Ocean world : Pillar coral

Pillar coral is a hard coral found in the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. This coral can grow to a height of 3cm with pillars more than 10cm wide but is usually much smaller than this. Pillar coral is a slow growing, long lived species. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Cnidaria Class…

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Ocean world : Yellow longnose butterflyfish

The yellow long nose butterflyfish it is also known as forceps butterflyfish, forcipiger flavissimus. This fish is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo -Pacific area from the eastern coast of Africa to Hawaii,Red Sea. It is small fish grows up to 22 cm in length. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii…

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Ocean world : Foxface rabbitfish

The foxface rabbitfish is a species of fish found at reefs and lagoons in the tropical Western Pacific.  Its binomial name is Siganus vulpinus.  It is omnivorous, eating mostly algae and zooplankton. Scientific classification Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Actinopterygii Order : Perciformes Family : Siganidae Genus : Siganus Species : S.vulpinus

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Ocean world : White shark

The white shark it is also known as greak white shark, greak white, white pointer, white shark. Its scientific name is Carcharodon carcharias.  It is notable for its size. Matured female individuals growing up to 6.1 meters in length and 1950 kg in weight. Break white shark live in almost all coastal and offshore waters which have water temperature between 12…

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Ocean world : Purple Striped Jellyfish

The Purple Striped Jellyfish is a species of jellyfish that cxists primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. The body of the jellyfish is up to 70 cm in diameter, typically with a radial pattern of stripes. When it is extremely young it has a pinkish colour and its tentacles are long and dark maroon.…

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Ocean world : Flower hat Jelly

The Flower hat jelly is a species of jellyfish occurring in the West Pacific off Southern Japan. Characterized by lustrous tentacles that coil and adhere to its rim when not in use , the flower hat. Its actually belong in the class Hydrozoa. The flower hat jelly  can grow to be about 15 cm in diameter. It…

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Ocean world : Red lionfish

The Red lionfish its scientific name is Pterois volitans.   It is a venomous coral reef fish in the family Scorpaenidae. This fish are also known as the Turkey fish or scorpion fish.It is colourful fish inhabiting coral reefs along the shallow waters of the Pacific and Indian ocean .Red lionfish are clad in white stripes alternated with…

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Ocean world : Giant grouper

The Giant grouper scientific name is  Epinephelus lanceolatus . It is also known as the brown spotted cod, bumblebee grouper, brindlebass. It is found from the near the surface to depths of 100 meters at reefs throughout the Indo-Pacific region. A giant grouper reaches up to 2.7 meters in length and 400 kg in weight. This fish is…

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