The white-spotted puffer is found around reefs, sea grass, tide pools, estuaries, and lagoons. In the South-East Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific Ocean, Red Sea, Japan, Hawaiian Islands, and also off the southern coast of California.
This harmless shark is native to the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Indonesia, it is also found in coastal waters from Japan to India.
Native to the Tombigbee, Tennessee, Mississippi and Pearl Rivers, the barfish is also found in smaller rivers, pools, basins, ponds, and lakes, from Lake Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico in central areas of the U.S.
The yellow-and-black triplefin is found in the Southwest Pacific north of New Zealand. Sheltering itself on the ocean floor, it hides in sponge growths where large crevices of overhangs and boulders can be found, usually at depths between 50 - 150 feet.
The yellowfin tuna is found in deep off-shore water distributed worldwide in both tropical and subtropical oceans, ranging to depths of 330 ft.
The longnose butterflyfish has a wide distribution range. In the Indo-Pacific it is found in the Red Sea, East Africa, around the Hawaiian and Easter Islands, also from southern Japan to Lord Howe Island, and throughout Micronesia.
The smooth trunkfish fish is found in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and western Atlantic Ocean from Canada to Brazil residing on coral reefs and sandy ocean floors.
The bluespotted cornetfish can be found on the entire coastlines of the Western Atlantic, Western Africa, and Mediterranean Sea in depths up to 650 ft.
Formally known as the Colorado squawfish, this freshwater species is now called the Colorado pikeminnow.
The viviparous blenny is also called the viviparous eelpout and lives in the cooler waters of the Northeast Atlantic, also in the Baltic, Barents, North, Irish, and White Seas.
The convict blenny lives in tunnels around coastal reefs and in shallow lagoons of the Western South Pacific, mainly from the Philippines to the Solomon Islands.
The ocean pout has antifreeze proteins in its blood so it is able to survive in water temperatures ranging from freezing to 50 degrees “F” in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.
The twoline eelpout is native to the deep water between the Bering Sea and Mexico, including Attu Island, also in the north western Pacific from northern Russia to southern Japan.
The reef manta ray is found in shallow coastal waters around the Indo-West Pacific, The Red Sea, South Africa, Thailand and Western Australia. It can also be found around the southern islands of Japan and from Eastern Australia to French Polynesia, inc...
The largest ray in the world is the giant oceanic manta ray. It is found in the open water of all the major oceans of the world.
The cownose ray is found in the western Atlantic from the coast of Maine to southern Brazil. In the fall schools of 10,000 or more will migrate south to the warmer water of Yucatan, Mexico.
The bat ray is part of the eagle ray family living on the sandy or muddy sea bottom, a kelp bed, and rocky shoreline, in an estuary, bay, or slough off the Pacific coast and around the Galapagos Islands.
The bull ray is found in the warm coastal waters, lagoons, and estuaries of Europe and Africa, mainly in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Black Sea, and Mediterranean Sea.
The silver arowana is native to South America in the Amazon, Rupununi, and Oyapock rivers.
The African arowana is native to the African region of Sahelo-Sudanese, Senegal, Gambia, also in the basins of Corubal, Volta, Oueme, Niger, Benoue, and Nile rivers, Lake Chad and Lake Turkana.