The Red Sea is full of fascinating fishes and a favorite spot to dive. Learn how to recognize some of the fishes you may encounter there.

IMPORTANT: Note the time zone and make sure you adjust it as needed for your location!


Photo By Carol Cox


Fish taught in this session are:

  • Regal Angelfish, Pygoplites diacanthus
  • Brown Pygmy Angelfish, Centropyge multispinis
  • Threadfin Butterflyfish, Chaetodon auriga
  • Exquisite Butterflyfish, Chaetodon austriacus
  • Red Sea Raccoon Butterflyfish, Chaetodon fasciatus
  • Lined Bristletooth, Ctenochaetus striatus
  • Indian Sailfin Tang, Zebrasoma desjardinii
  • Scalefin Anthias, Pseudanthias squamipinnis
  • Two-tone Chromis, Chromis dimidiata
  • Blotcheye Soldierfish, Myripristis murdjan
  • Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse, Labroides dimidiatus
  • Indian Bird Wrasse, Gomphosus caeruleus
  • Lyretail Hogfish, Bodianus anthioides
  • Bluethroat Triggerfish, Sufflamen albicaudatum
  • Red Sea Goatfish, Parupeneus forsskali