Species list_Other

The species list got too big for its rockpool. It is now split into three pages:

Fish(es) are here
Corals are here
Everything else (Rays, Nudibranchs, Reptiles, Crustacea, etc) are on this page:

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Common name(s): Common Cuttlefish

Latin name: Sepia latimanus

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Common name(s): Mimic Octopus

Latin name: Thaumoctopus mimicus

Comment: impersonates sea snakes, lion fish, flounders, and crabs; video

Picture from: Kapas

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Common name(s): Common Octopus

Latin name: Octopus vulgaris

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Common name(s): Squid

Latin name: Family Loliginidae

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Common name(s): Chiton

Latin name: Family-Acanthopleura-sp_

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Common name(s): Crab

Latin name: Etisus dentatus

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Common name(s): Crab

Latin name: Carpillius maculatus

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Common name(s): Hermit Crab

Latin name: Dadanus megistos

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Common name(s): Rock Lobster

Latin name: Panulirus versicolor

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Common name(s): Shrimp

Latin name: UNKNOWN

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Common name(s): Banded Snake Eel

Latin name: Myrichthys colubrinus

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Picture from: Malbul

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Common name(s): Finespeckled Moray Eel

Latin name: Echidna delicatula

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Common name(s): Giant Moray Eel

Latin name: Gymnothorax javanicus

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Common name(s): Honeycomb Moray Eel

Latin name: Gymnothorax favagineus

Comment: Juveniles have a greater proportion of white coloration, this one is an adult.

Picture from: Kradan

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Common name(s): Spotted Moray

Latin name: Gymnothorax isingteena

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Picture from: Kapas

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Common name(s): White Eyed Moray

Latin name: Sidera thyrsoidea

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Picture from: Malbul

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Common name(s): Yellow Edged Moray; Yellow Margin Moray; Leopard Moray

Latin name: Gymnothorax flavimarginatus

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Picture from: Malbul

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Common name(s): Zebra Moray Eel

Latin name: Gymnomuraena zebra

Comment: Couldn’t persuade him out of his hole!

Picture from: Rork

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Common name(s): Ribbon Eel

Latin name: Rhinomuraena quaesita

Comment: Juveniles are predominantly black; adult females yellow; adult males blue.

Pictures from: Malbul, Tanjung Karang

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Common name(s): Snake eel

Latin name: Family Ophichthidae

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Common name(s): Snake Eel

Latin name: Myrichthys colubrinus

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Common name(s): Moon Jellyfish

Latin name: Aurelia aurita

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Common name(s): Sea Wasp

Latin name: Chironex-fleckerii

Comment: Very common. Stings and leaves marks for several days

Picture from: Redang

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Common name(s): Black Striped Cerberilla Nudibranch

Latin name: Cerberilla annulata

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Common name(s): Heron Ardeadoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Ardeadoris egretta

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Common name(s): Annas Chromodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Chromodoris annae

Comment: Looks similar to C. strigata; C.magnifica

Picture from: Hoga

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Common name(s): Geometric Chromodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Chromodoris geometrica

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Picture from: Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Leopard Chromodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Chromodoris leopardus

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Picture from: Bandas

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Common name(s): Ringed Chromodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Chromodoris annulata

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Picture from: Ngai

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Common name(s): Willans Chromodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Chromodoris Willani

Comment: Seen while Diving, not snorkelling

Picture from: Sipadan

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Common name(s): Black Margined Glossodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Glossodoris atromarginata

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Picture from: Ang Thong

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Common name(s): Beautiful Risbecia Nudibranch

Latin name: Risbecia pulchella

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Picture from: Bulon

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Common name(s): Tryons Risbecia Nudibranch

Latin name: Risbecia tryoni

Comment: First picture shows characteristic “trailing” behaviour

Picture from: Ang Thong, Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Magnificent Chromodoris Nudibranch

Latin name: Chromodoris magnifica

Comment: More commonly has a blue base colour

Picture from: Hoga

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Common name(s): Dotted Nudibranch

Latin name: Jorunna funebris

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Picture from: Tao

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Common name(s): Nudibranch Egg ribbon – probably Jorunna funebris

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Picture from: Ang Thong

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Common name(s): Nudibranch Egg ribbon – probably Spanish Dancer (Hexabranchus sanguineus)

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Common name(s): Indian Phidiana Nudibranch

Latin name: Phidiana indica

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Picture from: Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Serpent Pteraeolidia, Blue Dragon Nudibranch

Latin name: Pteraeolidia ianthina AKA Pteraeolidia semperi

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Picture from: Bandas

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Common name(s): Striated Analogium Nudibranch

Latin name: Gymnodoris striata

Comment: Risbec (1928) considered the arrangement of the gills to be sufficient for a new genus Analogium for this species, but this is not followed by most authors. Ref

Picture from: Kradan

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Common name(s): Elegant Phyllidia Nudibranch

Latin name: Phyllidia elegans

Comment: Many variations exist

Picture from: Bandas, Kapas, Ngai

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Common name(s): Varicose Phyllidia Nudibranch

Latin name: Phyllidia varicosa

Comment: Many variations exist

Picture from: Togeans, Raja Ampat, Lipe

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Common name(s): Pustulose Phyllidiella, Pimpled Phyllidiella Nudibranch

Latin name: Phyllidiella pustulosa

Comment: Tubercules (“pustules”) often have pink colouration.

Picture from: Rawas, Bunaken

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Common name(s): Black Rayed Fryeria, Painted Phyllidia; Warty Nudibranch

Latin name: Fryeria picta

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Picture from: Ngai, Redang

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Common name(s): Dusky Nembrotha Nudibranch, Variable Neon Slug

Latin name: Nembrotha kubaryana

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Picture from: Bandas

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Common name(s): Lined Nembrotha Nudibranch

Latin name: Nembrotha lineolata

Comment: Several variations exist

Pictures from: Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Nudibranch, (NoCommonname)

Latin name: Nembrotha purpureolineata AKA Nembrotha rutilans

Comment: Nembrotha rutilans, classified as a separate species until 2008, has now been reclassified as Nembrotha purpureolineata. Easily confused with N. aurea & N. chamberlaini.

Picture from: Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Blue spotted ribbon tail ray

Latin name: Taeniura lymma

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Common name(s): Blue Spotted Stingray

Latin name: Dasyatis kuhlii

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Common name(s): White spotted eagleray

Latin name: Aetobatus narinari

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Picture from: Banda Islands

Also seen at: Kapas; Malbul, Adang, Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Feathertail Stingray

Latin name: Pastinachus sephen

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Common name(s): Whitetail Stingray

Latin name: Himantura granulata

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Picture from: Kapas

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Common name(s): Ocellate Plakobranchus, Ringed sap-sucking slug

Latin name: Plakobranchus ocellatus

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Common name(s): Seasnake Banded; Colubrine sea krait; Banded Sea Krait; Yellow Lipped Sea Krait

Latin name: Laticauda colubrina

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Picture from: Lipe

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Common name(s): Cushionstar

Latin name: Culcita novaeguineae

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Common name(s): Horned Sea Star

Latin name: Protoreaster nodosus

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Common name(s): Green Turtle

Latin name: Chelonia mydas

Comment: Identified by wide head, two ‘scales’ (scutes) between eyes; non-overlapping scutes on shell

Picture from: Perhentians

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Common name(s): Hawksbill Turtle

Latin name: Eretmochelys imbricata

Comment: Narrow head, single scale between eyes, hooked beak, juvies have jagged edges to shell. Pictures – Juvenile, Adult

Picture from: Moalboal

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Common name(s): Featherduster Worm

Latin name: Sabellastarte indica

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Common name(s): Flatworm

Latin name: Acanthoson sp

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Common name(s): Christmas Tree Worm

Latin name: Spirobranchus giganteus

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Picture from: Lipe

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Common name(s): Flatworm (NoCommonName)

Latin name: Pseudoceros bimarginatus

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Picture from: Ang Thong

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Common name(s): Persian Carpet Flatworm

Latin name: Pseudobiceros bedfordi

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Picture from: Raja Ampat

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Common name(s): Purple Spotted Yellow Flatworm

Latin name: Pseudoceros laingensis

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Picture from: Kradan

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Common name(s): Yellowspot Flatworm

Latin name: Thysanozoon nigropapillosum

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