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The common lionfish (Pterois miles) or devil firefish is a species of fish native to the western Indo-Pacific region and a close relative to red lionfish (Pterois volitans), which it is often confused with.

The elegant firefish (Nemateleotris decora) is a species of fish native to the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific. Its distribution ranges from Mauritius to Samoa and from Ryukyu Islands to New Calendonia.

The escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum) is a species of fish found in tropical to temperate waters 650 to 2,900 feet in depth around the world. It is also known as the snake mackerel, walu and sometime sold as butterfish or white tuna.

The planehead filefish (Stephanolepis hispidus) is a species of fish found in the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to Uruguay in the west and from the Canary Islands to Angola in the east. It prefers sandy and muddy floors near reefs and seaweed.

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of ...

The African brown knifefish or African knifefish (Xenomystus nigri), is the only species in its genus. It inhabits the Chad, Nile, Congo, Ogowe, Niger, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, Benin and Cameroon river basins.

The clown featherback (Chitala ornata) is a species of tropical fish native to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Its distribution is in the Mekong, Chao Phraya and Meklong river basins. It has also been introduced to Palm Beach County, Florida, Uni...

The clown knifefish (Chitala chitala) is a fish species that inhabits the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra and Mahanadi river basins, ranging from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. It is also sometimes known as the Indian featherback.

The Fangtooth (Anoplogaster) is a fish in the Anoplogastridae family with only two known species, the shorthorn fangtooth (Anoplogaster brachycranic) and the common fangtooth (Anoplogaster cornuta). Its distribution is tropical and cold-temperate water...

The European flounder (Platichthys flesus) is a species of fish inhabiting the White, Mediterranean and Black Seas.

The European chub (Squalius cephalus) is a species of freshwater fish that is part of the carp family. Its distribution is within most countries of Europe and in North America it is also sometimes called the round chub, fat chub or pollard.

Peter’s elephantnose fish (Gnathonemus petersii) is an African freshwater species of fish, named after someone called Peter (most likely Wilhelm Peters) as the Latin name petersii verifies.

The central mudminnow (Umbra limi) is a species of freshwater fish found in central and eastern North American lakes, streams and wetlands.

The northern stargazer (Astroscopus guttatus) is a species of fish inhabiting the shores between North Carollina and New York, United States.

The Atlantic stargazer (Uranoscopus scaber) is a subtropical fish species that is widespread along the Atlantic coasts of Europe and Africa. It is also common in the Mediterranean and Black sea.

The sparsely-spotted stingaree (Urolophus paucimaculatus) also called the white-spotted stingaree or the Dixon’s stingaree, is found most commonly off the coast of southern Australia. It prefers sandy bottoms and seagrass beds close to shore out to a...

The Kapala stingaree (Urolophus kapalensis) is unique to southeastern Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, inhabiting inshore waters from depths of 33 to 427 feet. It prefers rocky reefs, sandy bottoms and seagrass beds.

The round stingray (Urolophus halleri) is found in coastal waters in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. It is most common around southern California and the Baja Peninsula, but can also be found from Humboldt Bay south to Panama.

The spotted stingaree (Urolophus gigas) is a shallow water ray from the coast of southern Australia. It is a rare species inhabiting the rocky reefs, seagrass beds and has also been found in estuaries.

The crossback stingaree or banded stingaree (Urolophus cruciatus) is an abundant species of ray that is unique to southeastern Australia. Its range is from New South Wales to South Australia, mainly inhabiting the Victoria and Tasmania regions.