We have a wonderful world of diversity in our oceans, with a complex and rich variety of marine species.  Visit the following links to view species from around the world including specific information such as common name, scientific name, range and description. There are also several links below that provide additional background information regarding marine life and its importance to our world.

Select the galleries on the left to explore image galleries of various marine life or select the links in the right table to view information on various categories or types of marine life.

Marine Species Galleries

Caribbean Fish

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

French Angelfish

Coral Reefs

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Grooved Brain Coral

Crustaceans and Echinoderms

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Brittle Star

Hawaiian Fish

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Bluestripe Snappers

Manta Rays

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Giant Oceanic Manta Ray

Moray Eels

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Green Moray Eel

Pictures of Fish

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Nassau Grouper

Sea Turtles

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Green Sea Turtle

Sponges

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Orange Elephant Sponge

Southern Stingrays

Marine Species (Steven W Smeltzer)

Southern Stingray

Marine Species Information

Caribbean Fish
Corals – Hard and Soft
Crustaceans, Invertebrates, & Echinoderms
Hawaiian Fish
Whales
Moray Eels of Hawaii
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Sponges
References

You can find an abundance of information regarding Marine life on the following websites; World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), US Fish And Wildlife Service, the European Register of Marine Species (ERMS), and many others.  I highly recommend spending time to learn about the rich diversity of our oceans and how you can help to protect and maintain these vital resources.

For more information you can visit my Blog and/or explore my complete list of Galleries on underwater photography or follow me on Twitter at Images2Inspire