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Neoglyphidodon nigroris

Neoglyphidodon nigroris, common name black-and-gold chromis or Behns damsel is a damselfish from the Indo-West Pacific. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 13 centimetres in total length.

Northern Bahamian rock iguana

The northern Bahamian rock iguana is a species of lizard of the genus Cyclura that is found on Andros Island and the Exuma islands in the Bahamas. Its status on the IUCN Red List is vulnerable, with a wild population of less than 5.000 animals.

Notarchus

These sea hares are able to swim by jet propulsion, through sucking in water through the small anterior opening of the parapodial cavity and then squirting water from the back of it. While doing so, they tumble and make a series of backward somer ...

Nudibranchia

Nudibranchs are a group of soft-bodied, marine gastropod molluscs which shed their shells after their larval stage. They are noted for their often extraordinary colours and striking forms, and they have been given colourful nicknames to match, su ...

Pteromys

Commonly referred to as the Old World flying squirrels, the genus Pteromys is distributed across temperate Eurasia, the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Although there are a host of flying squirrel genera in Asia, Pteromys is the only one present in E ...

Opistognathus

There are currently 68 recognized species in this genus: Opistognathus randalli Smith-Vaniz, 2009 Gold-specs jawfish Opistognathus annulatus Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Klausewitz, 1961 Opistognathus latitabundus Whitley, 1937 Blotched jawfish Opistognathu ...

Oplurus

Oplurus is a genus of Malagasy iguanian lizards, most of which are rock-dwelling terrestrial species. The sister genus to Oplurus is Chalarodon, which contains two species: Chalarodon madagascariensis and Chalarodon steinkampi, which are terrestr ...

Orycteropus

Orycteropus is a genus of mammals in the family Orycteropodidae within Tubulidentata. The genus is known from Late Miocene to Recent of Africa. The only living species within Tubulidentata is the aardvark Orycteropus afer.

Ostichthys

Fifteen species in this genus are recognized: Ostichthys kaianus Gunther, 1880 deep-water soldierfish Ostichthys delta J. E. Randall", Shimizu & Yamakawa, 1982 red-coat soldierfish Ostichthys sandix J. E. Randall, Shimizu & Yamakawa, 1982 vermili ...

Payara

The payara, Hydrolycus scomberoides, is a species of dogtooth tetra. This predatory fish is found in the Amazon Basin in tropical South America. It was the first of four species to be described in the genus Hydrolycus.

Pempheris

There are currently more than 70 recognized species in this genus: Pempheris analis Waite, 1910 Bronze sweeper P. f. flavicycla J. E. Randall, Satapoomin & Alpermann, 2013 Yellow-eye sweeper Pempheris affinis McCulloch, 1911 Black-tipped sweeper ...

Physignathus

Physignathus is a genus of large, diurnal, arboreal, agamid lizards from Asia, commonly known as water dragons. This genus name is Greek for "inflated jaw". The single species in this genus is the Chinese water dragon P. cocincinus. The Australia ...

Pinguipes brasilianus

Pinguipes brasilianus, commonly known as the Brazilian sandperch, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Pinguipedidae. It is found in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean off the coasts of Brazil and Argentina. It was first described in 1829 b ...

Platax

Platax is a genus of Indo-Pacific, reef-associated fish belonging to the family Ephippidae. There are currently five known extant species generally accepted to belong to the genus. They are one of the fish taxa commonly known as "batfish".

Pleuronectidae

Pleuronectidae, also known as righteye flounders, are a family of flounders. They are called "righteye flounders" because most species lie on the sea bottom on their left sides, with both eyes on their right sides. The Paralichthyidae are the opp ...

Pleuronectinae

Pleuronectinae is a subfamily of fish in the family Pleuronectidae, comprising 27 genera and 62 extant species. Members of the subfamily are demersal carnivores that live in arctic and northern seas.

Polychrus

Polychrus is the only extant genus of polychrotid lizards in the world. Commonly called bush anoles, they are found in Central and South America, as well as nearby Trinidad and Tobago. Polychrus means "many colored". True anoles in other genera a ...

Pristicon trimaculatus

Pristicon trimaculatus, the three-spot cardinalfish, is a nocturnal fish that lives in the Western Pacific Ocean, living around inshore coral reefs in waters around the Ryukyu Islands and Western Australia and the southern Great Barrier Reef, eas ...

Psammoperca waigiensis

Psammoperca waigiensis, the Waigieu seaperch or Waigeo barramundi, is a species of marine fish in family Latidae of order Perciformes. The only species of genus Psammoperca, it is native to tropical coastal waters from the Bay of Bengal south thr ...

Pseudupeneus prayensis

Pseudupeneus prayensis, the West African goatfish, is a species of goatfish, a marine ray-finned fish from the family Mullidae. This fish grows to 55 cm maximal length. The species name "prayensis" refers to the city Praia, the capital of Cape Ve ...

Pterodactylus

Pterodactylus is an extinct genus of pterosaurs, whose members are commonly known as pterodactyls. It is thought to contain only a single species, Pterodactylus antiquus, the first pterosaur species to be named and identified as a flying reptile. ...

Rhacodactylus leachianus

Rhacodactylus leachianus, commonly known as the New Caledonian giant gecko or Leachs giant gecko or colloquially Leachie, is a large species of gecko in the family Diplodactylidae. The species, which was first described by Georges Cuvier in 1829, ...

Grampus griseus

Rissos dolphin is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus. It is commonly known as the Monk dolphin among Taiwanese fishermen. Some of the closest related species to these dolphins include: pilot whales, pygmy killer whales, melon-headed ...

Salmonidae

Salmonidae is a family of ray-finned fish, the only living family currently placed in the order Salmoniformes. It includes salmon, trout, chars, freshwater whitefishes, and graylings, which collectively are known as the salmonids. The Atlantic sa ...

Sand smelt

The sand smelt is a species of marine fish of the family Atherinidae, common in the northeastern Atlantic from the Danish straits, where it is rare, and Scotland to the Canary Islands and the western Mediterranean Sea. Sand smelt are small, pelag ...

Sarda (fish)

Sarda is a genus of medium-sized, predatory ray-finned bony fish in the family Scombridae, and belonging to the tribe Sardini, more commonly called the bonito tribe. There are four species which comprise the genus Sarda. One of those species, the ...

Scatophagus

Scatophagus is a fish genus in the family Scatophagidae. Species in this genus are referred as spotted scats. They are small fish native to the Indian and western Pacific Oceans that have been popular in the aquarium trade in the last 30 years. A ...

Sciaenidae

Sciaenidae are a family of fish in the order Perciformes. They are commonly called drums or croakers in reference to the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make. The family consists of about 286 to 298 species in about 66 to 70 genera.

Seriola

Seriola is a genus of bony fish, commonly known as amberjacks. Nine extant species are currently recognized, although these were formerly split into many more. Also, several species are currently placed in several other genera of Carangidae that ...

Winghead shark

The winghead shark is a species of hammerhead shark, and part of the family Sphyrnidae. Reaching a length of 1.9 m, this small brown to gray shark has a slender body with a tall, sickle-shaped first dorsal fin. Its name comes from its exceptional ...

Sillago

Sillago is a genus of fish in the family Sillaginidae and the only non-monotypic genus in the family. Distinguishing the species can be difficult, with many similar in appearance and colour, forcing the use of swim bladder morphology as a definit ...

Siluridae

Siluridae is the nominate family of catfishes in the order Siluriformes. There are about 105 living species of silurids in 14 genera. Although silurids occur across much of Europe and Asia, they are most diverse in Southeast Asia, beyond which th ...

Sitana

Sitana is a genus of lizards, collectively known as the fan-throated lizards, from the family Agamidae. They are found in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The genus comprises thirteen species, including several recently discovered species, s ...

Diodon nicthemerus

The slender-spined porcupine fish or globefish is a porcupinefish of the family Diodontidae, found in the waters of southern Australia, as far north as Port Jackson to Geraldton, Western Australia. It is most common in Port Phillip Bay and the co ...

Sorubim

Sorubim is a small genus of long-whiskered catfish native to tropical South America. A number of characteristics allows the differentiation of each species in the genus. Sorubim species are important food fish in South America and are highly sign ...

South Australian cobbler

The South Australian cobbler, Gymnapistes marmoratus, often just called "cobbler" or "estuary cobbler"in Australia, is a brown coloured fish that lives in estuaries in southern Australia, both on the eastern and western coasts. It grows to around ...

Sphyraena viridensis

Sphyraena viridensis, the yellowmouth barracuda or yellow barracuda is a predatory ray finned fish from the family Sphyraenidae, the barracudas, which is found in the warmer waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. It is of ...

Stomias

Stomias is a genus of barbeled dragonfishes. They live in the mesopelagic zone of all oceans and show diel vertical migration and sexual dimorphism (males are smaller, have larger eyes and larger postorbital photophores than females.

Synodontis

Synodontis is the largest genus of mochokid catfishes. It is the biggest genus within the 10 genera and 190 different species in the family Mochokidae. Synodontis has over 131 different species within the genera. Synodontis are also known as sque ...

Tetragonopterus

There are currently 12 recognized species of this genus: Tetragonopterus araguaiensis G. S. C. Silva, B. F. Melo, C. de Oliveira & Benine, 2013 Tetragonopterus argenteus G. Cuvier, 1816 Tetragonopterus denticulatus G. S. C. Silva, B. F. Melo, C. ...

Thryssa

Thryssa brevicauda T. R. Roberts, 1978 Short-tail thryssa Thryssa dussumieri Valenciennes, 1848 Dussumiers thryssa Thryssa scratchleyi E. P. Ramsay & J. D. Ogilby, 1886 Freshwater anchovy Thryssa setirostris Broussonet, 1782 Longjaw thryssa Thrys ...

Trapelus

Listed alphabetically, the species are: Trapelus flavimaculatus Ruppell, 1835 – yellow-spotted agama Trapelus schmitzi Wagner & Bohme, 2006 – Schmitz’ agama Trapelus mutabilis Merrem, 1820 – Egyptian agama, desert agama Trapelus tournevillei Lata ...

Uropeltis

Common names: shieldtails, earth snakes. Uropeltis is a genus of nonvenomous shield tail snakes endemic to peninsular India. As of 2017, 23 species are recognized.

Uropeltis ceylanica

Common names: Ceylon earth snake, Cuviers shieldtail, Kerala shieldtail. Uropeltis ceylanica is a nonvenomous shield tail snake species endemic to the Western Ghats of South India. No subspecies are currently recognized; but the presence of sever ...

Wahoo

Wahoo is a scombrid fish found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas. It is best known to sports fishermen, as its speed and high-quality flesh makes it a prized game fish. In Hawaii, the wahoo is known as ono. The flesh of the wahoo is whit ...

Warmouth

The warmouth, is a freshwater fish of the sunfish family that is found throughout the eastern United States. Other local names include molly, redeye, goggle-eye, red-eyed bream, and strawberry perch.

Chirocentrus

The wolf herrings are a family of two marine species of ray-finned fish related to the herrings. Both species have elongated bodies and jaws with long sharp teeth that facilitate their ravenous appetites, mostly for other fish. Both species reach ...

Labridae

The wrasses are a family, Labridae, of marine fish, many of which are brightly colored. The family is large and diverse, with over 600 species in 81 genera, which are divided into 9 subgroups or tribes. They are typically small fish, most of them ...

Xyrichtys

Xyrichtys is a genus of wrasses native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, where they are found in sandy-bottomed habitats. They are commonly known as razorfishes, as they are very laterally compressed with a sharp bony ridge at the front ...

Selaroides leptolepis

The yellowstripe scad, also known as the yellowstripe trevally, yellow-banded trevally, smooth-tailed trevally, slender-scaled trevally and slender trevally, is a species of small inshore fish in the jack and horse mackerel family Carangidae, and ...