Fishes Archive

FINDING A SEAHORSE IS PRETTY MUCH ON EVERY DIVER’S WISH LIST. But if you’ve ever watched one after you found it, your reaction very likely was, […]

FISH FILES: Seahorses: Inept and Really Good at What They Do

FINDING A SEAHORSE IS PRETTY MUCH ON EVERY DIVER’S WISH LIST. But if you’ve ever watched one after you found it, your reaction very likely was, […]

  WHO KNEW THAT SPOTTING LITTLE GUYS LIKE BUTTER AND BARRED HAMLETS could be challenging? I’ve thought of them as fairly bland little fishes of […]

The Hamlet Grand Slam

  WHO KNEW THAT SPOTTING LITTLE GUYS LIKE BUTTER AND BARRED HAMLETS could be challenging? I’ve thought of them as fairly bland little fishes of […]

  GOOGLE THIS FISH, THE SPOTTED PRAWN GOBY, and most of the posts you’ll find are for the aquarium trade; Amblyeleotris guttata appears to be […]

It’s a Shrimp Goby

  GOOGLE THIS FISH, THE SPOTTED PRAWN GOBY, and most of the posts you’ll find are for the aquarium trade; Amblyeleotris guttata appears to be […]

PARROTFISHES ARE SO COLORFUL, SO RELATIVELY APPROACHABLE AND SO ABUNDANT ON TROPICAL REEFS that it’s easy to take them for granted and focus on looking […]

FISH FILES: Parrotfishes: Colorful, Complex Lives

PARROTFISHES ARE SO COLORFUL, SO RELATIVELY APPROACHABLE AND SO ABUNDANT ON TROPICAL REEFS that it’s easy to take them for granted and focus on looking […]

THINK ABOUT THE MOST RELENTLESS HUNTERS THAT MIGHT BE SEEN ON THE REEF and most divers would probably envision menacing sharks, barracudas and moray eels. […]

FISH FILES: Trumpetfishes — Long, Lean, Sneaky

THINK ABOUT THE MOST RELENTLESS HUNTERS THAT MIGHT BE SEEN ON THE REEF and most divers would probably envision menacing sharks, barracudas and moray eels. […]

  PACIFIC RED LIONFISHES (PTEROIS VOLITANS) ARE PROBABLY BETTER KNOWN TODAY AS DESTRUCTIVE INVADERS OF THE ATLANTIC/CARRIBEAN BASIN than as the strikingly dramatic, even exotic, […]

RED LIONFISHES — INVASIVE, EXOTIC, CRAFTY

  PACIFIC RED LIONFISHES (PTEROIS VOLITANS) ARE PROBABLY BETTER KNOWN TODAY AS DESTRUCTIVE INVADERS OF THE ATLANTIC/CARRIBEAN BASIN than as the strikingly dramatic, even exotic, […]