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 Life Cycle of Eels

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishEels are born and grow in salt water, but live their adult lives in freshwater. Find out all about them here.Eels have become a popular addition to some dishes, as many types of…

The Blobfish: Habitat and Characteristics

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishThe blobfish is an extremely rare marine animal. Since it lives in deep waters, its appearance changes when it is brought to the surface. Its body is gelatinous and has a low density,…

Sea Wasp: Characteristics and Habitat

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishThe sea wasp's tiny body is less aggressive than its tentacles, which can measure up to three meters in length. Each tentacle is covered in stinging cells called cnidocytes.The sea wasp, also known…

Species of Stingray and Their Characteristics

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishStingrays are a marine species that are great at adapting to their environment. They can live on the coast, in the open sea or at depths of 3,000 meters. Stingrays are part of a…

The Sea Lamprey: Habitat and Morphology

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishThe sea lamprey is a type of fish similar to an eel. It is an anadromous species, which means it can live in both fresh and sea water. The elongated shape of its…

8 of the Strangest Marine Animals to Amaze You

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishWhile there are probably marine animals that human beings haven't been discovered yet, the seas and oceans hide some peculiar species.Here are eight of the strangest marine animals in the world! Prepare to…

The Stonefish, a Master of Camouflage

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishThe stonefish is considered the most poisonous and deadly fish in the world, and it's a camouflage artist. They tend to bite unsuspecting swimmers who enter their habitat. Although it may look like…

Two Common Types of Flatfish: Sole and Megrim

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishToday, we're going to tell you about two different kinds of the famous flatfish family. Keep reading to learn what they are, and how they're different!The common sole and four-spot megrim are two…

Why is the Clownfish Orange?

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishA study reveals why the clownfish is orange and has the stripes it's so well known forIn the coral reefs of the tropics, there are hundreds of striking species of fish. This has…

What Is the Red-Lipped Batfish?

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishThe red-lipped batfish is an aquatic animal known for its extravagant shape and bright crimson lips. It's also a fish that doesn't swim, but instead moves through the sandThe red-lipped batfish (or gcocephalus…

Four Good Types of Filters for your Aquarium

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishFilters help cycle nitrogen and keep water clean, so your fish don't get sick.An aquarium full of colorful fish is a lovely addition to any home or room. Of course, in order to…

The fauna of the Great Barrier Reef

Home » Animals » Wild Animals » FishThere are many endangered species that live within this ecosystem. It's 1600 kilometers are protected by law. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest underwater habitat on earth. It’s so big that astronauts claim…