Category: Fish


The Chimaera is also known as Chimaera fish, ghost sharks, ratfish, or rabbitfishes. These fish are related to both sharks and rays and are a member of the order Chimaeriformes. Unlike a lot of animals that you’ll find in the water, the chimaera has a skeleton that is made up of cartilage and their skin

Shovelnose Ray

The shovelnose ray is known by many names such as the long nosed shovelnose ray, the long snouted ray, shovelnose shark, Australian guitarfish, and the eastern fiddler ray. Whatever you want to call it this is a ray that has a body disc that is not all that much longer than it is wide. What

Bali Catshark

Not much is known about the Bali catshark. What is known about this newly discovered species is that it is only found in Bali, Indonesia and it was found when a survey was being done of the fish that is found in local fish markets. Little did local fishermen know, they were catching a shark


The Axolotl is one of the Mexican neotenic mole salamanders. This species belongs to the Tiger Salamander complex and they are different from the other species because they never go through metamorphosis so even as adults they are gilled and aquatic. The species is well known in Mexico, and that is because they are thought


The Hagfish is not a species that a lot of people are all that familiar with. Because of this when most people see them for the first time they are certain that the creature is either a snake or an eel, but it is neither.  The Hagfish is indeed a fish; it just does not

Blob Fish

The Blob fish is a type of fish found off the coast of Australia and Tasmania but don’t expect to see one on your holidays as they are extremely rare to come by. The reason the Blob fish is so rare is that they live very deep down in the sea, literally just off of

Cone Shellfish

One of the most dangerous types of fish are found in the tropical waters around Australia. Called the Cone Shellfish, they are about ten centimeters long with the largest recorded being only about 20 CM long. A cone shellfish uses darts to kill their prey and to fend off unwelcome visitors to their space. The

Goblin Shark

Goblin shark, scientifically known as Mitsukurina owstoni, is a wacky creature of deep blue sea. Having a soft and flabby body with blade-shaped long snout makes this creature set apart from the rest. It has fang-type teeth with extensively sharp jaws. The most striking part of their body is the unusual shape of their head.

Walking Shark

The tiny Epaulette shark is a relatively new discovery, but one that is unique in its style and method of movement. The “walking” shark, rather than swim around to gather prey, walks across the bottom, using its fins to take it where it wants to go. The walking shark moves by propelling itself with its

Frilled Shark

The frilled shark, is one of several species of primitive shark, The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from other sharks, and it was proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order. The frilled was thought to

Blue Marlin

The Blue marlin is a strikingly lovely fish, the largest of the Atlantic Marlin as well as being one of the largest actual fish in the world, with the female, who is much larger than the male, reaching about 14 feet long and weighing in about 1900 pounds, nearly a ton. The average for these

Sand Tiger Shark

The Sand Shark, which is also known as a sand tiger has a very aggressive and ferocious look. This look is deceptive, with their mouth full of teeth, sharp and sticking out in all different directions. They have large heavy bodies and many teeth, showing even when the mouth is closed, which gives them the

Angler Fish

The Anglerfish always seems to look irritated. To be honest, this deep sea fish does have a right to be somewhat upset since it is very probably the ugliest creature in the world, and lives, completely engulfed in darkness, on the most chilly, damp, inhospitable environment in the world, the bottom of the sea. The

Alligator Gar

The Alligator Gar is an aggressive, solitary fish found in the southeastern United States. The alligator gar is the largest species of gar and is the largest exclusively freshwater fish in North America. It can be as long as eight to twelve feet and often weighs at least 100 pounds at maturity. The current world