Observations in the Order: Perciformes

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Rockmover wrasse

Rockmover wrasse
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 20th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Spotted unicorn

Spotted unicorn
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 20th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Fish caught by moulting Darter

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 18th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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River goby

River goby
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Kruger Gate guaging weir
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 8th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Mozambique tilapia

Mozambique tilapia
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Kruger Gate guaging weir
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 8th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Redbreast tilapia

Redbreast tilapia
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Kruger Gate guaging weir
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 8th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Lowveld largemouth

Lowveld largemouth
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Kruger Gate guaging weir
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 8th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Yellowfin goatfish

Mulloidichthys vanicolensis  (Yellowfin goatfish) (4)
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 5th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Possible Crescent Tail Bigeye Juvenille

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By: ORCAfoundation
ORCA Foundation
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Location: Natures Valley
Observed: 2nd August 2016
Added: 3rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Steentjies at PMB Pinnacles

Spondyliosoma emarginatum and Cheilodactylus fasciatus P7170438
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Top fish in first photo

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Onespot snapper

Onespot snapper
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 30th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Dory snapper

Dory snapper
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 30th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Decorated gobie

Decorated gobie
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 26th April 2016
Added: 30th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Zigzag wrasse

Zigzag wrasse
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Lighthouse - Island Rock Road, Jangamo
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 30th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Halichoeres - but which one?

Wrasse sand Nacala
By: mergulman
Location: Libelula Lodge, Nacala, Mozambique
Observed: 25th July 2016
Added: 27th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Sand wrasse - seemingly halichoeres - but what species?

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Emperor

Emperor Angelfish - Pomacanthus imperator 56
By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cape Stumpnose

Cape Stumpnose - Rhabdosargus holubii 37
By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Jutjaws at PMB Pinnacle

Parascorpis typus P7170436
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 22nd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Plankton feeder

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Red of the Day

Dageraad - Chrysoblephus cristiceps 34
By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Zebra

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By: Jacques Alberts
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Location: Jeffreys Bay
Observed: 3rd January 2016
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

Six black bars on side.

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Hottentot with fish-louse at PMB Pinnacles

Pachymetopon blochii with Anilocra capensis P7170341
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hottentot at PMB Pinnacles

Pachymetopon blochii P7170447
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Blue Pachymetopon

Blue Hottentot - Pachymetopon aeneum 65
By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: 2 Oceans Aquarium
Observed: 10th May 2016
Added: 20th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Klipfish at PMB Pinnacles

Clinus sp P7170426
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Benthic predator on small fish and crustaceans

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Roman at PMB Pinnacles

Chrysoblephus laticeps P7170403
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Benthic predator

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Two-tone fingerfin at PMB Pinnacles

Chirodactylus brachydactylus P7170369
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Predator on benthic invertebrates

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Barred fingerfin at PMB Pinnacles

Cheilodactylus pixi P7170345
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Redfingers at PMB Pinnacles

Cheilodactylus fasciatus P7170347
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Predator on invertebrates

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Speckled Klipfish at PMB Pinnacles

Clinus venustris P7170353
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Predator on small invertebrates

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Barehead goby at PMB Pinnacles

Caffrogobius nudiceps P7170325
By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: PMB Pinnacles
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Omnivorous, bottom dweller, usually on sand

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