Species

Fish

Whitetip reef shark

Whitetip reef shark is a relatively small species, few whitetip reef sharks are longer than 1.6 m (5.2 ft). The maximum length this species attains is often given as 2.1 m (6.9 ft), though this was...

Fish

Maldive anemonefish

Dorsal fin with 10-11 spines and 17-18 rays. Anal fin with 2 spines and 13-15 rays. Pectoral rays 18-19. Body depth 2.0-2.2 in standard length. Maxillary reaching to below front border of eye. Pect...

Fish

Camouflage grouper

Dorsal fin with 11 spines and 14-15 rays. Anal fin with 3 spines and 8 rays. Pectoral fin with 18-19 rays. Body depth 2.7-3.1 in standard length. Dorsal head profile smoothly convex. Inter- orbital...

Fish

Bluestriped snapper

Dorsal fin with 10 spines and 14 or 15 rays. Anal fin with 3 spines and 8 rays. Pectoral fin with 15 or 16 rays. Body depth 2.4-2.8 in standard length. Body moderately deep. Dorsal profile of head ...

Fish

Clark’s anemonefish

Dorsal fin with 10 or 11 spines and 14-17 rays. Anal fin with 2 spines and 12-15 rays. Pectoral rays 18-21. Body depth 1.7-2.0 in standard length. Colour is blackish with three white bars crossing ...

Fish

Foursaddle grouper

Dorsal fin with 11 spines and 14-16 rays. Anal fin with 3 spines and 8 rays. Pectoral fin with 17-19 rays. Body depth 3.1-3.6 in standard length. Dorsal head profile convex. Inter-orbital area flat...

Fish

White-spotted grouper

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Fish

Spotfin lionfish

Dorsal spines : 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 6. Reddish to tan with many dark bars on body; median fins with scattered dark spots; tentacle above eye long an...

Fish

whale shark

With its huge size and distinctive spotting, whale shark cannot be confused with any other species. Very wide, nearly terminal mouth with numberous minute teeth. Very broad head. It is dark above w...

Fish

sixblotch hind

Dorsal fin with 9 spines and 14-16 rays. Anal fin with 3 spines and 9 rays. Pectoral fin with 16-18 rays. Body depth 2.5-3.0 in standard length. Maxilla reaches to or past vertical at rear edge of ...