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,

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


Brazilian Reidi Seahorse

saltwater fish - hippocampus reidi - brazilian reidi seahorse stocking in 120 gallons tank - Seahorse named Pierre
Fish Name Brazilian Reidi Seahorse
Scientific Name Hippocampus Reidi
Description: Seahorse named Pierre

Magnificent Foxface

saltwater fish - siganus magnifica - magnificent foxface stocking in 144 gallons tank - My tank with the new black substrate
Fish Name Magnificent Foxface
Scientific Name Siganus Magnifica
Description: My tank with the new black substrate

Coral Beauty Angelfish

saltwater fish - centropyge bispinosa - coral beauty angelfish stocking in 90 gallons tank - coral beauty angel
Fish Name Coral Beauty Angelfish
Scientific Name Centropyge Bispinosa
Description: coral beauty angel

Maroon Clownfish

saltwater fish - premnas biaculeatus - maroon clownfish stocking in 450 gallons tank - -MAROONED-
Fish Name Maroon Clownfish
Scientific Name Premnas Biaculeatus
Description: -MAROONED-

Red Mandarin

saltwater fish - pterosynchiropus splendidus var. - red mandarin stocking in 125 gallons tank - Pterosynchiropus splendidus
Fish Name Red Mandarin
Scientific Name Pterosynchiropus Splendidus Var.
Description: Pterosynchiropus splendidus