Scarlet-breasted Maori wrasse
Underwater Photography



PLEASE NOTE: The location of the dive sites is in most cases estimated and only approximate.

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Heron Island (area), Australia

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Species found in Viv's (max. depth 17 m):

Class: Actinopterygii
Shark mackerel (Grammatorcynus bicarinatus)
Shark mackerel
Grammatorcynus bicarinatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Pickhandle barracuda (Sphyraena jello)
Pickhandle barracuda
Sphyraena jello
Class: Actinopterygii
Semicircle angelfish (Pomacanthus semicirculatus)
Semicircle angelfish
Pomacanthus semicirculatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Star puffer (Arothron stellatus)
Star puffer
Arothron stellatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Longfin batfish (Platax teira)
Longfin batfish
Platax teira
Class: Actinopterygii
Common lionfish (Pterois volitans)
Common lionfish
Pterois volitans
Class: Actinopterygii
Many-spotted sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides)
Many-spotted sweetlips
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
Class: Actinopterygii
Leopard coral grouper (Plectropomus leopardus)
Leopard coral grouper
Plectropomus leopardus
Class: Actinopterygii
Harlequin tuskfish (Choerodon fasciatus)
Harlequin tuskfish
Choerodon fasciatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Pinnate batfish (Platax pinnatus)
Pinnate batfish
Platax pinnatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Yellow-banded snapper (Lutjanus adetii)
Yellow-banded snapper
Lutjanus adetii
Class: Actinopterygii
Whitespot Parrotfish (Scarus forsteni)
Whitespot Parrotfish
Scarus forsteni
Class: Actinopterygii
Onespot snapper (Lutjanus monostigma)
Onespot snapper
Lutjanus monostigma
Class: Actinopterygii
Black durgon (Melichthys niger)
Black durgon
Melichthys niger
Class: Actinopterygii
Dusky Parrotfish (Scarus niger)
Dusky Parrotfish
Scarus niger
Class: Actinopterygii
Highfin coralfish (Coradion altivelis)
Highfin coralfish
Coradion altivelis
Class: Actinopterygii
Sweetlip emperor (Lethrinus miniatus)
Sweetlip emperor
Lethrinus miniatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Golden butterflyfish (Chaetodon aureofasciatus)
Golden butterflyfish
Chaetodon aureofasciatus
Class: Actinopterygii
Red emperor (Lutjanus sebae)
Red emperor
Lutjanus sebae
Class: Actinopterygii
Whitley's sergeant (Abudefduf whitleyi)
Whitley's sergeant
Abudefduf whitleyi
Class: Actinopterygii
Bluespot rockcod (Cephalopholis miniata)
Bluespot rockcod
Cephalopholis miniata
Class: Actinopterygii
Clown coris (Coris aygula)
Clown coris
Coris aygula
Class: Elasmobranchii
Blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Blacktip reef shark
Carcharhinus melanopterus
Class: Elasmobranchii
Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
Whitetip reef shark
Triaenodon obesus
Class: Reptilia
Green turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Green turtle
Chelonia mydas