Fish of Australia - Australian Sea and Freshwater Fishes
Fish of Australia - Australian Sea and Freshwater Fishes

Fish of Australia - Australian Sea and Freshwater Fishes

This page shows some fish that can be found in Australia and in coastal waters around Australia. Click on the pictures to show more information about each of the different fishes.

This section of the site is quite new and I will add more animals as I get around to it, and add more information about the fish that are there already.

NOTE: The fish are listed in order of size, from smallest to largest.

Pyjama Cardinalfish
Sphaeramia nematoptera

Size: To 8.5 cm

Pyjama Cardinalfish - Sphaeramia nematoptera

Ocellaris Clownfish
Amphiprion ocellaris

Size: To 11 cm

Ocellaris Clownfish - Amphiprion ocellaris

Copperband Butterflyfish
Chelmon rostratus

Size: Up to 20 cm

Copperband Butterflyfish - Chelmon rostratus

Black & White Butterflyfish
Heniochus acuminatus/diphreutes

Size: 15-25 cm

Black & White Butterflyfish - Heniochus acuminatus/diphreutes

Lionfish
Pterois volitans/miles

Size: 38 cm

Lionfish - Pterois volitans/miles

Whitetip Reef Shark
Triaenodon obesus

Size: Usually under 1.6 m

Whitetip Reef Shark - Triaenodon obesus

Blacktip Reef Shark
Carcharhinus melanopterus

Size: Up to 1.6 metres

Blacktip Reef Shark - Carcharhinus melanopterus

Leopard Shark
Stegostoma fasciatum

Size: To 2.5 m

Leopard Shark - Stegostoma fasciatum

Green Sawfish
Pristis zijsron

Size: Up to 7.3 metres

Green Sawfish - Pristis zijsron

See Also

Australian Mammals
Australian Birds
Australian Reptiles

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