Category Archives: Fish


Bigeye Tuna

Locally known as Buní Wowo Grandi, our species of the week is the Bigeye Tuna (Thunnus obesus), one of three tuna species found in our waters.

Common Thresher Shark

Featured this month is the Common Thresher Shark (Alopias vulpinus). With its distinctively long tail fin, this species is a truly captivating sight.

Goliath Grouper

The imposing Goliath Grouper (Epinephelus itajara) is also known as a Jewfish or Giant Seabass.

Great Barracuda

The Great Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) is also known as the Giant Barracuda, because it can grow up to 1.5 metres and weigh 23 kilogrammes.
ARKive - Hogfish photo - Lachnolaimus maximus - G81937


The Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) is a type of wrasse that lives in sandy outer reef slope areas where gorgonians are abundant.

Lined Seahorse

The Lined Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus), known locally as Kabai 'i Awa, is a beautiful, large seahorse that inhabits reefs as well as seagrass beds and mangroves.

Nassau Grouper

The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus striatus) is a large fish that inhabits our reefs and is especially common in the waters of Saba.
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