The Red Sea is full of fascinating fishes, and it's a favorite spot to dive. Learn how to recognize some of the fishes you may encounter there. This Fishinar picks up where Part 1 (originally taught in September 2021) left off.

Missed or want to review Part 1? You can find it here. Christy also taught the "Red Sea Endemics" Fishinar in May 2020, you can find the recording here. And be sure to check out the full Fishinar archive at

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

Photo: Sulphur Damsel, Pomacentrus sulfureus. Photo by Frank Krasovec.

Fish species included in this session are:

  • Maldives Damsel, (Amblyglyphidodon indicus)
  • Arabian Chromis, (Chromis flavaxilla)
  • Sulphur Damsel, (Pomacentrus sulfureus)
  • Three-spot Dascyllus, (Dascyllus trimaculatus)
  • Freckled Hawkfish, (Paracirrhites forsteri)
  • Rusty Parrotfish, (Scarus ferrugineus)
  • Bullethead (Indian) Parrotfish, (Chlorurus sordidus)
  • Swarthy Parrotfish, (Scarus niger)
  • Masked Puffer, (Arothron diadematus)
  • Yellow-fin Hind, (Cephalopholis hemistiktos)
  • Tailspot Squirrelfish, (Sargocentron caudimaculatum)
  • Yellowtail Sailfin Tang, (Zebrasoma xanthurum)
  • Brown Surgeonfish, (Acanthurus nigrofuscus)
  • Orange-lined Triggerfish, (Balistapus undulatus)
  • Checkerboard Wrasse, (Halichoeres hortulanus)
  • Broom-tail Wrasse, (Cheilinus lunulatus)