Species

Fish

Blackflag sandperch

Distinctive Characters: Dorsal fin with 5 spines and 21 rays. Anal fin with 1 spine and 14-22 rays. Pelvic fins well separated.Colour: Spinous portion black with a deep red margin. A series o...

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Speckled sandperch

The speckled sandperch (Parapercis hexophtalma) is a species of marine bony fish in the family Pinguipedidae, found in the western Indo-Pacific Ocean.Short description - Do...

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Variable-lined fusilier

The variable-lined fusilier (Caesio varilineata) is a pelagic marine fish belonging to the family Caesionidae.The variable-lined fusilier is a small to medium-sized fish wh...

Fish

Red-toothed triggerfish

The redtoothed triggerfish (Odonus niger) is a triggerfish of the tropical Indo-Pacific area, and the sole member of its genus.Distinctive Characters: Dorsal fin with 3 spines and 3...

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Commerson's frogfish

Commerson's frogfish or the giant frogfish, (Antennarius commerson) is a marine fish belonging to the family Antennariidae.Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dor...

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Largescale triggerfish

Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 23-26; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 21 - 23. Caudal fin of adults double emarginate with produced lobes; juveniles with ro...

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Gilded triggerfish

The gilded triggerfish (Xanthichthys auromarginatus) is a spotted gray triggerfish.Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 27-30; Anal spines: 0; Ana...

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Chocolatedip chromis

Distinctive Characters: Dorsal fin with 12 spines and 11-12 (usually 12) rays. Anal fin with 2 spines and 12 rays. Pectoral rays 15-17. Body depth 2.0-2.1 in standard length. Upper and lower edges ...

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Black jack

The black jack (Caranx lugubris) is a species of large ocean fish in the jack family Carangidae.Distinctive Characters: First dorsal fin with 8 spines, second dorsal ...

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Giant trevally

The giant trevally (Caranx ignobilis) is a species of large marine fish classified in the jack family, Carangidae.Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (tot...

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Ornate prawn-goby

Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 13. Thin blue barring or rings near tail along the sides.

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Common fusegoby

Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8. 1st black spot between 1st 2 dorsal spines; body with small dark spots (Ref. 2798); cha...

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Sixspot goby

Sixspot goby (Valencienna sexguttata)is a species of goby native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft ra...

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Starry goby

Short descriptionDorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9. Body tan to black in color with light spots; midside with small elonga...

Fish

Dusky farmerfish

The dusky farmerfish (Stegastes nigricans) is a species of damselfish found around coral reefs at a depth of one to 12 meters, in tropical climates between 30°S and 30°N. They are ...