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Updated 2/20/2013

Western Mexico and the Tropical Eastern Pacific

Clarion Angelfish, juvenile

Holacanthus clarionensis

 

Cortez Angelfish

Pomacanthus zonipectus

 

King Angelfish, juvenile

Holacanthus passer

 

King Angelfish

Holacanthus passer

 

Glasseye

Heteropriacanthus cruentatus

 

Banded Flagtail

Kuhlia mugil

 

Barberfish

Johnrandallia nigrirostris

 

Scythe Butterflyfish

Chaetodon falcifer

 

Threebanded Butterflyfish

Chaetodon humeralis

 

Forcepsfish

Forcipiger flavissimus

 

Panamic Sergeant

Abudefduf troschelii

 

Scissortail Chromis

Chromis atrilobata

 

Blue & Yellow Chromis, juvenile

Chromis limbaughi

 

Blue & Yellow Chromis

Chromis limbaughi

 

Acapulco Gregory, juvenile

Stegastes acapulcoensis

 

Acapulco Gregory

Stegastes acapulcoensis

 

Beaubrummel Gregory, juvenile

Stegastes flavilatus

 

Beaubrummel Gregory

Stegastes flavilatus

 

Giant Damselfish

Megaspathodon dorsalis

 

Mexican Goatfish

Mulloidichthys dentatus

 

Mutton Hamlet

Alphestes immaculatus

 

Cortez Soapfish

Rypticus bicolor

 

Flag Cabrilla

Epinephelus labriformis

 

Panama Graysby

Epinephelus panamensis

 

Leopard Grouper

Mycteroperca rosacea

 

Barred Serrano

Serranus psittacinus

 

Pacific Creolefish

Paranthias colonus

 

Rainbow Basslet

Liopropoma fasciatum

 

Coral Hawkfish

Cirhitichthys oxycephalus

 

Longnose Hawkfish

Oxycirrhites typus

 

Burrito Grunt

Anisotremus interruptus

 

Panamic Porkfish

Anisotremus taeniatus

 

Spottail Grunt

Haemulon maculicauda

 

Graybar Grunt

Haemulon sexfasciatum

 

Yellow Snapper

Lutjanus argentiventris

 

Blue & Gold Snapper

Lutjanus viridis

 

California Salema

Xenistius californiensis

 

Panamic Soldierfish

Myripristis leiognathus

 

Bigscale Soldierfish

Myripristis berndti

 

Pacific Seahorse

Hippocampus ingens

 

Fantail Pipefish

Doryrhamphus excisus

 

Flat-tailed Needlefish

Platybelone argalus pterura

 

Crocodile Needlefish

Tylosurus crocodilius

 

Cornetfish

Fistularia commersonii

 

Trumpetfish

Aulostomus chinensis

 

Snowflake Moray

Echidna nebulosa

 

Zebra Moray

Gymnomuraena zebra

 

Argus Moray

Muraena argus

 

Jewel Moray

Muraena lentiginosa

 

Plain Cardinalfish

Apogon atricaudus

 

Guadalupe Cardinalfish

Apogon guadalupensis

 

Pink Cardinalfish

Apogon pacificus

 

Barspot Cardinalfish

Apogon retrosella

 

Bigeye Scad

Selar crumenophthalmus

 

Jack Mackerel

Trachurus symmetricus

 

Rainbow Runner

Elagatis bipinnulata

 

Mackerel Scad

Decapterus macarellus

 

Almaco Jack

Seriola rivoliana

 

Yellowtail

Seriola lalandi

 

Island Jack

Carangoides orthogrammus

 

Bluefin Trevally

Caranx melampygus

 

Black Trevally

Caranx lugubris

 

Bigeye Trevally

Caranx sexfasciatus

 

Golden Trevally

Gnathanodon speciosus

 

Whitemouth Jack

Uraspis helvolus

 

Ocean Whitefish

Caulolatilus princeps

 

Zebraperch

Hermosilla azurea

 

Mexican Hogfish, female

Bodianus diplotaenia

 

California Sheepshead, juvenile

Semicossyphus pulcher

 

California Sheepshead, female

Semicossyphus pulcher

 

California Sheepshead, male

Semicossyphus pulcher

 

Rock Wrasse, female

Halichoeres semicinctus

 

Rock Wrasse, male

Halichoeres semicinctus

 

Wounded Wrasse, juvenile

Halichoeres chierchiae

 

Spinster Wrasse, juvenile

Halichoeres nicholsi

 

Rockmover Wrasse, juvenile

Novaculichthys taeniourus

 

Rockmover Wrasse

Novaculichthys taeniourus

 

Cortez Rainbow Wrasse, female

Thalassoma lucasanum

 

Cortez Rainbow Wrasse, male

Thalassoma lucasanum

 

Peacock Wrasse, juvenile

Xyrichtys pavo

 

Peacock Wrasse

Xyrichtys pavo

 

Stareye Parrotfish, female

Calotomus carolinus

 

Stareye Parrotfish, male

Calotomus carolinus

 

Bluechin Parrotfish, female

Scarus ghobban

 

Redlip Parrotfish, female

Scarus rubroviolaceus

 

Redlip Parrotfish, female

Scarus rubroviolaceus

 

Moorish Idol

Zanclus cornutus

 

Achilles Tang

Acanthurus achilles

 

Whitecheek Surgeonfish

Acanthurus nigricans

 

Convict Tang

Acanthurus triostegus

 

Yellowfin Surgeonfish

Acanthurus xanthopterus

 

Yellowtail Surgeonfish

Prionurus punctatus

 

Black Triggerfish

Melichthys niger

 

Crosshatch Triggerfish, female

Xanthichthys mento

 

Crosshatch Triggerfish, male

Xanthichthys mento

 

Orangeside Triggerfish, juvenile

Sufflamen verres

 

Yelloweye Filefish

Cantherhines dumerilii

 

Scrawled Filefish

Aluterus scriptus

 

Spotted Boxfish, female

Ostracion meleagris

 

Spotted Boxfish, male

Ostracion meleagris

 

Stripebelly Puffer

Arothron hispidus

 

Spotted Puffer

Arothron meleagris

 

Spotted Puffer, yellow form

Arothron meleagris

 

Spotted Sharpnose Puffer

Canthigaster punctatissima

 

Lobeskin Puffer

Sphoeroides lobatus

 

Spotted Burrfish

Chilomycterus reticulatus

 

Porcupinefish

Diodon hystrix

 

Clearfin Porcupinefish

Diodon holocanthus

 

Browncheek Blenny

Acanthemblemaria crockeri

 

Barnacle Blenny

Acanthemblemaria macrospilus

 

Barnacle Blenny

Acanthemblemaria macrospilus

 

Carmine Triplefin

Enneactes carminalis

 

Lizard Triplefin

Crocodilichthys gracilis

 

Sonora Blenny

Malacoctenus gigas

 

Redside Blenny, female

Malacoctenus hubbsi

 

Panamic Fangblenny

Plagiotremus azaleus

 

Bay Blenny, male

Hypsoblennius gentilis

 

Redlight Goby

Coryphopterus urospilus

 

Banded Cleaner Goby

Elacatinus digueti

 

Bluebanded Goby

Lythrypnus dalli

 

Redhead Goby

Elacatinus punticulatus

 

Longjaw Mudsucker

Gillichthys mirabilis

 

Bearded Clingfish

Gobiesox papillifer

 

Spotted Scorpionfish

Scorpaena plumieri mystes

 

Rainbow Scorpionfish

Scorpaenodes xyris

 

Slender Remora

Echeneis naucrates

 

Remora

Remora remora

 

Wahoo

Acanthocybium solandri

 

Mahimahi

Coryphaena hippurus

 

Yellowfin Tuna

Thunnus albacares

 

Skipjack Tuna

Katsuwonus pelamis

 

Frigate Mackerel

Auxis thazard

 

Sailfish

Istiophorus platypterus

 

Galapagos Shark

Carcharhinus galapagensis

 

Tiger Shark

Galeocerdo cuvier

 

Whitetip Reef Shark

Triaenodon obesus

 

Scalloped Hammerhead Shark

Sphyrna lewini

 

Round Stingray

Urobatis halleri

 

Spotted Eagle Ray

Aetobatus laticeps

 

Thurston's Devil Ray

Mobula thurstoni

 

Manta Ray

Manta alfredi

 

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