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Marine Life Identification

Bigeyes, Cardinalfishes, Sweetlips, Snappers, Goatfishes, Butterflyfishes
Below is a sampling of Common Fishes you may see while diving on Wakatobi Reefs.
You may click on selected species photos or names to get a detail species profile.

Crescenttail Bigeye
Priacanthus hamrur
Ringtailed Cardinalfish
Apogon aureus
Pyjama Cardinalfish
Sphaeramia nematoptera
Midnight Snapper (juvenile)
Macolor macularis
Harlequin Sweetlips
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
Oriental Sweetlips
Plectorhinchus vittatus
Manybar Goatfish
Parupeneus multifasciatus
Pyramid Butterflyfish
Hemitaurichthys polylepis
Saddled Butterflyfish
Chaetodon ephippium

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Sharks - Rays - Reptiles Eels - Eel Cats - Lizardfishes Frogfish - Jawfishes - Squirrelfishes Trumpetfishes - Anthias - Dottybacks
Bigeyes - Cardinalfishes - Snappers Bannerfish - Anemonefish Triggers - Hawkfishes - Pufferfish Scorpionfishes - Cephalopods
Pipefish - Pygmy Seahorse Lobster and Crabs Shrimp Nudibranchs

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We are adding new species to the database on a regular basis. Our goal is to have descriptions and photos of over 365 species of fish, sharks and rays that you are likely to encounter while diving at Wakatobi.

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