Archive for the Red Sea Category

Heteroconger hassi – Garden eel

Posted in Eel, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Western Pacific on March 12, 2011 by Daniel Vaulot


Heteroconger hassi
Garden eel
Koh Racha Yai, diving with Raya Dive Centre
Feb 2011
Tropical underwater species guide

Labroides dimidiatus – Cleaner wrasse

Posted in Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Western Pacific, Wrasse on March 3, 2011 by Daniel Vaulot


Labroides dimidiatus – Cleaner wrasse
Similan islands, Thailand, cruise with Andaman Scuba
Feb 2011
Tropical underwater species guide

Scarus frenatus

Posted in Parrot fish, Red Sea on December 12, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Scarus frenatus Parrotfish ready for the night
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Taeniura lymma – Blue spotted ray

Posted in Indian Ocean, Rays, Red Sea, Western Pacific on December 9, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot


Taeniura lymma
Bluespotted ray
East Borneo off Semporna, Malaysia Dec 2008

Halichoeres hortulanus – Checkboard wrasse

Posted in Red Sea, Western Pacific, Wrasse on November 27, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Halichoeres hortulanus – Checkboard wrasse
Marsa Alamf, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010
Halichoeres hortulanus

Juvenile

Similan, Thailand, Feb 2011

Coris africana – African coris

Posted in Red Sea, Wrasse on November 27, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Coris africana – African coris
Marsa Alamf, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Oxycheilinus digramma – Bandcheek wrasse

Posted in Red Sea, Wrasse on November 27, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Oxycheilinus digramma – Bandcheek wrasse
Marsa Alamf, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Pseudobalistes fuscus – Blue triggerfish

Posted in Red Sea, Trigger fish on November 27, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Pseudobalistes fuscus – Blue triggerfish
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Genicanthus caudovittatus – Zebra angelfish

Posted in Angel fish, Red Sea on November 26, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Genicanthus caudovittatus – Zebra angelfish
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Arothron hispidus

Posted in Puffer fish, Red Sea on November 25, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Arothron hispidus
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Epinephelus tauvina- Greasy grouper

Posted in Groupers, Red Sea on November 25, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Epinephelus tauvina- Greasy grouper
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Variola louti – Lyretail grouper

Posted in Groupers, Red Sea on November 25, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot
 

Variola louti – Lyretail grouper
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

Naso hexacanthus

Posted in Red Sea, Surgeon fish on November 24, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot
 

Naso hexacanthus
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

Acanthurus sohal

Posted in Red Sea, Surgeon fish on November 22, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Acanthurus sohal
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Zebrasoma desjardanii

Posted in Red Sea, Surgeon fish on November 22, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot
 

Zebrasoma desjardanii
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

Cheilodipterus macrodon

Posted in Cardinal fish, Red Sea on November 22, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Cheilodipterus macrodon
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Pseudochromis fridmani – Orchid dottyback

Posted in Red Sea on November 22, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Pseudochromis fridmani – Orchid dottyback
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Pterois radiata

Posted in Red Sea, Scorpion fish on November 22, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Pterois radiata
St John’s Reef, Red Sea, Egypt
Nov 2010

 

Carangoides orthogrammus – Yellow spotted trevally

Posted in Jacks, Red Sea on September 2, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Carangoides orthogrammus – Yellow spotted trevally
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010

Scarus niger – Swarthy parrotfish

Posted in Parrot fish, Red Sea on September 2, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Male
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010

Scarus niger

Female, Thailand, Feb 2011

Plagiotremus tapeinosoma – Scale eating fang blenny

Posted in Blennies, Red Sea on September 2, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Plagiotremus tapeinosoma – Scale eating fang blenny
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010

Neoniphon sammara – Bloodspot squirrelfish

Posted in Red Sea, Squirrel fish on September 2, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Neoniphon sammara – Bloodspot squirrelfish
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010

Pempheris vanicolensis – Vanikoro sweeper

Posted in Red Sea, Sweepers on September 1, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Pempheris vanicolensis – Vanikoro sweeper
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010

Chaetodon paucifasciatus – Crown butterflyfish

Posted in Butterfly fish, Red Sea on September 1, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Chaetodon paucifasciatus – Crown butterflyfish
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010

Calloplesiosp altivelis – Comet

Posted in Comet fish, Fish, Red Sea on May 23, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot


Calloplesiosp altivelis – Comet
St John’s Reefs, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010
More species: Tropical underwater species guide

Pomacentrus sulfureus – Sulphur damsel

Posted in Damsels, Fish, Red Sea on May 14, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot


Pomacentrus sulfureus – Sulphur damsel
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010
More species: Tropical underwater species guide

Chromis dimidiata – Two tone chromis

Posted in Damsels, Fish, Red Sea on May 14, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot


Chromis dimidiata – Two tone chromis
Fury Shoals, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010
More species: Tropical underwater species guide

Myripristis murdjan – Soldier fish

Posted in Fish, Red Sea, Soldier fish on May 14, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot


Soldier fish – Myripristis murdjan
St John’s Reefs, Red Sea, Egypt.
Photographer Laélia.
Feb 2010
More species: Tropical underwater species guide

Balistoides viridescens

Posted in Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Trigger fish, Western Pacific on April 25, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot

Balistoides viridescens
East Borneo off Semporna, Malaysia Dec 2008
Photographer Laélia

 

Balistapus undulatus

Posted in Fish, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Trigger fish, Western Pacific on April 25, 2010 by Daniel Vaulot


Balistapus undulatus
Shaab Claudio, Fury shoals, Red Sea, Egypt
Feb 2010
More species: Tropical underwater species guide