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Website Map   (Underwater Animals by Scientific Name)

Listed by Country Listed by Common Name Listed by Scientific Name
Australia   (2003 and 1996) Fish Fish
Belize   (1999) Invertebrates Invertebrates
Egypt   (2004) Reptiles Cephalopods (Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefish)
Fiji   (2003) Corals
Indonesia  (2008 and 2007) Underwater Animals Listed by Family Crabs
Japan   (2000) Fish Molluscs
Malaysia   (2008) Invertebrates Nudibranchs
Mexico   (2009) Reptiles Sea Cucumbers
New Zealand Sea Urchins
Philippines   (2006) Shrimps
Solomon Islands   (1997) Sea Stars   (Starfishes)
Thailand   (2007) Worms
Trinidad and Tobago   (2000) Reptiles
United States of America

Fish Listed by Scientific Name

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Acanthurus leucosternon see powder blue surgeonfish
Acanthurus sohal see Arabian surgeonfish
Aetobatus narinari see spotted eagle ray
Amphiprion bicinctus see twoband anemonefish
Amphiprion clarkii see Clark's anemonefish
Amphiprion ocellaris see clown anemonefish
Amphiprion perideraion see pink anemonefish
Anampses meleagrides see spotted wrasse
Antennarius maculatus see warty frogfish
Antennarius striatus see striped frogfish
Arothron nigropunctatus see black-spotted puffer
Arothron stellatus see starry pufferfish
Aulostomus maculatus see Atlantic trumpetfish
Balistes brasiliensi  (obsolete name) see Balistoides viridescens
Balistes nigromarginatus  (obsolete name) see Balistoides viridescens
Balistes vetula see queen triggerfish
Balistes viridescen  (obsolete name) see Balistoides viridescens
Balistoides viridescens see titan triggerfish
Caranx melampygus see bluefin trevally
Cephalopholis argus see peacock grouper
Cephalopholis miniata see coral hind
Cephalopholis cyanostigma   (obsolete name) see coral hind
Chaetodon aureofasciatus see sunburst butterflyfish
Chaetodon auriga see threadfin butterflyfish
Chaetodon austriacus see Red Sea melon butterflyfish
Chaetodon baronessa see eastern triangular butterflyfish
Chaetodon capistratus see foureye butterflyfish
Chaetodon citrinellus see citron butterflyfish
Chaetodon collare see white-collar butterflyfish
Chaetodon ephippium see saddleback butterflyfish
Chaetodon fasciatus see Red Sea raccoon butterflyfish
Chaetodon lineolatus see lined butterflyfish
Chaetodon melannotus see black-backed butterflyfish
Chaetodon ocellatus see spotfin butterflyfish
Chaetodon ornatissimus see ornate butterflyfish
Chaetodon paucifasciatus see red-backed butterflyfish
Chaetodon pelewensis see sunset butterflyfish
Chaetodon plebeius see blue-blotch butterflyfish
Chaetodon rafflesii see latticed butterflyfish
Chaetodon rainfordi see Rainford's butterflyfish
Chaetodon semilarvatus see masked butterflyfish
Chaetodon striatus see banded butterflyfish
Chaetodon trifascialis see chevron butterflyfish
Chaetodon trifasciatus see melon butterflyfish
Chaetodon ulietensis see Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish
Chaetodon unimaculatus see teardrop butterflyfish
Chaetodon vagabundus see vagabond butterflyfish
Cheilinus lunulatus see broomtail wrasse
Cheilinus undulatus see Napoleon wrasse
Chelmon rostratus see long-beaked coralfish
Chromis csaerulea see green chromis
Cirrhitichthys falco see coral hawkfish
Coris gaimard see yellowtail coris
Dactyloptena orientalis see oriental flying gurnard
Dasyatis americana see southern stingray
Dendrochirus zebra see zebra lionfish
Diodon bleekeri  (obsolete name) see Diodon liturosus
Diodon hystrix see spot-fin porcupinefish
Diodon liturosus see black-blotched porcupinefish
Diodon maculatus  (obsolete name) see Diodon liturosus
Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus see ringed pipefish
Echeneis naucrates see sharksucker
Echidna nebulosa see snowflake moray eel
Emydocephalus ijimae see Ijima turtle-headed sea snake
Eurypegasus draconis see dragon sea moth
Fistularia commersonii see blue-spotted cornetfish
Forcipiger flavissimus see longnose butterflyfish
Ginglymostoma cirratum see nurse shark
Gorgasia sillneri see Red Sea garden eels
Gymnothorax funebris see green moray eel
Gymnothorax fimbriatus see fimbriated moray eel
Gymnothorax javanicus see giant moray eel
Gymnothorax meleagris see white-mouthed moray eel
Halichoeres hortulanus see checkerboard wrasse
Hemigymnus fasciatus see barred thicklip
Heniochus chrysostomus see pennant bannerfish
Heniochus intermedius see Red Sea bannerfish
Heniochus singularius see singular bannerfish
Hippocampus histrix see thorny seahorse
Holacanthus ciliaris see queen angelfish
Holacanthus tricolor see rock beauty
Inimicus didactylus see bearded ghoul
Lactoria fornasini see thornback cowfish
Megalops atlanticus see tarpon
Melichthys niger see black durgon
Myrichthys maculosus see spotted snake eel
Naso unicornis see bluespine unicornfish
Ophichthus altipennis see black-finned snake eel
Ostracion cubicus see yellow boxfish
Oxycheilinus digramma see cheeklined wrasse
Pachynathus nigromarginatus  (obsolete name) see Balistoides viridescens
Paracirrhites forsteri see blackside hawkfish
Paracirrhites typee  (obsolete name) see blackside hawkfish
Parapercis hexophtalma see speckled sandperch
Platax batavianus see humpback batfish
Platax orbicularis see circular batfish
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides see many-spotted sweetlips
Platycephalus chiltonae  (invalid name) see Thysanophrys chiltonae
Plectorhinchus multivittatum see many-lined sweetlips
Plotosus lineatus see striped eel catfish
Pomacanthus annularis see blue-ring angelfish
Pomacanthus arcuatus see gray angelfish
Pomacanthus imperator see emperor angelfish
Pomacanthus paru see French angelfish
Pomacanthus xanthometopon  see yellow-mask angelfish
Premnas biaculeatus see spine-cheeked anemonefish
Priacanthus blochii see Bloch's bigeye
Pseudobalistes viridescen  (obsolete name) see Balistoides viridescens
Pterapogon kauderni see Banggai cardinalfish
Pterois antennata see spotfin lionfish
Pterois volitans see common lionfish
Pygoplites diacanthus see royal angelfish
Rhincodon typus see whale shark
Rhinecanthus assasi see picasso triggerfish
Rhinomuraena quaesita see ribbon moray eel
Rhinopias aphanes see lacey scorpionfish
Rhinopias eschmeyeri see paddle-flap scorpionfish
Sanopus splendidus see splendid toadfish
Scarus flavipectoralis see yellowfin parrotfish
Scorpaenopsis oxycephala see tassled scorpionfish
Solenostomus paradoxus see ornate ghost pipefish
Taeniura lymma see blue-spotted stingray
Thalassoma lunare see moon wrasse
Thysanophrys chiltonae see long-snout flathead
Trachinotus falcatus see permit
Triaenodon obesus see whitetip reef shark
Uranoscopus sulphureus see white-margin stargazer
Variola louti see lyretail grouper

Underwater Invertebrates Listed by Scientific Name

Cephalopods Listed by Scientific Name

Octopus briareus see Caribbean reef octopus
Octopus marginatus see coconut octopus
Sepia latimanus see broadclub cuttlefish
Sepioteuthis lessoniana see bigfin reef squid
Sepioteuthis sepioidea see Caribbean reef squid
Wunderpus photogenicus see wonderpus

Corals Listed by Scientific Name  (wallpaper)

Diploastrea heliopora see double star coral

Crabs Listed by Scientific Name

Calappa philargius see red-spotted box crab
Dardanus megistos see white-spotted hermit crab
Lissocarcinus laevis wallpaper
Neopetrolisthes maculosus see spotted porcelain crab

Molluscs Listed by Scientific Name  (listed by common name and family)

Blasicrura teres  (obsolete name) see Cypraea teres
Conus eburneus see ivory cone snail
Cyphoma gibbosum see flamingo tongue
Cypraea teres see tapering cowrie
Hippopus hippopus wallpaper
Lima ales see electric clam
Tridacna crocea Clams of the Great Barrier Reef
Tridacna derasa wallpaper
Clams of the Great Barrier Reef
Tridacna gigas wallpaper
Clams of the Great Barrier Reef
Tridacna maxima Clams of the Great Barrier Reef
Wildlife of Malaysia

Nudibranchs (Sea Slugs) Listed by Scientific Name  (listed by common name and family)

Ceratosoma cornigerum  (obsolete name) see Ceratosoma trilobatum
Ceratosoma trilobatum see purple-edged ceratosoma
Chromodoris annae see Anna's chromodoris
Chromodoris coi wallpaper
Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Chromodoris lochi wallpaper
Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Chromodoris magnifica see magnificent chromodoris
Chromodoris willani wallpaper
Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Dolabella auricularia  see ear-lobe dolabella
Elysia crispata Belize
Glossodoris atromarginata see black-margined glossodoris
Glossodoris averni Philippines
Glossodoris cincta see girdled glossodoris
Glossodoris rufomarginata see red-margined glossodoris
Gymnodoris rubropapillosa wallpaper
Halgerda batangas wallpaper
Hypselodoris purpureomaculosa see purple-spotted hypselodoris
Mexichromis multituberculata wallpaper
Highlights of Lembeh Strait
Nembrotha chamberlaini wallpaper
Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Nembrotha cristata Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Philinopsis pilsbryi Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Phyllidia ocellata Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Phyllidia varicosa see scrambled egg nudibranch
Phyllidiella cf. annulata Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Phyllidiella pustulosa Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Risbecia pulchella see beautiful risbecia
Thecacera picta wallpaper
Nudibranchs of the Philippines
Tridachia crispata (obsolete name) see Elysia crispata

Prawns Listed by Scientific Name

Metapenaeopsis lamellata wallpaper
Procambarus clarkii see red swamp crayfish

Sea Cucumbers Listed by Scientific Name

Bohadschia argus see leopard sea cucumber
Bohadschia graeffei see Graeffe's sea cucumber
Euapta godeffroyi see lion's paw sea cucumber
Halodeima edulis (obsolete name) see Holothuria edulis
Holothuria edulis see pink sea cucumber
Synaptula lamperti see pygmy snake sea cucumber
Oloturia ananas see prickly red sea cucumber
Pearsonathuria graeffei see Graeffe's sea cucumber
Stichopus chloronotus see greenfish sea cucumber
Stichopus horrens see dragonfish sea cucumber
Thelenota ananas see prickly red sea cucumber

Sea Stars (Starfishes) Listed by Scientific Name  (wallpaper, listed by common name and family)

Acanthaster planci see crown of thorns starfish
Choriaster granulatus see granulated sea star
Culcita novaeguineae see pincushion sea star
Fromia indica see Indian sea star
Linckia multifora wallpaper
Underwater Highlights of Thailand
Oreaster reticulatus see reticulated starfish
Pentagonaster duebeni see vermilion biscuit star
Protoreaster nodosus see chocolate chip starfish

Sea Urchins Listed by Scientific Name

Astropyga radiata see blue-spotted urchin
Toxopneustes pileolus see flower urchin

Shrimps Listed by Scientific Name  (see also prawns, listed by common name and family)

Periclimenes brevicarpalis wallpaper
Underwater Highlights of the Philippines
Periclimenes imperator see emperor shrimp
Rhynchocinetes durbanensis see Durban hinge-beak shrimp
Stenopus hispidus see banded boxer shrimp
Thor amboinensis wallpaper
with Lissocarcinus laevis in the Philippines
Urocaridella antonbruunii see clear cleaner shrimp

Worms Listed by Scientific Name   (wallpaper, listed by common name or family)

fireworms  (bristleworms)
Chloeia fusca Philippines Nudibranchs and Their Friends
Chloeia sp. wallpaper
undescribed Pseudoceros sp. Philippines Nudibranchs and Their Friends
tube worms
Protula magnifica see magnificent feather duster worm

Miscellaneous Invertebrates Listed by Scientific Name

Comanthina nobilis feather star Underwater Highlights of Thailand
Heteractis aurora sea anemone see beaded anemone

Underwater Reptiles Listed by Scientific Name

Caretta caretta see loggerhead turtle
Chelonia mydas see green turtle
Emydocephalus ijimae see Ijima turtle-headed sea snake
Eretmochelys imbricata see hawksbill turtle
Laticauda colubrina see yellow-lipped sea krait

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