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Orbiculate Spadefish

Orbiculate Spadefish – slow moving ovoid-shaped fish which have compressed ‘thin’ bodies, they grow up to half a metre and shoal around coral reefs.     (c) Photographer:   Ryby...

White Spotted Puffer Fish

This White Spotted Puffer fish can grow to 50 cm.  It is solitary and very slow moving. Feeding mainly on a range of molluscs, and small  crustaceans it also eats invertebrates such as sponges.   A very docile fish which seems to enjoy the company of divers.  ...

Lionfish

Lionfish – beautiful to look at but this fish has nasty stinging tentacles so don’t get too close.    It is definitely a  carnivore.  Recently introduced into the Caribbean, where is it not an indigineous species, this fish has been causing havoc.  The lion fish has a...

Red Sea Anemone Fish

Red Sea Anemone fish – lives symbiotically in anemone coral – and is immune to the stinging nemocysts on the coral which give this fish it’s common name  “Nemo”.     (c) Photographer Ryby...