselfish. Found singly or in loose schools over shallow.. more

Whitebar Filefish (Juvenile) - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Hair-finned Leatherjacket, Leatherjacket, Pig-faced Filefish, Pig-faced Leatherjacket, Whitebar Leatherjacket, White-blotched Filefish. Found singly or in small schools over mud and sand bottoms of coral and.. more

Whitebar Gregory - Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel, White-banded Gregory. Found singly or in loose schools over live corals, rock and rubble areas in both semi-sheltered and high energy zones of.. more

Whitebar Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Headband Surgeonfish, Lancetfish, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, Whiteband Surgeonfish, Whitebar, Whitebar Tang, White-throated Surgeonfish. Found in schools over boulder strewn surge zones of coral.. more

Whitebelly Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Gold-scaled Damselfish, Golden-scaled Damselfish, Sergeant, Whitebelly Damselfish, Whitebelly Devil, White-breasted Sergeant, White-breasted Sergeant-Major, Yellowbelly Damselfish, Yellowbelly Devil. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Whitebelly Damsel (juvenile) - Damselfishes

Also known as Gold-scaled Damselfish, Golden-scaled Damselfish, Sergeant, Whitebelly Damselfish, Whitebelly Devil, White-breasted Sergeant, White-breasted Sergeant-Major, Yellowbelly Damselfish, Yellowbelly Devil. Found singly or in small schools.. more

Whitebelly Toby - Puffers-Filefishes---Puffers

Also known as Bennett's Puffer, Bennett's Pufferfish, Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer, Bennett's Sharpnose Pufferfish, Bennett's Toby, Brownback Toby, Exquisite Toby, Pinkspot Puffer, Pinkspot Pufferfish, Pink-spotted Sharpnose Pufferfish, Pufferfish,.. more

Whitecap Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Dancer Shrimpgoby, Graceful Prawngoby, Graceful Shrimpgoby, Gudgeon, Prawn Goby, Shrimp Goby, Whitecap Goby, White-capped Goby, White-capped Prawngoby. Found singly or in pairs waving their pectoral.. more

Whitecheek Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Silverflash Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Vosmer's Spinecheek, Whiptail, Whiteband Monocle Bream, Whiteband Spinecheek, Whitecheek Bream, White-cheeked Monocle Bream, Whitecheek Spinecheek, Whitecheek Threadfin.. more

Whitecheek Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Blackear Surgeonfish, Blackear Tang, Black Surgeonfish, Black Tang, Doctorfish, Golden-rimmed Surgeonfish, Golden-rimmed Tang, Goldrim Surgeonfish, Goldrim Tang, Gold-rimmed Surgeonfish, Gold-rimmed Tang, Grey Surgeonfish, Grey.. more

Whitefin Sharksucker - Remoras

Also known as Shortdisk Sharksucker, Suckerfish, Whitefin Remora. Found from estuaries to the open ocean either free-swimming or attached to their host fish, mammal or turtle etc.,.. more

Whitemargin Stargazer - Stargazers

Also known as Marbled Stargazer, Popeye Fish, Pop-eyed Fish, Tube-nosed Stargazer. Found singly buried in the sand with just the mouth and eyes showing, wiggling its lure to.. more

Whitemargin Unicornfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Banded Unicornfish, Bluefin Unicorn Tang, Bluefin Unicornfish, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Longhorn Unicornfish, Nosefish, Ring-tailed Unicornfish, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, Whitemargin Surgeonfish, Whitemargin Unicorn, Whitemargin Unicorn Tang,.. more

Whitemouth Croaker - Drums-Croakers

Also known as Golden Croaker, Hardhead, Mangrove Snapper, West Indian Croaker, West Indian Drum, White Croaker, Whitemouth Drummer, Yellow Croaker. Found in schools over mud and sandy bottoms.. more

Whitemouth Jack - Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Bassett-hulls Trevally, Sixband Brown Jack, Trevally, Whitmouth Trevally, Whitetongue Jack. Found in schools around deepish waters of the continental shelf. They feed on cephalopods and benthic.. more

Whitemouth Moray - Eels-Morays---Moray Eels

Also known as Guinea Moray Eel, Guineafowl Moray, Guineafowl Moray Eel, Painted Moray, Spotted Eel, Spotted Moray, Turkey Moray, White-spotted Moray. Found singly or in pairs hiding in.. more

Whitepatch Razorfish - Wrasses

Also known as Pale Razorfish, Sand Wrasse, Whiteblotch Razorfish, Whiteblotch Razor Wrasse, Whiteside Razorfish, Yellowblotch Razorfish. Found singly or in harems over open clean mud and sandy areas.. more

Whitepatch Razorfish (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Pale Razorfish, Sand Wrasse, Whiteblotch Razorfish, Whiteblotch Razor Wrasse, Whiteside Razorfish, Yellowblotch Razorfish. Found singly or in harems over open clean mud and sandy areas.. more

Whitespot Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Lagoon Damsel, Palespot Damsel, Palespot Damselfish, Palest Damsel, Whitepatch Damsel. Found singly or in pairs in shallow silty waters, close to coral outcrops and seagrass.. more

Whitespotted beniteguri - Dragonets

Also known as Belcher's Dragonet, Black Caudal Dragonet, Kitefin Dragonet, Searlet Dragonet, Simple-spined Dragonet. Found singly or in pairs sometimes buried during the day, but will raise fins.. more

Whitespotted Grouper - Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Cod, Hind, Ocellated Rockcod, Rockcod, Small-spotted Cod, Small-spotted Grouper, Small-spotted Rockcod, Trout, White-spotted Black Cod, White-spotted Black Grouper, White-spotted Black Rockcod, White-spotted Cod, White-spotted.. more

Whitestreak Monocle Bream - Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Ciliate Spinecheek, Coral Bream, Monocle Bream, Sawjaw Monocle Bream, Sawjaw Spinecheek, Saw-jawed Monocle Bream, Saw-jawed Monocle Spinecheek, Silverline Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Whiptail, Whitestreak Spinecheek, White-striped.. more

Whitetail Stingray - Rays---Stingrays

Also known as Coachwhip Ray, Macleay's Coachwhip Ray, Mangrove Ray, Mangrove Stingray, Mangrove Whipray, Whitetail Whipray. Found singly over rubble and sand bottoms of lagoons, coastal and deep.. more

Whitetail Damsel - Damselfishes

Also known as Whitetail Damselfish, White-tailed Damsel, White-tailed Damselfish, Whitetip Damsel, Yellow-tailed Damselfish. Found singly over shallow sandy areas around coral and rock outcrops of lagoons and inshore.. more

Whitetail Surgeonfish - Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Chocolate Surgeon, Chocolate Surgeonfish, Doctorfish, Lancetfish, Night Surgeonfish, Thompson's Surgeonfish, Thompson's Tang, Thorntail, Thorntail Fish, White-tailed Surgeonfish. Found singly or in small schools over coral.. more

Whitetip Reef Shark - Sharks---Requim Sharks

Also known as Blunthead Shark, Ground Shark, Light-tip Shark, Light-tipped Shark, Whitetip Shark, White-tipped Reef Shark. Found singly or in small schools resting on the bottom in.. more

Whitetip Reef Shark (Juvenile) - Sharks---Requim Sharks

Also known as Blunthead Shark, Ground Shark, Light-tip Shark, Light-tipped Shark, Whitetip Shark, White-tipped Reef Shark. Found singly or in small schools resting on the bottom in.. more

Whitetip Soldierfish - Sawbellies---Squirrelfishes-Soldierfishes

Also known as Bigeye Soldier, Bigeye Soldierfish, Immaculate Soldier, Immaculate Soldierfish, Immaculate Squirrelfish, Red Soldierfish, Red-orange Squirrelfish, Whitetip Soldier, Whitetip Squirrelfish, White-tipped Soldier, White-tipped Soldierfish. Found in large.. more

Whiting - Cods---Cods-Haddocks

Also known as Black Sea Whiting, English Whiting, European Whiting, North Sea Whiting, Pollock, True Cod. Found in schools over gravel, mud, rock and sandy bottoms of coastal.. more

Whorl-spined Urchin - Sea Urchins

Also known as Crown Urchin, Crown Sea Urchin, Knobby Sputnik Sea Urchin, Land Mine Sea Urchin, Large-spined Urchin, Mine Urchin, Spiky Urchin, Spiny Urchin, Thorn-spined Sea Urchin,.. more

Wide-band Fusilier - Fusiliers

Also known as Broadstripe Fusilier, Widestripe Fusilier, Yellowstreak Fusilier. Found in schools feeding midwater over corals of coastal lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on zooplankton. Varies in colour from.. more

Wide-barred Shrimpgoby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Metallic Partner Goby, Metallic Prawngoby, Metallic Shrimpgoby, Prawn Goby, Sand Goby, Shrimp Goby. Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with an alpheid.. more

Wide-eyed Flounder - Flatfishes---Lefteye Flounders

Also known as Platefish, Solefish. Found singly over shallow mud and sandy bottoms of the continental shelf. They feed on small benthic fish and invertebrates. Length - 45cm Depth - 15-400m Widespread.. more

Willan's Chromodoris - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Toothpaste Nudibranch, Willan's Chromodoris. Found singly or in pairs amongst rubble and sandy areas of coral and rocky reefs. They feed sponges. Rhinophores have.. more

Winged Pipefish - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Ornate Pipefish, Whiskered Pipefish. Found singly or in pairs over algae, coral rubble and seagrass beds of reef flats. They feed by sucking tiny invertebrates into.. more

Winged Seahorse - Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Flying Seahorse. Found singly or in pairs anchored by their tails over muddy bottoms of the continental shelf rich in algae and seaweeds. They feed by.. more

Winter Skate - Skates-Rays---Skates

Also known as Big Skate, Eyed Skate, Winter Big Skate Found singly or in pairs over sand and gravel bottoms in both shallow and deep waters. They feed on.. more

Wire Coral Crab - Crabs---Imitator Crabs

Also known as Black Coral Xeno Crab, Brachyura Crab, Decorator Crab, Gorgonian Crab, Horned Spider Crab, Imitator Crab, Soft Coral Crab, Spider Crab, True Crab, Whip Coral.. more

Wire Coral Goby - Gobies

Also known as Gudgeon, Reef Goby, Seawhip Goby, Whip Coral Goby, Whip Goby, Yong's Coral Goby, Yonge's Wire Coral Goby. Found singly or in pairs living exclusively on.. more

Wire Coral Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp. Found on stems of wire corals blending in with the coral colours, over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on algae, parasites.. more

Wirenet Filefish - Puffers-Filefish---Filefishes

Also known as Honeycomb Filefish, Honeycomb Leatherjacket, Leatherjacket, Wirenet Leatherjacket, Wire-netting Filefish, Wire-netting Leatherjacket. Found singly over outer reef slopes and under sargassum weed rafts during the wet.. more

Wolf Cardinalfish - Cardinalfishes

Also known as Arrowtooth Cardinal, Artus Cardinal, Artus Cardinalfish, Large-toothed Cardinalfish, Lined Cardinalfish, Wolf Cardinal. Found singly or in loose schools during the day hovering inside caves and.. more

Wolf Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Leopard Cichlid, Malawi Cichlid, Polystigma Cichlid. Found in small schools over sand and rocky areas with lots of vegetation. They feed on smaller fish.. more

Wolf-eel - Wolffishes

Also known as Doctorfish, Northern Wolffish, Ocellated Wolffish, Pacific Wolf-eel. Found singly or in pairs sheltering in the same spot amongst crevices in the rocks until a.. more

Wonderpus Octopus - Octopuses

Also known as Mime Octopus, Mimic Octopus, Wunderpus. Found singly on sandy bottoms occupying burrows in deep sand over coral and rocky reefs They feed on crustaceans and fish. Length.. more

Wreckfish - Wreckfishes

Also known as Atlantic Wreckfish, Bass, Bass Grouper, European Wreckfish, Hapuka, Hapuka Cod, Longnose Hapuku, Moeone, Sea Rock Perch, Stone Bass, Wreck Bass. Found singly or in small.. more

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