Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef

Stock Photography By Christian Botella

With 1500 species of fishes, the Great Barrier Reef's level of biodiversity is unmatched anywhere else on the planet...the largest Marine World Heritage Area on earth !

Clownfish in Anemone
Clownfish in Anemone
#490474
© Christian Botella
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
#541045
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Malabar grouper
Malabar grouper
#541032
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#570211
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Pinnate Batfish
Pinnate Batfish
#541039
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#570212
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#570214
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#570213
© Christian Botella
Barramundi Cod and Sweetlips
Barramundi Cod and Sweetlips
#541023
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Pinnate Batfish
Pinnate Batfish
#541041
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#490479
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Schooling fishes
Schooling fishes
#490167
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#541021
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Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#515658
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Pinnate Batfish
Pinnate Batfish
#541037
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Star Puffer
Star Puffer
#490645
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Giant Moray Eel with cleaner Wrasse
Giant Moray Eel with cleaner
#504399
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Malabar grouper
Malabar grouper
#490192
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Coral trout
Coral trout
#490188
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Pinnate Batfish
Pinnate Batfish
#541040
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Humphead Maori Wrasse close up
Humphead Maori Wrasse close up
#490212
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Humphead Maori Wrasse
Humphead Maori Wrasse
#490209
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Mating  squids
Mating squids
#490642
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Schooling fishes
Schooling fishes
#490169
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Spine-Cheek Anemonefish
Spine-Cheek Anemonefish
#490472
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Pink Anemomefish hiding in its Anemone
Pink Anemomefish hiding in its
#510598
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Parrotfish fighting
Parrotfish fighting
#490194
© Christian Botella
Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#515659
© Christian Botella
Pinnate Batfish
Pinnate Batfish
#490647
© Christian Botella
Giant Cuttlefish
Giant Cuttlefish
#490641
© Christian Botella
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
#490186
© Christian Botella
Barramundi Cod
Barramundi Cod
#504403
© Christian Botella
Giant Moray Eel
Giant Moray Eel
#490466
© Christian Botella
Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#541018
© Christian Botella
Parrotfish fighting
Parrotfish fighting
#490196
© Christian Botella
Pink Anemomefish
Pink Anemomefish
#490469
© Christian Botella
Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#490478
© Christian Botella
Malabar grouper
Malabar grouper
#490191
© Christian Botella
Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#490480
© Christian Botella
Flowery Cod
Flowery Cod
#490646
© Christian Botella
Schooling fishes
Schooling fishes
#490171
© Christian Botella
Humphead Maori Wrasse
Humphead Maori Wrasse
#490205
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Schooling fishes
Schooling fishes
#504408
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Humphead Maori Wrasse
Humphead Maori Wrasse
#490203
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Redbreasted Wrasse
Redbreasted Wrasse
#490644
© Christian Botella
Schooling fishes
Schooling fishes
#490174
© Christian Botella
Clownfish in Anemone
Clownfish in Anemone
#490473
© Christian Botella
Sweetlips
Sweetlips
#504396
© Christian Botella
Giant Cuttlefish
Giant Cuttlefish
#490640
© Christian Botella
Giant Moray Eel with cleaner Wrasse
Giant Moray Eel with cleaner
#504397
© Christian Botella
Barramundi Cod
Barramundi Cod
#504402
© Christian Botella
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
#490185
© Christian Botella
Giant Moray Eel
Giant Moray Eel
#490465
© Christian Botella
Clownfish in Anemone
Clownfish in Anemone
#504407
© Christian Botella
Humphead Maori Wrasse
Humphead Maori Wrasse
#490208
© Christian Botella

 

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Image Details for Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef

1. Clownfish in Anemone. Clownfish(Amphiprion ocellaris) with Anemone, Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

2. Lionfish, Pterois volitans. Lionfish, Pterois volitans with venomous spines in defensive mode. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

3. Malabar grouper. Wide open mouth of a Malabar grouper, Epinephelus malabaricus, near Agincourt reef. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

4. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

5. Pinnate Batfish. Pinnate Batfish, Platax pinnatus. Great Barrier Reef,North Queensland, Australia.

6. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

7. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

8. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

9. Barramundi Cod and Sweetlips. Barramundi Cod (Cromileptes altivelis) and Many-Spotted Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides), hiding in coral cave. Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

10. Pinnate Batfish. Pinnate Batfish, Platax pinnatus. Great Barrier Reef,North Queensland, Australia.

11. Sweetlips. Many-Spotted Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

12. Schooling fishes. Schooling gold banded fusiliers.Fish city, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

13. Sweetlips. Brown sweetlips (Plectorhinchus gibbosus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

14. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

15. Pinnate Batfish. Pinnate Batfish, Platax pinnatus. Great Barrier Reef,North Queensland, Australia.

16. Star Puffer. Star Puffer, Arothron stellatus. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

17. Giant Moray Eel with cleaner Wrasse. Giant Moray Eel, Gymnothorax javanicus, being cleaned by a small black and blue wrasse. Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

18. Malabar grouper. Wide open mouth of a Malabar grouper,Epinephelus malabaricus,near Agincourt reef. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

19. Coral trout. Coral trout, Plectropomus leopardus,being cleaned by cleaner wrasse, Labroides dimidiatus. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

20. Pinnate Batfish. Pinnate Batfish, Platax pinnatus. Great Barrier Reef,North Queensland, Australia.

21. Humphead Maori Wrasse close up. Humphead Maori Wrasse also called Napoleon Wrasse, Cheilinus undulatus.Off Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

22. Humphead Maori Wrasse. Humphead Maori Wrasse also called Napoleon Wrasse, Cheilinus undulatus.Off Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

23. Mating squids. Mating squids,Sepioteuthis lessoniana. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

24. Schooling fishes. Schooling gold banded fusiliers.Fish city, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

25. Spine-Cheek Anemonefish. Spine-Cheek Anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus)living in the tentacles of its anemone, Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

26. Pink Anemomefish hiding in its Anemone. Pink Anemomefish (Amphiprion perideraion) living in the tentacles of its anemone, Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

27. Parrotfish fighting. Two Schlegel's Parrotfish, Scarus shlegeli, fighting. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

28. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

29. Pinnate Batfish. Pinnate Batfish, Platax pinnatus. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

30. Giant Cuttlefish. Giant Cuttlefish, Sepia apama, in defensive mode. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

31. Lionfish, Pterois volitans . Lionfish, Pterois volitans with venomous spines in defensive mode. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

32. Barramundi Cod. Barramundi Cod, Cromileptes altivelis, hiding in coral garden. Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

33. Giant Moray Eel. Giant Moray Eel,Gymnothorax javanicus , Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

34. Sweetlips. Many-Spotted Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

35. Parrotfish fighting. Two Schlegel's Parrotfish, Scarus shlegeli, fighting. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

36. Pink Anemomefish . Pink Anemomefish (Amphiprion perideraion) living in the tentacles of its anemone, Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia

37. Sweetlips. Diagonal-banded Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

38. Malabar grouper. Malabar grouper,Epinephelus malabaricus,near Agincourt reef. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

39. Sweetlips. Many-Spotted Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

40. Flowery Cod. Flowery Cod, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, hiding in soft coral. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

41. Schooling fishes. Schooling gold banded fusiliers.Fish city, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

42. Humphead Maori Wrasse. Humphead Maori Wrasse also called Napoleon Wrasse, Cheilinus undulatus.Off Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

43. Schooling fishes. Schooling yellowtail Fusiliers.Fish city, Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

44. Humphead Maori Wrasse. Humphead Maori Wrasse also called Napoleon Wrasse, Cheilinus undulatus.Off Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

45. Redbreasted Wrasse. Redbreasted Wrasse, Cheilinus fasciatus. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

46. Schooling fishes. Schooling silver sweepers.Fish city, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

47. Clownfish in Anemone. Clownfish(Amphiprion ocellaris) with Anemone, Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

48. Sweetlips. Many-Spotted Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides), Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

49. Giant Cuttlefish. Giant Cuttlefish, Sepia apama. Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland, Australia.

50. Giant Moray Eel with cleaner Wrasse. Giant Moray Eel, Gymnothorax javanicus, being cleaned by a small black and blue wrasse. Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

51. Barramundi Cod. Barramundi Cod, Cromileptes altivelis, hiding in coral garden. Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

52. Lionfish, Pterois volitans . Lionfish, Pterois volitans with venomous spines in defensive mode. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

53. Giant Moray Eel. Giant Moray Eel,Gymnothorax javanicus , Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

54. Clownfish in Anemone. Clownfish(Amphiprion ocellaris) living in the tentacles of its anemone, Great Barrier Reef, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

55. Humphead Maori Wrasse. Humphead Maori Wrasse also called Napoleon Wrasse, Cheilinus undulatus.Off Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.

 

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