Category: Fish

Pink Salmon

The pink salmon (also known as the humpback salmon) is the smallest and most abundant Pacific salmon species. Its latin name derives the Russian name of this fish, gorbuša. Some people think that ‘pink salmon’ derives from the color of the fish, like how the sockeye salmon is called the red salmon because it is

Sockeye Salmon

Also known as a red salmon or a blueback salmon, the sockeye salmon is a species that is found in the northern Pacific Ocean and the bodies of water such as rivers nearby that discharge into it. There are also similar species found in landlocked area called the kokanee. It is the 3rd most common

Atlantic Spanish Mackerel

As the name suggests, the Atlantic Spanish Mackerel is an open-sea schooling species of mackerel that is found in the Atlantic Ocean. These fish swim in the open sea away from the coast, however they sometimes swim in shoals and also often migrate to another spots. Atlantic Spanish mackerels are shallow water species where they

Yellowfin Tuna

The yellowfin tuna are breed of tuna found in warm seas and oceans around the world as they prefer tropical temperatures. Yellowfin are often refered to as ahi by Hawaiians, which basically means a bigeye tuna. Meanwhile, French and Portuguese Fishermen sometimes refer to the yellowfin tuna as albacora. 3 Yellowfin Tuna During the daytime,

European Eel

The European or the Common Eel is still a very mysterious animal as it’s one of the greatest and weirdest travelers on this planet. Although the mature specimens of this species are widespread in almost all the rivers of Europe, their development or maturing were a puzzle still 100 years ago. European Eels start their


One of the most unique sea creatures in the world is the stingray. Stingrays can be easily identified as animals that look like a flat shark but with a whip-like tail. They are commonly found in the shallow coastal marine waters of warmer temperate seas throughout the world. Stingrays spend most of their time slumbering


Swordfish, also known as Broadbills, are large-sized predataory fish that have a long, flat bill. Although they are elusive, many Fishermen love catching them as they are considered a sport fish. The largest size of swordfish that has ever been caught was a whopping 536.15kg (1,182 lb), which was fished off Child in 1953. The

Manta Ray

Manta Ray also known as the Devilfish is the biggest member of the manta family. It stays near the surface of the water and glides through the oceans like a giant bat. Manta Rays can be found in western parts of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Pacific and Indian Oceans, where they scare

Longfin Mako Shark

Unlike its Shortfin Mako Shark relative, the Longfin Mako Shark actually an uncommon species that is part of the mackerel shark group. This shark species has been around since the ancient times, as the Longfin Mako Shark’s fossilized teeth have actually been discovered from Hamilton, Australia and Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Both of these fossilized deposits

Shortfin Mako Shark

The Shortfin Mako Shark is a large, sharpe nosed mackerel shark that is commonly known as the ‘mako shark’. Although the Shortfin Mako Shark is not as infamous as its shark cousins such as the Great White Shark, it has been featured in the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week program, movies, and novels. The Shortfin Mako


Looking at Mudskipper, one might get the feeling that this is how the first fish who dared to come out of the water looked like many million years ago. They are amphibious fish that have adapted to be able to survive on both land and in water. A fish that can climb trees, how's that

Siamese Fighting Fish

The Siamese Fighting Fish is one of the most spectacular fish that lives in river basins of Southeastern Asia, from Thailand to Borneo. Although reaching only 60 mm in length, they have an impressive visual appearance, because of the long, colourful fins, that can be in almost any colour, from completely black to bright red.

Basking Shark

Compared to the Basking Shark, all the other species of shark look like tiny midgets, but despite its size, the Basking Shark is a peaceful and unprotected water creature. They inhabit waters of moderate temperatures all around the world, where it spends most of its time swimming through the waters and feeding on plankton and


The brightly coloured Clownfish are a true treasure of the coral reefs. They belong to the group of screaming bright coloured fishes that called coral fishes. These inhabitants of the coral reefs are immune to the venom of actinias and thus can cover in the relatively safe parts of the ocean, out of the predators’


The interesting creature of the day is the Lungfish a.k.a salamanderfish. As with many animals, the name already tells you what’s so special about this fish – it’s got lungs! The swimming bladders that are common to almost all the fish have modified so that they can also absorb oxygen. In fact some species of