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Abudjube Wrasse
– Wrasses

Also known as Abudjubbe Splendor, Abudjubbe’s Splendor Wrasse, Maori Wrasses.

Found singly over shallow lagoons and reefs rich in algae and coral growth.
They feed on benthic hard shell.. more


Acapulco Major
– Damselfishes

Also known as Acapulco Damselfish, Acapulco Gregory, Farmer Damsel.

Found singly in shallow waters over sandy seabeds, rocky areas and tide pools of the reef rich in coral.. more


Achilles Tang
– Surgeonfishes-Tangs-Unicornfishes

Also known as Doctorfishes, Lancetfishes, Thorntails, Thorntail Fish, Achilles Surgeonfish, Orange-spot Surgeonfish, Red-spot Surgeonfish, Red-tailed Surgeon.

Found singly or in groups over clear water sand bottoms close to.. more


Acoel flatworm
– Flatworms

Also known as – no other name

Found in small groups over fine rubble areas of dead and bleached corals.
They feed on ?
Length – 1cm
Depth – ?m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Acoelomorphs.. more


Acorn Barnacle
– Barnacles

Also known as Coral Barnacle and Coral-dwelling Barnacles.

Found on coral and rocky reefs in shallow inter-tidal waters on the surface of corals and sponges, hulls of ships,.. more


Acorn Worm (cast)
– Acorn Worms

Also known as Burrowing Worms, Marine Worms, Sand Worms, Worm Casts.

Found buried under the sand with their castings on top.
They live in shallow waters in a U.. more


Admete Crab
– Crabs—Swimming Crabs

Also known as Brachyura Crabs, True Crabs, Eyes-wide-apart Swimming Crabs, Portunid Crab, Swimmer Crab and Swimming Crab.

Found on sand and rocky areas of coral and rocky reefs.. more


African Bonytongue
– Bony Tongues—Bonytongues

Also known as African Arowana, Nile Arowana.

Found in freshwater flood plains, river basins and swamps.
They feed on plankton.

Length – 100cm
Depth – 1-?m
Widespread Africa

The name “bonytongues” is derived.. more


African Butterfly Cichlid
– Cichlids

Also known as Dwarf Cichlids, Dwarf Jewelfish, Riverine Cichlid, Thomas’s Cichlid, Thomas’s Dwarf Cichlids.

Found in pairs over shallow muddy waters in areas bordering open grass.. more


African Pompano
– Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Amberjack, Cilliated Threadfish, Cobblerfish, Cuban Jack, Diamond Trevally, Fiddler, Gamefish, Hairfish, Indian Threadfin Trevally, Pennantfish, Pennant Trevally, Round-headed Pennentfish, Scad, Shoemaker, Silver Mirrorfish, Sunfish,.. more


African Pompano (juvenile)
– Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Amberjack, Cilliated Threadfish, Cobblerfish, Cuban Jack, Diamond Trevally, Fiddler, Gamefish, Hairfish, Indian Threadfin Trevally, Pennantfish, Pennant Trevally, Round-headed Pennentfish, Scad, Shoemaker, Silver Mirrorfish, Sunfish,.. more


African Spadefish
– Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also know as – No other name

Found in coastal waters around coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on rock and coral dwelling organisms.
Length – 30cm
Depth – ?m
Widespread Western.. more


African Wrasse
– Wrasses

Also known as African Clown Wrasse, African Coris, False Clownfish, Sand Wrasses.

Found singly over mixed coral, rubble and sandy areas of exposed outer reef flats, lagoons.. more


African Wrasse (Juvenile)
– Wrasses

Also known as African Clown Wrasse, African Coris, False Clownfish, Sand Wrasses.

Found singly over mixed coral, rubble and sandy areas of exposed outer reef flats, lagoons.. more


Agassiz’s Cory
– Catfishes—Callichthyid Armored Catfishes

Also known as Agassizi Cory Cat, Armored Catfish, Spotted Catfish, Spotted Cory, Spotted Cory Catfish.

Found in the Amazon river basins.
Length – 5.2cm
Depth – 2-25m
South America – Amazon.. more


Albino Marmalade Cat
– Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlids, Malawi Cichlids, Albino Zebra Maylandia, Ice Blue Zebra, Mbenji Island Cichlid, Maylandia Zebra Mbenji.

Found in large schools over wave exposed rocky.. more


Albus Nudibranch
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Nudibranchs, Arminid Nudibranch and Ridged Dermatobranchus.

Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas.
They feed on octocorals.
Length -.. more


Alligator Pipefish
– Pipefishes-Seahorses

Also known as Double-end Pipehorse, Double-ended Pipefish, Double-ended Pipehorse, Grass Pipefish, Greendragon Pipefish, Painted Flutemouth, Pipehorses, Spiraltail Pipefish, Symmetric Pipehorse.

Found singly, pairs or in groups amongst.. more


Almaco Jack
– Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Almaco Amberjack, Amber, Amberfish, Amberjack, Crevalle, Deepwater Amberjack, European Amberjack, Falcate Amberjack, Greater Amberjack, Highfin Amberjack, Longfin Kingfish, Longfin Yellowtail, Pacific Yellowtail, Rock.. more


Alyta Nudibranch
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Alyta Sea Slug, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs, Warty Sea Slugs.

Found singly or in pairs over coral, rocky and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs.
They.. more


Ambanoro Shrimpgoby
– Gobies

Also known as Ambanoro Goby, Ambanoro Prawngoby, Gudgeons, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies, Spotted Shrimpgoby, Twinspot Shrimpgoby, Twin-spotted Shrimpgoby.

Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with an.. more


Amber Penshell
– Bivalves

Also known as Caribbean Amber Penshell, Oysters, Pen Shell.

Found buried in mud, sand or recesses in the reef with just the valves slightly exposed over coral and.. more


Amberjack
– Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Allied Kingfish, Amberfishes, Amberjack, Great Amberfish, Great Amberjack, Great Yellowtail, Greater Amberfish, Greater Yellowtail, Jenny Lind, Purplish Amberjack, Rock Salmon, Sailors Choice, Trevallies, Yellowtail,.. more


Ambon Chromis
– Damselfishes

Also known as Ambon Puller, Pullers.

Found singly or in loose schools often sheltering in caves, over coral rich areas of lagoons and steep outer reef slopes.
They.. more


Ambon Cleaner Shrimp
– Shrimps

Also known as Ambon Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Cleaner Shrimps, Common Cleaner Shrimp, Humpback Cleaner Shrimp, Humped-back Cleaner Shrimp, Indo-Pacific White-banded Cleaner Shrimp, Indo-Pacific White-striped Cleaner Shrimp, Northern.. more


Ambon Criniod Shrimp
– Shrimps

Also known as Anemone Shrimps, Commensal Crinoid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimps, Crinoid Shrimp, Crinoid Shrimps.

Found in the arms of feather stars over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on.. more


Ambon Damsel
– Damselfishes

Also known as Ambon Damselfish, Ambon Demoiselle, Ammonia Damselfish, Ammonia Demoiselle, Lemon Damselfish, Pallid Damselfish.

Found singly or in small schools over sheltered sandy areas close to.. more


Ambon Scorpionfish
– Scorpionfishes-Flatheads—Scorpionfishes-Rockfishes

Also known as Ambon Firefish, Ambon Goblinfish, Ambon Rockfish, Ambon Stingfish, Godfrey’s Scorpionfish, Hairy Scorpionfish.

These shaggy scorpionfish with large growths above eyes, are often found in pairs.. more


American Yellow Perch
– Perches

Also known as American Perch, Coontail, European Perch, Lake Perch, Raccoon Perch, Ringed Perch, Ringtail Perch, Striped Perch, Yellow Perch.

Found in schools close to vegetation in.. more


Anchor Coral
– Stony Corals

Also known as Anchor Bubble Coral, Bubble Coral, Bubble Honeycomb Coral, Hammer Coral, Hammer Euphyllia, Hammerhead Coral, Ridge Coral, Sausage Coral, Torch Coral.

Found small to very large.. more


Anchor Tuskfish
– Wrasses

Also known as Tuskfish, Orange-dotted Tuskfish, Whitebelly Tuskfish, Yellowcheek Tuskfish and Yellow-cheeked Tuskfish.

Found singly or in small groups over seagrass beds, mixed sand, coral and rubble areas.. more


Anemone Hermit Crab
– Crabs—Hermit Crabs

Also known as Anemone Carrier, Anemone-Carrying Hermit Crab, Anemone Decorated Crab, Coral Hermit Crab, Jewelled Anemone Hermit Crab, Lumpy-handed Hermit Crab, Parasite Anemone Hermit Crab, Pink-clawed Hermit,.. more


Angostura Cichlid
– Cichlids

Also known as Angosturan Cichlid

Found over mud, rock, sand and silty bottoms of lakes and lower to middle valley rivers of the Atlantic slope.
Length – 16cm
Depth -.. more


Anker’s Whip Coral Shrimp
– Shrimps

Also known as Barred Wire Coral Shrimp, Commensal Crinoid Shrimp, Crinoid Shrimp, Spiderman Shrimp, Whip Coral Shrimp.

Found in the branches of black whip corals blending in with.. more


Anna’s Magnificent Slug
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Anna’s Chromodoris, Anna Sea Slug, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranchs.

Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas.
They feed on.. more


Annae Nudibranch
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Annae Sea Slug, Anne’s Phyllidiopsis, Nudibranchs, Warty Sea Slugs.

Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs rich.. more


Annular Seabream
– Porgies

Also known as Seabreams and Ringed Seabream.

Found singly or in small shoals over sandy areas of reefs and seagrass beds.
Juveniles found in seagrass beds.
They feed on worms,.. more


Antler Coral
– Stony Corals

Also known as Antler Lettuce Coral, Carnation Coral, Hexacorals, Maze Coral, Pectinia Coral, Spiny Cup Chalice Coral.

Found in colonies over areas of surge zones of coral and.. more


Antler Coral
– Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Corals, Brush Coral, Cauliflower Coral, Elkhorn Coral.

Found on coral and rocky reefs.
Can be solid and dome-shaped or branching, flattened and blade like, fine.. more


Anton Bruuni Cleaner Shrimp
– Shrimps

Also known as Bruun’s Cleaner Shrimp, Bruun’s Cleaning Partner Shrimp, Carid Shrimps, Cleaner & Rock Shrimps, Cleaner Shrimp, Cleaning Partner Shrimp, Cleaning Rock Pool Shrimp, Clear Cleaner.. more


Aplysia sp.
– Sea Slug—Sea Hares

Also known as Nudibranchs, Sea Hares and Aplesid Slug.

Found singly or in pairs in sheltered bays and lagoon amongst grass, sand, mud and rubble often buried in.. more


Aplysia sp.
– Sea Slug—Sea Hares

Also known as Nudibranchs and Sea Hares.

Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas.
Length – ?cm
Depth – ?m
Widespread Indo-Pacific

Opisthobranchia -.. more


Apolegma Nudibranch
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Apolegma Sea Slug, Nudibranchs, Purple Nudibranch.

Found on coral and rocky reefs over sand and rubble areas.
They feed exclusively on yellow sponges.
Length – 4cm
Depth -.. more


Apple Snail
– Sea Snails

Also known as Apple Tun, Grinning Tun, Pacific Grinning Tun, Tun Shells.

Found over fine sandy bottoms.
They feed on sea cucumbers.
Length – 8cm
Depth – 5-30m
Widespread Western Central.. more


Arabian Angelfish
– Angelfishes

Also known as Arabian Angel, Asfur Angel, Asfur Angelfish, Crescent Angelfish.

Found singly or in pairs over semi protected inshore reefs rich in hard and soft coral growth.
They.. more


Arabian Chromis
– Damselfishes

Also known as Pullers, Red Sea Chromis, Yellow-axil Chromis, Yellow-axil Puller.

Found in small schools close to branching corals for shelter, over lagoons and fringing reefs.
They feed on.. more


Arabian Crust-sponge
– Sponges

Also known as Siliceous Sponges, Marine Sponge and Arabian Sponge Coral.

Found in well lit areas of coral and rocky reefs on dead or living corals.
They feed on.. more


Arabian Monocle Bream
– Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Arabian Spinecheek, Arabian Threadfin Bream, Coral Breams, Monocle Bream, Paleband Monocle Bream, Paleband Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Whiptail.

Found singly or in small schools over shallow sandy.. more


Arabian Monocle Bream (Juvenile)
– Threadfin Breams-Whiptail Breams

Also known as Arabian Spinecheek, Arabian Threadfin Bream, Coral Breams, Monocle Bream, Paleband Monocle Bream, Paleband Spinecheek, Spinecheek, Whiptail.

Found singly or in small schools over shallow sandy.. more


Arabian Pinfish
– Porgies

Also known as Red Sea Bream, Red Sea Seabream.

Found singly or in small schools over sandy bottoms close to corals in shallow water of exposed coastal reefs.
They.. more


Arapaima
– Bony Tongues—Bonytongues

Also known as Giant Arapaima, Pirarucu.

Found in freshwaters of the Amazon River Basin.
They feed on fish and crustaceans.
These fish are known to leap out of the water.. more


Arawana
– Bony Tongues—Arowanas

Also known as Dragonfish, Silver Arowana, Water Monkey.

Found close to the shore in rivers and streams lurking under overhanging branches.
They feed on surface fish and bats, birds.. more


Arc-eye Hawkfish
– Hawkfishes

Also known as Arc-eyed Hawkfish, Archeye Hawkfish, Horseshoe Hawkfish, Monocle Hawkfish, Redeye Hawkfish, Red-eyed Hawkfish, Ringeye Hawkfish, Ring-eyed Hawkfish, Spectacle Hawkfish, White-lined Hawkfish.

Found singly perched on heads.. more


Arcfin Shrimpgoby
– Gobies

Also known as Archfin Goby, Blue-speckled Shrimpgoby, Gudgeons, Horseshoe Shrimpgoby, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies.

Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with alpheid shrimps over deep coastal.. more


Arched Box Crab
– Crabs—Box Crabs

Also known as Armed Box Crab, Arrow Box Crab, Giant Box Crab, Shame-faced Crabs.

Found mud and sandy areas moving slowly along the bottom of coral and rocky.. more


Areolate Grouper
– Sea Basses-Groupers-Fairy Basslets

Also known as Sea Bass, Rockcods, Cods, Hinds, Areolate Rockcod, Areolated Grouper, Areolated Rockcod, Green-spotted Rockcod, Yellow-spotted Rockcod, Orange-spotted Rockcod, Spotted Grouper, Reef Cod, Flattail Cod and.. more


Argus Wrasse
– Wrasses

Also known as Peacock Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasses.

Found in small schools along shallow shorelines over seagrass beds, algae and weedy covered rocky reef flats and lagoons.
They feed on.. more


Argus Wrasse (Juvenile)
– Wrasses

Also known as Peacock Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasses.

Found in small schools along shallow shorelines over seagrass beds, algae and weedy covered rocky reef flats and lagoons.
They feed on.. more


Armored Pipefish
– Pipefishes-Seahorses—Ghostpipefishes

Also known as False Pipefishes, Longtail Ghostpipefish, Long-tailed Ghostpipefish, Pacific Ghostpipefish, Tubemouth Fishes.

Found in pairs or family groups floating with head down mimicking seagrass on seagrass beds.. more


Arrow Cichlid
– Cichlids

Also known as Midas Cichlids, Zaliosus Cichlid.

Found in schools over Lake Apoyo in Nicaragua.
Length – 20cm
Depth – ?
Central America – Lake Apoyo in Nicaragua

A freshwater fish often.. more


Asian Bonytongue
– Bony Tongues—Arowanas

Also known as Asian Arowana, Dragonfish, Gold Arowana, Golden Arowana, Golden Dragonfish, Malayan Bonytongue, Redtail Golden, Super Red Arowana.

Found in fresh peaty waters of forest covered streams.
They.. more


Asian Paddle Crab
– Crabs—Swimming Crabs

Also known as Asian crab, Black Crab, Blue Crab, Brachyura Crabs, Japanese Stone Crab, Japanese Swimming Crab, Lady Crab, Paddle Crab, Portunid Crab, Shore Swimming Crab, Swimmer.. more


Asparagus Algae
– Algae

Also known as Asparagus Seaweed, Iodine Weed, Macro Algae, Marine Seaweed, Red Algae, Red Sea Plume, Seaweed.

Found small bunches or in large groves attached to solid substrates.. more


Assasi Triggerfish
– Triggerfishes

Also known as Arabian Picassofish, Arabian Picasso Triggerfish, Assasi Trigger, Huma Huma Trigger, Lagoon Triggerfish, Picassofish, Picasso Triggerfish, Red Sea Picasso Triggerfish, Reef Triggerfish, Lagoon Triggerfish.

Found singly.. more


Atabapo Red Pike Cichlid
– Cichlids

Also known as Atabapo Red, Atabapo Red Pike Cichlid, Inirida Spotted Pike Cichlid, Orange Pike Cichlid, Pike Cichlids, Red Pike Cichlid, Spot-tail Cichlid, Spotted-tail Cichlid, Spotted-tail Pike.. more


Atipa
– Catfishes—Callichthyid Armored Catfishes

Also known as Amazonian Catfish, Armored Catfishes, Atipa Bosco, Brown Hoplo, South American Catfish.

Found in schools over quiet, shallow areas over soft bottoms of stagnant drainage ditches,.. more


Atlantic Batfish
– Anglerfishes—Batfishes

Also known as Deepsea Batfish, Handfishes, Seabats, Walking Batfish.

Found singly resting on the bottom or partially covered in mud or sand close to reef edges in both.. more


Atlantic Bigeye
– Bigeyes-Catalufas

Also known as Catalufa, Common Bigeye, Glassy Snapper, Glassy Snapper, Goggle Eye, Johnny Diggens, Moonshine Conga, Moonshine Snapper, Red Bigeye.

Found in small schools close to the bottom.. more


Atlantic Bumper
– Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Atlantic Carangids, Bumper, Goggle-eye, Little Bumper, Pacific Bumper, Plateau, Rooter, Spanish Mackerel, Trevallies, Yellowtail, Yellowtail Bumper.

Found singly over soft bottoms or in schools near.. more


Atlantic Flying Gurnard
– Scorpionfishes-Flatheads—Flying Gurnards

Also known as Batfish, Flying Fish, Grondin Volant, Grunt Fish, Helmet Gurnard, Sea Robin.

Found resting or “flying” over mud, rock and sandy bottoms foraging for food with.. more


Atlantic Flyingfish (Juvenile)
– Flyingfishes

Also known as – no other name

Found near the surface in coastal areas and can fly for long distances.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length – 32cm
Depth – 0-20m
Widespread .. more


Atlantic Glaucus
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Aeolus, Atlanticus Sea Slug, Blue Angel, Blue Dragon, Blue Dragon Sea Slug, Blue Glaucus, Blue Ocean Slug, Blue Sea Dragon, Blue Sea Lizard, Blue.. more


Atlantic Hookear Sculpin
– Scorpionfishes-Flatheads—Sculpins

Also known as Atlantic Hookear, Arctic Hookear Sculpin, Hook-eared Sculpin, Hookhorn Sculpin.

Found singly over sand and muddy bottoms in deep to very deep waters.
They feed on mollusks.. more


Atlantic Horse Mackerel
– Jacks-Pompanos

Also known as Blue Mackerel, Cape Horse Mackerel, Common Scad, European Horse Mackerel, Horse Mackerel, Jack Mackerel, Pollock, Saurels, Scad, Western Horse Mackerel.

Found in large schools.. more


Atlantic Lizardfish
– Grinners—Lizardfishes

Also known as Bluestripe Lizardfish, Blue-striped Lizard, Blue-striped Lizardfish, Royal Flagfin, Sand Lizardfish.

Found singly or in pairs half buried or resting on rock and sandy bottoms in.. more


Atlantic Mackerel
– Mackerels-Tunas-Bonitos

Also known as Boston Mackerel, Common Mackerel, Joey, Mackerel, Norwegian Mackerel, Pinner, Scottish Mackerel, Shiner, Split.

Found in large schools near the surface of continental shelf areas.. more


Atlantic Pomfret
– Pomfrets

Also known as Angelfish, Black Sea Bream, Common Pomfret, Ray’s Bream, Ray’s Sea Bream.

Found in small schools occasionally close to shore but usually oceanic in the sunlight.. more


Atlantic Redlip Blenny
– Blennies—Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Atlantic Blenny, Atlantic Redlipped Blenny, Black Blenny, Coral Blennies, Devilfish, Horseface Blenny, Redlip Blenny, Redlipped Blenny, Reef Blennies,

Found in shallow surge zones of.. more


Atlantic Sea Raven
– Scorpionfishes-Flatheads—Sea Ravens-Sailfin Sculpins

Also known as Bullhead, Muddler, Puff-belly, Scratch-belly, Sculpin, Web Sculpin, Whip Sculphin, Whippy, Wip.

Found over hard substrate and rocky bottoms of coral and rocky reefs.
They feed voraciously.. more


Atlantic Spadefish
– Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also know as Angelfish, Atlantic Spade, Butterflyfish, Jackass, Leather Coat, Moonfish, Ocean Cobbler, Pot Cover, Sea Donkey, Three-banded Sheephead, Three-tailed Porgy, Tripletail, White Angel, White Angelfish.

Found in.. more


Atlantic Spadefish (Juvenile)
– Spadefishes-Batfishes-Scats

Also know as Atlantic Spade, Angelfish, White Angel, Moonfish and Ocean Cobbler.

Also know as Angelfish, Atlantic Spade, Butterflyfish, Jackass, Leather Coat, Moonfish, Ocean Cobbler, Pot Cover, Sea.. more


Atlantic Tarpon
– Tarpons-Tenpounders—Tarpons

Also known as Bass, Indo-Pacific Tarpon, Silverfish Silverking.

Found singly or in large schools (sometimes in the same spot for years at a time) over coastal bays, estuaries,.. more


Atlantic Tripletail
– Tripletails

Also known as Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouy Bass, Bouyfish, Brown Tripletail, Conchy Leaf, Dusky Perch, Dusky Tripletail, Flasher, Jumping Cod, Pacific Tripletail, Sleepfish, Snagdrifter, Surinam Tripletail… more


Atlantic Wing-oyster
– Bivalves

Also known as Atlantic Wing Shell, Atlantic Winged Oyster, Black Pearl Oyster, Black Winged Oyster, Giant Wing Oyster, Pearl Oyster, Wing Oysters, Winged Oyster, Winged Pearl Oyster.

Found.. more


Atlantic wolffish
– Wolffishes

Also known as Atlantic Catfish, Catfish, Devilfish, Ocean Catfish, Ocean Whitefish, Seacat, Seawolf, Wolfeel, Wolffish.

Found singly or in pairs over rocky areas sheltering in the same spot.. more


Atriolum Robustum
– Ascidians

Also known as Colonial Ascidians, Compound Ascidians, Golden Sea Squirt, Robust Sea Squirt, Robust Tunicate, Sea Squirts, Soft Sea Squirt, Tunicates, Urn Sea Squirt and Urn Ascidian.

Found.. more


Aureopurpurea Nudibranch
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Gold-spotted Chromodoris, Nudibranchs.

Found singly or in pairs amongst sand and rubble areas of coral and rocky reefs rich in sponge growth.
They feed sponges.
Length -.. more


Aurora Shrimpgoby
– Gobies

Also known as Aurora Prawngoby, Beautiful Prawngoby, Gudgeons, Pinkbar Goby, Pinkbar Partnergoby, Pinkbar Shrimpgoby, Prawn Gobies, Shrimp Gobies.

Found singly or in pairs sharing their burrow with the.. more


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– Corals

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Australian Blenny
– Blennies—Combtooth Blennies

Also known as Australian Combtooth Blenny, Coral Blennies, Pale-spotted Coral Blenny, Reef Blennies, Rock Blennies.

Found singly or pairs peeping out of crevices and holes over shallow lagoons.. more


Australian Brain Coral
– Stony Corals

Also known as Aussie Brain Coral, Australian Maze Brain Coral, Aussie Worm Brain Coral, Brain Corals, Honeycomb Coral, Lesser Star Coral, Maze Coral.

Found over gravel, rock.. more


Australian Dive Site Maps
– Dive Site Maps

Great Barrier Reef, Yeppoon Beach, Lady Musgrave, Ningaloo Reef, more


Australian Giant Cuttlefish
– Cuttlefishes

Also known as Aussie Cuttlefish, Giant Australian Cuttlefish, Giant Cuttlefish.

Found singly changing colour and texture to match their surroundings over mud, sand and seagrass bed of rocky.. more


Australian Gregory
– Damselfishes

Also known as Farmer Damsel, Orange-tipped Damselfish, Yellowtip Gregory, Yellow-tipped Gregory.

Found singly around dead coral outcrops and rubble areas of lagoons and outer edges of reefs.
They feed.. more


Australian Land Hermit Crab
– Crabs—Hermit Crabs

Also known as Aussie Land Hermit Crab, Australian Crazy Crab, Australian Terrestrial Hermit Crab, Calico Crab, Crazy Crab, Krabooz Hermit Crab, Land Hermit Crab, Terrestrial Hermit Crab.

Found.. more


Australian Mottled Moray
– Eels-Morays—Moray Eels

Also known as Indo-Pacific Spotted Moray, Mosaic Moray, Mottled Moray, Sawtooth Moray, Sawtooth Moray Eel, Saw-toothed Eel, Spotted Moray.

Found singly in crevices and holes over coastal.. more


Australian Sandperch
– Sandperches

Also known as Australian Grubfish, Grubfish, Sandsmelts, Southern Grubfish, Weevers.

Found singly or in small harems rubble and seagrass areas close to coral reefs in sheltered lagoons and.. more


Axilspot Hogfish
– Wrasses

Also known as Axil Hogfish, Axil Pigfish, Axilspot Pigfish, Bicolor Wrasse, Coral Hogfish, Coral Pigfish, Hogfishes, Polkadot Wrasse, Turncoat Hogfish, White-spotted Hogfish.

Found singly or in small schools.. more


Axilspot Hogfish (Juvenile)
– Wrasses

Also known as Axil Hogfish, Axil Pigfish, Axilspot Pigfish, Bicolor Wrasse, Coral Hogfish, Coral Pigfish, Hogfishes, Polkadot Wrasse, Turncoat Hogfish, White-spotted Hogfish.

Found singly or in small schools.. more


Azores Chromis
– Damselfishes

Also known as Atlantic Chromis, Atlantic Damselfish, Canary Damselfish, Puller.

Found singly or in small schools over rock, sand and weedy areas of rocky reefs around islands.
They feed.. more


Azores Nudibranch
– Sea Slugs

Also known as Azorica Nudibranch, Dorid Nudibranch, Elegant Sea Slug, Hypselodoris picta azorica, Giant Doris, Nudibranch.

Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand.. more


Azure Demoiselle
– Damselfishes

Also known as Azure Damsel, Azure Damselfish, Bicolor Damsel, Blue Damselfish, Half-blue Damselfish, Half-blue Demoiselle, Yellow-dipped Damsel, Yellow-tailed Damsel.

Found in small schools, sheltering in branches of Acropora.. more

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