Fish

Fish are aquatic vertebrates that are covered with scales and breathe through gills without needing to leave the water. Fish can be found in saltwater, freshwater, warm waters or cold waters. In this section, you’ll learn all about aquarium and wild fish.

The Manta Ray – Beautiful and Mysterious

The manta ray is a creature that many consider the epitome of marine elegance due to its appearance. Ignorant people are often afraid of this creature due to how its fins resemble “demon horns”, in addition to the fact that…

The Atlantic Goliath Grouper: Characteristics and Habitat

The Atlantic goliath grouper, whose scientific name is Epinephelus itajara, is a grouper species characterized by its large dimensions. The majority of the Atlantic goliath grouper population is located along the coasts of the American coast. However, this fish has…

Hake Migration Patterns: All You Need to Know

Hake follow two very specific migration patterns. The purpose of one is to find food, the other is for reproduction and the continuation of the species. Hake is a type of fish that is commonly used in recipes around the…

The Sardine Run – The Greatest Show on Earth

The sardine run is a natural phenomenon that’s, indisputably, one of the greatest shows on earth. This migration is the largest one ever recorded in terms of the volume of animals involved in it. Continue reading to find out more…

Marine Life: Do All Jellyfish Sting?

Jellyfish are a common sight along coastlines around the world. While they typically prefer warm climates, it’s becoming increasingly common to find jellyfish in colder waters, as climate change forces certain species to migrate. In today’s article, however, we want…

Swordtail Fish – Diet and Reproduction

If we say Xiphophorus, you probably won’t know we’re talking about. But we’re sure you might know them by one of their more common names: swordtail fish, platyfish, and platy. This is one of the most common fish in aquariums.…

Atlantic Cod: Characteristics and Reproduction

The Atlantic cod is a marine fish species. People also know them as Norwegian cod. They mainly inhabit the coasts of northeastern North America and Greenland, as well as the waters of the Atlantic Ocean near Iceland and the North…

What Are Electric Fish?

Since long before humans invented electricity, electric fish have fascinated scientists. Humans have been aware of their existence since Roman times, and often used their electric charges for therapeutic purposes. There are many species of fish that use electricity in…

3 Amazing Species of Flying Fish

Flying fish live in every single ocean and sea on the planet and there are lots of species of them. Seeing them burst out of the water as if they were birds is truly a sight to be seen. How are…

Cultivating Carp and Pond Fish: What You Need To Know

Many people who have large backyards or plots of land choose to create an artificial pond for cultivating carp and pond fish. Although beginners will have to keep careful notes initially, the investment of time and money will eventually be…

What Are the Differences Between Squid and Cuttlefish?

Although both animals are mollusks that look similar in many ways, there are several differences between squid and cuttlefish. Today we’re going to tell you more about each animal to help you recognize the differences. Important characteristics of squids Squids…

5 Tips for Introducing New Fish to Your Aquarium

An aquarium can be a really elegant decorative element, and is thought to be a great way to combat stress. Plus, it’s a good way to teach children about the responsibilities of looking after a pet from a young age.…

The Barracuda: an Aggressive and Unpredictable Fish

When we think of dangerous marine animals, we usually think of sharks, killer whales and jellyfish. However, not much is known about one of the most common and aggressive fish in coastal waters: the barracuda.  Morphology and habitat of the…

The Life Cycle of Eels

Eels have become a popular addition to some dishes, as many types of Asian cuisine have become more and more prevalent worldwide. However, this animal has remained mysterious to many people. Today, we’re going to tell you all about the…

The Blobfish: Habitat and Characteristics

The blobfish is a species of fish from the Psychrolutidae family. Its scientific name is Psychrolutes marcidus. This species is endemic to Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand. Its gelatinous and soft-boned texture makes it a rather strange and curious fish.…

Sea Wasp: Characteristics and Habitat

The sea wasp, also known as Chironex fleckeri or box jellyfish, lives in Australian and the south-eastern Asian waters. There are almost 200 known species of jellyfish swimming in our planet’s seas. While many jellyfish are actually harmless, scientists think that the…

Species of Stingray and Their Characteristics

Stingrays are part of a large order of cartilaginous fish that characterized by their thin, flat bodies. They have two pectoral fins and a long tail, and, despite their morphological differences, they’re actually related to sharks. In this article, we’ll…

The Sea Lamprey: Habitat and Morphology

The sea lamprey is a creature that really does showcase the incredible biodiversity around us. This species of jawless fish is very easy to recognize. Its fearsome appearance and hematophagous diet have earned it the nickname “sea vampire”. Its mouth…

8 of the Strangest Marine Animals to Amaze You

Here are eight of the strangest marine animals in the world! Prepare to be amazed at this glimpse into the wonderful world beneath the ocean. 1. One of the strangest marine animals: the hairy toadfish Originally from the warm waters…