Parrot Fish by Lucy Arnold

Parrotfish

9×12 watercolor; 11×14 framed Coral Reef Series Could any fish be more fabulously colorful than a parrotfish? They munch on the coral, but I love them anyway.

Moorish Idol watercolor by Lucy Arnold

Moorish Idol

9×12 watercolor; 11×14 framed Coral Reef Series The Moorish Idol, with its long, trailing dorsal fin extension waving along behind it, is a lovely, graceful coral reef fish. Even the …

Humuhumu

Humuhumu

9×13 watercolor; 11×14 framed Coral Reef Series Humuhumunukunukuapua’a, or Humuhumu for short, is the state fish of Hawaii. This Hawaiian name means “triggerfish with a snout like a pig.” The …

Clownfish waterolor by Lucy Arnold

Clownfish

9×13 watercolor; 13×17 framed Coral Reef Series Clownfish, or Anemonefish, come in yellow, orange, red or blackish colors, often with white stripes or bars. They live in symbiotic relationship with sea anemones. …

Achilles Tang & Ornate Butterflyfish

Achilles Tang & Ornate Butterflyfish

9×12 watercolor Coral Reef Series I always look for the Achilles Tang and the Ornate Butterflyfish, two of my favorite characters, when I’m snorkeling in Hawaiian waters. They are so beautiful!

Saddle Wrasse watercolor by Lucy Arnold

Saddle Wrasse

9×12 watercolor; 11×14 framed Coral Reef Series There are other, even more colorful species of wrasse endemic to Hawaii, but the Saddle Wrasse is the one I see most often there. Like …

Bird Wrasse watercolor by Lucy Arnold

Bird Wrasse

9×12 watercolor Coral Reef Series The Bird Wrasse, or Gomphosus varius, is quite an amazing looking coral reef fish. Oddly, they cannot really be defined by gender and age. Instead, they are either …

Achilles Tang watercolor by Lucy Arnold

Achilles Tang

9×12 watercolor Coral Reef Series I always like seeing Achilles Tangs – they are such handsome fish! The Achilles Tang, or Acanthurus achilles, is a surgeonfish.  The Acanthuridae family of surgeonfish, …