Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Pacific Reefs

By Common Name | By Category | By Scientific Names
A
Abalistes stellatus
Ablabys macracanthus
          taenianotus
Ablennes hians
Abudefduf abdominalis
          sordidus
          vaigiensis
Acanthaster planci
Acanthastrea lordhowensis
Acanthurus achilles
          dussumieri
          leucopareius
          nigricans
          nigrofuscus
          nigroris
          olivaceus
          pyroferus
          triostegus
          xanthopterus
Acentronura breviperula
Acropora subulata
Actinopyga mauritiana
          miliaris
          obesa
Aegires minor
Aeoliscus strigatus
Aetobatus narinari
Allogalathea elegans
Alpheus bellulus
          sp. 1
Aluterus scriptus
Amblyeleotris diagonalis
          gymnocephala
          periophthalma
          randalli
          steinitzi
          wheeleri
Amblyglyphidodon aureus
          curacao
          leucogaster
Amblygobius phalaena
          rainfordi
Amblypomacentrus breviceps
Amphioctopus marginatus
Amphiprion chrysopterus
          clarkii
          frenatus
          melanopus
          ocellaris
          perideraion
Amplexidiscus fenestrafer
Anampses meleagrides
Ancylomenes holthuisi
          luteomaculatus
          magnificus
          sarasvati
          venustus
Aniculus hopperae
Annella mollis
Antennarius commerson
          maculatus
          pictus
          striatus
Antennatus coccineus
          dorehensis
          nummifer
Antipathes griggi
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Aplidium sp.
Aplysia dactylomela
Archamia fucata
          zosterophora
Ardeadoris egretta
Ariosoma scheelei
Armina sp. 1
Arothron caeruleopunctatus
          hispidus
          immaculatus
          manilensis
          mappa
          meleagris
          nigropunctatus
          stellatus
Ascidia sydneiensis
Aspidontus dussumieri
Asterropteryx striata
Astropyga radiata
Atriolum robustum
Aulostomus chinensis
Aurelia aurita
B
Balistapus undulatus
Balistoides viridescens
Baseodiscus hemprichii
Bodianus albotaeniatus
          diana
          mesothorax
Bohadschia argus
          paradoxa
          sp. 1
Bolbometopon muricatum
Bornella anguilla
Bothus pantherinus
Brachysomophis cirrocheilos
Bryaninops amplus
C
Caesio teres
Calappa bicornis
          gallus
Calcinus c.f. elegans
          haigae
          laurentae
          lineapropodus
          minutus
          seurati
Calliactis polypus
Caloria indica
Calotomus carolinus
Cantherhines dumerilii
          fronticinctus
Canthigaster amboinensis
          bennetti
          compressa
          epilampra
          jactator
          papua
          valentini
Caphyra sp. 1
Caprella spp.
Caranx lugubris
          melampygus
Caretta caretta
Carijoa riisei
Carpilius convexus
Cenometra bella
Centriscus scutatus
Centropyge bispinosa
          potteri
Cephalopholis argus
          leopardus
          miniata
          urodeta
Ceratosoma tenue
Chaetodon auriga
          bennetti
          citrinellus
          ephippium
          fremblii
          kleinii
          lunula
          lunulatus
          melannotus
          miliaris
          multicinctus
          octofasciatus
          ornatissimus
          oxycephalus
          punctatofasciatus
          quadrimaculatus
          rafflesii
          reticulatus
          trifascialis
          unimaculatus
          vagabundus
Chalinula nematifera
Charonia tritonis
Charybdis hawaiensis
          paucidentata
Cheilinus fasciatus
          undulatus
Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus
Chelidonura inornata
Chelonia mydas
Chloeia flava
          fusca
          parva
Chlorurus spilurus
Choerodon zosterophorus
Choriaster granulatus
Chromis agilis
          amboinensis
          atripes
          hanui
          margaritifer
          ovalis
          verater
Chromodoris annae
          aureopurpurea
          coi
          dianae
          elisabethina
          fidelis
          geometrica
          hintuanensis
          kuniei
          lochi
          magnifica
          willani
Chrysiptera oxycephala
Ciliopagurus strigatus
Cinachyrella australiensis
Cinetorhynchus reticulatus
Cirrhipathes anguina
Cirrhitichthys aprinus
          oxycephalus
Cirrhitops fasciatus
Cirrhitus pinnulatus
Cirripectes obscurus
Clavelina fusca
          moluccensis
          robusta
Colobocentrotus atratus
Comanthus suavia
Conger marginatus
Conus striatus
Coradion chrysozonus
Coris batuensis
          gaimard
Corythoichthys flavofasciatus
Cromileptes altivelis
Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus
          fasciatus
Cryptodendrum adhaesivum
Ctenactis albitentaculata
          echinata
Ctenochaetus striatus
          strigosus
Cuapetes kororensis
          lacertae
          tenuipes
Culcita novaeguineae
Cyclichthys orbicularis
Cymbiola vespertilio
Cynarina lacrymalis
Cypraea gaskoini
          maculifera
          mauritiana
          tigris
D
Dactyloptena macracantha
          orientalis
Dactylopus dactylopus
Dardanus lagopodes
          megistos
          pedunculatus
Dascyllus albisella
          aruanus
          reticulatus
          trimaculatus
Dasycaris zanzibarica
Dendrochirus biocellatus
          brachypterus
          zebra
Dendronephthya spp.
Diadema savignyi
          setosum
Didemnum cf. moseleyi
          molle
Diodon holocanthus
          hystrix
Dischistodus perspicillatus
Domiporta granatina
Dorippe frascone
Doriprismatica atromarginata
Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus
          pessuliferus
      
E
Echeneis naucrates
Echidna nebulosa
          polyzona
Echinaster luzonicus
Echinometra mathaei
          oblonga
Echinostrephus aciculatus
Echinothrix calamaris
          diadema
Ecsenius opsifrontalis
          yaeyamaensis
Elagatis bipinnulata
Elysia ornata
Enchelynassa canina
Enoplometopus occidentalis
Entacmaea quadricolor
Epinephelus fasciatus
          merra
          polyphekadion
Eretmochelys imbricata
Etisus splendidus
          utilis
Eubranchus sp. 1
          sp. 2
Euphyllia ancora
Euprymna berryi
Eurhamphaea vexilligera
Eviota albolineata
          pellucida
          prasites
Exyrias belissimus
F
Favorinus tsuruganus
Fistularia commersonii
Flabellina exoptata
          rubrolineata
Forcipiger flavissimus
          longirostris
Fromia monilis
Fungia concinna
          fungites
          granulosa
          scutaria
Fusigobius duospilus
          inframaculatus
          signipinnis
G
Gastrolepidia clavigera
Gibsmithia hawaiiensis
Glossodoris cincta
          pallida
          rufomarginata
Gnathodentex aureolineatus
Gnathophyllum americanum
Gomphosus varius
Gorgasia maculata
Gymnodoris inornata
          subflava
Gymnomuraena zebra
Gymnothorax breedeni
          eurostus
          fimbriatus
          flavimarginatus
          javanicus
          melatremus
          meleagris
          rueppellii
          thyrsoideus
          undulatus
H
Halgerda batangas
          terramtuentis
          tessellata
Halicampus macrorhynchus
Halichoeres biocellatus
          chrysus
          hortulanus
          ornatissimus
Hamopontonia corallicola
Hapalochlaena lunulata
Helcogramma striata
Hemiglyphidodon plagiometopon
Hemigymnus fasciatus
Hemitaurichthys polylepis
Heniochus chrysostomus
          diphreutes
          varius
Herpolitha limax
Heteractis crispa
          magnifica
Heterocentrotus mammillatus
Heteroconger polyzona
Heteroplopomus barbatus
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus
Hiatodoris fellowsi
Hippocampus bargibanti
          histrix
          kuda
          severnsi
Hippopus hippopus
Holothuria atra
          difficilis
          edulis
          fuscogilva
          fuscopunctata
          turriscelsa
          whitmaei
Hoplophrys oatesii
Hydatina physis
Hymenocera picta
Hypselodoris apolegma
          bullockii
          krakatoa
          maculosa
          tryoni
          whitei
I
Iniistius aneitensis
          pavo
          pentadactylus
Inimicus didactylus
Istigobius decoratus
          rigilius
J
Jorunna funebris
Justitia longimanus
K
Kyphosus sandwicensis
L
Labroides dimidiatus
Laomenes amboinensis
          sp. 1
          tigris
Laticauda colubrina
Lauriea siagiani
Leiuranus semicinctus
Leporicypraea mappa
Leptoseris explanata
Leucosia pubescens
Liachirus melanospilos
Linckia laevigata
          multifora
Linuche unguiculata
Lissocarcinus orbicularis
Lithophyllon undulatum
Loimia medusa
Lutjanus biguttatus
          fulvus
          kasmira
Lyncina leviathan
          vitellus
Lysiosquillina maculata
Lysiosquilloides mapia
Lysmata amboinensis
M
Macolor macularis
Macropharyngodon meleagris
Macrorhynchia philippia
Manipontonia psamathe
Manta alfredi
          birostris
Maretia planulata
Mastigias papua
Meiacanthus grammistes
Melichthys niger
          vidua
Melithaea sp.
Metapenaeopsis lamellata
Metasepia pfefferi
Mexichromis multituberculata
Monotaxis grandoculis
Montipora capitata
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus
          vanicolensis
Myriopathes ulex
Myripristis adusta
          amaena
          berndti
          kuntee
          violacea
          vittata
N
Naso brevirostris
          lituratus
          unicornis
          vlamingii
Nassarius papillosus
Nemateleotris magnifica
Nembrotha chamberlaini
          cristata
          kubaryana
          milleri
          sp. 1
          sp. 2
Neoglyphidodon nigroris
          thoracotaeniatus
Neoniphon opercularis
          sammara
Neopetrolisthes maculatus
Neothyonidium magnum
          sp. 1
          sp. 2
Neotrygon kuhlii
Nephtheis fascicularis
Notarchus indicus
Noumeaella sp. 1
O
Octopus cyanea
          sp. 1
Odontodactylus cultrifer
          latirostris
          scyllarus
Odonus niger
Oncinopus sp. 1
          sp. 2
Ophichthus altipennis
Ophiomastix variabilis
Ophiothrix purpurea
Opistognathus sp. 1
Ostorhinchus aureus
          cyanosoma
          hoevenii
          nigrofasciatus
          talboti
Ostracion cubicus
          meleagris
          solorensis
Ovula ovum
Oxycheilinus bimaculatus
          celebicus
          unifasciatus
Oxycirrhites typus
Oxycomanthus bennetti
Oxymonacanthus longirostris
P
Paguritta kroppi
Palinurus versicolor
Palythoa caesia
Panulirus femoristriga
          marginatus
          penicillatus
Paracentropogon longispinis
Paracirrhites arcatus
          forsteri
Paraluteres prionurus
Parapercis clathrata
          lineopunctata
          schauinslandii
          snyderi
          sp. 1
          tetracantha
Paraploactis kagoshimensis
Parribacus antarcticus
Parupeneus barberinus
          indicus
          insularis
          multifasciatus
          pleurostigma
          porphyreus
Pearsonothuria graeffei
Pectinia lactuca
          paeonia
Pedum spondyloideum
Percnon abbreviatum
          affine
Pericharax sp. 1
Periclimenes brevicarpalis
          imperator
Perophora modificata
Petroscirtes breviceps
Phalium bandatum
Phallusia julinea
Phanogenia gracilis
Phenacovolva rosea
Philinopsis gardineri
          pilsbryi
Phoronis australis
Phyllidia carlsonhoffi
          elegans
          marindica
          ocellata
          picta
          varicosa
Phyllidiella granulata
          lizae
          nigra
          pustulosa
Phyllidiopsis krempfi
          shireenae
          striata
Phyllodesmium briareum
          kabiranum
          longicirrum
          magnum
Phyllognathia ceratophthalma
Phyllospongia lamellosa
Physogyra lichtensteini
Plakobranchus ocellatus
Platax orbicularis
          teira
Plectorhinchus albovittatus
          chaetodonoides
          lessonii
          vittatus
Plectroglyphidodon johnstonianus
          lacrymatus
Plectropomus oligacanthus
Plerogyra sinuosa
Pleurosicya micheli
Plotosus lineatus
Pocillopora eydouxi
          meandrina
Polycarpa aurata
          pigmentata
Polyphyllia talpina
Pomacanthus imperator
          sexstriatus
          xanthometopon
Pomacentrus amboinensis
          moluccensis
          nigromanus
          pavo
          reidi
          vaiuli
Pontonides ankeri
Porcellanella haigae
          triloba
Portunus pelagicus
Premnas biaculeatus
Priacanthus hamrur
Prionocidaris hawaiiensis
Pristiapogon kallopterus
          taeniopterus
Protoreaster nodosus
Pseudanthias hawaiiensis
          huchtii
          pleurotaenia
          tuka
Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus
Pseudobiceros cf. dimidiatus
Pseudoboletia indiana
Pseudoceros bifurcus
          ferrugineus
          laingensis
          sapphirinus
          scriptus
Pseudocheilinus evanidus
          octotaenia
          tetrataenia
Pseudocorynactis sp. 1
Pseudojuloides cerasinus
Pseudomonacanthus macrurus
Pseudopaguristes kuekenthali
Pseudorhombus dupliciocellatus
Pseudosquilla ciliata
Pteraeolidia ianthina
Pterapogon kauderni
Ptereleotris evides
Pterocaesio pisang
Pteroeides sp. 1
Pteroidichthys amboinensis
Pterois antennata
          radiata
          volitans
Pygoplites diacanthus
      
R
Reteporellina denticulata
Reticulidia fungia
Rhincodon typus
Rhinecanthus aculeatus
          rectangulus
          verrucosus
Rhinomuraena quaesita
Rhopalaea circula
Rhynchocinetes durbanensis
Rhynchostracion nasus
Richardsonichthys leucogaster
Rogadius pristiger
S
Sabellastarte spectabilis
Salarias fasciatus
          ramosus
          segmentatus
Salmacis belli
Salpa sp.
Samaris cristatus
Sarcophyton spp.
Sargocentron caudimaculatum
          cornutum
          diadema
          microstoma
          spiniferum
Saurida flamma
          gracilis
Scarus dubius
          psittacus
          rubroviolaceus
          schlegeli
Scolopsis affinis
          bilineata
          ciliata
          margaritifera
Scorpaenopsis cacopsis
          macrochir
          venosa
Scuticaria tigrina
Scyllarides squammosus
Sebastapistes coniorta
Sepia latimanus
Sepioteuthis lessoniana
Seriatopora hystrix
Seriola rivoliana
Serranocirrhitus latus
Sicyonia japonica
Siganus corallinus
          guttatus
          puellus
          unimaculatus
Signigobius biocellatus
Soleichthys heterorhinos
Solenocera sp. 1
Solenostomus cyanopterus
          leptosoma
          paradoxus
Sphaeramia nematoptera
          orbicularis
Spheciospongia vagabunda
Sphyraena barracuda
Spirobranchus corniculatus
Spondylus varius
Stegastes marginatus
Stelletinopsis isis
Stenopus hispidus
Stethojulis balteata
          bandanensis
Stichodactyla mertensii
Stichopus chloronotus
          horrens
          sp.
          vastus
Sufflamen bursa
          fraenatus
Symphyllia radians
Synalpheus stimpsoni
Synanceia horrida
Synapta maculata
Synchiropus splendidus
Syngnathoides biaculeatus
Synodus binotatus
          dermatogenys
          ulae
          variegatus
T
Taenianotus triacanthus
Terebra subulata
Thalassoma duperrey
          lutescens
          purpureum
          trilobatum
Thaumoctopus mimicus
Thecacera sp. 1
Thelenota ananas
          anax
Thor amboinensis
Thuridilla bayeri
          flavomaculata
          lineolata
Thysanozoon nigropapillosum
Tomiyamichthys oni
Tozeuma armatum
          lanceolatum
Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatus
Trapezia bidentata
          rufopunctata
          tigrina
Trapezius flavopunctata
Triaenodon obesus
Trichonotus elegans
Tridacna crocea
          derasa
          gigas
          maxima
          squamosa
Trimma cana
          stobbsi
Tripneustes gratilla
Tubastraea coccinea
          micranthus
Turbinaria ornata
Tursiops truncatus
U
Upeneus tragula
Uranoscopus sulphureus
Urocaridella antonbruunii
          sp. 1
V
Valenciennea helsdingenii
          puellaris
Vir philippinensis
Virgularia sp. 1
          sp. 2
          sp. 3
W
Waminoa sp. 1
Wunderpus photogenicus
X
Xanthichthys auromarginatus
Xenocarcinus tuberculatus
Xestospongia testudinaria
Z
Zanclus cornutus
Zebrasoma flavescens
          scopas
          veliferum
Zebrida adamsii
Zenopontonia noverca
c
cf. Amphiscolos sp. 1