Pacific and California halibut are flatfish that swim on their side. Their eyes are located on the upper side of their body. They are predators and have great camouflage.
Colourful fish attract human beings. Having fish at home aquarium, watching them in fish aquariums or venturing to snorkelling, all provide opportunities for enjoying and having peace and serenity.
Chimaeras are strange fish that are sometimes known as ratfish, rabbitfish, elephant fish or rhinochimaeras. The lines on their surface often look like seams.
The frilled shark is a strange, deep water shark with a wide head, a huge mouth, a long, eel-like body and a low reproduction rate. It’s caught as bycatch and is near threatened.
Cod and hake are interesting cold water fish that make nutritious foods. The fish stocks need to be managed sustainably to prevent the collapse of the fisheries.
True fishes are those with bony skeletons. Some of them are as vicious as the sharks and the rays. In fact, the Barracudas, which are a true bony fish, are known to be more feared than most sharks. Barracudas are...
Fish have been a source of recreation for humans. Bright coloured fish provide soothing opportunity and we all have colour preferences. Blue fish combined with others have been a source of attraction.
A comprehensive natural history of Hippocampus kuda including a physical description, systematics and paleontology, geographical and ecological distribution, habits, sensory modalities, and more.
Hagfish make large amounts of sticky slime that many people find disgusting. The slime contains strong protein threads that may be useful for making a fabric.
They're so ugly they're beautiful. Half-horse, half-fish, 100-percent unique in the animal world. The Latin name for their genus, Hippocampus, says it all.
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