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Common NameScientific Name
Abbott's Moray(Gymnothorax eurostus)
Australian Angelshark(Squatina australis)
Australian Lungfish(Neoceratodus forsteri)
Australian Mado(Atypichthys strigatus)
Banded Archerfish(Toxotes jaculatrix)
Banded Wobbegong(Orectolobus ornatus)
Barcheek Trevally(Carangoides plagiotaenia)
Barramundi(Lates calcarifer)
Barramundi Cod(Chromileptes altivelis)
Barrier Reef Anemonefish(Amphiprion akindynos)
Basking Shark(Cetorhinus maximus)
Beaked Coralfish(Chelmon rostratus)
Beaked Leatherjacket(Oxymonacanthus longirostris)
Beardie(Lotella rhacina)
Bennett's Butterflyfish(Chaetodon bennetti)
Bicolor Angelfish(Centropyge bicolor)
Bicolor Blenny(Ecsenius bicolor)
Bigbelly Seahorse(Hippocampus abdominalis)
Bigeye Barracuda(Sphyraena forsteri)
Bigeye Snapper(Lutjanus lutjanus)
Bigeye Thresher Shark(Alopias superciliosus)
Bigeye Trevally(Caranx sexfasciatus)
Bird Wrasse(Gomphosus varius)
Black and White Snapper(Macolor niger)
Black Marlin(Makaira indica)
Black Stingray(Dasyatis thetidis)
Black Trevally(Caranx lugubris)
Black Triggerfish(Sufflamen chrysopterum)
Black-spot Goatfish(Parupeneus spilurus)
Black-spotted Porcupinefish(Diodon hystrix)
Blackfin Hogfish(Bodianus loxozonus)
Blackspot Anglerfish(Tathicarpus butleri)
Blackspotted Pufferfish(Arothron nigropunctatus)
Blacktip Reef Shark(Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Blacktip Rockcod(Epinephelus fasciatus)
Blind Shark(Brachaelurus waddi)
Blotched Bigeye(Heteropriacanthus cruentatus)
Blotched Hawkfish(Cirrhitichthys aprinus)
Blue Angelfish(Pomacanthus semicirculatus)
Blue Mackerel(Scomber australasicus)
Blue Morwong(Nemadactylus douglasii)
Blue Shark(Prionace glauca)
Blue Tang(Paracanthurus hepatus)
Blue Trevally(Carangoides ferdau)
Blue-barred Parrotfish(Scarus ghobban)
Blue-lined Goatfish(Upeneichthys lineatus)
Blue-lined Spinefoot(Siganus puellus)
Blue-ringed Angelfish(Pomacanthus annularis)
Blue-spotted Fantail Ray(Taeniura lymma)
Blue-spotted Stingray(Dasyatis kuhlii)
Blueband Goby(Valenciennea strigata)
Blueface Angelfish(Pomacanthus xanthometopon)
Bluefin Trevally(Caranx melampygus)
Bluespine Unicornfish(Naso unicornis)
Bluestripe Seaperch(Lutjanus kasmira)
Bluestriped Fangblenny(Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos)
Bluntnose Sixgill Shark(Hexanchus griseus)
Boomerang Triggerfish(Sufflamen bursa)
Broadnose Shark(Notorynchus cepedianus)
Brown Surgeonfish(Acanthurus nigrofuscus)
Brown Trout(Salmo trutta)
Bull Shark(Carcharhinus leucas)
Butterfly Perch(Caesioperca lepidoptera)
Camouflage Grouper(Epinephelus polyphekadion)
Carp(Cyprinus carpio)
Checkerboard Wrasse(Halichoeres hortulanus)
Cheekspot Scorpionfish(Scorpaenodes littoralis)
Chevroned Butterflyfish(Chaetodon trifascialis)
Cigar Wrasse(Cheilio inermis)
Clark's Anemonefish(Amphiprion clarkii)
Clown Anemonefish (Clownfish)(Amphiprion percula)
Clown Toby(Canthigaster callisterna)
Clown Triggerfish(Balistoides conspicillum)
Cobia(Rachycentron canadum)
Cockatoo Waspfish(Ablabys taenianotus)
Comet(Calloplesiops altivelis)
Common Dolphinfish(Coryphaena hippurus)
Common Jack Mackerel(Trachurus declivis)
Common Lionfish(Pterois volitans)
Common Snipefish(Macroramphosus scolopax)
Convict Surgeonfish(Acanthurus triostegus)
Cookie-cutter Shark(Isistius brasiliensis)
Coral Cod(Cephalopholis miniata)
Coral Trout(Plectropomus leopardus)
Coronation Cod(Variola louti)
Crescent-tail Bigeye(Priacanthus hamrur)
Crested Horn shark(Heterodontus galeatus)
Crocodilefish(Cymbacephalus beauforti)
Dark Surgeon(Acanthurus blochii)
Dash-dot Goatfish(Parupeneus barberinus)
Desert Goby(Chlamydogobius eremius)
Dogtooth Tuna(Gymnosarda unicolor)
Dorab Wolf Herring(Chirocentrus dorab)
Dotted Butterflyfish(Chaetodon semeion)
Double-headed Parrotfish(Bolbometopon muricatum)
Double-saddle Butterflyfish(Chaetodon ulietensis)
Dragon Moray Eel(Enchelycore pardalis)
Draughtboard Shark(Cephaloscyllium laticeps)
Dusky Butterflyfish(Chaetodon flavirostris)
Dusky Shark(Carcharhinus obscurus)
Dwarf Hawkfish(Cirrhitichthys falco)
Dwarf Lionfish(Dendrochirus brachypterus)
Eastern Blue Devil(Paraplesiops bleekeri)
Eastern Blue Groper(Achoerodus viridis)
Eastern Cleaner-Clingfish(Cochleoceps orientalis)
Eastern Hulafish(Trachinops taeniatus)
Eastern Talma(Chelmonops truncatus)
Eastern Triangular Butterflyfish(Chaetodon baronessa)
Eastern Wirrah(Acanthistius ocellatus)
Eight-banded Butterflyfish(Chaetodon octofasciatus)
Emperor Angelfish(Pomacanthus imperator)
Epaulette Shark(Hemiscyllium ocellatum)
Eyestripe Surgeonfish(Acanthurus dussumieri)
False Catshark(Pseudotriakis microdon)
False Kelpfish(Sebastiscus marmoratus)
False Stonefish(Scorpaenopsis diabolus)
False-Clown Anemonefish(Amphiprion ocellaris)
Fan-bellied Leatherjacket(Monacanthus chinensis)
Fanfin Anglerfish(Caulophryne jordani)
Fangtooth(Anoplogaster cornuta)
Fimbriate Moray(Gymnothorax fimbriatus)
Fire Dartfish(Nemateleotris magnifica)
Five Banded Wrasse(Hemigymnus fasciatus)
Flame Snapper(Etelis coruscans)
Flowery Cod(Epinephelus fuscoguttatus)
Flying Gurnard(Dactyloptena orientalis)
Forcepsfish(Forcipiger flavissimus)
Forster's Hawkfish(Paracirrhites forsteri)
Fortescue(Centropogon australis)
Foxface(Siganus vulpinus)
Freckled Porcupinefish(Diodon holocanthus)
Frill Shark(Chlamydoselachus anguineus)
Giant Moray(Gymnothorax javanicus)
Giant Trevally(Caranx ignobilis)
Goldsaddle Goatfish(Parupeneus cyclostomus)
Great White Shark(Carcharodon carcharias)
Green Moon Wrasse(Thalassoma lutescens)
Green Moray(Gymnothorax prasinus)
Grey Nurse Shark(Carcharias taurus)
Grey Whaler Shark(Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos)
Greyface Moray Eel(Gymnothorax thyrsoideus)
Gummy Shark(Mustelus antarcticus)
Half-banded Seaperch(Hypoplectrodes maccullochi)
Harlequin Sweetlips(Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides)
Harlequin Tuskfish(Choerodon fasciatus)
Hawaiian Triggerfish(Rhinecanthus aculeatus)
Highfin Amberjack(Seriola rivoliana)
Honeycomb Grouper(Epinephelus merra)
Horned Blenny(Parablennius intermedius)
Humbug(Dascyllus aruanus)
Humphead Maori Wrasse(Cheilinus undulatus)
Humpnose Big-eye Bream(Monotaxis grandoculis)
Hussar(Lutjanus adetti)
Indo-Pacific Sailfish(Istiophorus platypterus)
Indo-Pacific Sergeant(Abudefduf vaigiensis)
Japanese Bullhead Shark(Heterodontus japonicus)
John Dory(Zeus faber)
Klein's Butterflyfish(Chaetodon kleinii)
Latticed Butterflyfish(Chaetodon rafflesii)
Leaf Scorpionfish(Taenianotus triacanthus)
Leafy Seadragon(Phycodurus eques)
Little Dragonfish(Eurypegasus draconis)
Longfin Bannerfish(Heniochus acuminatus)
Longfin Batfish(Platax pinnatus)
Longfinned Eel(Anguilla reinhardtii)
Longnose Hawkfish(Oxycirrhites typus)
Longnose Trevally(Carangoides chrysophrys)
Longsnout Flathead(Thysanophrys chiltonae)
Luderick(Girella tricuspidata)
Mackerel Tuna(Euthynnus affinis)
Magpie Sweetlips(Plectorhinchus picus)
Mangrove Jack(Lutjanus argentimaculatus)
Manta Ray(Manta birostris)
Maori Wrasse(Ophthalmolepis lineolatus)
Map Pufferfish(Arothron mappa)
Megamouth Shark(Megachasma pelagios)
Mimic Leatherjacket(Paraluteres prionurus)
Minifin Parrotfish(Scarus altipinnis)
Moon Wrasse(Thalassoma lunare)
Moorish Idol(Zanclus cornutus)
Murray Cod(Maccullochella peelii)
Murray's Abyssal Anglerfish(Melanocetus murrayi)
Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major(Abudefduf bengalensis)
Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel(Scomberomorus commerson)
Narrow-lined Pufferfish(Arothron manilensis)
New Zealand Mado(Atypichthys latus)
Oarfish(Regalecus glesne)
Oblique-banded Sweetlips(Plectorhinchus lineatus)
Ocean Sunfish(Mola mola)
Ocellate Pipefish(Corythoichthys ocellatus)
Old Wife(Enoplosus armatus)
Onion Trevally(Carangoides caeruleopinnatus)
Opah(Lampris guttatus)
Orange Roughy(Hoplostethus atlanticus)
Orange-dashed Goby(Valenciennea puellaris)
Orange-fin Anemonefish(Amphiprion chrysopterus)
Orange-lined Triggerfish(Balistapus undulatus)
Orangeband Surgeonfish(Acanthurus olivaceus)
Oriental Weatherloach(Misgurnus anguillicaudatus)
Ornate Butterflyfish(Chaetodon ornatissimus)
Ornate Ghostpipefish(Solenostomus paradoxus)
Oval-spot Butterflyfish(Chaetodon speculum)
Pacific Longnose Parrotfish(Hipposcarus longiceps)
Painted Anglerfish(Antennarius pictus)
Panther Flounder(Bothus pantherinus)
Peacock Razorfish(Xyrichtys pavo)
Peacock Rockcod(Cephalopholis argus)
Pelagic Thresher(Alopias pelagicus)
Pennant Bannerfish(Heniochus chrysostomus)
Pennantfish(Alectis ciliaris)
Piano Fangblenny(Plagiotremus tapeinosoma)
Pigfish(Bodianus unimaculatus)
Pineapplefish(Cleidopus gloriamaris)
Pink Anemonefish(Amphiprion perideraion)
Porbeagle Shark(Lamna nasus)
Port Jackson Shark(Heterodontus portusjacksoni)
Pot-bellied Leatherjacket(Pseudomonacanthus peroni)
Potato Cod(Epinephelus tukula)
Purple Anthias(Pseudanthias tuka)
Pygmy Seahorse(Hippocampus bargibanti)
Pyramid Butterflyfish(Hemitaurichthys polylepis)
Queensland Groper(Epinephelus lanceolatus)
Rainbow Cale(Odax acroptilus)
Rainbow Runner(Elagatis bipinnulata)
Razorfish(Aeoliscus strigatus)
Red and Black Anemonefish(Amphiprion melanopus)
Red Bass(Lutjanus bohar)
Red Emperor(Lutjanus sebae)
Red Gurnard(Chelidonichthys kumu)
Red Rockcod(Scorpaena cardinalis)
Redbreasted Maori Wrasse(Cheilinus fasciatus)
Redfin Butterflyfish(Chaetodon lunulatus)
Redfin Perch(Perca fluviatilis)
Redtooth Triggerfish(Odonus niger)
Reef Ocean Perch(Helicolenus percoides)
Reef Stonefish(Synanceia verrucosa)
Regal Angelfish(Pygoplites diacanthus)
Ribbon Eel(Rhinomuraena quaesita)
Ring-tail Cardinalfish(Apogon aureus)
Ringeye Hawkfish(Paracirrhites arcatus)
Robust Ghost Pipefish(Solenostomus cyanopterus)
Ruby Snapper(Etelis carbunculus)
Rusty Jobfish(Aphareus rutilans)
Sabre Squirrelfish(Sargocentron spiniferum)
Saddled Butterflyfish(Chaetodon ephippium)
Saddled Puffer(Canthigaster valentini)
Sailfin Tang(Zebrasoma veliferum)
Sand Flathead(Platycephalus bassensis)
Sand Tiger Shark(Odontaspis ferox)
Saw-tooth Moray(Gymnothorax prionodon)
Scalefin Anthias(Pseudanthias squamipinnis)
Scalloped Hammerhead(Sphyrna lewini)
Schooling Bannerfish(Heniochus diphreutes)
Schultz's Pipefish(Corythoichthys schultzi)
Scissortail Sergeant(Abudefduf sexfasciatus)
Scribbled Leatherjacket(Aluterus scriptus)
Seven-spot Archerfish(Toxotes chatareus)
Sharpnose Sevengill Shark(Heptranchias perlo)
Shaw's Cowfish(Arcana aurita)
Shortfin Mako(Isurus oxyrinchus)
Silky Shark(Carcharhinus falciformis)
Silver Sweep(Scorpis lineolata)
Silver Trevally(Pseudocaranx dentex)
Six-line Wrasse(Pseudocheilinus hexataenia)
Slender Suckerfish, Remora(Echeneis naucrates)
Sloan's Viperfish(Chauliodus sloani)
Smooth Stingray(Dasyatis brevicaudata)
Soft Leafvent Angler(Haplophryne mollis)
Spangled Emperor(Lethrinus nebulosus)
Speckled Butterflyfish(Chaetodon citrinellus)
Spine-cheek Anemonefish(Premnas biaculeatus)
Spiny Pipehorse(Solegnathus spinosissimus)
Spotfin Firefish(Pterois antennata)
Spotfin Squirrelfish(Neoniphon sammara)
Spotted Garden Eel(Heteroconger hassi)
Spotted Scat(Scatophagus argus)
Spotted Wobbegong(Orectolobus maculatus)
Squarespot Anthias(Pseudanthias pleurotaenia)
Staghorn Damsel(Amblyglyphidodon curacao)
Starry Batfish(Halieutaea stellata)
Starry Pufferfish(Arothron stellatus)
Stars and Stripes Toadfish(Arothron hispidus)
Steephead Parrotfish(Chlorurus microrhinos)
Steinitz' Shrimp Goby(Amblyeleotris steinitzi)
Striped Anglerfish(Antennarius striatus)
Striped Catfish(Plotosus lineatus)
Striped Cleaner Wrasse(Labroides dimidiatus)
Striped Surgeonfish(Acanthurus lineatus)
Stripey(Microcanthus strigatus)
Sweetlip Emperor(Lethrinus miniatus)
Swordfish(Xiphias gladius)
Tasmanian Clingfish(Aspasmogaster tasmaniensis)
Tasselsnout Flathead(Thysanophrys cirronasa)
Teardrop Butterflyfish(Chaetodon unimaculatus)
Teira Batfish(Platax teira)
Tessellate Moray(Gymnothorax favagineus)
Thicklip Trevally(Carangoides orthogrammus)
Thorny-back Cowfish(Lactoria fornasini)
Threadfin Butterflyfish(Chaetodon auriga)
Three-spot Dascyllus(Dascyllus trimaculatus)
Thresher Shark(Alopias vulpinus)
Tiger Shark(Galeocerdo cuvier)
Titan Triggerfish(Balistoides viridescens)
Triplewart Seadevil(Cryptopsaras couesii)
Trout Cod(Epinephelus maculatus)
Trumpetfish(Aulostomus chinensis)
Turrum(Carangoides fulvoguttatus)
Two-line Monocle Bream(Scolopsis bilineata)
Two-spine Angelfish(Centropyge bispinosa)
Two-tone Dottyback(Pseudochromis paccagnellae)
Twospot Snapper(Lutjanus biguttatus)
Unicorn Leatherjacket(Aluterus monoceros)
Vagabond Butterflyfish(Chaetodon vagabundus)
Variegated Lizardfish(Synodus variegatus)
Wahoo(Acanthocybium solandri)
Wedge-tailed Triggerfish(Rhinecanthus rectangulus)
Weedy Seadragon(Phyllopteryx taeniolatus)
Whale Shark(Rhincodon typus)
White's Seahorse(Hippocampus whitei)
White-Ear(Parma microlepis)
White-spotted Eagle Ray(Aetobatus narinari)
Whitemargin Unicornfish(Naso annulatus)
Whitemouth Moray(Gymnothorax meleagris)
Whitetip Reef Shark(Triaenodon obesus)
Yellow and Blueback Fusilier(Caesio teres)
Yellow Boxfish(Ostracion cubicus)
Yellow Goatfish(Mulloidichthys vanicolensis)
Yellowmargin Triggerfish(Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus)
Yellowtail Coris(Coris gaimard)
Yellowtail Fang Blenny(Meiacanthus atrodorsalis)
Yellowtail Scad(Trachurus novaezelandiae)
Zebra Lionfish(Dendrochirus zebra)
Zebra Shark(Stegostoma fasciatum)