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The Atlantic Bonito (Sarda sarda) is a species of mackerel-like fish found commonly in the Atlantic Ocean where it is an important commercial and game fish. This fish travels in large schools and is common offshore in the vicinity of New York where it ...

The Boga (Leporinus obtusidens) is a species of fish endemic to South America. It inhabits the basins of the Paraná River and the Río de la Plata, the Uruguay River, and the São Francisco River (including minor rivers and tributaries). It may...

The Three Spot Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus) is a species of labyrinth fish endemic to the Mekong basin in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam and Yunnan in southeast Asia. These fish live in marshes, swamps, canals, and lowland wetlands. They m...

The Blue Danio (Danio kerri), also known as Kerr's Danio, is a tropical fish that originates from South-east Asia on the islands of Langkawi and Ko Yao Yai in the Malaysian Peninsula. It is sometimes found in freshwater aquariums of hobbyists. The tax...

The Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) is a species of catfish found in North America. They are primarily distributed in the Mississippi River drainage area including the Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and Arkansas rivers. They have been introduced to a num...

The Blind Shark (Brachaelurus waddi) is a species of blind shark found in the subtropical southwest pacific Ocean. It is most commonly found off the coast of Queensland and New South Wales, between latitudes 8° S to 33° S. It is sometimes spotted...

The Blue Dot Triplefin (Notoclinops caerulepunctus) is a species of fish found near offshore islands and exposed headlands of the eastern area of Northland and the Bay of Plenty on the North Island of New Zealand. It can be found in water of depths of ...

The Common Bleak (Alburnus alburnus) is a small pelagic fish that occurs in Western England. In Europe it is found in southern Sweden, France and eastward toward the Wolga Basin and north-western Turkey. It mainly prefers open waters where there is an ...

The Antarctic Cod (Dissostichus mawsoni), also known as the Tootfish, is a species of fish of the family Nototheniidae. It produces antifreeze glycoprotein that allows it to live in the frigid waters off the coast of Antarctica. Its distribution range ...

The Ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis), or Sweetfish, is the only species of fish in the genus Plecoglossus. It is a relative of the family of smelts. It is native to the Palearctic ecozone. Its habitat is rivers, lakes, and coastal waters of western Hokkaid...

The Black Swallower (Chiasmodon niger) is a species of deep sea fish that is found in hot tropical waters up to 5000 feet deep. It has the ability to extend its stomach 3 times its size in order to consume fish that are much bigger than itself. Because...

The Royal Gamma (Gramma loreto) is a species of fish that is found naturally in the waters of the Bahamas, Venezuela, and the Lesser Antilles. It is widely popular in the aquarium trade. It is an ideal fish for most reef aquariums containing coral and ...

The Obtuse Barracuda (Sphyraena obtusata) is a member of the barracuda family Sphyraenidae. It is found in tropical oceans of the world. It has a length of up to 21.5 inches long. It is an elongated fish with widely separated dorsal fins. The back is g...

The Yellowtail Barracuda (Sphyraena flavicauda) is found in Indo-West Pacific oceans. Its length is up to 60 cm. It body has two brown or brownish-yellow longitudinal stripes which are sometimes missing in older specimens. This is a schooling fish and ...

The Great Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) is a species of barracuda that is found in open seas. It often grows to over 6 feet in length. They are voracious predators and hunt by hiding and waiting for fish to approach before ambushing. They rely heavil...

The Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is a species of fish that is native to Australia and New Guinea. It is commonly found from northern and eastern Australia through the Torres Strait to New Guinea. It is a salt and freshwater species. This species is al...

The Common Barbel (Barbus barbus) is a species of freshwater fish that belongs to the Cyprinidae family of minnows and carps. It is native throughout Europe and China. It has been introduced to Morocco and Italy. They are usually found at the bottom of...

The Banded Killifish (Fundulus diaphanus) is a species of freshwater killifish that is found in North America. Its natural range extends from Newfoundland to South Carolina, and west to Minnesota. It occupies the Great Lakes drainage regions. The bande...

The Ballan Wrasse or simply Wrasse (Labrus bergylta) is a species of fish found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It has a maximum length of 26 inches. All Ballan Wrasse are born as females and only a few change sexes after about 8 years of age. Large wra...

The Australian Herring (Arripis georgianus) is one of four species within the Arripis genus. It is found in cooler waters around the southern coast of Australia and possibly New Zealand. It is known as the "Tommy Ruff" in Victoria and South Australia. ...