FLYING FISH: WHERE THEY LIVE, SPECIES, CURIOSITIES AND IMAGES

FLYING FISH: WHERE THEY LIVE, SPECIES, CURIOSITIES AND IMAGES

Saltwater fish
With the great biodiversity that houses the marine environment, it was not for less that it offered us something as curious as a fish that has the ability to fly over the waters of seas and oceans. That's right, fish that can get out of the water and fly exist, hence the name they get from flying fish. Very curious, right? Are you interested in discovering these unique fish called exocetids(Exocoteidae)?? If so, go ahead and delve into this article that we propose from fishlists, where we detail everything about flying fish: where they live, species, curiosities and images. What are flying fish and where they live Belonging to the family of exocetid fish(Exocoteidae), there are currently about 70 species of flying fish. These fish are found to be adesting the warm waters of…
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Megamouth shark: Characteristics, types, habitat and more…

Megamouth shark: Characteristics, types, habitat and more…

Saltwater fish
The Megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) is one of the rarest and least known species in the world. Since it was discovered in 1976, only 117 sightings have been reported, and most of them come from organisms stranded on the beach or accidental fishing. One of its main characteristics is its giant mouth, which is why it is called "Megamouth shark". This cartilaginous fish is a close relative of the whale shark, so it has a rather showy size, but it is not a dangerous species. If you want to find out more about this organism, read on. Megamouth shark habitat Despite the lack of information on the animal - due to the fact that it is not easy to encounter this shark - it has been possible to date some…
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Pelican eel fish: habitat and characteristics

Pelican eel fish: habitat and characteristics

Saltwater fish
The ocean depths, where light is non-existent, hide countless secrets. In this practically unexplored world, and almost alien to human influence, the fauna has developed incredible forms, so alien to our perception that they are difficult to understand with the naked eye. The Pelican eel is a clear example of this. Among this collection of monstrous creatures, the Pelican eel (Eurypharynx pelecanoides) is particularly unlikely. It seems to be abundant and well distributed, although it is rarely encountered in the natural environment by humans. Therefore, its biology remains largely unknown. Even so, this species has some contact with humans, as since the 1970s hundreds of this species have fallen into fishermen's nets, especially in the Atlantic Ocean. If you want to learn more about this alien-looking fish, its habitat, characteristics…
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Flame angelfish: habitat, characteristics and care

Flame angelfish: habitat, characteristics and care

Saltwater fish
The flame angelfish is a striking species due to its bright red colors and is part of the dwarf angelfish family. It is an important ornamental fish, as it is very popular among lovers of aquariums. Unfortunately, due to their characteristics, not everyone can keep these animals healthy in the home environment. The flame angelfish belongs to the Pomacanthidae family, which includes several species similar in shape, but different in coloration. Specifically, in this space we will talk about Centropyge loriculus, so read on to learn more about this enigmatic fish. Characteristics FamilyPomacanthidaeOriginIndo-Pacific as far north as the Hawaiian IslandsSocialSemi-aggressiveTank LevelAll levelsMinimum Tank Size30 gallonsDietOmnivoreBreedingRarely breeds in captivityCareModeratepH8.1–8.4Temperature75–80 degrees Fahrenheit (25–27 degrees Celsius) Habitat of the flame angelfish This small fish has a preference for slightly deep habitats, which can…
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Nassau grouper: habitat, characteristics and care..

Nassau grouper: habitat, characteristics and care..

Saltwater fish
The Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) is a common commercially exploited fish, found in several coral reefs. It belongs to the Serranidae family, one of the largest and most widely distributed in marine waters. This species was once considered one of the most abundant in the world, although it is now critically endangered. It is a predator that actively competes against barracudas, sharks and other fish. Thanks to the diversity of its coloration and its economic importance, it has been an important pillar for the fishing industry. However, it is currently facing risks that may threaten its population. Read on to learn more about this curious fish. Habitat of Nassau grouper The Nassau grouper is a tropical species, which covers a large part of the Atlantic Ocean coasts. It can be found…
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Trumpet fish: Characteristics, types, habitat and more…

Trumpet fish: Characteristics, types, habitat and more…

Saltwater fish
The term "trumpet fish" refers to 3 species of extremely elongated and very similar fish, all belonging to the family Aulostomidae, in turn included in the order Syngnathiformes. Although they do not look very similar, trumpet fishes share a higher taxon with seahorses. The very name of the genus Aulostomus gives us information about the characteristics of these fish, since aulas means flute in Greek and tomus (stoma) refers to its mouth. If you want to know more about this atypical group of acanthopterygians, read on. Habitat of the trumpet fish First of all, we must emphasize that the genus Aulostomus comprises 3 different species: Aulostomus chinensis, Aulostomus maculatus and Aulostomus strigosus. We are going to focus on the most common trumpetfish of all (Aulostomus maculatus), although we will also…
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Crystal jelly jellyfish: characteristics, diet and distribution

Crystal jelly jellyfish: characteristics, diet and distribution

Saltwater fish
The Crystal jelly jellyfish is a fascinating animal, as it possesses a protein that has been widely used in the study of biological processes in human cells. Find out more about this invertebrate! Crystal jelly jellyfish: characteristics, diet and distribution Jellyfish are one of the marine animals that cause more curiosity, but among all of them, the Crystal jelly jellyfish stands out. This invertebrate has special characteristics that make it unique, and has even aroused the interest of science. Its scientific name is Aequorea Victoria and it belongs to the Aequoreidae family, which includes more than 25 species. The common name of this jellyfish comes from its gelatinous and almost transparent appearance, similar to Crystal. This aspect makes it almost imperceptible to humans, especially because it usually lives in deep…
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Mandarin fish (Dragonets) Care Information

Mandarin fish (Dragonets) Care Information

Saltwater fish
What colors and shapes: when you look at the mandarin fish, you will be amazed at what nature is capable of. With its colorful patterns of dots, spots, and stripes, this lyre fish casts a spell on every observer. Therefore it is one of the most beautiful fish in saltwater aquariums. Find out everything you need to know about keeping the mandarin fish (Synchiropus splendidus) in our article. Appearance: Small fish with colorful patterns The mandarin fish is a small underwater inhabitant. On average, it becomes five to eight centimeters long. But despite its small size, it is hard to miss. Because the mandarin fish is characterized by its diverse colors and patterns. You'd think a colorful artist would have waved a brush. A bright orange, yellow, blue, and green…
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