Dolphin House

Dolphin House is the most popular dive site on Sha'ab el-Erg, a large horseshoe-shaped reef off El Gouna. Dolphins are often seen in the adjacent channel.

Red Sea bannerfish, Heniochuis intermedius

Red Sea bannerfish Red Sea bannerfish

Octopus, Octopus sp.

octopus octopus

Pseudanthias sp.

fire coral and anthias fire coral

Lemon damsel, Pomacentrus sulfureus

sulphur damsel

Threadfin butterflyfish, Chaetodon auriga

threadfin butterflyfish threadfin butterflyfish

Redback butterflyfish, Chaetodon paucifasciatus

crown butterflyfish

Blackbacked butterflyfish, Chaetodon melannotus

black-backed butterflyfish

Masked butterflyfish, Chaetodon semilarvatus

masked butterflyfish

Swarthy parrotfish,Scarus niger

parrot fish

Shrimp goby, Amblyeleotris sp.

shrimp goby

Abudjubbe's splendour wrasse, Cheilinus abudjubbe

Abudjubbe wrasse

Giant moray, Gymnothorax javanicus

giant moray eel

Nocturnal creatures...

Sea star

comb sea star

Yellowside damsel, Amblyglyphidodon flaviatus

unknown damselfish??

Toxic leather sea urchin, Asthenosomoa marisrubri

Red Sea fire urchin

Hooded cuttlefish, Sepia prashadi

juvenile cuttlefish

Bicolor parrotfish, Cetoscarus bicolor

sleeping bullethead parrotfish

Hermit crabs

hermit crab hermit crab hermit crab

Goby

decorated goby

Humbug damsel, Dascyllus aruanus

humbug dascyllus

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