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Sea water

Sea water

PANTHER GROUPER

PANTHER GROUPER

Chromileptis altivelis

Geographic origin: It is found in the Indian Ocean, on the coast of the Eastern Indies, the Philippines and Queensland (Australia).

Good to know : With maturity the stains multiply, but become smaller. They live on coral reefs. Where is this fish looking? With so many stains looking like eyes, it is difficult to know.

YELLOW MASK ANGELFISH

YELLOW MASK ANGELFISH

Pomacanthus xanthometopon (Bleeker, 1853)

Geographic origin: Indo-Pacific area (Borneo), from Maldives to Vanuatu

Good to know : They are very territorial and hunt every species looking like them when they venture on to their property. Thus, the young ones don’t have the same colours as their parents in order to be accepted and protected.

LEOPARD MORAY EELS

LEOPARD MORAY EELS

Gymnothorax favagineus (Bloch, Schneider, 1801)

Geographic origin : The Red Sea, African east coast, Papua, New Guinea, from the north of Japan to the South of Australia, throughout Vietnam and Indonesia.

Good to know: The moray eel has extremely toxic saliva that often leads to secondary infections if bitten.

PORCUPINE FISH

PORCUPINE FISH

Diodon holacanthus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographic origin: From the east to the west Caribbean of the Atlantic, Indian Ocean; (Madagascar, Reunion), the south of the Red Sea, Pacific Ocean (the south of Japan)…

Good to know : He’s able to blow himself up and make its quills stand on end in order to protect itself from predators.