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Orange-lined Triggerfish
( Balistapus undulatus )  -  Fam. Balistidae
   Maximum Length 30 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        
Territorial. Can be spotted in areas rich of corals.



Oriental Sweetlips
( Plectorhinchus vittatus )  -  Fam. Haemulidae
Other names Linned Sweetlips
  Maximum Length 70 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        

 

Parrotfish sp.
( Scaridae sp. )  -  Fam. Scaridae
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        



Peacock Grouper
( Cephalopholis argus )  -  Fam. Serranidae
  Maximum Length 60 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Pinstriped Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon trifasciatus )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
Other names Melon Butterflyfish
  Maximum Length 15 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
Often in couples. It is territorial and it cannot stand the presence of other butterflyfishes.



Powder-Blue Surgeonfish
( Acanthurus leucosternon )  -  Fam. Acanthuridae
  Maximum Length 50 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
Easily seen in numerous groups on areas rich of corals.

 

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



Rainbow Runner
( Elagatis bipinnulata )  -  Fam. Carangidae
  Maximum Length 180 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        

 

Red Breasted Splendour Wrasse
( Cheilinus fasciatus )  -  Fam. Labridae
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        



Reef Lizardfish
( Synodus variegatus )  -  Fam. Synodontidae
Other names Variegated Lizardfish
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        
It stands immobile miming the rocks around it, and waiting patiently some small fish passing by.

 

Regal Angelfish
( Pygoplites diacanthus )  -  Fam. Pomacanthidae
Other names Royal Angelfish
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It can be seen alone or in couples in areas riches of corals.



Regal Angelfish
( Pygoplites diacanthus )  -  Fam. Pomacanthidae
Other names Royal Angelfish
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        

 

Ringtail Surgeonfish
( Acanthurus blochii )  -  Fam. Acanthuridae
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
Not easily identifiable as it is quite similar to other species of surgeonfishes.



Rippled Rock Skipper

             Andaman Sea        

 

Rolland Damselfish
Fam. Pomacentridae
            Andaman Sea        



Saddle Anemonefish
( Amphiprion ephippium )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
   Maximum Length 15 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It can be spotted in couples among anemones. Easily recognizable by its large dorsal black band.

 

Saddleback Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon falcula )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
Other names Black-Wedged Butterflyfish
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea        



Scribbled Pipefish
( Corythoichthys intestinalis )  -  Fam. Syngnathidae
  Maximum Length 15 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        
Can be spotted in sandy bottoms.

 

Sergeant Major
( Abudefduf vaigiensis )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
            Andaman Sea        



Singular Bannerfish
( Heniochus singularis )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
   Maximum Length 30 cm     Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
It is not a common fish. Probabilities to be spotted increase on vertical slopes riches of corals.


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