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

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Green Mandarin

saltwater fish - synchiropus splendidus - green mandarin stocking in 3 gallons tank - manderin goby
Fish Name Green Mandarin
Scientific Name Synchiropus Splendidus
Description: manderin goby

Green Mandarin

saltwater fish - synchiropus splendidus - green mandarin stocking in 220 gallons tank - Mandarin goby
Fish Name Green Mandarin
Scientific Name Synchiropus Splendidus
Description: Mandarin goby

Ocellaris Clownfish

saltwater fish - amphiprion ocellaris - ocellaris clownfish stocking in 37 gallons tank - clown
Fish Name Ocellaris Clownfish
Scientific Name Amphiprion Ocellaris
Description: clown

Blue Tang

saltwater fish - paracanthurus hepatus - blue tang stocking in 65 gallons tank - HIPPIE
MY 2YR OLD BLUE HIPPO
Fish Name Blue Tang
Scientific Name Paracanthurus Hepatus
Description: HIPPIE MY 2YR OLD BLUE HIPPO

Blue/Green Reef Chromis

saltwater fish - chromis viridis - blue/green reef chromis stocking in 130 gallons tank - Chromis (10 in total)
Fish Name Blue/Green Reef Chromis
Scientific Name Chromis Viridis
Description: Chromis (10 in total)