Category: Fish

  • Sand Shark

    There are three species of Sand Sharks, also known as grey nurse sharks, ragged Tooth Sharks, or Sand Tiger Sharks. Sand Sharks get their name from their habit of swimming very close to beaches and coastlines. The Sand Shark eats fish, crustaceans, and squid. This shark has an interesting way…

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  • Wobbegong

    Wobbegongs are bottom dwellers, spending their days resting and swimming near the ocean bottom. Their skins feature a symmetrical pattern that helps them blend into their surroundings. They’re sometimes called “carpet sharks” because they seem to become part of the ocean floor. With their flat, wide bodies, protruding eyeballs, and…

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  • Hammerhead Shark

    Hammerhead Sharks, named for their oddly shaped heads, live in temperate and tropical oceans throughout the world, and can be found in coastal regions as well as in deep water. Schools of Hammerhead Sharks sometimes migrate north during the summer to cooler waters. Although rarely dangerous to humans, Hammerhead Sharks…

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  • Manta Ray

    The Manta Ray is a large species of flattened fish, closely related to other cartilaginous fish such as sharks. The Manta Ray is the largest species of ray in the world with some Manta Ray individuals reaching up to 9 meters wide. The Manta Ray is most commonly found in…

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  • Dolphin

    The term common dolphin tends to refer to the short-beaked common dolphin and the long-beaked common dolphin that are found in warmer seas worldwide. The common dolphin is generally found around the Mediterranean Sea but are also commonly seen in deep offshore waters and to a lesser extent over continental…

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  • Barracuda

    The barracuda is a ray-finned fish known for its large size, fearsome appearance and ferocious behavior. There are more than 20 different species of barracuda that range in size from less than 50 cm to nearly 2 meters in length. The barracuda is widely spread across the oceans but is…

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  • Great White Shark

    The Great White Shark is a large species of shark found mainly found inhabiting the temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide. They are the largest predatory fish species in the world known to grow to lengths of 8 meters or more and weighing over 2 tones. Great White Sharks are…

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  • X-Ray Tetra

    Pristella maxillaris, the only species in the genus Pristella, is commonly known as the X-Ray fish or X-Ray Tetra because of its translucent body. The X-Ray Tetra is a small species of schooling fish that is naturally found in the Amazon rivers coastal waters in South America. They were first…

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  • Whale Shark

    The Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving, filter-feeding Carpet Shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 18.8 m. (62 ft) The Whale Shark holds many records for size in the animal kingdom, most notably being by far the largest living…

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  • Oarfish

    Oarfish are large, greatly elongated, pelagic labriform fish belonging to the small family Regalecidae. Found in all temperate to tropical oceans yet rarely seen, the oarfish family contains three species in two genera. One of these, the giant oarfish, (Regalecus glesne) is the longest bony fish alive, growing up to…

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