Saltwater Aquarium Fish Species

Popular Fish Name Fish Family Scientific Name

Species suitable for beginners

Clownfish Amphiprion Percula
Damselfish Pomacentridae Chromis chromis

Species needing experienced care and large tanks

Dragonets Callionymidae Callionymus
Lionfish Scorpaenidae Pterois or Dendrochirus,
test11 Callionymidae test22

Species needing expert care and best avoided

Antennata Lionfish Scorpaenidae Pterois Antennata
Rays Rajomorphii or Batoidea Batoidea - common rays and skates Myliobatiformes - eagle rays, manta rays Pristiformes - sawfishes
Seahorse Syngnathidae Hippocampus
Sharks Selachimorpha Hexanchiformes: Examples from this group include the cow sharks, frilled shark and even a shark that

xixau's Fishtank

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mthomp's Fishtank

Chili Coral
Description: Chili Coral

fishjoe's Fishtank

My two Ice blue males preparing to fight
Description: My two Ice blue males preparing to fight

lucynka81's Fishtank

Black Velvet Damsel
Description: Black Velvet Damsel

Mikeg's Fishtank

Coral Banded Shrimp hanging on some live rock
Description: Coral Banded Shrimp hanging on some live rock