Sunday, November 03, 2013






New Gallery - Ross Robertson

Date: Thursday, March 04, 2010
A new gallery has been added with more than 1000 pictures of Shorefishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific taken by Ross Robertson. Click here to visit his Gallery. 

A New Album with 50 Pictures from Bali April 2010 has been added to Dennis Polack's Gallery

Date: Friday, July 31, 2009

** NEW **
See Album 6 - Bali Tulamben
Click Here to View his Galleries


We're Refurbishing!

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2009

Fishwise is continuously being improved, updated and upgraded.

Please keep visiting our site and let us know if you have any feedback or suggestions

You can do that by contacting us through the website.


Viewing Pleasure

Date: Monday, May 25, 2009

If you are using Internet Explorer, try pressing F11 to get a full screen.


Picture Quality

Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009

 Pictures obtained by clicking on a Thumbnail are now  Larger and have a Higher Resolution.  A "Print Picture" button is provided to allow easy printing of the picture and its details.


New Gallery - Jeff Williams Palau

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
A new gallery has been created for the excellent tank photos of Palau fishes by Jeff Williams. Click here to go to his Gallery.  

New Feature - Author Initials

Date: Saturday, December 19, 2009

In the Species Details page, Author Initials are now displayed by moving the mouse over the author. See a sample Click Here

Additional author information will be added in the future. 


Hierarchy Browse

Date: Saturday, December 19, 2009

***   NEW   ***  NEW   ***  NEW  ***

A new hierarchy browse has just been added. We are still working on this feature but you can still check it out at Hierarchy Browse


New Picture Search

Date: Thursday, September 03, 2009

**  NEW  NEW  NEW  **
New Picture Search
Click here for Picture Search

Use this feature for identifying fish


New Search

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009

 **   NEW   **

A Powerful new FilterFeature makes it easy to find what you are looking for.

Please test it and give us your feedback


Sodwana Pictures

Date: Thursday, September 03, 2009

* * Just Added * *
60 New Pictures from Sodwana
Click here to view them in Album1 of Dennis Polack's Gallery



Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2009

 *   NEW   *
A new checklist of 1440 Fish Species from Raja Ampat is now available
Data for this checklist was kindly supplied by Gerry Allen
Click Here to view or download this checklist in XL format.

All Checklists are available in csv, XL, PDF and Word format.


Solomon Islands

Date: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 *   NEW  *
Three new albums have been added to the FishWise Gallery with over 400 pictures taken in the Solomon Islands by Sally Polack
Click here to go to Sally Polack's albums or open album 5,  6,  7  or  8


Sulawesi North

Date: Friday, September 25, 2009

Sally and Dennis have recentlly returned from a trip to Sulawesi North.

The photographs will soon be available for viewing in the Gallery.


Fish Check List South Africa

Date: Monday, May 25, 2009
 A checklist of 2685 fishes of South Africa can be Viewed or Downloaded from FishWise
Click here to View or Download checklists 

Fish Checklist for Australia

Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009

 A checklist of 4687 Fishes from Australia
Click Here to View or Download checklists from FishWise


Fish Checklist for Tunku Abdul Rahman Park - Borneo - Malaysia

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

***   New Link   ***

Fish Checklist for Tunku Abdul Rahman Park - Borneo - Malaysia

To view this checklist click on http://knol.google.com/k/ditch-townsend/fish-checklist-for-tunku-abdul-rahman/6vfn16ooh5z2/3#


Dictionary of Ichthyology

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009

Brian W. Coad & Don E. McAllister

Click Here to visit the Web Site



Date: Wednesday, April 08, 2009



Catalog of Fishes

Click here to visit their Web Site


South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity - Link

Date: Monday, March 30, 2009

SAIAB is situated in Grahamstown in South Africa and is the Custodian of the National Fish Collection.

Click here to visit the SAIAB Website


New Pictures from Robert J Koch have been added to the Photo Gallery

Date: Thursday, April 02, 2009

Robert has provided some underwater pictures of fish from Mozambique and southern Tanzania.


Laboratory of Ichthyology  Swedish Museum of Natural History   California Academy of Sciences   Fishbase      Census of Marine Life      Fisheries Center - Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory    World Fish Centre
       Leibniz-Institute of Marine Sciences at Kiel University      Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences   The Future Ocean