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Striped bass (striper, striped seabass), Morone saxatilis Copperband butterflyfish, Chelmon rostratus Lions cove yellow labido, Labidochromis Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus Arabian surgeonfish, Acanthurus sohal Blue chromis, Chromis cyanea Flameback angelfish, Centropyge aurantonotus Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish, Chaetodon ulietensis Royal gramma basslet, Gramma loreto Sapphire devil (blue damselfish), female/juvenile coloration, Chrysiptera cyanea White-tailed damselfish, Dascyllus aruanus Harlequin tuskfish, Choerodon fasciatus King angelfish, Holacanthus passer King angelfish, Holacanthus passer Juvenile Clarion angelfish, Holacanthus clarionensis Freckled porcupinefish, Diodon holocanthus Honeycomb moray eel (tesselate moray), Gymnothorax favagineus Blackstripe surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigricaudas Percula clownfish anemonefish, Amphiprion percula Red Irish Lord.  The red irish lord lurks in shallow habitats where it feeds on crabs, shrimp, barnacles, mussels and small fishes, Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish.  Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins.  It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length, Anarrhichthys ocellatus Crevice rockfish.  Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs.  These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near.  This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on, Gibbonsia montereyensis, Monterey, California Axolotl.  Axolotls are neotenic, which means they attain reproductive maturity while still in their larval form.  Axolotls are extremely endangered in the wild and protected by law, Ambystoma mexicanum French grunt, Haemulon flavolineatum Egg-yolk jellyfish, fried egg jelly, Phacellophora camtschatica Plumose anemone, Metridium senile Purple-striped jelly, Chrysaora colorata Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs.  The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male.  Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth.  The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood, Hippocampus abdominalis Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs.  The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male.  Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth.  The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood, Hippocampus abdominalis Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus Purple-striped jelly, Chrysaora colorata Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens A small (2 inch) sanddab is well-camouflaged amidst the grains of sand that surround it, Citharichthys Epaulette shark.  The epaulette shark is primarily nocturnal, hunting for crabs, worms and invertebrates by crawling across the bottom on its overlarge fins, Hemiscyllium ocellatum Whitespotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum Red saddleback anemonefish, Amphiprion ephippium Longhorn cowfish, Lactoria cornuta Barbours seahorse, Hippocampus barbouri Longsnout seahorse, Hippocampus reidi Red rock shrimp, Lysmata californica Flame angelfish, Centropyge loricula Blue tang, Acanthurus coeruleus Blackcap gramma basslet, Gramma melacara Barbours seahorse, Hippocampus barbouri Eyestripe surgeonfish, Acanthurus dussumieri Harlequin tuskfish, Choerodon fasciatus   more ...

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Updated: November 19, 2017