Pygmy seahorses are morphologically distinct from all other seahorses. Apart from their extremely miniscule size, they have a single opening gill on the back of their heads, whereas all other seahorse.
The Longnose hawkfish likes to rest on the branches or in the midst of a sea fan typically seeking the high ground from where they can survey their surroundings. Perched from a good vantage point like.
Look out for 2 pieces of seagrass floating more or less in parallel. These just might be a pair of robust ghostpipefish or a dead leaf and a single robust ghostpipefish! Hey presto, you are an admired.
The Copperband Butterflyfish is easily recognized by the copper colored vertical bands over a silver heavily compressed body. It has a black eye spot on its dorsal fin and a black band around the base.