List of reef fish of the Red Sea


List of reef fish of the Red Sea

These Red Sea fish are listed as Reef-associated by Fishbase:
*Acanthuridae
**"Acanthurus gahhm", Black surgeonfish
**"Acanthurus mata", Elongate surgeonfish
**"Acanthurus nigricans", Whitecheek surgeonfish
**"Acanthurus nigrofuscus", Brown surgeonfish
**"Acanthurus sohal", Sohal surgeonfish
**"Acanthurus tennentii", Doubleband surgeonfish
**"Acanthurus xanthopterus", Yellowfin surgeonfish
**"Ctenochaetus striatus", Striated surgeonfish
**"Naso annulatus", Whitemargin unicornfish
**"Naso brevirostris", Spotted unicornfish
**"Naso elegans", Elegant unicornfish
**"Naso hexacanthus", Sleek unicornfish
**"Naso unicornis", Bluespine unicornfish
**"Zebrasoma veliferum", Sailfin tang
**"Zebrasoma xanthurum", Yellowtail tang
*Albulidae"
**"Albula glossodonta", Roundjaw bonefish
**"Albula vulpes", Bonefish
*Alopiidae"
**"Alopias pelagicus", Pelagic thresher
*Anomalopidae"
**"Photoblepharon steinitzi", Flashlight fish
*Antennariidae"
**"Antennarius coccineus", Scarlet frogfish
**"Antennarius commerson", Commerson's frogfish
**"Antennarius hispidus", Shaggy angler
**"Antennarius nummifer", Spotfin frogfish
**"Antennarius pictus", Painted frogfish
**"Antennarius rosaceus", Spiny-tufted frogfish
**"Antennarius striatus", Striated frogfish
**"Antennatus tuberosus", Tuberculated frogfish
**"Histrio histrio", Sargassumfish
*Apogonidae"
**"Apogon angustatus", Broadstriped cardinalfish
**"Apogon annularis", Ringtail cardinalfish
**"Apogon aureus", Ring-tailed cardinalfish
**"Apogon bandanensis", Bigeye cardinalfish
**"Apogon coccineus", Ruby cardinalfish
**"Apogon cookii", Cook's cardinalfish
**"Apogon cyanosoma", Yellowstriped cardinalfish
**"Apogon exostigma", Narrowstripe cardinalfish
**"Apogon fasciatus", Broad-banded cardinalfish
**"Apogon fleurieu", Cardinalfish
**"Apogon fraenatus", Bridled cardinalfish
**"Apogon guamensis", Guam cardinalfish
**"Apogon heptastygma"
**"Apogon isus"
**"Apogon kallopterus", Iridescent cardinalfish
**"Apogon kiensis", Rifle cardinal
**"Apogon lateralis", Humpback cardinal
**"Apogon latus"
**"Apogon leptacanthus", Threadfin cardinalfish
**"Apogon multitaeniatus", Smallscale cardinal
**"Apogon nigripinnis", Bullseye
**"Apogon nigrofasciatus", Blackstripe cardinalfish
**"Apogon pselion"
**"Apogon pseudotaeniatus", Doublebar cardinalfish
**"Apogon savayensis", Samoan cardinalfish
**"Apogon semiornatus", Oblique-banded cardinalfish
**"Apogon taeniatus", Twobelt cardinal
**"Apogon taeniophorus", Reef-flat cardinalfish
**"Apogon timorensis", Timor cardinalfish
**"Apogon truncatus", Flagfin cardinalfish
**"Apogon zebrinus"
**"Apogonichthys perdix", Perdix cardinalfish
**"Archamia bilineata"
**"Archamia fucata", Orangelined cardinalfish
**"Archamia lineolata", Shimmering cardinal
**"Cheilodipterus arabicus", Tiger cardinal
**"Cheilodipterus lachneri"
**"Cheilodipterus macrodon", Large toothed cardinalfish
**"Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus", Five-lined cardinalfish
**"Fowleria aurita", Crosseyed cardinalfish
**"Fowleria marmorata", Marbled cardinalfish
**"Fowleria punctulata", Spotcheek cardinalfish
**"Fowleria vaiulae", Mottled cardinalfish
**"Fowleria variegata", Variegated cardinalfish
**"Gymnapogon melanogaster"
**"Neamia octospina", Eightspine cardinalfish
**"Pseudamia gelatinosa", Gelatinous cardinalfish
**"Rhabdamia cypselura", Swallowtail cardinalfish
**"Rhabdamia nigrimentum"
*Atherinidae"
**"Atherinomorus lacunosus", Hardyhead silverside
**"Hypoatherina barnesi", Barnes' silverside
**"Hypoatherina temminckii", Samoan silverside
*Balistidae"
**"Abalistes stellatus"
**"Balistapus undulatus", Orange-lined triggerfish
**"Balistoides viridescens", Titan triggerfish
**"Canthidermis maculata", Spotted oceanic triggerfish
**"Melichthys indicus", Indian triggerfish
**"Odonus niger", Redtoothed triggerfish
**"Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus", Yellowmargin triggerfish
**"Pseudobalistes fuscus", Yellow-spotted triggerfish
**"Rhinecanthus aculeatus", Blackbar triggerfish
**"Rhinecanthus assasi", Arabian Picasso triggerfish
**"Rhinecanthus rectangulus", Wedge-tail triggerfish
**"Rhinecanthus verrucosus", Blackbelly triggerfish
**"Sufflamen albicaudatum", Bluethroat triggerfish
**"Sufflamen fraenatum", Masked triggerfish
*Belonidae"
**"Ablennes hians", Flat needlefish
**"Tylosurus acus melanotus", Keel-jawed needle fish
**"Tylosurus crocodilus crocodilus", Hound needlefish
*Blenniidae"
**"Aspidontus dussumieri", Lance blenny
**"Aspidontus taeniatus", False cleanerfish
**"Aspidontus tractus"
**"Atrosalarias fuscus fuscus"
**"Blenniella cyanostigma", Striped rockskipper
**"Blenniella periophthalmus", Blue-dashed rockskipper
**"Cirripectes castaneus", Chestnut eyelash-blenny
**"Cirripectes filamentosus", Filamentous blenny
**"Ecsenius aroni", Aron's blenny
**"Ecsenius frontalis", Smooth-fin blenny
**"Ecsenius gravieri", Red Sea mimic blenny
**"Ecsenius midas", Persian blenny
**"Ecsenius nalolo", Nalolo
**"Enchelyurus kraussii", Krauss' blenny
**"Exallias brevis", Leopard blenny
**"Istiblennius edentulus", Rippled rockskipper
**"Istiblennius rivulatus"
**"Meiacanthus nigrolineatus", Blackline fangblenny
**"Mimoblennius cirrosus", Fringed blenny
**"Omobranchus punctatus", Muzzled blenny
**"Petroscirtes mitratus", Floral blenny
**"Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos", Bluestriped fangblenny
**"Plagiotremus tapeinosoma", Piano fangblenny
**"Plagiotremus townsendi", Townsend's fangblenny
**"Salarias fasciatus", Jewelled blenny
*Bothidae"
**"Asterorhombus intermedius", Intermediate flounder
**"Bothus mancus", Flowery flounder
**"Bothus pantherinus", Leopard flounder
**"Engyprosopon grandisquama", Largescale flounder
*Bythitidae"
**"Brosmophyciops pautzkei", Slimy cuskeel
*Caesionidae"
**"Caesio caerulaurea", Blue and gold fusilier
**"Caesio lunaris", Lunar fusilier
**"Caesio striata", Striated fusilier
**"Caesio suevica", Suez fusilier
**"Caesio varilineata", Variable-lined fusilier
**"Caesio xanthonota", Yellowback fusilier
**"Gymnocaesio gymnoptera", Slender fusilier
**"Pterocaesio chrysozona", Goldband fusilier
**"Pterocaesio pisang", Banana fusilier
*Callionymidae"
**"Callionymus delicatulus", Delicate dragonet
**"Callionymus flavus"
*Carangidae"
**"Alectis ciliaris", African pompano
**"Alectis indicus", Indian threadfish
**"Alepes djedaba", Shrimp scad
**"Atule mate", Yellowtail scad
**"Carangoides armatus", Longfin trevally
**"Carangoides bajad", Orangespotted trevally
**"Carangoides chrysophrys", Longnose trevally
**"Carangoides coeruleopinnatus", Coastal trevally
**"Carangoides dinema", Shadow trevally
**"Carangoides ferdau", Blue trevally
**"Carangoides fulvoguttatus", Yellowspotted trevally
**"Carangoides gymnostethus", Bludger
**"Carangoides malabaricus", Malabar trevally
**"Carangoides orthogrammus", Island trevally
**"Carangoides plagiotaenia", Barcheek trevally
**"Caranx ignobilis", Giant trevally
**"Caranx melampygus", Bluefin trevally
**"Caranx sexfasciatus", Bigeye trevally
**"Decapterus macrosoma", Shortfin scad
**"Elagatis bipinnulata", Rainbow runner
**"Gnathanodon speciosus", Golden trevally
**"Megalaspis cordyla", Torpedo scad
**"Naucrates ductor", Pilotfish
**"Parastromateus niger", Black pomfret
**"Scomberoides commersonnianus", Talang queenfish
**"Scomberoides lysan", Doublespotted queenfish
**"Scomberoides tol", Needlescaled queenfish
**"Selar crumenophthalmus", Bigeye scad
**"Seriola dumerili", Greater amberjack
**"Seriolina nigrofasciata", Blackbanded trevally
**"Trachinotus baillonii", Smallspotted dart
**"Trachinotus blochii", Snubnose pompano
**"Trachurus indicus", Arabian scad
**"Ulua mentalis", Longrakered trevally
**"Uraspis helvola", Whitemouth jack
**"Uraspis uraspis", Whitetongue jack
*Carapidae"
**"Encheliophis gracilis", Graceful pearlfish
**"Encheliophis homei", Silver pearlfish
*Carcharhinidae"
**"Carcharhinus albimarginatus", Silvertip shark
**"Carcharhinus altimus", Bignose shark
**"Carcharhinus brevipinna", Spinner shark
**"Carcharhinus falciformis", Silky shark
**"Carcharhinus limbatus", Blacktip shark
**"Carcharhinus longimanus", Oceanic whitetip shark
**"Carcharhinus melanopterus", Blacktip reef shark
**"Carcharhinus plumbeus", Sandbar shark
**"Carcharhinus sorrah", Spottail shark
**"Galeocerdo cuvier", Tiger shark
**"Negaprion acutidens", Sicklefin lemon shark
**"Triaenodon obesus", Whitetip reef shark
*Centriscidae"
**"Aeoliscus punctulatus", Speckled shrimpfish
**"Centriscus scutatus", Grooved razor-fish
*Chaetodontidae"
**"Chaetodon auriga", Threadfin butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon austriacus", Blacktail butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon citrinellus", Speckled butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon collare", Redtail butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon falcula", Blackwedged butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon fasciatus", Diagonal butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon guttatissimus", Peppered butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon kleinii", Sunburst butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon larvatus", Hooded butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon leucopleura", Somali butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon lineolatus", Lined butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon melannotus", Blackback butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon melapterus", Arabian butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon mesoleucos", White-face butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon paucifasciatus", Eritrean butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon semilarvatus", Bluecheek butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon trifascialis", Chevron butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon trifasciatus", Melon butterflyfish
**"Chaetodon vagabundus", Vagabond butterflyfish
**"Forcipiger flavissimus"
**"Forcipiger longirostris", Longnose butterflyfish
**"Heniochus intermedius", Red Sea bannerfish
**"Heniochus monoceros", Masked bannerfish
*Chirocentridae"
**"Chirocentrus dorab", Dorab wolf-herring
*Cirrhitidae"
**"Cirrhitichthys calliurus", Spottedtail hawkfish
**"Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus", Coral hawkfish
**"Cirrhitus pinnulatus", Stocky hawkfish
**"Oxycirrhites typus", Longnose hawkfish
**"Paracirrhites forsteri", Blackside hawkfish
*Clupeidae"
**"Amblygaster sirm", Spotted sardinella
**"Herklotsichthys quadrimaculatus", Bluestripe herring
**"Sardinella albella", White sardinella
**"Sardinella gibbosa", Goldstripe sardinella
**"Spratelloides delicatulus", Delicate round herring
*Congridae"
**"Ariosoma balearicum", Bandtooth conger
**"Ariosoma scheelei", Tropical conger
**"Conger cinereus", Longfin African conger
**"Heteroconger hassi", Spotted garden-eel
*Dactylopteridae"
**"Dactyloptena orientalis", Oriental flying gurnard
*Dasyatidae"
**"Dasyatis kuhlii", Bluespotted stingray
**"Himantura uarnak", Honeycomb stingray
**"Pastinachus sephen", Cowtail stingray
**"Taeniura lymma", Bluespotted ribbontail ray
**"Taeniura meyeni", Blotched fantail ray
**"Urogymnus asperrimus", Porcupine ray
*Diodontidae"
**"Cyclichthys orbicularis", Birdbeak burrfish
**"Cyclichthys spilostylus", Spotbase burrfish
**"Diodon holocanthus", Long-spine porcupinefish
**"Diodon hystrix", Spot-fin porcupinefish
**"Diodon liturosus", Black-blotched porcupinefish
*Drepaneidae"
**"Drepane longimana", Concertina fish
**"Drepane punctata", Spotted sicklefish
*Echeneidae"
**"Echeneis naucrates", Live sharksucker
**"Remora remora", Common remora
*Engraulidae"
**"Encrasicholina heteroloba", Shorthead anchovy
**"Encrasicholina punctifer", Buccaneer anchovy
**"Thryssa baelama", Baelama anchovy
*Ephippidae"
**"Platax orbicularis", Orbicular batfish
**"Platax teira", Tiera batfish
**"Tripterodon orbis", African spadefish
*Fistulariidae"
**"Fistularia commersonii", Bluespotted cornetfish
**"Fistularia petimba", Red cornetfish
*Gerreidae"
**"Gerres argyreus", Common mojarra
**"Gerres longirostris", Longtail silverbiddy
**"Gerres oblongus", Slender silverbiddy
**"Gerres oyena", Common silver-biddy
*Ginglymostomatidae"
**"Nebrius ferrugineus", Tawny nurse shark
*Gobiesocidae"
**"Lepadichthys lineatus", Doubleline clingfish
*Gobiidae"
**"Amblyeleotris diagonalis"
**"Amblyeleotris periophthalma", Periophthalma prawn-goby
**"Amblyeleotris steinitzi", Steinitz' prawn goby
**"Amblyeleotris sungami", Magnus' prawn-goby
**"Amblyeleotris wheeleri", Gorgeous prawn-goby
**"Amblygobius albimaculatus", Butterfly goby
**"Amblygobius esakiae", Snoutspot goby
**"Amblygobius hectori", Hector's goby
**"Amblygobius nocturnus", Nocturn goby
**"Asterropteryx ensifera", Miller's damsel
**"Asterropteryx semipunctata", Starry goby
**"Bathygobius cyclopterus", Spotted frillgoby
**"Bathygobius fuscus", Dusky frillgoby
**"Bryaninops erythrops", Erythrops goby
**"Bryaninops loki", Loki whip-goby
**"Bryaninops natans", Redeye goby
**"Bryaninops ridens", Ridens goby
**"Bryaninops yongei", Whip coral goby
**"Callogobius bifasciatus", Doublebar goby
**"Callogobius maculipinnis", Ostrich goby
**"Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus", Harlequin prawn-goby
**"Cryptocentrus cryptocentrus", Ninebar prawn-goby
**"Cryptocentrus fasciatus", Y-bar shrimp goby
**"Cryptocentrus lutheri", Luther's prawn-goby
**"Ctenogobiops crocineus", Silverspot shrimpgoby
**"Ctenogobiops feroculus", Sandy prawn-goby
**"Ctenogobiops maculosus"
**"Discordipinna griessingeri", Spikefin goby
**"Eviota distigma", Twospot pygmy goby
**"Eviota guttata", Spotted pygmy goby
**"Eviota pardalota", Leopard dwarfgoby
**"Eviota prasina", Green bubble goby
**"Eviota sebreei", Sebree's pygmy goby
**"Eviota zebrina"
**"Exyrias belissimus", Mud reef-goby
**"Flabelligobius latruncularia", Fan shrimp-goby
**"Fusigobius longispinus", Orange-spotted sand-goby
**"Fusigobius neophytus", Common fusegoby
**"Gladiogobius ensifer", Gladiator goby
**"Gnatholepis anjerensis"
**"Gnatholepis cauerensis cauerensis", Eyebar goby
**"Gobiodon citrinus", Poison goby
**"Gobiodon reticulatus", Reticulate goby
**"Istigobius decoratus", Decorated goby
**"Istigobius ornatus", Ornate goby
**"Luposicya lupus"
**"Oplopomus oplopomus", Spinecheek goby
**"Oxyurichthys papuensis", Frogface goby
**"Palutrus meteori", Meteor goby
**"Paragobiodon echinocephalus", Redhead goby
**"Paragobiodon xanthosomus", Emerald coral goby
**"Periophthalmus argentilineatus", Barred mudskipper
**"Pleurosicya mossambica", Toothy goby
**"Priolepis cinctus", Girdled goby
**"Priolepis randalli", Randall's goby
**"Priolepis semidoliata", Half-barred goby
**"Trimma avidori"
**"Trimma barralli"
**"Trimma fishelsoni"
**"Trimma flavicaudatus"
**"Trimma mendelssohni"
**"Trimma sheppardi"
**"Trimma taylori", Yellow cave goby
**"Trimma tevegae", Blue-striped cave goby
**"Valenciennea helsdingenii", Twostripe goby
**"Valenciennea puellaris", Maiden goby
**"Valenciennea sexguttata", Sixspot goby
**"Valenciennea wardii", Ward's sleeper
**"Vanderhorstia delagoae", Candystick goby
**"Vanderhorstia mertensi", Mertens' prawn-goby
**"Yongeichthys nebulosus", Shadow goby
*Haemulidae"
**"Diagramma pictum", Painted sweetlips
**"Plectorhinchus albovittatus", Two-striped sweetlips
**"Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus", Lemon sweetlip
**"Plectorhinchus gaterinus", Blackspotted rubberlip
**"Plectorhinchus gibbosus", Harry hotlips
**"Plectorhinchus harrawayi"
**"Plectorhinchus nigrus"
**"Plectorhinchus obscurus", Giant sweetlips
**"Plectorhinchus playfairi", Whitebarred rubberlip
**"Plectorhinchus schotaf", Minstrel sweetlip
**"Plectorhinchus sordidus", Sordid rubberlip
**"Plectorhinchus umbrinus"
**"Pomadasys commersonnii", Smallspotted grunter
**"Pomadasys furcatus", Banded grunter
**"Pomadasys kaakan", Javelin grunter
**"Pomadasys maculatus", Saddle grunt
**"Pomadasys olivaceus", Olive grunt
**"Pomadasys stridens", Striped piggy
*Hemiramphidae"
**"Hemiramphus far", Blackbarred halfbeak
**"Hyporhamphus affinis", Tropical halfbeak
**"Hyporhamphus balinensis", Balinese garfish
**"Hyporhamphus gamberur", Red Sea halfbeak
*Holocentridae"
**"Myripristis berndti", Blotcheye soldierfish
**"Myripristis hexagona", Doubletooth soldierfish
**"Myripristis murdjan", Pinecone soldierfish
**"Myripristis xanthacra", Yellowtip soldierfish
**"Neoniphon sammara", Sammara squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron caudimaculatum", Silverspot squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron diadema", Crown squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron inaequalis", Lattice squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron ittodai", Samurai squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron macrosquamis", Bigscale squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron melanospilos", Blackblotch squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron punctatissimum", Speckled squirrelfish
**"Sargocentron rubrum", Redcoat
**"Sargocentron spiniferum", Sabre squirrelfish
*Kuhliidae"
**"Kuhlia mugil", Barred flagtail
*Kyphosidae"
**"Kyphosus bigibbus", Grey sea chub
**"Kyphosus cinerascens", Blue seachub
**"Kyphosus vaigiensis", Brassy chub
*Labridae"
**"Anampses caeruleopunctatus", Bluespotted wrasse
**"Anampses lineatus", Lined wrasse
**"Anampses meleagrides", Spotted wrasse
**"Anampses twistii", Yellowbreasted wrasse
**"Bodianus anthioides", Lyretail hogfish
**"Bodianus axillaris", Axilspot hogfish
**"Bodianus diana", Diana's hogfish
**"Bodianus opercularis", Blackspot hogfish
**"Cheilinus fasciatus", Redbreast wrasse
**"Cheilinus lunulatus", Broomtail wrasse
**"Cheilinus undulatus", Humphead wrasse
**"Cheilio inermis", Cigar wrasse
**"Choerodon robustus", Robust tuskfish
**"Cirrhilabrus blatteus", Purple-boned wrasse
**"Cirrhilabrus rubriventralis", Social wrasse
**"Coris aygula", Clown coris
**"Coris caudimacula", Spottail coris
**"Coris cuvieri", African coris
**"Coris formosa", Queen coris
**"Coris variegata", Dapple coris
**"Epibulus insidiator", Slingjaw wrasse
**"Gomphosus caeruleus", Green birdmouth wrasse
**"Halichoeres hortulanus", Checkerboard wrasse
**"Halichoeres iridis"
**"Halichoeres margaritaceus", Pink-belly wrasse
**"Halichoeres marginatus", Dusky wrasse
**"Halichoeres nebulosus", Nebulous wrasse
**"Halichoeres scapularis", Zigzag wrasse
**"Halichoeres zeylonicus", Goldstripe wrasse
**"Hemigymnus fasciatus", Barred thicklip
**"Hemigymnus melapterus", Blackeye thicklip
**"Hologymnosus annulatus", Ring wrasse
**"Iniistius pavo", Peacock wrasse
**"Labroides dimidiatus", Bluestreak cleaner wrasse
**"Larabicus quadrilineatus", Fourline wrasse
**"Macropharyngodon bipartitus bipartitus", Vermiculate wrasse
**"Macropharyngodon bipartitus marisrubri"
**"Minilabrus striatus", Minute wrasse
**"Novaculichthys macrolepidotus", Seagrass wrasse
**"Novaculichthys taeniourus", Rockmover wrasse
**"Oxycheilinus arenatus", Speckled maori wrasse
**"Oxycheilinus bimaculatus", Two-spot wrasse
**"Oxycheilinus digramma", Cheeklined wrasse
**"Oxycheilinus mentalis", Mental wrasse
**"Paracheilinus octotaenia", Red Sea eightline flasher
**"Pseudocheilinus evanidus", Striated wrasse
**"Pseudocheilinus hexataenia", Sixline wrasse
**"Pseudodax moluccanus", Chiseltooth wrasse
**"Pteragogus cryptus", Cryptic wrasse
**"Pteragogus flagellifer", Cocktail wrasse
**"Stethojulis albovittata", Bluelined wrasse
**"Stethojulis interrupta", Cutribbon wrasse
**"Stethojulis strigiventer", Three-ribbon wrasse
**"Stethojulis trilineata", Three-lined rainbowfish
**"Thalassoma hebraicum", Goldbar wrasse
**"Thalassoma lunare", Moon wrasse
**"Thalassoma purpureum", Surge wrasse
**"Thalassoma rueppellii", Klunzinger's wrasse
**"Thalassoma trilobatum", Christmas wrasse
**"Wetmorella nigropinnata", Sharpnose wrasse
**"Xyrichtys melanopus", Yellowpatch razorfish
**"Xyrichtys pentadactylus", Fivefinger wrasse
*Lamnidae"
**"Carcharodon carcharias", Great white shark
**"Isurus oxyrinchus", Shortfin mako
*Lethrinidae"
**"Gymnocranius grandoculis", Blue-lined large-eye bream
**"Gymnocranius griseus", Grey large-eye bream
**"Lethrinus borbonicus", Snubnose emperor
**"Lethrinus erythracanthus", Orange-spotted emperor
**"Lethrinus harak", Thumbprint emperor
**"Lethrinus lentjan", Pink ear emperor
**"Lethrinus mahsena", Sky emperor
**"Lethrinus microdon", Smalltooth emperor
**"Lethrinus nebulosus", Spangled emperor
**"Lethrinus obsoletus", Orange-striped emperor
**"Lethrinus olivaceus", Longface emperor
**"Lethrinus variegatus", Slender emperor
**"Lethrinus xanthochilus", Yellowlip emperor
**"Monotaxis grandoculis", Humpnose big-eye bream
*Lutjanidae"
**"Aphareus furca", Small toothed jobfish
**"Aphareus rutilans", Rusty jobfish
**"Aprion virescens", Green jobfish
**"Lutjanus argentimaculatus", Mangrove red snapper
**"Lutjanus bengalensis", Bengal snapper
**"Lutjanus bohar", Two-spot red snapper
**"Lutjanus coeruleolineatus", Blueline snapper
**"Lutjanus ehrenbergii", Blackspot snapper
**"Lutjanus erythropterus", Crimson snapper
**"Lutjanus fulviflamma", Dory snapper
**"Lutjanus fulvus", Blacktail snapper
**"Lutjanus gibbus", Humpback red snapper
**"Lutjanus johnii", John's snapper
**"Lutjanus kasmira", Common bluestripe snapper
**"Lutjanus lemniscatus", Yellowstreaked snapper
**"Lutjanus lutjanus", Bigeye snapper
**"Lutjanus malabaricus", Malabar blood snapper
**"Lutjanus monostigma", Onespot snapper
**"Lutjanus quinquelineatus", Five-lined snapper
**"Lutjanus rivulatus", Blubberlip snapper
**"Lutjanus russellii", Russell's snapper
**"Lutjanus sanguineus", Humphead snapper
**"Lutjanus sebae", Emperor red snapper
**"Macolor niger", Black and white snapper
**"Paracaesio sordida", Dirty ordure snapper
**"Paracaesio xanthura", Yellowtail blue snapper
**"Pinjalo pinjalo", Pinjalo
*Malacanthidae"
**"Malacanthus brevirostris", Quakerfish
**"Malacanthus latovittatus", Blue blanquillo
*Menidae"
**"Mene maculata", Moonfish
*Microdesmidae"
**"Gunnellichthys monostigma", Onespot wormfish
*Monacanthidae"
**"Aluterus monoceros", Unicorn leatherjacket
**"Aluterus scriptus", Scrawled filefish
**"Amanses scopas", Broom filefish
**"Cantherhines dumerilii", Whitespotted filefish
**"Cantherhines pardalis", Honeycomb filefish
**"Oxymonacanthus halli", Red Sea longnose filefish
**"Paramonacanthus japonicus", Hairfinned leatherjacket
**"Pervagor randalli"
**"Thamnaconus modestoides", Modest filefish
**"Monocentris japonica", Pineconefish
*Monodactylidae"
**"Monodactylus falciformis", Full moony
*Mugilidae"
**"Crenimugil crenilabis", Fringelip mullet
**"Liza vaigiensis", Squaretail mullet
**"Oedalechilus labiosus", Hornlip mullet
**"Valamugil seheli", Bluespot mullet
*Mullidae"
**"Mulloidichthys flavolineatus", Yellowstripe goatfish
**"Mulloidichthys vanicolensis", Yellowfin goatfish
**"Parupeneus cyclostomus", Goldsaddle goatfish
**"Parupeneus forsskali", Red Sea goatfish
**"Parupeneus heptacanthus", Cinnabar goatfish
**"Parupeneus indicus", Indian goatfish
**"Parupeneus macronemus", Longbarbel goatfish
**"Parupeneus rubescens", Rosy goatfish
**"Upeneus moluccensis", Goldband goatfish
**"Upeneus tragula", Freckled goatfish
**"Upeneus vittatus", Yellowstriped goatfish
*Muraenidae"
**"Echidna nebulosa", Snowflake moray
**"Echidna polyzona", Barred moray
**"Gymnomuraena zebra", Zebra moray
**"Gymnothorax buroensis", Vagrant moray
**"Gymnothorax elegans", Elegant moray
**"Gymnothorax favagineus", Laced moray
**"Gymnothorax flavimarginatus", Yellow-edged moray
**"Gymnothorax griseus", Geometric moray
**"Gymnothorax hepaticus", Liver-colored moray eel
**"Gymnothorax javanicus", Giant moray
**"Gymnothorax meleagris", Turkey moray
**"Gymnothorax moluccensis", Moluccan moray
**"Gymnothorax monochrous", Drab moray
**"Gymnothorax nudivomer", Starry moray
**"Gymnothorax pictus", Peppered moray
**"Gymnothorax pindae", Pinda moray
**"Gymnothorax punctatofasciatus", Bars'n spots moray
**"Gymnothorax punctatus", Red Sea whitespotted moray
**"Gymnothorax rueppellii", Banded moray
**"Gymnothorax undulatus", Undulated moray
**"Strophidon sathete", Slender giant moray
**"Uropterygius concolor", Unicolor snake moray
**"Uropterygius polyspilus", Large-spotted snake moray
*Myliobatidae"
**"Aetobatus narinari", Spotted eagle ray
*Nemipteridae"
**"Scolopsis bimaculatus", Thumbprint monocle bream
**"Scolopsis ghanam", Arabian monocle bream
**"Scolopsis taeniatus", Black-streaked monocle bream
**"Scolopsis vosmeri", Whitecheek monocle bream
*Odontaspididae"
**"Carcharias taurus", Sand tiger shark
*Ophichthidae"
**"Brachysomophis cirrocheilos", Stargazer snake eel
**"Callechelys catostoma", Black-striped snake eel
**"Callechelys marmorata", Marbled snake eel
**"Lamnostoma orientalis", Oriental worm-eel
**"Muraenichthys schultzei", Maimed snake eel
**"Myrichthys colubrinus", Harlequin snake eel
**"Myrichthys maculosus", Tiger snake eel
**"Ophichthus erabo", Fowler's snake eel
**"Phaenomonas cooperae", Short-maned sand-eel
**"Pisodonophis cancrivorus", Longfin snake-eel
**"Scolecenchelys gymnota", Slender worm eel
**"Scolecenchelys laticaudata", Redfin worm-eel
*Ophidiidae"
**"Brotula multibarbata", Goatsbeard brotula
*Opistognathidae"
**"Opistognathus muscatensis", Robust jawfish
*Ostraciidae"
**"Lactoria cornuta", Longhorn cowfish
**"Ostracion cubicus", Yellow boxfish
**"Ostracion cyanurus", Bluetail trunkfish
**"Tetrosomus gibbosus", Humpback turretfish
*Pegasidae"
**"Eurypegasus draconis", Short dragonfish
*Pempheridae"
**"Parapriacanthus ransonneti", Pigmy sweeper
**"Pempheris oualensis", Silver sweeper
**"Pempheris schwenkii", Black-stripe sweeper
**"Pempheris vanicolensis", Vanikoro sweeper
*Pentacerotidae"
**"Histiopterus typus", Sailfin armourhead
*Pinguipedidae"
**"Parapercis hexophtalma", Speckled sandperch
*Platycephalidae"
**"Cociella crocodila", Crocodile flathead
**"Papilloculiceps longiceps", Tentacled flathead
**"Platycephalus indicus", Bartail flathead
**"Thysanophrys chiltonae", Longsnout flathead
*Plesiopidae"
**"Calloplesiops altivelis", Comet
**"Plesiops coeruleolineatus", Crimsontip longfin
**"Plesiops nigricans", Whitespotted longfin
*Plotosidae"
**"Plotosus lineatus", Striped eel catfish
*Pomacanthidae"
**"Apolemichthys xanthotis", Yellow-ear angelfish
**"Centropyge bicolor", Bicolor angelfish
**"Centropyge multispinis", Dusky angelfish
**"Genicanthus caudovittatus", Zebra angelfish
**"Pomacanthus asfur", Arabian angelfish
**"Pomacanthus imperator", Emperor angelfish
**"Pomacanthus maculosus", Yellowbar angelfish
**"Pomacanthus semicirculatus", Semicircle angelfish
**"Pygoplites diacanthus", Royal angelfish
*Pomacentridae"
**"Abudefduf bengalensis", Bengal sergeant
**"Abudefduf septemfasciatus", Banded sergeant
**"Abudefduf sexfasciatus", Scissortail sergeant
**"Abudefduf sordidus", Blackspot sergeant
**"Abudefduf vaigiensis", Indo-Pacific sergeant(Quoy and Gaimard, 1825)
**"Amblyglyphidodon flavilatus", Yellowfin damsel
**"Amblyglyphidodon indicus", Pale damselfishLieske, E. and Myers, R.F. (2004) "Coral reef guide; Red Sea" London, HarperCollins ISBN 0-00-715986-2]
**"Amblyglyphidodon leucogaster", Yellowbelly damselfish
**"Amphiprion bicinctus", Twoband anemonefish
**"Chromis dimidiata", Chocolatedip chromis
**"Chromis flavaxilla", Arabian chromis
**"Chromis nigrura", Blacktail chromis
**"Chromis pelloura", Duskytail chromis
**"Chromis pembae", Pemba chromis
**"Chromis ternatensis", Ternate chromis
**"Chromis trialpha", Trispot chromis
**"Chromis viridis", Blue green damselfish
**"Chromis weberi", Weber's chromis
**"Chrysiptera annulata", Footballer demoiselle
**"Chrysiptera biocellata", Twinspot damselfish
**"Chrysiptera unimaculata", One-spot demoiselle
**"Dascyllus aruanus", Whitetail dascyllus
**"Dascyllus marginatus", Marginate dascyllus
**"Dascyllus trimaculatus", Threespot dascyllus
**"Neoglyphidodon melas", Bowtie damselfish
**"Neopomacentrus cyanomos", Regal demoiselle
**"Neopomacentrus miryae", Miry's demoiselle
**"Neopomacentrus xanthurus", Red Sea demoiselle
**"Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus", Whitespotted devil
**"Plectroglyphidodon leucozonus", Singlebar devil
**"Pomacentrus albicaudatus", Whitefin damsel
**"Pomacentrus aquilus", Dark damsel
**"Pomacentrus leptus", Slender damsel
**"Pomacentrus pavo", Sapphire damsel
**"Pomacentrus sulfureus", Sulphur damsel
**"Pomacentrus trichourus", Paletail damsel
**"Pomacentrus trilineatus", Threeline damsel
**"Pristotis cyanostigma", Bluedotted damsel
**"Pristotis obtusirostris", Gulf damselfish
**"Stegastes lividus", Blunt snout gregory
**"Stegastes nigricans", Dusky farmerfish
**"Teixeirichthys jordani", Jordan's damsel
*Priacanthidae
**"Heteropriacanthus cruentatus", Glasseye
**"Priacanthus blochii", Paeony bulleye
**"Priacanthus hamrur", Moontail bullseye
**"Pristigenys niphonia", Japanese bigeye
*Pristidae
**"Pristis pectinata", Smalltooth sawfish
*Pseudochromidae
**"Chlidichthys johnvoelckeri", Cerise dottyback
**"Haliophis guttatus", African eel blenny
**"Pectinochromis lubbocki"
**"Pseudochromis dixurus", Forktail dottyback
**"Pseudochromis flavivertex", Sunrise dottyback
**"Pseudochromis fridmani", Orchid dottyback
**"Pseudochromis olivaceus", Olive dottyback
**"Pseudochromis pesi", Pale dottyback
**"Pseudochromis sankeyi", Striped dottyback
**"Pseudochromis springeri", Blue-striped dottyback
**"Pseudochromis xanthochir"
*Ptereleotridae
**"Ptereleotris evides", Blackfin dartfish
**"Ptereleotris heteroptera", Blacktail goby
**"Ptereleotris microlepis", Blue gudgeon
**"Ptereleotris zebra", Chinese zebra goby
*Rachycentridae
**"Rachycentron canadum", Cobia
*Rhinobatidae
**"Rhina ancylostoma", Bowmouth guitarfish
**"Rhynchobatus djiddensis", Giant guitarfish
*Scaridae
**"Bolbometopon muricatum", Green humphead parrotfish
**"Calotomus viridescens", Viridescent parrotfish
**"Cetoscarus bicolor", Bicolour parrotfish
**"Chlorurus genazonatus", Sinai parrotfish
**"Chlorurus gibbus", Heavybeak parrotfish
**"Chlorurus sordidus", Daisy parrotfish
**"Hipposcarus harid", Candelamoa parrotfish
**"Leptoscarus vaigiensis", Marbled parrotfish
**"Scarus caudofasciatus", Redbarred parrotfish
**"Scarus collana", Red Sea parrotfish
**"Scarus ferrugineus", Rusty parrotfish
**"Scarus frenatus", Bridled parrotfish
**"Scarus fuscopurpureus", Purple-brown parrotfish
**"Scarus ghobban", Blue-barred parrotfish
**"Scarus niger", Dusky parrotfish
**"Scarus psittacus", Common parrotfish
**"Scarus russelii", Eclipse parrotfish
**"Scarus scaber", Fivesaddle parrotfish
*Scombridae
**"Grammatorcynus bilineatus", Double-lined mackerel
**"Gymnosarda unicolor", Dogtooth tuna
*Scorpaenidae
**"Dendrochirus brachypterus", Shortfin turkeyfish
**"Dendrochirus zebra", Zebra turkeyfish
**"Parascorpaena aurita"
**"Parascorpaena mossambica", Mozambique scorpionfish
**"Pterois miles", Devil firefish
**"Pterois radiata", Radial firefish
**"Pterois russelii", Plaintail turkeyfish
**"Pterois volitans", Red lionfish
**"Scorpaenodes corallinus"
**"Scorpaenodes guamensis", Guam scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenodes hirsutus", Hairy scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenodes parvipinnis", Lowfin scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenodes scaber", Pygmy scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenodes varipinnis", Blotchfin scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenopsis barbata", Bearded scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenopsis diabolus", False stonefish
**"Scorpaenopsis gibbosa", Humpback scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenopsis oxycephala", Tassled scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenopsis venosa", Raggy scorpionfish
**"Scorpaenopsis vittapinna"
**"Sebastapistes bynoensis", Byno scorpionfish
**"Sebastapistes cyanostigma", Yellowspotted scorpionfish
**"Sebastapistes strongia", Barchin scorpionfish
*Serranidae
**"Aethaloperca rogaa", Redmouth grouper
**"Anyperodon leucogrammicus", Slender grouper
**"Aulacocephalus temminckii", Goldribbon soapfish
**"Cephalopholis argus", Peacock hind
**"Cephalopholis boenak", Chocolate hind
**"Cephalopholis hemistiktos", Yellowfin hind
**"Cephalopholis miniata", Coral hind
**"Cephalopholis oligosticta", Vermilion hind
**"Cephalopholis sexmaculata", Sixblotch hind
**"Diploprion drachi", Yellowfin soapfish
**"Epinephelus areolatus", Areolate grouper
**"Epinephelus chlorostigma", Brownspotted grouper
**"Epinephelus coeruleopunctatus", Whitespotted grouper
**"Epinephelus coioides", Orange-spotted grouper
**"Epinephelus fasciatus", Blacktip grouper
**"Epinephelus fuscoguttatus", Brown-marbled grouper
**"Epinephelus hexagonatus", Starspotted grouper
**"Epinephelus lanceolatus", Giant grouper
**"Epinephelus malabaricus", Malabar grouper
**"Epinephelus merra", Honeycomb grouper
**"Epinephelus morrhua", Comet grouper
**"Epinephelus polyphekadion", Camouflage grouper
**"Epinephelus stoliczkae", Epaulet grouper
**"Epinephelus summana", Summan grouper
**"Epinephelus tauvina", Greasy grouper
**"Epinephelus tukula", Potato grouper
**"Grammistes sexlineatus", Sixline soapfish
**"Liopropoma mitratum", Pinstriped basslet
**"Liopropoma susumi", Meteor perch
**"Plectranthias nanus", Bownband perchlet
**"Plectranthias winniensis", Redblotch basslet
**"Plectropomus areolatus", Squaretail coralgrouper
**"Plectropomus pessuliferus", Roving coralgrouper
**"Pseudanthias cichlops"
**"Pseudanthias heemstrai", Orangehead anthias
**"Pseudanthias lunulatus", Lunate goldie
**"Pseudanthias squamipinnis", Sea goldie
**"Pseudanthias taeniatus"
**"Pseudogramma megamycterum"
**"Variola louti", Yellow-edged lyretail
*Siganidae
**"Siganus argenteus", Streamlined spinefoot
**"Siganus javus", Streaked spinefoot
**"Siganus luridus", Dusky spinefoot
**"Siganus rivulatus", Marbled spinefoot
**"Siganus stellatus", Brownspotted spinefoot
*Sillaginidae
**"Sillago sihama", Silver sillago
*Soleidae
**"Aesopia cornuta", Unicorn sole
**"Pardachirus marmoratus", Finless sole
**"Soleichthys heterorhinos"
*Solenostomidae
**"Solenostomus cyanopterus", Ghost pipefish
**"Solenostomus paradoxus", Harlequin ghost pipefish
*Sparidae
**"Acanthopagrus bifasciatus", Twobar seabream
**"Argyrops filamentosus", Soldierbream
**"Cheimerius nufar", Santer seabream
**"Diplodus noct", Red Sea seabream
**"Polysteganus coeruleopunctatus", Blueskin seabream
**"Rhabdosargus haffara", Haffara seabream
**"Rhabdosargus sarba", Goldlined seabream
*Sphyraenidae
**"Sphyraena barracuda", Great barracuda
**"Sphyraena flavicauda", Yellowtail barracuda
**"Sphyraena forsteri", Bigeye barracuda
**"Sphyraena jello", Pickhandle barracuda
**"Sphyraena obtusata", Obtuse barracuda
**"Sphyraena putnamae", Sawtooth barracuda
**"Sphyraena qenie", Blackfin barracuda
*Sphyrnidae
**"Sphyrna lewini", Scalloped hammerhead
**"Sphyrna mokarran", Great hammerhead
*Stegostomatidae
**"Stegostoma fasciatum", Zebra shark
*Synanceiidae
**"Inimicus filamentosus", Two-stick stingfish
**"Synanceia verrucosa", Stonefish
*Syngnathidae
**"Acentronura tentaculata"
**"Choeroichthys brachysoma", Short-bodied pipefish
**"Corythoichthys flavofasciatus", Network pipefish
**"Corythoichthys nigripectus", Black-breasted pipefish
**"Corythoichthys schultzi", Schultz's pipefish
**"Cosmocampus banneri", Roughridge pipefish
**"Cosmocampus maxweberi", Maxweber's pipefish
**"Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus", Ringed pipefish
**"Doryrhamphus excisus abbreviatus"
**"Doryrhamphus multiannulatus", Many-banded pipefish
**"Halicampus dunckeri", Duncker's pipefish
**"Halicampus grayi", Gray's pipefish
**"Halicampus macrorhynchus", Ornate pipefish
**"Halicampus mataafae", Samoan pipefish
**"Hippocampus histrix", Thorny seahorse
**"Hippocampus kuda", Spotted seahorse
**"Micrognathus andersonii", Shortnose pipefish
**"Phoxocampus belcheri", Rock pipefish
**"Siokunichthys bentuviai"
**"Syngnathoides biaculeatus", Alligator pipefish
**"Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatus", Double-ended pipefish
*Synodontidae
**"Saurida gracilis", Gracile lizardfish
**"Saurida tumbil", Greater lizardfish
**"Saurida undosquamis", Brushtooth lizardfish
**"Synodus indicus", Indian lizardfish
**"Synodus variegatus", Variegated lizardfish
**"Trachinocephalus myops", Snakefish
*Terapontidae
**"Pelates quadrilineatus", Fourlined terapon
**"Terapon theraps", Largescaled therapon
*Tetraodontidae
**"Arothron diadematus", Masked puffer
**"Arothron hispidus", White-spotted puffer
**"Arothron immaculatus", Immaculate puffer
**"Arothron nigropunctatus", Blackspotted puffer
**"Arothron stellatus", Starry toadfish
**"Canthigaster coronata", Crowned puffer
**"Canthigaster margaritata"
**"Canthigaster pygmaea", Pygmy toby
**"Torquigener flavimaculosus"
*Torpedinidae
**"Torpedo sinuspersici", Marbled electric ray
*Tripterygiidae
**"Enneapterygius abeli", Yellow triplefin
**"Enneapterygius altipinnis", Highfin triplefin
**"Enneapterygius tutuilae", High-hat Triplefin
**"Helcogramma steinitzi", Red triplefin
**"Norfolkia brachylepis", Redfin Triplefin
*Uranoscopidae
**"Uranoscopus sulphureus", Whitemargin stargazer
*Xenisthmidae
**"Xenisthmus polyzonatus", Bullseye wriggler

ee also

*List of red sea sharks
*Fish of the Red Sea
*List of deep water fish of the Red Sea

References

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