Journey with us to the Western Indian Ocean to take a closer look at some of the colorful inhabitants in the waters there, and how to identify them. The focus will mostly be on species unique to the southern reaches of the Western Indian Ocean, including South Africa, Mozambique, and the offshore islands.

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

Photo by: CarelVanDerColff, used under Creative Commons.

Species covered in this Fishinar:

Old Woman Angelfish (Pomacanthus rhomboides)
Tiger Angelfish (Apolemichthys kingi)
Blackburnie Butterflyfish aka Chocolate Butterflyfish (Chaetodon blackburnii)
Double-sash Butterflyfish aka Marley’s Butterflyfish (Chaetodon marleyi)
Bluespotted Chromis (Chromis dasygenys
Natal Sergeant aka Fourbar Damsel (Abudefduf natalensis)
Dutoiti Dottyback (Pseudochromis dutoiti)
Catface Grouper (Epinephelus andersoni)
Scalyjaw Koester (Acanthistius joanae)
Zebra Seabream (Diplodus hottentotus)
Yellow Sash Fusilier (Caesio xanthalytos)
Goldbar Wrasse (Thalassoma hebraicum)
Evileye Puffer (Amblyrhynchote honckenii)
Japanese Pineapplefish  (Monocentris japonica)