Fish, Tanks and Ponds


Fish, Tanks and Ponds
A comprehensive guide to fish

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Perciformes

Perch like

Acanthuridae - (Surgeonfish and Tangs)
Acanthurus achilles, Achilles Tang 
Acanthurus achilles
Achilles Tang
Acanthurus chirurgus
Acanthurus chirurgus
Doctor Tang
Acanthurus leucosternon, Powder Blue Tang
Acanthurus leucosternon
Powder Blue Tang
Acanthurus lineatus
Acanthurus lineatus
Lined Tang
Acanthurus pyroferus
Acanthurus pyroferus
Mimic Tang
Acanthurus triostegus
Acanthurus triostegus
Convict Tang
   
Ctenochaetus binotatus
Ctenochaetus binotatus
Blue-eyed Tang
Ctenochaetus strigosus
Ctenochaetus strigosus
Goldring Bristletooth Tang
Ctenochaetus tominiensis, Tomini bristletooth tang
Ctenochaetus tominiensis Tomini bristletooth tang 
 
 
Naso elegans
Blonde Naso Tang
 
Naso lituratus
Naso lituratus
Orange-spine Unicornfish
Naso vlamingii
Naso vlamingii
 
Paracanthhurus hepatus
Paracanthhurus hepatus
Regal Tang
     
Zebrasoma desjardini
Zebrasoma desjardini
Desjardin's Sailfin Tang
Zebrasoma flavescens
Zebrasoma flavescens
Yellow Tang
Zebrasoma veliferum
Zebrasoma veliferum
Pacific Sailfin Tang
 
Unknown Unknown    
Apogonidae - (Cardinalfish)
Apogon binotatu
Apogon binotatu
Barred Cardinalfish
Apogon compressus
Apogon compressus
Ochre-stripped Cardinalfish
Apogon maculatus
Apogon maculatus
Flamefish
Apogon novemfisciatus
Apogon novemfisciatus
Ninebanded Cardinalfish
Pterapogon dauderni
Pterapogon dauderni
Banggai Cardinalfish
     
Sphaeramia nematoptera
Sphaeramia nematoptera
Pyjama Cardinalfish
Sphaeramia orbicularis
Sphaeramia orbicularis
Orbiculate Cardinalfish
   
Blenniidae - (Combtooth Blenny)
Ecsenius bicolor
Ecsenius bicolor
Bicolor blenny
Ecsenius lineatus, lineatus blenny
Ecsenius lineatus
Lineatus Blenny
Ecsenius midas
Ecsenius midas
Midas Blenny
Ecsenius namiyei
Ecsenius namiyei
Black Combtooth Blenny
Exallias brevis
Exallias brevis
Leopard Blenny
     
Istiblennius chrysospilos
Istiblennius chrysospilos
Redspotted Blenny
     
Meiacanthus bundoon
Meiacanthus bundoon
Bundoon's Fang Blenny
     
Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos
Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos
Blue stripped Fang Blenny
     
Salarias fasciatus
Salarias fasciatus
Lawnmower Blenny
     
Callionymidae - (Dragonets)
Synchiropus ocellatus
Synchiropus ocellatus
Scooter Dragonet

Synchiropus picturatus
Picturesque dragonet
Synchiropus splendidus
Synchiropus splendidus
Mandarin Goby
Synchiropus stellatus
Synchiropus stellatus
Stellate Dragonet
Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos)
Uraspis secunda, Cotton mouth jack
Uraspis secunda
Cotton mouth jack
     
Chaetodontidae - (Butterflyfish)
Chaetodon auriga
Chaetodon auriga
Threadfish Butterflyfish
Chaetodon collare, Red tail Butterflyfish
Chaetodon collare
Red tail Butterflyfish
Chaetodon kleinii
Chaetodon kleinii
Sunburst butterflyfish
Chaetodon lunula
Chaetodon lunula
Raccoon Butterflyfish
Chaetodon lunulatus
Chaetodon lunulatus
Pacific Redfin Butterflyfish
Chaetodon multicinctus
Chaetodon multicinctus
Pebbled Butterflyfish
Chaetodon quadrimaculatus
Chaetodon quadrimaculatus
Fourspot Butterflyfish
Chaetodon rostratus
Chaetodon rostratus
Copperbanded Butterflyfish
Chaetodon semeion
Chaetodon semeion
Dotted Butterflyfish
Chaetodon semilarvatus
Chaetodon semilarvatus
Golden Butterflyfish
Chaetodon speculum
Chaetodon speculum
Speculum Butterflyfish
 
Coradion melanopus
Coradion melanopus
Twospot coralfish
     
Forcipiger flavissimus
Forcipiger flavissimus
Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish
     
Heniochus diphreutues
Heniochus diphreutues
Schooling Bannerfish
Heniochus varius
Heniochus varius
Horned Bannerfish
   
Cirrhitidae - (Hawkfish)
Cirrhitichthys falco
Cirrhitichthys falco
Falco's Hawkfish
     
Cirrhitops fasciatus
Cirrhitops fasciatus
Redbarred Hawkfish
     
Neocirrhites armatus
Neocirrhites armatus
Flame Hawkfish
     
Oxycirrites types
Oxycirrites types
Longnose Hawkfish
     
Paracirrhites arcatus
Paracirrhites arcatus
Arc-eye Hawkfish
Paracirrhites forsteri
Paracirrhites forsteri
Forster's Hawkfish
   
Clinidae - (Kelpfish)
Gibbonsia montereyensis
Gibbonsia montereyensis
Kelpfish
     
Echeneidae - (Remora)
Echeneis naucrates
Echeneis naucrates
Remora
     
Ephippidae - (Spadefishes)
Platax orbicularis
Platax orbicularis
Orbiculate Batfish
Platax pinniatus
Platax pinniatus
Pinnate Batfish
   
Gobiidae - (Gobies)
Amblyeleotris aurora, Pinkbar Goby
Amblyeleotris aurora
Pinkbar Goby
Amblyeleotris guttata
Amblyeleotris guttata
Orange spotted Shrimp Goby
Amblyeleotris sp.
Amblyeleotris sp.
Amblyeleotris wheeleri
Amblyeleotris wheeleri
Wheeler's Shrimp Goby
Amblygobius bynoensis
Amblygobius bynoensis
Bynoe Goby
Amblygobius phalaena
Amblygobius phalaena
Brown barred Goby
   
Cryptocentrus cinctus
Cryptocentrus cinctus
Yellow Shrimp Goby
Crytocentrus leptocephalus
Crytocentrus leptocephalus
Pinkspotted Shrimp Goby
   
Ctenogobiops tangaroai
Ctenogobiops tangaroai
Tangaroa Shrimp Goby
     
Elacatinus puncticulatus
Elacatinus puncticulatus
Redhead Goby
     
Gobiodon citrinus
Gobiodon citrinus
Citron Clown-Goby
Gobiodon histrio, Green clown goby
Gobiodon histrio
Green clown goby
Gobiodon okinawae
Gobiodon okinawae
Yellow Clown-Goby
 
Istigobius decoratus
Istigobius decoratus
Decorated Goby
     
Lythrypnus dalli, Catalina Goby
Lythrypnus dalli
Catalina Goby
     
Signigobius biocellatus
Signigobius biocellatus
Twinspot Goby
     
Stonogobiops nematodes
Stonogobiops nematodes
Blackray Shrimp Goby
     
Trimma cana
Trimma cana
Candycane Pygmy Goby
     
Valenciennea puellaris
Valenciennea puellaris
Orange spotted Sleeper Goby
Valenciennea sexguttata
Valenciennea sexguttata
Valenciennea wardii
Valenciennea wardii
Tiger Sleeper Goby
 
Yongeichthys nebulosus
Yongeichthys nebulosus
Spotted Goby
     
Grammatidae - (Gramma's)
Gramma loreto
Gramma loreto
Royal Gramma
     
Haemulidae - (Grunts and Porkfish)
Anisotremus virginicus
 Anisotremus virginicus
Porkfish
     
Holocentridae - (Squirrelfish)
Sargocentron rubrum
Sargocentron rubrum
Redcoat Squirrelfish
     
Labridae - (Wrasse)
Anampses meleagrides
Anampses meleagrides
Yellowtail Wrasse
     
Bodianus bimaculatus
Bodianus bimaculatus
Twinspot Hogfish
     
Bodianus pulchellus
Bodianus pulchellus
Cuban Hogfish
     
Choerodon fasciatus
Choerodon fasciatus
Harlequin Tuskfish
     
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis
Cirrhilabrus aurantidorsalis
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus, Exquisite wrasse
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus
Exquisite wrasse
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki
Cirrhilabrus lubbocki
Lubbock's Wrasse
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis
Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis
Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis
Social wrasse
Cirrhilabrus solorensis
Cirrhilabrus solorensis
   
Coris gaimard
Coris gaimard
Yellowtail Coris
     
Epibulus insidiator
Epibulus insidiator
Slingjaw wrasse
     
Gomphosus varius
Gomphosus varius
Bird Wrasse
     
Halichoeres biocellatus
Halichoeres biocellatus
Red-lined wrasse
Halichoeres brasiliensis
Halichoeres brasiliensis
Halichoeres chloropterus
Halichoeres chloropterus
Green Wrasse
Halichoeres melanurus
Halichoeres melanurus
Halichoeres chrysus
Halichoeres chrysus
Golden Wrasse
Halichoeres rubricephalus
Halichoeres rubricephalus
Red-Head Wrasse
   
Labroides bicolor
Labroides bicolor
Bicolor Cleaner Wrasse
Labroides dimidiatus
Labroides dimidiatus
Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse

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Novaculichthys macrolepidotus
Novaculichthys macrolepidotus
     
Paracheilinus filamentosus
Paracheilinus filamentosus
Filamented Flasher Wrasse
     
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
Six line Wrasse
Pseudocheilinus octotaenia
Pseudocheilinus octotaenia
Eightline Wrasse
Pseudocheilinus tetrataenia
Pseudocheilinus tetrataenia
Four line Wrasse
 
Stethojulis interrupta
Stethojulis interrupta
     
Thalassoma lunare
Thalassoma lunare
Moon Wrasse
Thalassoma rueppellii, Klunzinger's wrasse
Thalassoma rueppellii
Klunzinger's wrasse
   
Lutjanidae - (Snapper)
Lutjanus kasmira
Lutjanus kasmira
Bluelined Snapper
Lutjanus sebae
Lutjanus sebae
Emperor Snapper
   
Malacanthidae - (Tilefishes)
Hoplolatilus purpureus
Hoplolatilus purpureus
Purple Tilefish
     
Monocentridae - (Pineconefishes)
Cleidopus gloriamaris
Cleidopus gloriamaris
Pineapple Fish
     
Mullidae - (Goatfish)
Parupeneus barberinoides
Parupeneus barberinoides
Bicolor Goatfish
Parupeneus cyclostomus
Parupeneus cyclostomus
Yellowsaddle Goatfish
Parupeneus multifasciatus
Parupeneus multifasciatus
Manybar Goatfish
 
Pholidichthyidae - (Engineer Goby)
Pholidichthys leucotaenia
Pholidichthys leucotaenia
Engineer Goby
     
Pinguipedidae - (Sandperches)
Parapercis hexophthalma
Parapercis hexophthalma
Speckled Sandperch
     
Plesiopidae - (Roundheads)
Calloplesiops altivelis
Calloplesiops altivelis
Marine Betta
     
Plesiops corallicola
Plesiops corallicola
     
Pomacanthidae - (Angelfish)
Apolemichthys xanthurus
Apolemichthys xanthurus
Indian Yellowtail Angelfish
     
Centropyge acanthops
Centropyge acanthops
African Flameback Angelfish
Centropyge bicolor
Centropyge bicolor
Bicolor Angelfish
Centropyge bispinosa
Centropyge bispinosa
Coral Beauty
Centropyge eibli
Centropyge eibli
Eibl's Angelfish
Centropyge flavicauda, Whitetail Angelfish
Centropyge flavicauda
Whitetail Angelfish
Centropyge flavissima
Centropyge flavissima
Lemonpeel Angelfish
Centropyge loricula
Centropyge loricula
Flame Angelfish
Centropyge potteri
Centropyge potteri
Potter's Angelfish
Centropyge tibicen
Centropyge tibicen
Keyhole Angelfish
     
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus
Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus
Angelfish
     
Genicanthus caudovittatus
Genicanthus caudovittatus
Zebra Angelfish
Genicanthus lamarck
Genicanthus lamarck
Black Stripped Angelfish
   
Holacanthus ciliaris
Holacanthus ciliaris
Queen Angelfish
     
Pomacanthus imperator
Pomacanthus imperator
Emperor Angelfish
Pomacanthus navarchus
Pomacanthus navarchus
Bluegirdled Angelfish
Pomacanthus paru
Pomacanthus paru
French Angelfish
Pomacanthus semicirculatus
Pomacanthus semicirculatus
Koran Angelfish
Pomacanthus sexstriatus
Pomacanthus sexstriatus
Six band Angelfish
Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Blueface Angelfish
   
Pygoplites diacanthus
Pygoplites diacanthus
Regal Angelfish
     
Pomacentridae - (Damselfish)
Acanthochromis polyacanthus
Acanthochromis polyacanthus
Spiny chromis
     
Amphiprion clarkii
Amphiprion clarkii
Clark's Clownfish
Amphiprion ephippium
Amphiprion ephippium
Saddle Clownfish

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Amphiprion frenatus
Amphiprion frenatus
Tomato Clownfish
Amphiprion melanopus
Amphiprion melanopus
Cinnamon Clownfish
Amphiprion nigripes
Amphiprion nigripes
Maldives Clownfish

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Amphriprion ocellaris
Amphiprion ocellaris
Ocellaris Clownfish
Amphriprion perideraion
Amphiprion perideraion
Pink Skunk Clownfish
Amphriprion polymnus
Amphiprion polymnus
Saddleback Clownfish
Chromis cyanea
Chromis cyanea
Chromis nitida, Barrier Reef Chromis 
Chromis nitida
Barrier Reef Chromis
Chromis virdis
Chromis virdis
Blue Green Chromis
 
Chrysiptera cyanea
Chrysiptera cyanea
Blue Devil Damselfish

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Chrysiptera hemicyanea, Azure demoiselle
Chrysiptera hemicyanea
Azure demoiselle
Chrysiptera parasema
Chrysiptera parasema
Yellow-tail Blue Damselfish
Chrysiptera rollandi
Chrysiptera rollandi
Rolland's demoiselle
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti
Talbot's Demoiselle
Pomacentrus coelestis
Chrysiptera giti
Giti Damselfish
   
Dascyllus albisella
Dascyllus albisella
Hawaiian Damselfish
Dascyllus aruanus
Dascyllus aruanus
Humbug Damselfish
Dascyllus auripinnis 
Dascyllus auripinnis
Dascyllus melanurus, Humbug Damselfish
Dascyllus melanurus
Humbug Damselfish
Dischistodus prosopotaenia, Honey-head damsel
Dischistodus prosopotaenia
Honey-head damsel
     
Neoglyphidodon bonang, Ocellated damsel
Neoglyphidodon bonang
Ocellated damsel
     
Neoglyphidodon crossi
Neoglyphidodon crossi
Cross' Damselfish
     
Neopomacentrus nemurus
Neopomacentrus nemurus
Coral Damselfish
     
Pomacentrus alleni
Pomacentrus alleni
Allen's Damselfish
Pomacentrus moluccensis
Pomacentrus moluccensis
Lemon damsel
   
Premnas biaculeatus
Premnas biaculeatus
Maroon Clownfish
     
Unknown      
Pseudochromidae - (Dottybacks)
Congrogadus subducens
Congrogadus subducens
Eel Blenny
     
Labracinus cyclophthalmus
Labracinus cyclophthalmus
Fire-tail Devil
     
Manonichthys splendens
Manonichthys splendens
Splendid dottyback
     
Pseudochromis aldabraensis
Pseudochromis aldabraensis
Arabian Blue lined Dottyback
Pseudochromis fridmani
Pseudochromis fridmani
Orchid Dottyback
Pseudochromis paccagnellea
Pseudochromis paccagnellea
Royal Dottyback
Pseudochromis porphyreus
Pseudochromis porphyreus
Magenta Dottyback
       
Ptereleotridae - (Dartfish)
Nemateleotris decora
Nemateleotris decora
Purple Firefish
Nemateleotris magnifica
Nemateleotris magnifica
Firefish
   
Ptereleotris calliura
Ptereleotris calliura
Ptereleotris evides
Ptereleotris evides
Scissortail Dartfish
Ptereleotris zebra
Ptereleotris zebra
Zebra Dartfish
 
Scaridae - (Parrotfish)
Cetoscarus bicolor
Cetoscarus bicolor
Bicolor Parrotfish
     
Sparisoma viride
Sparisoma viride
Spotlight parrotfish
     
Serranidae - (Anthias, Grouper and Sea Bass)
Cephalopholis miniata
Cephalopholis miniata
Miniata Grouper
Cephalopholis spiloparaea
Cephalopholis spiloparaea
   
Cromileptes altivelis
Cromileptes altivelis
Panther grouper
     
Pseudanthias bartlettorum
Pseudanthias bartlettorum
Bartlett's Anthias
     
Pseudanthias lori
Pseudanthias lori
Tiger Queen Anthias
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
Squarespot Anthias
Pseudanthias squamipinnis
Pseudanthias squamipinnis
Lyretail Anthias
 
Serranus tortugarum, Chalk Basslet
Serranus tortugarum
Chalk Basslet
     
Siganidae - (Rabbitfish, Spinefish)
Siganus corallinus
Siganus corallinus
Blue-spotted Rabbitfish
Siganus puellus
Siganus puellus
Masked Rabbitfish
Siganus uspi, Bicoloured Foxface Rabitfish
Siganus uspi
Bicoloured Foxface Rabitfish
Siganus virgatus
Siganus virgatus
Virgate Rabbitfish
Zanclidae - (Moorish Idols)
Zanclus cornutus
Zanclus cornutus
Moorish Idol