DFB Fish



Interesting CreaturesHorizontal Line for separation

Wiper Wiper - view of the underwater with the wiper in the way

Isopod Isopod is a crustacean that is a parasite of fish. This isopod is seen here attached to a blue tang.

DFB Maintenance DiverDiver 1 - Close up of blond male diver

Arrow Crab Arrow Crab - night shot of crab jumping on camera, it looks like a spider shadow.

DFB Maintenance DiverDiver 2 - Close up of male diver in a camo wetsuit

Crab Coral Crab Coral - this crab has coral shoots growing from it and it completely camouflaged - until it mov

Grunts / Chubs / Snapper Horizontal Line for separation

Bluestriped Grunt
Bluestriped Grunt swimming towards camera with mouth open.

Porkfish Juvenile
Porkfish Juvenile - more of a white fish with 2 black stripes running down vertically - one of top a

Mangrove/Gray SnapperGrunt - Sailors Choice.  The body of this fish has reddish brown dots covering the silver body.

Dog Snapper Dog Snapper - fish has a yellowish tint to it but the defining point is the white triangular marking

Chub
Chub - Bermuda / Gray, 3 chubs swimming one facing camera the other 2 fish showing their profile.

Porkfish Porkfish - yellow and white striped fish that is so colorful the contract between the 2 colors almos

Mutton SnapperMutton Snapper - olive green on back and upper sides with pink hue fading to lighter belly & dark sp

Schoolmaster SnapperSchoolmaster snapper -body is olive gray with yellow hue fading to lighter belly, with brilliant yel

Chub - Bermuda or Topsail
Chub - Topsail or spotted, they are light tan in color with multiple white spots all over the body.

Black Margate
Black Margate fish swimming on bottom of ocean.

Young Mangrove Snapper
Gray Snapper fish - has a blackish gray stripe over its eye which runs from its nose to its back acr

Tomtate GruntMultiple Tomtates swimming - black spot on tail stripe going down side

Small Reef Fish Horizontal Line for separation

BlennyBlenny fish is protecting it’s home located in a small coral on the piling.  It has a white belly

 

Dusky Damselfish - Juvenile Dusky Damselfish Juvenile eating from the reef.  Beautifully colored fish with a black dot on its ba

Hairy Blenny Hairy Blenny Diagonal transverse row of cirri on a fleshy base on upper posterior part of each side

 

Damselfish
Yellowbelly Hamlet - small blue and yellow fish that is like a gradient across the fish starting at

Sergeant Major Sergeant Major - small fish with black and white stripes and a touch of yellow on top.

 

Male Sergeant MajorNight Sergeant - small fish with black stripes

Silvery / Gray / Shiny Fish Horizontal Line for separation

Barracuda
Barracuda swimming by a piling

Tarpon Tarpon - 7 each tarpon swimming one next to another as if they were one fish.

Gray Triggerfish
Triggerfish - more oval shaped with large top fin and bottom fin.  Gray in color and has spots and l

Atlantic Spadefish
Two Atlantic Spadefish swimming by the piling. The fish are white with black stripes.  They look lik

Courtesy of Ryan Ru

Amberjack JuvenileJuvenile amberjacks have five dark body bands that are vertically irregularly split with a sixth ban

Courtesy of Bryan Slaton

Almaco Jack  Almaco Jack very similar to the Amberjack but the dorsal fin is longer and more hooked.

NeedlefishNeedleFish swimming in distance. This fish is thin and long.

Courtesy of Gretchen Michael Allen

 LookdownLookdown - very flat fish that is flashy silver with subtle silver stripes and long dorsal fin and a

Spottail Pinfish/SeabreamSilver Porgy - school of silver porgies swimming by.  They have an unmistakable black dot by tail an

Cobia
Cobia swimming towards camera in murky water

Cero or Spanish MackerelSpanish Mackerel - silver blueish fish that is long and shiny with spots on top.

 

Lesser Amberjack Shiny jack fish with a stripe running from the top fin down to its mouth going over its eye.

  

Yellowfin MojarraYellowfin Mojarra - small fish swimming in distance, can’t make out details but it appears to hav

Moonfish Moonfish - shiny silver fish very similar to a lookdown except the moonfish has shorter fins and a s

SheepsheadSheepshead - black and white striped fish eating from the coral

Snook3 snook - snook have a black line down the length of its body and are yellow in color.

Yellow Jack
Yellow Jack - silver fish with yellow tail and fins.

 

Yellow Jack (color changing)Orange spotted trevally swimming next to a spanish hog fish. Bright shiny yellow in color and resemb

Blue RunnerBlue Runner with a injury on the side.

Odd Fish Horizontal Line for separation

Porcupinefish
Porcupinefish swimming towards camera.  Porcupinefish is an odd shaped fish and has black polkadots

Scrawled Filefish  Scrawled Filefish facing camera with kissy lips.

Smooth Trunkfish Smooth Trunkfish - very odd shaped fish, it has kissy fish lips and is a black fish with white dots

Scorpionfish Scorpion fish - 3 bad pict. 2 are far distant pylon as fish swims around. 3rd is a close up camoufla

(camouflaged on right side)

Ballonfish Balloonfish - teardrop-shaped body with brown blotches & black spots over entire body. Large iridesc

Planehead Filefish Planehead Filefish has soft, simple fins with comparatively small pectoral fins and truncated, fan-s

Scrawled Cowfish scrawled cowfish is similar to the smooth trunkfish, this fish is triangular box shape with horns li

Sharpnose PufferSharpnose Puffer is small with pointed nose/snout tan on top with white belly and yellow highlighted

Orangespotted Filefish
Orangespotted filefish - dark brownish fish with yellow vertical stripes that carry through to its f

Jellyfish/Comb JelliesJelly fish are hard to see because they are transparent, however a dark piling is in the background

Honeycomb Cowfish honeycomb cowfish - very close to a scrawled cowfish but has a honeycomb pattern

Oval Shaped Fish Horizontal Line for separation

Blue Tang
Blue Tang profile shot swimming with a Porkfish

French Angelfish French Angelfish swimming.  Black fish with yellow dots.

Gray AngelfishFrench angelfish - black fish with yellow outlined black circles with a white mouth.

Blue Tang - Juvenile
Blue Tang Juvenile fish which is a yellow fish with a blue outline.

French Angelfish - JuvenileFrench Angelfish Juvenile - black fish with vertical yellow stripes and the very tips of the fins ha

Ocean SurgeonfishSimilar to the Doctorfish & Blue Tang but has blue marking up nose and over eye makes it look like b

Blue Angelfish Blue Angelfish - yellow body and brilliant yellow tail with beautiful electric blue highlights

DoctorfishDoctorfish - similar to the Blue Tang, but more chocolate in color with blue highlights on tips of f

Parrotfishes / Wrasses / HogHorizontal Line for separation

Stoplight Parrotfish Stoplight Parrot - large scales that are brown and shimmery on top and a red belly.

Courtesy of Erik Summerville

Redband ParrotfishRedband Parrotfish blurry picture of a pink finned large scaled with yellow pink and silvery tint. H

In need of a better picture

Spanish HogfishSpanish Hogfish which is yellow in color with a purple top.  This fish has humanlike teeth.

Courtesy of Brooks Creek

HogfishHogfish picture, red in color with a long snout & first 3 dorsal fin spines are elongated and whispy

Stoplight Parrotfish TerminalStoplight parrotfish terminal phase, beautiful pinks, iridescent blues and aqua greens


Redband Parrotfish InitialRedband Parrotfish initial phase, the skin is partially iridescent.


Rainbow Parrotfish
Rainbow Parrotfish - beautiful iridescent scales, the front of the fish is more of a red hue where t

 

Yellowtail Parrotfish Yellowtail parrotfish - large brown & white scales with touches of pink and yellow

 

Bluehead Wrasse Terminal Bluehead Wrasse terminal phase - blue head, black-white-black stripe at the neck line and a yellow b

 

Bluehead - IntermediateBluehead Wrasse Intermediate - yellow top with white belly small fish

Bluehead Wrasse JuvenileBluehead Wrasse Juvenile - small fish with white belly, black, yellow black stripe from top to cente

 

Sharks / Rays / Turtle / Octopus Horizontal Line for separation

Stingray
Stingray flying by on the bottom of the ocean. Stingrays have fins that look like wings and a whip l

Manta RayManta Ray gif, the image is far away on a murky day so the movement helps identify the forward facin

Loggerhead TurtleTurtle - Loggerhead, close up shot of turtle swimming to the piling.  It is brown in color.

Nurse Shark Nurse Shark - swimming close to the bottom, it has a flattened body & rounded snout that has two whi

Spotted Eagle Ray Spotted Eagle Ray - black in color covered in white spots and a whip like tail.

Green Sea TurtleGreen Sea Turtle diving down head first past the camera.

Hammerhead SharkHammerhead - GIF of hammerhead swimming in distance.

OctopusPict of a small octopus scaling up the pylon and camouflaging itself to match the red and white cora

SkateSkate - GIF of a Skate Ray in the distance on the bottom of the ocean floor swimming.

Lemon SharkEvening shot of a very large silhouetted shark swimming by the camera at a very close distance.

Lemon SharkShark from above swimming towards camera with little feeder fish all over it.


Bait Fish Horizontal Line for separation

Atlantic Bumper Bait FishAtlantic Bumper Bait Fish - a school swimming together to form a giant mass of darkness with several

Courtesy of Erik Summerville

Scad Bait FishScad Bait Fish filling the entire screen up with hundreds of these tiny bait fish.

Glass Minnow or Round ScadGlass Minnow - hundreds of little tiny minnows swimming in all directions, it looks like glitter.