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Photo galleries of various fish, sea dragsons, sharks and more

Aluterus scriptus, commonly known as scrawled filefish, broomtail filefish or scribbled leatherjacket,

Filefish Facts and Photographs

Filefish, also known as foolfish, leatherjackets or shingles, are of the diverse family Monacanthidae. They are tropical to subtropical tetraodontifor...
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Anthias

Anthias fish make up the subfamily Anthiinae of the family Serranidae (basses, basslets and groupers. They are mostly small and colorful, usually pink...
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Gobies

Gobies form the family Gobiidae, one of the larges families of fish with over 2,000 species. Gobies are relatively small fish, typically less than 10 ...
Chromis viridis damselfish

Damselfish

Damselfish are part of the Pomacentridae (anemone fish) family excluding those of the clown fish family Amphiprion and Premnas. They have a single nos...
Penguins

Penguins

Penguins fall into the family, Spheniscidae and the order Sphenisciformes, of aquatic, flightless birds living almost exclusively in the Southern Hemi...

Seadragons

Native to waters off southern and eastern Australia, leafy and weedy sea dragons are closely related to seahorses and pipefish. Similar to Seahorses t...

Rays and Skates

Rays and skates are in the superorder of cartilaginous fish, known as Batoidea, where there are approximately 560 species in thirteen families. They a...

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish, despite their name, are not fish but mollusks. They belong to the class, Cephalopoda, which also includes squid, octopuses, and nautiluses...
Lobster

Lobsters

Lobsters are ten-legged crustaceans closely related to shrimp and crabs. They are benthic, or bottom-dwelling, and are found in all of the world's oce...
Eels white-mouth moray eel (Caesio xanthonota)

Eels

Eels (Anguilliformes) are an order of fish that consists of four suborders, 20 families, 111 genera and about 800 different species. Most are predator...
Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Jellyfish are typified as free-swimming marine animals and the major non-polyp form of individuals of the phylum, Cnidaria. They have roamed the se...

Pufferfish

Pufferfish, also called puffers, balloonfish, blowfish, bubblefish, globefish, swellfish, toadfish, todies, honey toads, sugar toads and sea squab, ar...
Ember Parrotfish

Parrotfish

Parrotfish are a group of about 90 species traditionally regarded as the family Scaridae. Today they are considered to be in Scarinae a subfamily of w...

Pelagic Fish

Pelagic fish live in the pelagic zone of ocean or lake water - not being close to the bottom nor near the shore. The marine pelagic environment is the...
Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris

Clownfish

Clownfish, also known as anemonefish are from the subfamily Amphiprioninae in the family Pomacentridae with 30 recognized species. All clownfish fo...
Giant Grouper

Groupers

Groupers, also known as gropers, are fish from the subfamily Epinephelinae of the rather large family Serranidae. They typically have a stout body and...

Surgeonfish, Tangs & Unicornfish

The Acanthuridae family of fish include surgeonfish, tangs and unicornfish, living in tropical seas, generally around coral reefs. Most species are co...
Triggerfish

Triggerfish

Triggerfish include about 40 different species of brightly colored fish from the family, Balistidae, which inhabit tropical and subtropical oceans thr...
Mandarinfish

Dragonets

Dragonets are small perciform (perch-like) fish of the family, Callionymidae, found mainly in the tropical waters of the western Indo-Pacific. They al...
Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish

Scorpionfish (Scorpaenidae) are a family of marine fish that includes many of the word's most venomous species. Most have a type of sting from sharp s...
Ragged Tooth Shark

Sharks

Sharks are a group of fish which have a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head and pectoral fins that are not fused...
Peppered Butterfly Fish

Butterflyfish

The butterflyfish are species of marine fish of the family, Chaetodontidae, found in tropical and subtropical waters, typically around coral reefs alt...
Lined Wrasse

Wrasses

Wrasses are in the family, Labridae, of marine fish, many of which are brightly colored. The family is very large and quite diverse with more than 600...
Pink Linckia Laevigita Starfish

Starfish

Starfish also known as Sea Stars are Echinoderms of the class Astoroidea and usually have five arms although some species have up to forty. Scientific...