Fish and Coral of The Bahamas

photos by Paul Trammell

fish, reef, The Bahamas, queen angelfish,
fish, reef, The Bahamas, queen angelfish
queen angelfish, adult, Holacanthus ciliarus
fish, reef, The Bahamas, Nassau grouper
nassau grouper, Epinephelus striatus, at Cat Island
cleaner fish, fish, reef, The Bahamas, red hind
red hind with cleaner fish on mouth
fish, reef, The Bahamas, red hind
red hind, Epinephelus  guttatus,
at Conception Island
spotfin butterflyfish, sergeant major, fish, reef, The Bahamas,
spotfin butterflyfish, Chaetodon ocellatus
sergeant major, Abudefduf saxatilis
rock beauty, fish, reef, The Bahamas,
rock beauty, Holacanthus tricolor
spotted moray eel, fish, reef, The Bahamas,
spotted moray eel, Gymnothorax moringa, at Hog Cay, Ragged Islands
spotted trunkfish, fish, reef, The Bahamas,
spotted trunkfish, Lactophrys bicaudalis, at Great Guana Cay, Exumas
blue chromis, fish, reef, The Bahamas,
blue chromis, Chromis cyaneus
juvenile blue angelfish, fish, reef, The Bahamas,
blue angelfish, juvenile, Holacanthus bermudensis
caribbean reef octopus, The Bahamas
caribbean reef octopus, The Bahamas
caribbean reef octopus, The Bahamas
caribbean reef octopus, The Bahamas
Caribbean reef octopus, Octopus briareus, Eleuthera
stoplight parrotfish, hogfish, fish, reef, The Bahamas
stoplight parrotfish, Sparisoma viride, Ragged Islands
hogfish, Lacnolaminus maximus
hogfish,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
hogfish,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
juvenile Spanish hogfish,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
Spanish hogfish, juvenile, Bodianus rufus
lemon shark,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
lemon shark,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
lemon shark,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
lemon shark,  fish, reef, The Bahamas
lemon shark, Negaprion, brevirostris, at Conception Island
lobed star coral, christmas tree worms, The Bahamas
lobed star coral with christmas tree worms, at Gaulin Cay South, Exumas
coral reef, The Bahamas
L to R: finger coral, mountainous star coral, mustard hill coral, at Gaulin Cay South, Exumas
coral reef, finger coral, The Bahamas
finger coral, Porites sp. in foreground, blue chromis above, lobed star coral in background, French grunt on right
pillar coral, The Bahamas, Conception Island
pillar coral, Dendrogyra cylindrus, at Conception Island
brain coral, The Bahamas
grooved brain coral, Diplora labyrinthiformis, at Big Galliot Cay, Exumas
brain coral, The Bahamas
brain coral
brain coral, ocean surgeon, fish, reef, The Bahamas
brain coral with fan worms on the right, ocean surgeon (fish on right). This coral is growing on an old cable at Clarence Town, Long Island.
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grooved brain coral on left, symmetrical brain coral on right
spiney lobster, coral reef, The Bahamas
spiney lobster under lobed star coral
mountainous star coral, The Bahamas
mountainous star coral
elkhorn coral, The Bahamas
elkhorn coral, Acropora palmata
stomatolites, Warderick Wells, The Bahamas
stromatolites
trumpetfish, coral reef, The Bahamas
trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus
stingray
unknown stingray, very large, Black Point Settlement, Exumas
longfin damselfish, The Bahamas
longfin damselfish, Pomacentrus diencaeus, at Conception Island, great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, in upper right
female queen parrotfish
female queen parrotfish, Scarus vetula
royal gramma, Spanish hogfish
royal gramma, Gramma loreto on left, juvenile Spanish hogfish on right
juvenile cocoa damselfish, fish, coral reef, The Bahamas
juvenile cocoa damselfish, Pomacentrus variabilis, at Cat Island
blue tang, fish, coral reef, The Bahamas
blue tang, Acanthurus coeruleus, at Cat Island