Fish of the Gulf of California (aka Sea of Cortez)

Pacific Trumpetfish 1
Aulostomus chinensis
Wahoo 2
Acanthocybium solandri
Yellowtail Snapper
Lutjanus argentiventris
Spiny Porcupinefish 3
Diodon holocanthus
Cortez rainbow wrasse 4
Thalassoma lucasanum
Ocean Sunfish 5
Mola mola
Yellowtail Amberjack 6
Seriola lalandi
Pacific Cubera Snapper
Lutjanus novemfasciatus
Giant Porcupinefish
Diodon hystrix
Garibaldi 6
Hypsypops rubicundus
Bullseye Pufferfish
Sphoeroides annulatus
Threebanded Butterflyfish 7
Chaetodon humeralis
Razor Surgeonfish 8
Prionurus laticlavius
King Angelfish 9
Holacanthus passer
Orangeside Triggerfish
Sufflamen verres
Mexican Hogfish 10
Bodianus diplotaenia
Convict Surgeonfish 11
Acanthurus triostegus
Starry Grouper 12
Epinephelus labriformis
Pacific Chub Mackerel
Scomber japonicus
Moorish Idol 1
Zanclus cornutus
Redlip Parrotfish 13
Scarus rubroviolaceus
Guineafowl Puffer 7
Arothron meleagris
Blue-barred Parrotfish 14
Scarus ghobban
Jeweled Moray Eel 15
Muraena lentiginosa
Panamic Green Moray Eel
Gymnothorax castaneus
Yellowtail Surgeonfish 7
Prionurus punctatus
Gafftopsail Pompano 15
Trachinotus rhodopus
Blacknosed Butterflyfish 9
Johnrandallia nigrirostris
Flying Fishes 16
Exocoetidae
Mexican Nightsergeant
Abudefduf declivifrons
Panamic Sergeant Major 17
Abudefduf troschelii
Pacific Mutton Hamlet
Alphestes immaculatus
Panamic Porkfish 7
Anisotremus taeniatus
Finescale triggerfish 4
Balistes polylepis
Spotted Sharpnose Pufferfish
Canthigaster punctatissima
Threadfin Jack
Carangoides otrynter
Barred Jack
Caranx vinctus
Pacific Graysby 18
Cephalopholis panamensis
Scissortail Chromis
Chromis atrilobata
Giant hawkfish 19
Cirrhitus rivulatus
Common Dolphinfish 20
Coryphaena hippurus
Machete
Elops affinis
Pacific Flagfin Mojarra
Eucinostomus currani
Spottail Grunt 7
Haemulon maculicauda
Graybar Grunt 7
Haemulon sexfasciatum
Giant Seahorse
Hippocampus ingens
Rooster Hind
Hyporthodus acanthistius
Cortez Sea Chub
Kyphosus elegans
Giant Damselfish 21
Microspathodon dorsalis
Leopard Grouper 7
Mycteroperca rosacea
Panamic fanged blenny 19
Ophioblennius steindachneri
Kelp Bass 22
Paralabrax clathratus
Cortez Angelfish 18
Pomacanthus zonipectus
Stone Scorpionfish
Scorpaena mystes
Acapulco Major
Stegastes acapulcoensis
Beaubrummel
Stegastes flavilatus
Cortez damselfish
Stegastes rectifraenum
Sunset Wrasse
Thalassoma grammaticum
California Grunion 23
Leuresthes tenuis
Peacock Fish 24
Istiophorus platypterus
Mackerel Scad 19
Decapterus macarellus
Yellowfin Surgeonfish 25
Acanthurus xanthopterus
Pixy Hawkfish
Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus
White Mullet 26
Mugil curema
Striped Marlin 27
Kajikia audax
Megamouth Shark 14
Megachasma pelagios
Great White Shark 29
Carcharodon carcharias
Whale Shark 30
Rhincodon typus
Banded Guitarfish 15
Zapteryx exasperata
Bullseye Round Stingray 15
Urobatis concentricus
Spotted Round Stingray 15
Urobatis maculatus
Pacific Angelshark
Squatina californica
Haller's Round Ray 9
Urobatis halleri

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