Basslets, Dottybacks & Hawkfish

  • Steene's Dottyback pair
    Steene's Dottyback pair
    Pseudochromis steenei & Ianthella basta - the fish are named for Roger Steene, an exceptionally talented underwater photographer from Australia - male has orange face, while female is black
    Police Pier, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - May 13, 2002
    0744#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • Peppermint Basslet
    Peppermint Basslet
    Liopropoma rubre
    Great Wall, Utila, Honduras - June 19, 2002
    0761#0022
    Larry Jackson
  • Oblique-lined Dottyback
    Oblique-lined Dottyback
    Cypho purpurascens
    Michell's Reef, Papua New Guinea - September 30, 2002
    0794#0016
    Larry Jackson
  • Longfin Dottyback at 182 feet
    Longfin Dottyback at 182 feet
    Pseudochromis polynemus
    Shark City, Palau - December 1, 2002
    0854#0005
    Larry Jackson
  • Flame Hawkfish
    Flame Hawkfish
    Neocirrhites armatus
    Fiji - February, 2003
    0885#0031
    Larry Jackson
  • Purpletop Dottyback
    Purpletop Dottyback
    Pictichromis diadema
    Kirby's Rock, Maricaban Is, Philippines - April 4, 2004
    1134#0049
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellow Devilfish
    Yellow Devilfish
    Assessor flavissimus - photo has been flipped 180 degrees because this fish swims upside down in caves or under overhangs
    Michelle's Reef, Papua New Guinea - September 21, 2004
    1253#0094
    Larry Jackson
  • Giant Hawkfish
    Giant Hawkfish
    Cirrhitus rivulatus
    Darwin's Arch, Darwin Island, Galapagos - June, 2005
    1441#0036
    Larry Jackson
  • Magenta Dottyback
    Magenta Dottyback
    Pseudochromis porphyreus
    Norb's Nub, Batanta, Raja Ampat, Indonesia - March 11 2006
    1576#0017
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Dottyback
    Splendid Dottyback
    Manonichthys splendens
    That Rock Out There, Raja Ampat, Indonesia - March, 2006
    1578#0105
    Larry Jackson
  • Female Raja Dottyback
    Female Raja Dottyback
    Pseudochromis sp. raja
    Wogmob, Misool East, Indonesia - March, 2006
    1579#0004
    Larry Jackson
  • Purpletop Dottyback
    Purpletop Dottyback
    Pictichromis diadema
    House Reef, Anilao, Philippines - May 4, 2006
    1614#0019
    Larry Jackson