MAJOR UPGRADE: now includes interactive, flashcard-style quizzes and many new photos.
Updated April 2021. Super easy! Browse by color, shape, or name. Flip through screens like pages of a book. Boost your fish ID skills with Quiz Mode. Photos and descriptions of 270+ fish commonly seen by snorkelers and divers. Turtles too.
- Created for snorkelers & divers.
- Find fish & turtles quickly by color, shape, family group, or name
- Multiple photos: juveniles, males, females etc.
- 277 species / 840 photos / informative text / accurate IDs
- Sharpen your fish ID skills with interactive Quiz Mode
- Logbook: Save fish you've seen, add notes, email Logbook (text only).
- Works great on iPads too.
Major photography by Robert F. Myers (www.seaclicks.com) & Kevin Bryant (www.flickr.com/photos/mentalblock). Text and design by John Hoover, author of Hawaii's best-selling marine life ID books: The Ultimate Guide to Hawaiian Reef Fishes, and: Hawaii's Sea Creatures. Check them out on Amazon.
Note: This is a basic "Fish ID 101" type app. For complete coverage of all 600+ species, I recommend the book "Reef Fish ID" by Paul Humann and Ned DeLoach.
Interactive flashcard-style quizzes. Many new photos. Typos fixed.
Ratings and Reviews
Easy and informative!
I love the function of this app. I can quickly find what I’m looking for in a variety of ways—shape, color, name, etc. It doesn’t cover every species known to man, but does a great job of covering the fish you are most likely to see in the Caribbean. Easy to read. Not too much scientific mumbo-jumbo. I also enjoy the attached comments that give you additional info about size and behaviors. Thank you for creating an informative and easy-to-use app! Hope it continues to evolve. Would love to see it expanded to include the most common corals.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the great review! I’ll think about adding corals, though might require another dive trip to the Caribbean :)
Best fish ID app! Great pictures & easy to use
We snorkel & scuba a lot, and were pleased to find this inexpensive but high quality ID app for the Caribbean area. The pictures are superb, and a clever system helps you zero in on a fish based on criteria like color and shape. It has improved our ability to recognize and discuss the fish we see. Recommended.
Easy and Accurate
This ID app is easy to use but also very accurate. Both kids and scientists should like it. The photos are clear and beautiful. The text is straightforward but interesting.
The app deals with fish that snorkelers will see . Divers might encounter other species in deeper water.
Data Not Collected
The developer does not collect any data from this app.
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- John P Hoover
- 324.8 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- © 2018-2019 John P. Hoover
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.