Learn to recognize fishes and invertebrates from Pacific Island countries and territories with this application, developed and maintained by the Coastal Fisheries Programme of the Pacific Community (

At the moment one dataset is available :
Common coastal food fishes of the Pacific Islands region

This dataset contains approximately 320 of the most commonly targeted coastal sharks, rays and bony fishes in the Pacific Islands region. It is based on the 'Identification guide to the common coastal food fishes of the Pacific Islands region' (Brad Moore and Boris Colas) produced by the Pacific Community (SPC) to assist fisheries officers with the identification of the common coastal food fishes encountered in catches or during market surveys (

This application has been produced with financial assistance from the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the European Union through the 'Scientific Support for the Management of Coastal and Oceanic Fisheries in the Pacific Islands Region' (SciCOFish) project.

Photos from the datasets are copyrighted and may not be used without the permission of their respective authors.

What’s New

Version 1.1.1

Improved vernacular language selection

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

cunningmatt ,

Great app for fish id!

I found this app when I moved to New Caledonia. It has been amazing for identifying to species the fish in the region. High quality photos and fairly easy to use interface. I wish you could track fish encountered and that the page didn’t reset when you click the back button. Other than that, what an incredible app!!

Ken987 ,

Super nice

Thanks pour l'application


The Pacific Community
58.8 MB

Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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