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The Goldribbon Soap fish (Aulacocephalus temminckii), is a large marine fish of the grouper family, found in the Indo-Pacific oceans from South Africa to Japan, and New Zealand where it is at its southernmost limit. Its depth range is between 65 and 40...

The Toadstool Groper (Trachypoma macracanthus), is a species of sea bass in the subfamily Anthiinae and of the family Serranidae. It is found in the southwest Pacific Ocean, in eastern Australia, the Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island, ...

The Sea Goldie (Pseudanthias squamipinnis), also known as the Lyretail Anthias, Lyretail Coralfish, and Scalefin Anthias, is better known as the Goldfish. The Sea Goldie is found in the western Indian Ocean including the Red Sea, and in the Pacific Oce...

The Butterfly Perch (Caesioperca lepidoptera), is a species of sea bass in the subfamily Anthiinae and of the family Serranidae. It is found in the eastern Indian Ocean, and south west Pacific Ocean including southern Australia, and New Zealand. The...

The Bighead Carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis), is a freshwater fish and one of several Asian carps. Although native to China, the bighead carp is distributed globally as a source of food in the fish food market. They have also been introduced into the ...

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania,...

The Atlantic Horse Mackerel (Trachurus trachurus), is a species of mackerel in the family Carangidae. It gets its common name from the legend that other smaller species of fish could ride on the back of it over great distances. The Atlantic horse macke...

Hemirhamphodon (Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus), is a genus of halfbeak found in peaty and lowland forest streams in Southeast Asia. These fish are viviparous and are sometimes kept as aquarium fish, but otherwise have no commercial value. Six species...

The Ballyhoo or Bally (Hemiramphus brasiliensis), is a baitfish of the halfbeak family, Hemiramphidae. Ballyhoo are frequently used as cut bait and for trolling purposes by saltwater sportsmen. A big variety of fish love ballyhoo. Its one of the greate...

The Australian Anchovy (Engraulis australis), is an anchovy of the Engraulidae family. They are found off southeast Australia, and around New Zealand near the surface in bays, inlets, and estuaries. The Australian Anchovy is elongate and cigar-shape...

The Silver Dollar (Metynnis argenteus), is a tropical fish belonging to the Characidae family which is closely related to piranha and pacú. It originates in the Tapajós River basin in South America. Silver dollars natively live in a tropical clim...

The Green Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon simulans), is a freshwater fish of the characin family Characidae of order Characiformes. It is native to the upper Orinoco and Negro Rivers in South America. This fish is similar in appearance to the closely-rela...

The Glass Catfish or Ghost Fish (Kryptopterus bicirrhis), is a transparent freshwater aquarium fish. Native to Southeast Asia, these catfish prefer tanks with open swimming areas with a moderate current, and planted areas to provide shelter. Body le...

The Blunt-jawed Elephantnose (Gnathonemus tamandu), is an elephantfish in the genus Gnathonemus. It is also known by the name Worm-jawed Mormyrid. It is found in murky waters in West Africa. The fish is brown or black with a long elephant-like snout...

The Reedfish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the ropefish or snakefish is a species of freshwater fish in the bichir family and order. It is the only member of the genus Erpetoichthys. It is native to West Africa, with its natural habitat st...

The Gray Bichir (Polypterus senegalus), also known as the Senegal Bichir and Cuvier's Bichir, is a predatory fish. In captivity, it will consume any live or dead animal that can be swallowed or broken apart then swallowed. The only thing that prevents ...

The Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), is a parasitic lamprey found on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America, in the western Mediterranean Sea, and in the Great Lakes. Sea lampreys are considered a pest invasive species in the Great Lakes r...

The Silver Moony (Monodactylus argenteus), is a perciform fish found in the Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, North to the Yaeyamas, south to New Caledonia and Australia. This fish is often kept in brackish water aquaria. Silver moony has a silver ...

The Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus narinari), also known as the bonnet ray, is a cartilaginous fish found in shallow coastal waters by coral reefs and bays, in depths down to 260 feet. They can be found globally in tropical regions, including the Gulf of...

The Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri), is a dark blue scombrid fish found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas. Some say that the name "Wahoo" is a derivation of the name of the Hawaiian Island Oahu, while others say the name derives from the exclam...