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A group of Collared Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon collare )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
Other names Redtail Butterflyfish
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        



Andaman Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon andamanensis )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 15 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Banded Barracuda
Fam. Sphyraenidae
            Andaman Sea        



Beaked Coralfish
Fam. Chaetodontidae
            Andaman Sea        

 

Big Eye Emperor
( Monotaxis grandoculis )  -  Fam. Lethrinidae
Other names Humpnose big-eye bream
  Maximum Length 60 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
Alone or in aggregations. Night hunter. It is not very shy: it can be approached quite close before it will slowly swim away.



Big Eye Snapper
( Lutjanus lutjanus )  -  Fam. Lutjanidae
   Maximum Length 30 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Big Eye Trevally
( Caranx sexfasciatus )  -  Fam. Carangidae
  Maximum Length 120 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        



Big Long Nose Butterflyfish
( Forcipiger longirostris )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
Other names Long Nose Butterflyfish
   Maximum Length 20 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        
Not a very common fish. It inhabits the outer side of the reefs.
It can be seen in couples.

 

Bignose Unicornfish
Fam. Acanthuridae
            Andaman Sea        



Bird Wrasse
( Gomphosus caeruleus )  -  Fam. Labridae
Other names Green Birdmouth Wrasse
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Black Axil Chromis
( Chromis atripectoralis )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 10 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
Visible in large schools above the Acropora corals.



Black Axil Chromis
( Chromis atripectoralis )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 10 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It can be easily confused with the Chromis Viridis.

 

Black Blotched Porcupinefish
( Diodon liturosus )  -  Fam. Diodontidae
   Maximum Length 60 cm     Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
During daytime it likes to hide under table corals, even at depths relatively low.



Black Pyramid Butterflyfish
( Hemitaurichthys zoster )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
Other names Brown and White Butterflyfish
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
It can be seen more easily on outer reef slopes.

 

Blackback Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon melannotus )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        



Blackbar Triggerfish
( Rhinecanthus aculeatus )  -  Fam. Balistidae
Other names Picasso Triggerfish
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        
This triggerfish is very appreciated by the aquarium fanatics. It sleeps on a side.

 

Blackeye Rabbitfish
( Siganus puelloides )  -  Fam. Siganidae
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea     It has venomous stings       
Frequently seen in couples. It has poisonous stings, but the probability to be stung is low as it runs away in front of humans.



Blackpatch Emperor
( Lethrinus harak )  -  Fam. Lethrinidae
   Maximum Length 60 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Blackspot Sergeant
( Abudefduf sordidus )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It is easy distinguishable from its "close relative" of the Indo-Pacific by the black spot near the caudal fin. It is often solitary.



Blackspot Snapper
Fam. Lutjanidae
             Andaman Sea        


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