Fish in the Tropical and Indo-Pacific can look remarkably similar. Join us to discover the differences between these copycats.

Bengal Snapper photo by Paul Humann

Species taught in this session:

  • Blackspot Snapper (Lutjanus ehrenbergii) and Longspot Snapper (Lutjanus fulviflamma)
  • Circular Spadefish (Platax orbicularis), Golden Spadefish (Platax boersii), and Longfin Spadefish (Platax teira)
  • Bluestripe Snapper (Lutjanus kasmira), Bengal Snapper (Lutjanus bengalensis), and Five-lined Snapper (Lutjanus bengalensis)
  • Reef Lizardfish (Synodus variegatus) and Twospot Lizardfish (Synodus variegatus)
  • Hinged Shrimpfish (Aeoliscus strigatus), Rigid Shrimpfish (Centriscus scutatus), and Smooth Shrimpfish (Centriscus cristatus)
  • Unidentified scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis spp.)

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