Red Sea Fish Identification

Tired of asking, “What kind of fish was that?” after your dive? The Red Sea Reef Fish Identification course can help you with that. Throughout this course you will learn to identify both the behavioral and morphological characteristics of fish. This will help you to classify and identify the most common Red Sea reef fish families. Enhance your undersea knowledge of the reef fish that inhabit the Red Sea and impress your dive buddies with your fish identification skills!

Appropriate grade range: 6-12

Learning Goals

  • Recognize the physical and behavioral characteristics used to classify and identify fish families.
  • Synthesize the knowledge, strategies, and skills about classification, geographical location, and morphological and behavioral characteristics that are used to help identify common Red Sea reef fish families.


  1. Sorting out Species
  2. Red Sea Fish
  3. Identifying Reef Fish: Classification, Physical Characteristics, and Behavior
  4. Exploring Fish Families

Course Components

  • Online Assessment
  • Student Guide
  • Narrated Video
  • Interactives
  • Objectives for each Chapter
  • Certificate of Completion

Alignment to NGSS