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The Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens), is a species of perch found in the United States and Canada. Yellow perch look similar to the European perch but are paler and more yellowish, with less red in the fins. They have 6-8 dark vertical bars on their sid...

The Shore Clingfish, Lepadogaster lepadogaster, is a clingfish of the family Gobiesocidae, found in the eastern Atlantic from Ireland and western Britain, where it is more commonly known as the Cornish Lumpsucker, the subtropical eastern and central Me...

The Tasmanian clingfish, Aspasmogaster tasmaniensis, is a clingfish of the family Gobiesocidae, found around the western and southern coasts of Australia including Tasmania. Its length is up to 3.15 in (8 cm). The Tasmanian clingfish occurs in shall...

The Nurse Shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, is a shark in the nurse sharks family, the only member of its genus Ginglymostoma. It may reach a length of 14.1 ft (4.3 m). Taxonomy The name nurse shark is thought to be a corruption of nusse, a name whi...

Telescopefish are small, deep-sea aulopiform fish comprising the small family Giganturidae. There are just two known species, both within the genus Gigatura. Though rarely captured, they are found in cold, deep tropical to subtropical waters worldwide....

Snake Mackerel are perciform fish in the family Gempylidae. They are elongated fish with a similar appearance to barracudas, having a long dorsal fin, usually with one or finlets trailing it. The largest species, including the Snoek, Thyrsites atun,...

The Three-Spined Stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, is a fish native to much of northern Europe, northern Asia and North America. It has been introduced into parts of southern and central Europe. Three subspecies that are currently recognized by t...

The Common Hatchetfish or River Hatchetfish, Gasteropelecus sternicla, is a tropical fish belonging to the freshwater Hatchetfish family (Gasteropelecidae). Originating in the South America in the Peruvian and middle Amazon, the Guianas and Venezuela, ...

The Marbled Hatchetfish, Carnegiella strigata, is a freshwater ray-finned fish native to South America. It is typically around 1.38 in (35 mm) in length, and it is unusually shaped. It has gold line that extends from its eye to its caudal fin and the a...

The Galaxiids are a family of mostly small freshwater fish. Representatives occur throughout the southern hemisphere, including South Africa, South America, New Zealand, Australia, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia and the Falkland Islands. One species o...

The White Hake or Mud Hake, Urophycis tenuis, is a Phycid Hake of the genus Urophycis, found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to Newfoundland, at depths of about 3280.84 ft (1000 m). It grows to about 4 ft (1.2 m). The coloration is ...

The Red Hake or Squirrel Hake, Urophycis chuss, is a Phycid Hake of the genus Urophycis. It can be found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to southern Nova Scotia, at depths of between 32.81 ft and 1640.42 ft (10 and 500 m). It grows ...

Pollock (or Pollack, pronounced the same and listed first in most UK and US dictionaries) is the common name used for either of the two species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. Both P. pollachius and P. virens are commonly referred to as Pollock...

The Southern Blue Whiting, Micromesistius australis, is a cod of the genus Micromesistius, found in the southern oceans where the temperature is between 37.4° and 44.6°F and (3° and 7°C), at depths of between 164.04 and 2952.76 ft (50 and 9...

Many types of fish have been given the common name Whiting. The fish originally known by that name in English is Merlangius merlangus, in the family Gadidae. In the USA it is known as the English Whiting. In the USA, the name Whiting on its own is o...

The Haddock or Offshore Hake is a marine fish distributed on both sides of the North Atlantic. Haddock is a popular food fish, widely fished commercially. The Haddock is easily recognized by a black lateral line running along its white side, not to ...

The Polar cod or Arctic cod, Boreogadus saida, is a fish of the family Gadidae, related to the true cod (genus Gadus). Note that there is another fish with the common name Arctic cod, Arctogadus glacialis. The Polar cod has a slender body, deeply fo...

The Mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, is a small killifish found in the eastern United States. It is capable of tolerating highly variable salinity and temperatures, and is found in estuaries and saltmarshes as well as less salty waters. Its eggs st...

The Red cornetfish, Fistularia petimba, is a cornetfish of the family Fistulariidae, found in tropical oceans worldwide, at depths of between 32.8 and 656.17 ft (10 and 200 m). In Japan they are called Akayagara, and sometimes Teppou (rifle) fish. They...

Flying fish are a marine fish family comprising about 50 species grouped in 7 to 9 genera. Flying fish are found in all the major oceans, mainly in warm tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. Their most striking fe...