Underwater

Underwater

ITS–The Sailfin Tang (Zebrasoma Veliferum) has an oval-shaped, slender body a with wide dorsal and anal fin and a conspicuous snout. The body of the species is a pale green to dark-blue colour, covered by vertical patterns of ...

ITS–The Regal Angelfish (Pygoplites diacanthus), locally known as Injel Lurik, has a heart-shaped body covered by light blue vertical stripes with dark outlines against a bright yellow-orange background. The head is blue-gray in colour, while the lower part ...

ITS–The Redfin Butterflyfish (Chaetodon trifasciatus) has an oval-shaped, slender body and a pointed snout. On its head are three black vertical stripes which are covered by bright horizontal stripes and a dark coloured caudal fin. The male and ...

ITS–The Mandarin Fish (Synchiropus splendidus) is one of the most fantastic in colour of all the tropical reef fish. It is also very rare; if it is available in pet shops the price is likely to be very ...

ITS–The Archerfish (Toxotes jaculator) or (Toxotes jaculatrix) called in Indonesian Ikan Sumpitan, is found in Southeast Asia, Polynesia, and north eastern Australia, mostly in brackish water. In Indonesia, they are found in Sumatra, Java, Nusa Tenggara and Kalimantan. ...

ITS–The Boesman’s Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia boesmani), called in Indonesian the Boesmani, is one of the three rainbow fish native to Papua. The fish is found in the Ayamaru Lake, Papua. The front body of the fish is generally a ...

ITS–The Sumatran Barb (Puntius tetrazona, Barbus tetrazonus or Barbus sumatranus) is also called the Tiger Barb or Striped Barb. In the Indonesian language the fish (which is native to Kalimantan and Sumatra) is called the Ikan Barbus. Extremely ...

ITS–The Saddle Butterflyfish (Chaetodon ephippium) is called Kepe-kepe Monalisa in Indonesian because of its beauty. However, some people also call it Kepe-kepe Bebek, probably because its snout is pointed like a duck’s (bebek) nose. It is white in ...

ITS–The Catfish (Clarias batrachus), called  Ikan Berkumis in Indonesian, is located in south eastern Asia from India to the Philippines. It may reach a length of 55 centimetres. Normally, it is a dark colour. The male is brighter ...

ITS–Kakap Merah or Red Kakap has a  compressed body which is dominated by a red-yellow colour and yellow pectoral fins. The species has a wide mouth and small, fine teeth. It feeds mainly on small fish and shrimp ...