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  To identify
  Angelfishes (Pomacanthidae)
IGI-096 Three-spot angelfish, Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Three-spot angelfish

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Shark point, Gili Trawangan

IGI-21 Three-spot angelfish, Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Three-spot angelfish

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Shark point, Gili Trawangan

IB2-199 Threespot angelfish, Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Apolemichthys trimaculatus

Threespot angelfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Tulamben, Coral garden

  IAM-279 Bicolor angelfish, Centropyge bicolor

Centropyge bicolor

Bicolor angelfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Batu berdiri

EMA-135 Zebra angelfish, Genicanthus caudovittatus

Genicanthus caudovittatus

Zebra angelfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IHW-174  Blackstriped angelfish, Genicanthus lamarck

Genicanthus lamarck

Blackstriped angelfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

  BON-075 Queen angelfish, Holacanthus ciliaris

Holacanthus ciliaris

Queen angelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Angel city

BON-110 Queen angelfish, Holacanthus ciliaris

Holacanthus ciliaris

Queen angelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Aquarius

BON-155 Rock beauty, Holacanthus tricolor

Holacanthus tricolor

Rock beauty

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: 1000 steps

  IGI-095 Emperor angelfish, Pomacanthus imperator

Pomacanthus imperator

Emperor angelfish

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Shark point, Gili Trawangan

IB2-214 juvenile Emperor angelfish, Pomacanthus imperator

Pomacanthus imperator

juvenile Emperor angelfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya

BON-014 French angelfish, Pomacanthus paru

Pomacanthus paru

French angelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tori's reef

BON-103 juvenile French angelfish, Pomacanthus paru

Pomacanthus paru

juvenile French angelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tori's reef

MSI-14 Yellowface angelfish , Pomacanthus xanthometopon

Pomacanthus xanthometopon

Yellowface angelfish

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Barracuda point

EMA-030 Regal angelfish, Pygoplites diacanthus

Pygoplites diacanthus

Regal angelfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IRA-041 Regal angelfish, Pygoplites diacanthus

Pygoplites diacanthus

Regal angelfish

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri eco

 
  Barracudas (Sphyraena)
IBA-077 Great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda

Sphyraena barracuda

Great barracuda

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT Liberty

BON-061 Great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda

Sphyraena barracuda

Great barracuda

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Oil slick leap

BON-045 Great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda 2

Sphyraena barracuda

Great barracuda

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Jeannie's glory

MSI-01 Pickhandle  barracudas, Sphyraena jello

Sphyraena jello

Pickhandle barracuda

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Midreef

IRA-021 Pickhandle barracuda, Sphyraena jello

Sphyraena jello

Pickhandle barracuda

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Blue magic

MSI-26 Blackfin barracuda, Sphyraena qenie

Sphyraena qenie

Blackfin barracuda

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Whitetip avenue

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  Bigeyes (Priacanthidae)
IL5-061 Paeony bulleye, Priacanthus blochii

Priacanthus blochii

Paeony bulleye

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Teluk kembahu I

IRA-051 Paeony bulleye, Priacanthus blochii 2

Priacanthus blochii

Paeony bulleye

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Chicken bay

IRA-050 Paeony bulleye, Priacanthus blochii 1

Priacanthus blochii

Paeony bulleye

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Chicken bay

  Common bigeye, Priacanthus hamrur

Priacanthus hamrur

Common bigeye

Wadi Lahami, Egypt 2002-2003
Dive site: Ras bonne

MSI-42 Crescent-tail or Common bigeye, Priacanthus hamrur

Priacanthus hamrur

Common bigeye

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Barracuda point

EDS-15 Common bigeye, Priacanthus hamrur

Priacanthus hamrur

Common bigeye

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: St. John's, Gota Gotaya

IGI-073 Common bigeye, Priacanthus hamrur

Priacanthus hamrur

Common bigeye (barred phase)

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Hann's reef, Gili Air

EMA-010 Moontail bullseye, Priacanthus hamrur

Priacanthus hamrur

Moontail bullseye

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

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  Catfishes (Plotosidae)
MKA-01 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Kapalai, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Mantis ground

FPG-05 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Puerto Galera, the Philippines 2005
Dive site: Sabang wrecks

FCA-05 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Cabilao, the Philippines 2005
Dive site: Lighthouse

FCA-51 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Cabilao, the Philippines 2005
Dive site: Lighthouse

FMI-030 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Mandarin point (night dive)

IL3-175 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Jahir

IBA-025 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Secret bay

IBA-126 school juvenile Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

juvenile Striped eel catfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Menjangan, Garden eel point

IAM-077 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus 1

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jetty

IAM-080 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus 2

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha I / II

FNE-075 sub-adult Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site:Ceres

FNE-263 juvenile Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

Striped eel catfish

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Sahara

IL5-145 Striped eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus

Plotosus lineatus

juvenile Striped eel catfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Police pier II

FAN-068 Plotosus lineatus, Striped eel catfish

Plotosus lineatus

juvenile Striped eel catfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: house reef Portulano (night dive)

 
  Chubs (Kyphosidae)
IBA-285 Gray drummer, Kyphosus bigibbus

Kyphosus bigibbus

Gray drummer

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT Liberty

IB2-160 Gray drummer, Kyphosus bigibbus

Kyphosus bigibbus

Gray drummer

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: USAT Liberty

IRA-040 probably Blue sea chub, Kyphosus cinerascens, with isopod parasite

probably Kyphosus cinerascens

Blue sea chub

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri eco

IRA-206 probably Blue sea chub, Kyphosus cinerascens

probably Kyphosus cinerascens

Blue sea chub

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri eco

EMA-093 Brassy chub, Kyphosus vaigiensis

Kyphosus vaigiensis

Brassy chub or Waigeu drummer

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

FAN-076 Kyphosus vaigiensis, Waigeu drummer of Lowfin drummer

Kyphosus vaigiensis

Brassy chub or Waigeu drummer

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Dive and trek

  BON-156 Bermuda chub or Yellow chub, Kyphosus sectatrix or K. incisor

Kyphosus sectatrix / K. incisor

Bermuda chub or Yellow chub

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: 1000 steps

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  Clingfishes (Gobiesocidae)
IL3-202 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus 1

Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Critter hunt

IL3-203 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus 2

Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Critter hunt

IAM-040 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus

Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jetty

IHW-033 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus

Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: N 00.28.218 / E 128.03.389

IL4-055 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus

Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Nudi falls (night dive)

FM2-330 Urchin clingfish, Diademichthys lineatus

Diademichthys lineatus

Urchin clingfish

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: house reef Magic island

  IL5-024 Crinoid clingfish, Discotrema crinophilum

Discotrema crinophilum

Crinoid clingfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Critter hunt

IL5-100 Crinoid clingfishes, Discotrema crinophilum

Discotrema crinophilum

Crinoid clingfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Tanjung lampu (night dive)

FRO-079_Discotrema_crinophilum_Crinoid_clingfish

Discotrema crinophilum

Crinoid clingfish

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Logbon, Sanctuary

IHW-013 Oneline clingfish, Discotrema monogrammum

Discotrema monogrammum

Oneline clingfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

IHW-032 Oneline clingfish, Discotrema monogrammum

Discotrema monogrammum

Oneline clingfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: N 00.28.218 / E 128.03.389

IHW-062 Oneline clingfish, Discotrema monogrammum

Discotrema monogrammum

Oneline clingfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Tidore, southwest side

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IB2-001 Doubleline clingfish, Lepadichthys lineatus

Lepadichthys lineatus

Doubleline clingfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya

  Dartfishes (Ptereleotridae)
IBA-005 Spottail dartfish, Ptereleotris heteroptera

Ptereleotris heteroptera

Spottail dartfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Menjangan, Pos I

IHW-172 Spottail dartfish, Ptereleotris heteroptera

Ptereleotris heteroptera

Spottail dartfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

EMA-239 Blackfin dartfish, Ptereleotris evides

Ptereleotris evides

Blackfin dartfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-084 Blackfin dartfish, Ptereleotris evides

Ptereleotris evides

Blackfin dartfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IRA-071 Blue gudgeon or Pearly dartfish, Ptereleotris microlepis

Ptereleotris microlepis

Blue gudgeon (or Pearly dartfish)

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: The passage

IRA-299 Blue gudgeon or Pearly dartfish, Ptereleotris microlepis 2

Ptereleotris microlepis

Blue gudgeon (or Pearly dartfish)

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: The passage

IMA-01 Red fire gobies or Fire dart gobies, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Manado, Indonesia 2002
Dive site: Linkuan 3

FMI-245 Fire dartfish or Fire goby, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Dolphin house

IGI-12 Fire dartfish, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Halik, Gili Trawangan

IAM-094 Fire dartfish or Fire goby, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Nama wall

IHW-057 Fire dartfish or Fire goby, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Gemaf

FM2-281 Fire goby or Fire dartfish, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Dolphin house

IRA-020 Fire dart gobies, Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica

Fire goby (or Fire dartfish)

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Blue magic

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  Dottybacks (Pseudochromidae)
FAN-312 Pictichromis diadema, Purple-top dottyback

Pictichromis diadema

Purple-top dottyback

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Ligpo cavern

  EMA-189 Sunrise dottyback, Pseudochromis flavivertex

Pseudochromis flavivertex

Sunrise dottyback

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Marsa assani

FNE-156 Southeast asian blackstripe dottyback, Pseudochromis perspicillatus

Pseudochromis perspicillatus

S. east asian blackstripe dottyback

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Masaplod north

IB3-194_Pseudochromis_perspicillatus,_Southeast_asian_blackstripe_dottyback

Pseudochromis perspicillatus

S. east asian blackstripe dottyback

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Secret bay

IAM-333 Steene's dottyback, Pseudochromis steenei 1

Pseudochromis steenei

Steene's dottyback

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Tower

IAM-334 Steene's dottyback, Pseudochromis steenei 2

Pseudochromis steenei

Steene's dottyback

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Tower

     
  Emperors (Lethrinidae)
Pink ear emperor, Lethrinus lentjan

Lethrinus lentjan

Pink ear emperor

Wadi Lahami, Egypt 2002-2003
Dive site: Shaab rour north

IB2-062 Longface emperor, Lethrinus olivaceus

Lethrinus olivaceus

Longface emperor

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya

EMA-177 subadult Longface emperor, Lethrinus olivaceus

Lethrinus olivaceus

subadult Longface emperor

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Marsa abu dabbab

IB2-259 Spotcheek emperor, Lethrinus rubrioperculatus

Lethrinus rubrioperculatus

Spotcheek emperor

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: USAT Liberty

FAN-107 Lethrinus harak, Thumbprint emperor 1

Lethrinus harak

Thumbprint emperor

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Secret bay

FAN-109 Lethrinus harak, Thumbprint emperor 2

Lethrinus harak

Thumbprint emperor

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Secret bay

FAN-382 maybe juvenile emperor, Lethrinus sp.

Lethrinus sp. ?

maybe juvenile emperor

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

  EDS-03 Bigeye emperor, Monotaxis grandoculis

Monotaxis grandoculis

Humpnose big-eye bream

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: Sha'ab Rour Shiriniat

IGI-06 Humpnose bigeye bream, Monotaxis grandoculus

Monotaxis grandoculis

Humpnose big-eye bream

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Manta point, Gili Trawangan

EMA-139 Humpnose big-eye bream, Monotaxis grandoculis

Monotaxis grandoculis

Humpnose big-eye bream

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IRA-219 juvenile Bigeye emperor, Monotaxis grandoculis

Monotaxis grandoculis

juvenile Humpnose big-eye bream

Indonesia, Raja ampat 2014
Dive site: Chicken bay

MSI-30 Humpnose big-eye bream, Monotaxis grandoculis

Monotaxis heterodon

Redfin emperor

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Dropoff

IRA-044 subadult Humpnose big-eye bream, Monotaxis grandoculis

Monotaxis heterodon

Redfin emperor

Indonesia, Raja ampat 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri Eco

 
  Fusiliers (Caesionidae)
IRA-346 Redbelly yellowtail fusilier, Caesio cuning

Caesio cuning

Redbelly yellowtail fusilier

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Five rocks

EMA-005 Lunar fusilier, Caesio lunaris

Caesio lunaris

Lunar fusilier

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-047 subadult Striated fusilier, Caesio striata

Caesio striata

subadult Striated fusilier

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Sharm shuni

EMA-184 subadult Striated fusilier, Caesio striata 2

Caesio striata

subadult Striated fusilier

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Sharm shuni

 
IRA-052 Double-lined fusilier, Pterocaesio digramma, with Bluestreak cleaner wrasse, Labroides dimidiatus

Pterocaesio digramma

Double-lined fusilier

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Chicken bay

IHW-173 Banana fusilier, Pterocaesio pisang

Pterocaesio pisang

Banana fusilier

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

IRA-004 Banana fusilier, Pterocaesio pisang

Pterocaesio pisang

Banana fusilier

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Mioskon

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  Gurnards (Dactylopteriadae)
IL1-16 Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2002
Dive site: Hairball

IL2-042 Flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis 3

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Teluk kembahu II

IL2-003 Flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis 1

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Kuda laut

IL2-024 Flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis 2

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Jahir

IL3-198 Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Nudi retreat (night dive)

IAM-194 Flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha I

IAM-109 juvenile Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

juvenile Oriental flying gurnard

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Hatiwe

IL4-022 Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Teluk kembahu I

IL4-283 Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
ive site: Pulau serena

FM2-067 Flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Goby point (night dive)

IL5-010 Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Police pier II

IL5-111 juvenile Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

juvenile Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Jari jari

IL5-203 Oriental flying gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Pantai parigi

FAN-216 Dactyloptena orientalis, juvenile Oriental flying gurnard

Dactyloptena orientalis

juvenile Oriental flying gurnard

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

FAN-018 Dactyloptena orientalis, Oriental flying gurnard

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Koala (night dive)

FAN-006 Dactyloptena orientalis, juvenile Oriental flying gurnard

Dactyloptena orientalis

juvenile Oriental flying gurnard

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

FRO-101_Dactyloptena_orientalis_juvenile_Oriental_flying_gurnard

Dactyloptena orientalis

Oriental flying gurnard

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Agnay desert (night dive)

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  Jacks (Carangidae)
FRO-071_possibly_juvenile_Carangoides_armatus_Longfin_trevally

possibly juvenile Carangoides armatus

Longfin trevally

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Agnay desert (night dive)

EHA-40 Goldbody trevally, Carangoides bajad

Carangoides bajad

Goldbody trevally

Hamata, Egypt 2007
Dive site: Shaab Said

IGI-07 Barcheek trevally, Carangoides plagiotaenia

Carangoides plagiotaenia

Barcheek trevally

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Manta point, Gili Trawangan

BON-170 probably Yellow jack, Caranx bartholomaei

Caranx bartholomaei

probably Yellow jack

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Jeannie's glory

BON-118 Bar jack, Caranx ruber 2

Caranx ruber

Bar Jack

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tolo / Ol'blue

BON-021 Bar jack, Caranx ruber

Caranx ruber

Bar Jack

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tolo / Ol' blue

EDS-31 Bluefin trevally, Caranx melampygus 1

Caranx melampygus

Bluefin trevally

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: Habili radir

EDS-32 Bluefin trevally, Caranx melampygus 2

Caranx melampygus

Bluefin trevally

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: Habili radir

EMA-073 Bluefin trevally, Caranx melampygus

Caranx melampygus

Bluefin trevally

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Gabal el rosas

MSI-24 Bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus 2

Caranx sexfasciatus

Bigeye trevally

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: South point

MSI-08 Bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus 1

Caranx sexfasciatus

Bigeye trevally

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: South point

MSI-25 Bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus 3

Caranx sexfasciatus

Bigeye trevally

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: South point

IBA-048 Bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus

Caranx sexfasciatus

Bigeye trevally

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT Liberty

IBA-209 Bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus

Caranx sexfasciatus

Bigeye trevally

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT Liberty

 
IB3-005_Elagatis_bipinnulata,_Spanish_mackerel_or_Rainbow_runner

Elagatis bipinnulata

Rainbow runner (or Spanish mackerel)

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Menjangan, Pos II

IB2-272 Doublespotted queenfish, Scomberoides lysan

Scomberoides lysan

Doublespotted queenfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: USAT Liberty

IAM-393 Bigeye scad, Selar crumenophthalmus

Selar crumenophthalmus

Bigeye scad

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha I

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  Jawfishes (Opistognathidae)
IL2-107 Randalls jawfish, Opistoghathus randalli 1

Opistognathus randalli

Gold-specs (or Randalls) jawfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Makawide

IL2-108 Randalls jawfish, Opistoghathus randalli 2

Opistognathus randalli

Gold-specs (or Randalls) jawfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Makawide

IL4-067 Gold-specs jawfish, Opistognathus randalli

Opistognathus randalli

Gold-specs (or Randalls) jawfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Pintu kolada

IL4-001 Gold-specs jawfish, Opistognathus randalli

Opistognathus randalli

Gold-specs (or Randalls) jawfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
house reef Divers Lodge Lembeh (night dive)

IL5-030 Gold-specs jawfish, Opistognathus randalli

Opistognathus randalli

Gold-specs (or Randalls) jawfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Horse shoe (night dive)

IH2-238 Gold-specs jawfish, Opistognathus randalli

Opistognathus randalli

Gold-specs (or Randalls) jawfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Fish fountain

FMI-112 Yellowbarred jawfish, Opistognathus sp.

Opistognathus sp.

Yellowbarred jawfish

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Golf point

IBA-127 Yellowbarred jawfish, Opistognathus sp.

Opistognathus sp.

Yellowbarred jawfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Menjangan, Garden eel point

IBA-139 Yellowbarred jawfish, Opistognathus sp.

Opistognathus sp.

juvenile Yellowbarred jawfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Menjangan, Pos I

FNE-030 Yellowbarred jawfish, Opistognathus sp.

Opistognathus sp.

Yellowbarred jawfish

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Bahura

IAM-056 Chestnut jawfish, Opistognathus sp.

Opistognathus sp.

Chestnut jawfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha I / II

IAM-283 Chestnut jawfish, Opistognathus sp.

Opistognathus sp.

Chestnut jawfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha I / II

IB3-353_Opistognathus_sp.,_Chestnut_jawfishes

Opistognathus sp.

Chestnut jawfishes

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Seraya slope

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FAN-048 Stalix histrio, Harlequin jawfish

Stalix histrio

Harlequin jawfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

  Mojarra's (Gerreidae)
BON-231 Yellowfin mojarra , Gerres cinereus

Gerres cinereus

Yellowfin mojarra

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tori's reef

EMA-172 Strongspine silver-biddy, Gerres longirostris

Gerres longirostris

Strongspine silver-biddy

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Marsa abu dabbab

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  Porcupinefishes (Diodontidae)
BON-143 Spotfin burrfish , Chilomycterus reticulatus

Chilomycterus reticulatus

Spotfin burrfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Salt city

IRA-084 Spotfin burrfish, Chilomycterus reticulatus

Chilomycterus reticulatus

Spotfin burrfish

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Yenbuba jetty

IL1-32 Porcupine fish or Birdbeak burrfish, Cyclichthys orbicularis

Cyclichthys orbicularis

Birdbeak burrfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2002
Dive site: Nudi retreat

IBA-174 Orbicular burrfish, Cyclichthys orbicularis

Cyclichthys orbicularis

Orbicular burrfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Kalanganyar

IAM-241 Orbicular burrfish, Cyclichthys orbicularis

Cyclichthys orbicularis

Orbicular burrfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Rhino

BON-119 Longspined porcupinefish, Diodon holocanthus

Diodon holocanthus

Longspined porcupinefish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tolo / Ol' blue

BON-058 Longspined porcupinefish, Diodon holocanthus

Diodon holocanthus

Longspined porcupinefish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Reef scientifico (night dive)

IL5-238 subadult Longspined porcupinefish, Diodon holocanthus

Diodon holocanthus

Longspined porcupinefish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Air prang (night dive)

FMI-182 Black-blotched porcupinefish, Diodon liturosus

Diodon liturosus

Black-blotched porcupinefish

Cebu, Philippines 2007
house reef Magic island (night dive)

IRA-281 Black-blotched porcupinefish, Diodon liturosus

Diodon liturosus

Black-blotched porcupinefish

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Sorido (night dive)

  Rabbitfishes (Siganidae)
FMI-210 White-spotted rabbitfish, Siganus canaliculatus

Siganus canaliculatus

White-spotted rabbitfish

Cebu, Philippines 2007
house reef Magic island (night dive)

  IB2-271 Barred spinefoot or Masked rabbitfish, Siganus doliatus

Siganus doliatus

Barred spinefoot (or Masked rabbitfish)

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: USAT Liberty

IH2-088 probably a juvenile Barred spinefoot, Siganus doliatus

Siganus doliatus

probably a juvenile Barred spinefoot

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Mangrove (night dive)

IRA-049 Masked spinefoot or rabbitfish, Siganus puellus

Siganus doliatus

Barred spinefoot (or Masked rabbitfish)

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Sleeping barracuda

IB2-162 Goldlined spinefoot or Golden rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus

Siganus guttatus

Goldlined spinefoot (Golden rabbitfish)

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: USAT Liberty

IRA-039 Goldlined spinefoot or Golden rabbitfish, Siganus guttatus

Siganus guttatus

Goldlined spinefoot (Golden rabbitfish)

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri eco

     
  Remoras (Echeneidae)
MSI-02 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates on turtle back 1

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksuckers

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Midreef

MSI-13 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates on turtle back 2

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Barracuda point

MSI-23 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates on turtle back 3

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksuckers

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: South point

MSI-16 Whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus with Live sharksuckers, Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksuckers

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Turtle patch

IL3-037 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Teluk kembahu III

IGI-099 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Meno wall, Gili Meno

FM2-022 Bleeker's parrotfish, Chlorurus bleekeri with juvenile Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Cebu, Philippines 2012
house reef Magic island night dive)

FM2-143 juvenile Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates on Bleeker's parrotfish, Chlorurus bleekeri

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Cebu, Philippines 2012
house reef Magic island (night dive)

FM2-220 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Banjayan

FM2-186 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksuckers

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: White beach

EMA-169 Live sharksuckers, Echeneis naucrates on Green turtle, Chelonia mydas

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Marsa abu dabbab

IL5-220 Live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates, looking for a ride

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Kuda laut

IB3-009_Arothron_reticularis,_Reticulate_puffer_with_Remora

Echeneis naucrates

Live sharksucker

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Secret bay (night dive)

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  Sand divers (Trichonotidae)
FNE-164 male Threadfin sand diver, Trichonotus elegans

Trichonotus elegans

Threadfin sand diver

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Dauin sur

IL3-195 Blue spotted sand diver,Trichonotus setiger

Trichonotus setiger

Blue spotted sand diver

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Kuda laut II

FNE-266 Spotted or Blue-spotted sand diver, Trichonotus setiger 1

Trichonotus setiger

Spotted or blue spotted sand diver

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Punta

FNE-239 Spotted or Blue-spotted sand diver, Trichonotus setiger 3

Trichonotus setiger

Spotted or blue spotted sand diver

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Punta

 
  Sea Moths (Pegasidae)
IL1-05 Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, male

Lembeh, Indonesia 2002
Dive site: Hairball II

IL3-077 male and female Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, pair

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Nudi retreat (night dive)

IL3-171 male and female Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, pair

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Nudi retreat (night dive)

IL3-172 male Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, male

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Nudi retreat (night dive)

IBA-187 juvenile Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, juvenile

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Kalanganyar

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, male

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jetty

IAM-373 juvenile Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, juvenile

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Hatiwe

IHW-004 Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, juvenile

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
house reef Weda resort (night dive)

IHW-157 Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, pair

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
house reef Weda resort (night dive)

IB2-057 Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, male

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya

FNE-037 Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Masaplod north

IH2-014 Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, male

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Gemaf muck

IL5-104 remnant of a Pegasus seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

Eurypegasus draconis

remnant of a Pegasus seamoth

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Hairball II

IB3-284_Eurypegasus_draconis,_Pegasus_seamoth,_pair

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, pair

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Secret bay

IB3-283_Eurypegasus_draconis,_Pegasus_seamoth,_male

Eurypegasus draconis

Pegasus seamoth, male

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Secret bay

  IB3-010_Pegasus_volitans,_Slender_sea_moth_or_Winged_dragonfish

Pegasus volitans

Slender sea moth or Winged dragonfish

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Secret bay (night dive)

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  Shrimpfishes (Centriscidae)
FMI-136 Razorfish or Coral shrimpfish, Aeoliscus strigatus

Aeoliscus strigatus

Razorfish (or Coral shrimpfish)

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Tuble reef south

FMI-012 Razorfish or Coral shrimpfish, Aeoliscus strigatus

Aeoliscus strigatus

Razorfish (or Coral shrimpfish)

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Tuble reef south

IL3-184 dead Razorfish, Aeoliscus strigatus

Aeoliscus strigatus

dead Razorfish (or Coral shrimpfish)

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Police pier II

FRO-315_juvenile_Aeoliscus_strigatus_Razorfish

juvenile Aeoliscus strigatus

Razorfish (or Coral shrimpfish)

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Logbon, Sand slope

 
FMI-034 Rigid shrimpfish, Centriscus scutatus

Centriscus scutatus

Rigid shrimpfish

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Dolphin House

FMI-161 Rigid shrimpfish, Centriscus scutatus

Centriscus scutatus

Rigid shrimpfish

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Dolphin House

IAM-038 Rigid shrimpfish, Centriscus scutatus

Centriscus scutatus

Rigid shrimpfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jetty

   
  Spadefishes (Batfishes) (Ephippidae)
IL4-117 juvenile Humpback or Zebra batfish, Platax batavianus

Platax batavianus

juvenile Humpback (or Zebra) batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Kuda laut

IL5-060 juvenile Humpback or Zebra batfish, Platax batavianus

Platax batavianus

juvenile Humpback (or Zebra) batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Kuda laut

FAN-007 Platax batavianus, juvenile Humpback batfish or Zebra batfish

Platax batavianus

juvenile Humpback (or Zebra) batfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Secret garden

MSI-10 Orbicular or Round batfish, Platax orbicularis

Platax orbicularis

Orbicular batfish (or Circular spadefish)

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Hanging garden

FPG-35 Circular spadefish, Platax orbicularis

Platax orbicularis

Orbicular (or Round) batfish

Puerto Galera, the Philippines 2005
Dive site: Alma Jane

IL4-003 juvenile Orbicular or Round batfish, Platax orbicularis

Platax orbicularis

juvenile Orbicular (or Round) batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Hairball

IL4-195 juvenile Orbicular or Round batfish, Platax orbicularis

Platax orbicularis

juvenile Orbicular (or Round) batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jarijari (night dive)

IL4-287 juvenile Circular spadefish or Round batfish, Platax orbiculatus

Platax orbicularis

juvenile Orbicular (or Round) batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Critter hunt (night dive)

IRA-063 Orbicular batfish, Platax orbicularis

Platax orbicularis

Orbicular batfish (Circular spadefish)

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Yenbuba jetty

IGI-27 Platax pinnatus, Pinnate Spadefish

Platax pinnatus

Pinnate batfish

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Manta point, Gili Trawangan

IAM-039 Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

Platax pinnatus

sub-adult Pinnate batfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jetty

IAM-117 juvenile Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

Platax pinnatus

juvenile Pinnate batfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha III (night dive)

IAM-385 juvenile Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

Platax pinnatus

juvenile Pinnate batfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Laha III (night dive)

IL4-028 juvenile Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

Platax pinnatus

juvenile Pinnate batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Batu lubang (night dive)

IB2-015  juvenile Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

Platax pinnatus

juvenile Pinnate batfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: house reef Kubu Indah (night dive)

IL5-135 juvenile Pinnate batfish, Platax pinnatus

Platax pinnatus

juvenile Pinnate batfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Nudi falls (night dive)

IBA-092 Teira batfish or Longfin batfish, Platax teira

Platax teira

Longfin (or Teira) batfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Seraya

IB2-025 Longfin batfish, Platax teira

Platax teira

Longfin (or Teira) batfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Amed, Japanese wreck

IB2-115 Longfin batfish, Platax teira, being cleaned

Platax teira

Longfin (or Teira) batfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya

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  Squirrelfishes (Soldierfishes) (Holocentridae)
BON-055 Longspine squirrelfish, Holocentrus rufus

Holocentrus rufus

Longspine squirrelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Karpata

  IB2-208 Blacktip soldierfish, Myripristis botche

Myripristis botche

Blacktip soldierfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Kubu, Drop off

BON-033 Blackbar soldierfish, Myripristis jacobus

Myripristis jacobus

Blackbar soldierfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Hilma Hooker

FAN-314 Myripristis kuntee, Shoulderbar or Epaulette soldierfish

Myripristis kuntee

Shoulderbar (or Epaulette) soldierfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Ligpo island

IGI-078 Blotcheye soldierfish, Myripristis murdjan

Myripristis murdjan

Pinecone (or Blotcheye) soldierfish

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Manta point, Gili Trawangan

EMA-105 Pinecone soldierfish, Myripristis murdjan

Myripristis murdjan

Pinecone (or Blotcheye) soldierfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IHW-215 Lattice soldierfish, Myripristis violacea

Myripristis violacea

Lattice soldierfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Tidore

  BON-059 Longjaw squirrelfish, Neoniphon marianus

Neoniphon marianus

Longjaw squirrelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Oil slick leap

BON-189 Longjaw squirrelfish, Neoniphon marianus

Neoniphon marianus

Longjaw squirrelfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Andrea I

IGI-077 Stopfin squirrelfish, Neoniphon sammara

Neoniphon sammara

Stopfin squirrelfish

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Hann's reef, Gili Air

EMA-076 Sammara squirrelfish, Neoniphon sammara

Neoniphon sammara

Samara squirrelfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

  IB2-052 Silverspot squirrelfish or Tailspot squirrelfish, Sargocentron caudimaculatum

Sargocentron caudimaculatum

Silverspot (or Tailspot) squirrelfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Kubu, Drop off

EMA-085 Silverspot squirrelfish or Tailspot squirrelfish, Sargocentron caudimaculatum

Sargocentron caudimaculatum

Silverspot (or Tailspot) squirrelfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-090 Silverspot squirrelfish or Tailspot squirrelfish, Sargocentron caudimaculatum

Sargocentron caudimaculatum

Silverspot (or Tailspot) squirrelfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EDS-09 Giant squirrelfish, Sargocentron spiniferum

Sargocentron spiniferum

Giant squirrelfish

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: St. John's, Gota kebir

EHA-03 Giant squirrelfish, Sargocentron spiniferum

Sargocentron spiniferum

Giant squirrelfish

Hamata, Egypt 2007
Dive site: Maksour north

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  Stargazers (Uranoscopidae)
IL2-058 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus 2

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Air prang (night dive)

IL2-026 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus 1

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Lembeh, Indonesia 2006
Dive site: Jahir (night dive)

IL3-090 Stargazer with lure, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Lembeh, Indonesia 2008
Dive site: Teluk kembahu II (night dive)

IAM-057 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
house reef Maluku divers (night dive)

IL4-078 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jahir (night dive)

IL4-040 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jarijari (night dive)

FM2-029 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus 2

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Goby point (night dive)

FM2-079 2 Stargazers, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Banlot (night dive)

FM2-080 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Banlot (night dive)

FM2-096 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Banlot (night dive)

FM2-175 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus 3

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Goby point (night dive)

FM2-272 Stargazer, Uranoscopus sulphureus

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Goby point (night dive)

FAN-240 Uranoscopus sulphureus, Whitemargin stargazer

Uranoscopus sulphureus

Whitemargin stargazer

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

Stargazers, ‘with a face only a mother could love’. But that’s probably not the reason they are almost exclusively encountered at night and hide in the sand.
Fascinating is that some species, like U. sulphureus have a polychaete-like lure, used to attract prey. Stargazers are venomous.
IH2-018 Reticulate stargazer, Uranoscopus sp.

Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Airstrip (night dive)

IH2-163 Reticulate stargazer, Uranoscopus sp.

Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Airstrip (night dive)

IH2-224 Reticulate stargazer, Uranoscopus sp.

Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Airstrip (night dive)

IL5-313 Reticulate stargazer, Uranoscopus sp. 1

Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer 1

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Jahir (night dive)

IL5-314 Reticulate stargazer, Uranoscopus sp. 2

Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer 2

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Jahir (night dive)

FAN-426 Uranoscopus sp., Reticulate stargazer

Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

FRO-075_undetermined_dead_Uranoscopus_sp.

 Uranoscopus sp.

Reticulate stargazer

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Agnay desert (night dive)

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  Surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae)
BON-193 Ocean surgeon, Acanthurus bahianus

Acanthurus bahianus

Ocean surgeonfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Andrea I

BON-228 Ocean surgeon, Acanthurus bahianus

Acanthurus bahianus

Ocean surgeonfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Tori's reef

BON-211 Ocean surgeon, Acanthurus bahianus 2

Acanthurus bahianus

Ocean surgeonfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Karpata

BON-190 Doctorfish, Acanthurus chirurgus

Acanthurus chirurgus

Doctorfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Andrea I

BON-135 Doctorfish, Acanthurus chirurgus

Acanthurus chirurgus

Doctorfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Hilma Hooker

BON-043 Blue tang surgeonfish, Acanthurus coeruleus

Acanthurus coeruleus

Blue tang surgeonfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: 1000 steps

BON-108 Blue tang surgeonfish, Acanthurus coeruleus

Acanthurus coeruleus

Blue tang surgeonfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Aquarius

BON-212 Blue tang surgeonfish, Acanthurus coeruleus 2

Acanthurus coeruleus

Blue tang surgeonfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Karpata

IB2-273 Fowler's or Orange-socket surgeonfish, Acanthurus fowleri

Acanthurus fowleri

Fowler's (or Orange-socket) surgeonfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: USAT Liberty

IB2-074 Elongate surgeonfish, Acanthurus mata

Acanthurus mata

Elongate surgeonfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT Liberty

IBA-260 Brown surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigrofuscus

Acanthurus nigrofuscus

Brown surgeonfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Coral garden

IB3-423_Acanthurus_olivaceus,_Orange_shoulder_tang

Acanthurus olivaceus

Orange shoulder tang

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Tulamben, Drop off

FAN-369 Acanthurus pyroferus, Chocolate surgeonfish or Mimic surgeonfish

Acanthurus pyroferus

Chocolate (or Mimic) surgeonfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Dive and trek

EMA-033 Sohal surgeonfish, Acanthurus sohal

Acanthurus sohal

Sohal surgeonfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-110 Sohal surgeonfish, Acanthurus sohal

Acanthurus sohal

Sohal surgeonfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IBA-284 Yellowfin surgeonfish, Acanthurus xanthopterus

Acanthurus xanthopterus

Yellowfin surgeonfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT Liberty

IB3-047_Acanthurus_xanthopterus,_Yellowfin_surgeonfish

Acanthurus xanthopterus

Yellowfin surgeonfish

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Tulamben, Liberty

EMA-106 Striated surgeonfish, Ctenochaetus striatus

Ctenochaetus striatus

Striated surgeonfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

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EDS-37 Blue spine unicornfish, Naso hexacanthus

Naso hexacanthus

Blue spine unicornfish

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: St. John's, Um aruk

MSI-18 Bignose Unicornfish, Naso vlamingii

Naso vlamingii

Bignose unicornfish

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Turtlepatch

  EMA-092 Indian sail-fin surgeonfish,  Zebrasoma desjardinii

Zebrasoma desjardinii

Indian sail-fin surgeonfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-221 Indian sail-fin surgeonfish,  Zebrasoma desjardinii

Zebrasoma desjardinii

Indian sail-fin surgeonfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

MSI-31 unidentified juvenile Tang, Zebrasoma sp.

Zebrasoma sp.

Unidentified juv. tang / surgeonfish

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Barracuda point

  Sweepers (Pempheridae)
IGI-09 Golden sweeper, Parapriacanthus ransonneti

Parapriacanthus ransonneti

Golden sweeper

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Manta point, Gili Trawangan

EHA-27 Dusky sweepers, Pempheris adusta

Pempheris adusta

Dusky sweepers

Hamata, Egypt 2007
Dive site: Shaab hamam

IB2-145 Dusky sweeper, Pempheris adusta

Pempheris adusta

Dusky sweepers

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Amed, Japanese wreck

EMA-159 Vanikoro sweeper, Pempheris vanicolensis

Pempheris vanicolensis

Vanikoro sweeper

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef

 
  Triggerfishes (Blastidae)
IB3-039_Abalistes_stellatus,_juvenile_Falttail_triggerfish_or_Starry_triggerfish

Abalistes stellatus

Falttail triggerfish (or Starry triggerfish)

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Puri jati

IB3-448_Abalistes_stellatus,_juvenile_Falttail_triggerfish_or_Starry_triggerfish

Abalistes stellatus

(juvenile) Falttail triggerfish

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Seraya

IBA-055 Orange-lined triggerfish, Balistapus undulatus

Balistapus undulatus

Orange-lined triggerfish

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Tulamben, Coral garden

FAN-395 Balistapus undulatus, Orange-lined triggerfish

Balistapus undulatus

Orange-lined triggerfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

IB3-427_Balistapus_undulates,_Orange-lined_triggerfish

Balistapus undulatus

Orange-lined triggerfish

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Tulamben, between Drop off / Coral garden

MSI-21 Clown triggerfish, Balistoides conspicillum

Balistoides conspicillum

Clown triggerfish

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Staghorncrest

MSI-20 Titan triggerfish,  Balistoides viridescens

Balistoides viridescens

Titan triggerfish

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Staghorncrest

  IMA-10 Redtooth triggerfish, Odonus niger

Odonus niger

Red-toothed triggerfish

Manado, Indonesia 2002
Dive site: Sarchiko's point

IB2-238 Red-toothed triggerfish, Odonus niger

Odonus niger

Red-toothed triggerfish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Amed, Pyramids

EHA-46 Blue triggerfish, Pseudobalistus fuscus

Pseudobalistes fuscus

Blue triggerfish

Hamata, Egypt 2007
Dive site: house reef Zabargad north

IL4-213 Yellowmargin triggerfish, Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus

Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus

sub-adult Yellowmargin triggerfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jahir

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EHA-41 Picasso triggerfish, Rhinecanthus assasi

Rhinecanthus assasi

Picasso triggerfish

Hamata, Egypt 2007
Dive site: Abu galawa kebir south

EMA-024 Picasso triggerfish, Rhinecanthus assasi

Rhinecanthus assasi

Picasso triggerfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-187 Picasso triggerfish, Rhinecanthus assasi

Rhinecanthus assasi

Picasso triggerfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IB3-090_Rhinecanthus_verrucosus,_Saddled_triggerfish

Rhinecanthus verrucosus

juvenile Saddled triggerfish

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Amed, Japanese wreck

  EMA-156 Bluethroat triggerfish, Sufflamen albicaudatum

Sufflamen albicaudatum

Bluethroat triggerfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IHW-097 Boomerang triggerfish, Sufflamen bursa

Sufflamen bursa

Boomerang triggerfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Gemaf

  Trumpetfishes (Aulostomidae)
FMI-184 Trumpetfish, Aulostomus chinensis, golden variation

Aulostomus chinensis

Pacific trumpetfish, golden variation

Cebu, Philippines 2007
Dive site: Pescador south-east

IAM-160 Pacific trumpetfish, Aulostomus chinensis

Aulostomus chinensis

Pacific trumpetfish

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Air manis

IL4-212 Chinese trumpetfish, Aulostomus chinensis

Aulostomus chinensis

Pacific trumpetfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Jahir

  BON-217 Trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus

Aulostomus maculatus

Atlantic trumpetfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Karpata

BON-195 Trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus

Aulostomus maculatus

Atlantic trumpetfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Karpata

BON-128 juvenile Trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus

Aulostomus maculatus

juvenile Atlantic trumpetfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Reef scientifico (night dive)

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  Velvetfishes (Aploactinidae)
IRA-007 Kagoshima velvetfish, Paraploactis kagoshimensis

Paraploactis kagoshimensis 1

Kagoshima velvetfish

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Manta sandy

IRA-117 Kagoshima velvetfish, Paraploactis kagoshimensis 2

Paraploactis kagoshimensis 2

Kagoshima velvetfish

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Manta sandy

FRO-089_Paraploactis_kagoshimensis_Kagoshima_velvetfish

Paraploactis kagoshimensis

Kagoshima velvetfish

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Bonbon broken coconut (night dive)

IH2-041 Spinyskin velvetfish, Cocotropus dermacanthus

Cocotropus dermacanthus

Spinyskin velvetfish

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Pasir putih (night dive)

FAN-046 maybe Cocotropus dermacanthus, Spinyskin velvetfish

Cocotropus dermacanthus ?

maybe Spinyskin velvetfish

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

  Other fishes
IL1-22 Ocellated waspfish or Spiny waspfish, Apistus carinatus

Apistus carinatus

Ocellated waspfish (or Sulky)

Lembeh, Indonesia 2002
Divesite: Batu putih (night dive)

FAN-115 Apistus carinatus, Sulky waspfish or Longfin waspfish

Apistus carinatus

juvenile Ocellated waspfish (or Sulky)

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

FAN-271 Apistus carinatus, Sulky waspfish or Longfin waspfish

Apistus carinatus

juvenile Ocellated waspfish (or Sulky)

Anilao, Philippines 2015
Dive site: Anilao pier (night dive)

BON-060 Jolthead porgy, Calamus bajonado

Calamus bajonado

Jolthead porgy

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Oil slick leap

IL5-164 False scorpionfish, Centrogenys vaigiensis 1

Centrogenys vaigiensis

False scorpionfish 1

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Monument (night dive)

IL5-165 False scorpionfish, Centrogenys vaigiensis 2

Centrogenys vaigiensis

False scorpionfish 2

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Monument (night dive)

BON-006 juvenile Spotted drum, Equetus punctatus

Equetus punctatus

juvenile Spotted drum

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Andrea II

IRA-096 Banded toadfish or Tok-tok, Halophryne diemensis

Halophryne diemensis

Banded toadfish (or Tok-tok) 1

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Sorido (night dive)

IRA-352 Banded toadfish or Tok-tok, Halophryne diemensis 2

Halophryne diemensis

Banded toadfish (or Tok-tok) 2

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Sorido (night dive)

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IL4-006 Bluespotted cornetfish, Fistularia commersonii

Fistularia commersonii

Bluespotted cornetfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Hairball

IL4-138 Bluespotted cornetfish, Fistularia commersonii

Fistularia commersonii

Bluespotted cornetfish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Hairball

EMA-112 Bluespotted cornetfish, Fistularia commersonii

Fistularia commersonii

Bluespotted cornetfish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

FRO-403_Fistularia_commersonii_Bluespotted_cornetfish

Fistularia commersonii

Bluespotted cornetfish

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
house reef The three P (night dive)

 
IHW-082 Barnes' silverside, Hypoatherina barnesi

Hypoatherina barnesi

Barnes' silverside

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: 'Kangelang' jetty

  IHW-091 Quakerfish or Flagtail blanquillo, Malacanthus brevirostris

Malacanthus brevirostris

Quakerfish (or Flagtail blanquillo)

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Gemaf

EMA-075 Silver moony, Monodactylus argenteus

Monodactylus argenteus

Silver moony

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Gabal el rosas

EMA-255 Silver moony, Monodactylus argenteus

Monodactylus argenteus

Silver moony

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Gabal el rosas

BON-214 Creole-fish, Paranthias furcifer

Paranthias furcifer

Creole-fish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Karpata

IB3-221_Photopectoralis_bindus,_Orangefinned_ponyfish

Photopectoralis bindus

Orangefinned ponyfish

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Secret bay (night dive)

  EMA-001  Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta 1

Rastrelliger kanagurta

Indian mackerel

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

EMA-002 Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta 2

Rastrelliger kanagurta

Indian mackerel

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

BON-150 Greater soapfish. Rypticus saponaceus

Rypticus saponaceus

Greater soapfish

Caribbean, Bonaire 2013
Dive site: Windsock (night dive)

  IGI-097 Moorish idol, Zanclus cornutus

Zanclus cornutus

Moorish idol

Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Shark point, Gili Trawangan

IL4-261 Moorish idol, Zanclus cornutus

Zanclus cornutus

Moorish idol

Lembeh, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Police pier

IRA-209 Moorish idol, Zanclus cornutus

Zanclus cornutus

Moorish idol

Raja ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri eco

  To identify
IHW-253 unidentified fish

?

undetermined fish (juv. Goatfish?)

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
house reef Weda resort (night dive)

IB2-286 unidentified fish

?

undetermined fish

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: house reef Kubu Indah (night dive)

FNE-175 undetermined little fish

?

undetermined fish

Negros, Philippines 2012
Dive site: house reef Atlantis (night dive)

EMA-095 undetermined fish

?

undetermined fish

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: house reef Oasis

IL5-210 undetermined little fish, probably a juvenile

?

undetermined fish

Lembeh, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Madidir I (night dive)