Fish and Marine Life Pictures
- Hammerhead Shark 1 - a shiny sunlit Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini), seen from front left and below. Picture by NOAA.
- Grey Reef Shark - close-up of a Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) seen from left. Picture by NOAA.
- Whale Shark - a huge Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) seen from behind right, near Jarvis Island in the center of the Pacific Ocean. Picture by NOAA.
- Hawaiian Dascyllus - a group of white and black Hawaiian dascyllus (Dascyllus albisella) fish swimming over a coral. Picture by NOAA.
- Oval Butterflyfish - a striped yellow purple and orange Oval butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunulatus), seen from right, over corals. Picture by NOAA.
- Manta Ray - close-up from front of a huge Manta ray (Manta birostris) fish. Picture by NOAA.
- Lined Triplefin - close-up of a tiny red and white Lined Triplefin (Helcogramma striatum) fish, seen from front right as it sits on a coral. Picture by NOAA.
- Colorful Jellyfish - a purple orange and red jellyfish swims horizontally, seen from right. Picture by NOAA.
- Hermit crab - close up of a dark red hermit crab, seen from left, wearing its small shell like a helmet. Picture by NOAA.
- Crabs Mating 1 - Red Deep-sea Crabs mating on the sandy bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, off Nantucket. Picture by NOAA.
- Octopus 1 - a small pink Graneledone Verrucosa octopus, its tentacles spread wide and its eyes on the camera, on the sandy bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. Picture by NOAA.
- Crabs Mating 2 - freshwater crabs mating in very shallow water.
- Octopus 2 - a small purple octopus with legs partially extended, seen from left in front of a large black rock on the ocean floor. Picture by NOAA.
- Scorpion Fish - close up from front on a red scorpionfish on the ocean floor. Picture by NOAA.
- Sea Urchin - close up of a white sea urchin and its needle like spikes. Picture by NOAA.
- Octopus 3 - a small orange brown octopus, seen from right on the grey sandy ocean floor. Picture by NOAA.
- Eel - a large snake-like eel seen from front on the sandy ocean floor. Picture by NOAA.
- Anglerfish - a Shaefer's anglerfish (Sladenia shaefersi) using its ventral fins as if they were legs to stand on a rock at the ocean floor, seen from left. Picture by NOAA.
- Scorpionfish - a red scorpionfish, seen from right. Picture by Andrew David, NOAA.
- Red crab - a strongly colored red orange and gold Sally Lightfoot crab on a rock ledge, seen from front. Picture by Elizabeth Crapo, NOAA.
- Camouflaged - a camouflaged flatfish on the sandy ocean floor, seen from above. Picture by John Butler, NOAA.
- School of fish - a dense school of fish over a coral colony, lit by the sun above. Picture by Paulo Maurin, NOAA.
- Red purple coral - close up on a small brittle star fish on a large red purple gorgonian coral. Picture by Robert Ricker, NOAA.
- Lionfish 1 - close up of a large lionfish, seen from right. Picture by Julie Bedford, NOAA.
- Giant moray - close up of a Giant moray (Gymnothorax javanicus) fish, seen from front right. Picture by Dwayne Meadows, NOAA.
- Royal dottyback - a small half purple half yellow royal dottyback fish (Pseudochromis paccagnallae), seen from above right. Picture by Dwayne Meadows, NOAA.
- Christmas tree - a deep blue with white spike edge dots christmas tree sea worm (Spirobranchus giganteus). Picture by Dwayne Meadows, NOAA.
- Crown of thorns - close up on the thorns of the Crown of thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
Image ID: reef3111, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Guam, Mariana Islands
Photographer: David Burdick. Picture by NOAA.
- Queen angelfish - a blue edged yellow and blue Queen angelfish (Holacanthus ciliaris), seen from right. Picture by Dwayne Meadows, NOAA.
- Blue tang - a blue tang fish (Acanthurus coeruleus) seen from right. Picture by Dwayne Meadows, NOAA.
- Orange fireworm - close up of an Orange fireworm on a red coral. Picture by NOAA.
- Peacock flounder - close up of the head and eyes of a Peacock flounder (Bothus lunatus) fish, seen from front. Picture by NOAA.
- Brain coral - close up of a large Brain coral. Picture by NOAA.
- Giant Anemone - a Giant Caribbean Sea Anemone ( Condylactis gigantea ) with pink purple edged tentacles. Picture by NOAA.
- Beaded Seastar - close up of a white and orange Beaded Seastar on the sea floor. Picture by NOAA.
- Red Lionfish - close up of a large Red Lionfish ( Pterois volitans ), seen from right. Picture by NOAA.
- Sea Hare - close up of a pink-purple Sea Hare, which looks like a sea anemone but is actually a very large sea slug. Picture by NOAA.
- Lionfish 2 - a red Lionfish over a large pink coral.
- Butterflyfish - a blue and yellow striped Butterflyfish near a coral.
- Coral trees - tree-shaped corals lit by the soft sun light a few meters under the sea surface.
- Fish over corals - fish swimming over corals.
- Hammerhead Shark 2 - a hammerhead shark passing just under the ocean surface, seen from above through the blue transparent water. Picture by NOAA.
- Flat sea worm - a pink purple flat sea worm with white dots and red and yellow 'margins'. Picture by NOAA.
- Starfish - the red and white bottom side of a starfish. Picture by NOAA.
- Coral polyps - close-up of live coral polyps. Picture by NOAA.
- Anemone fish 1 - a yellow and black anemone fish with blue side stripes over a blue background of water.
- Anemone fish 2 - a close-up of an anemone fish over a blue background of water.
- Freckled Frogfish - a close-up of a strange looking red Freckled Frogfish.
- Sohal Surgeonfish 1 - a beautifully colored Sohal Surgeonfish near corals, being approached by a Cleaner Wrasse fish.
- Sohal Surgeonfish 2 - a Sohal Surgeonfish being cleaned by two Cleaner Wrasse fish.
- Sohal Surgeonfish 3 - a Sohal Surgeonfish waves Hi.
- Brain Coral - a brain coral.
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