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The Yellowtail Amberjack or Great Amberjack (Seriola lalandi), is a large fish found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is divided into three subspecies. The California Yellowtail, The Southern Yellowtail, and the Asian Yellowtail. The Southern Yello...

The Kingcroakers (formerly "kingfish") are a species of fish in the genus Menticirrhus and belong to the family Sciaenidae. Four subspecies are recognized: Menticirrhus americanus - Southern Kingfish: This species grows to 20 inches in length. Seven...

The White Croaker (Genyonemus lineatus), is a species of croaker occurring in the Eastern Pacific. White croakers have been found from Magdalena Bay, Baja California, to Vancouver Island, British Columbia, but are not abundant north of San Francisco. T...

The Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus), is a fish of the family Ictaluridae. It is widely distributed throughout North America. It is a species of bullhead catfish and is similar to the black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) and yellow bullhead (Ameiurus nat...

Redband Trout is a fish name that may be a synonym for the rainbow trout, but is used more narrowly for two subspecies with well-defined geographical distributions in the United States: the Columbia River Redband trout, (Oncorhynchus mykiss gardenia), ...

The White Perch (Morone americana), is not a true perch. It is a species of fish from the temperate bass family Moronidae. Although favoring brackish waters, it is also found in fresh water and coastal areas from the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario...

The European Perch (Perca fluviatilis), is a highly predatory species of perch found in Europe and Asia. In some areas it is known as the redfin perch or English perch, and it is often referred to by the shortform perch. The species is very popular and...

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...