Fish Species

Saltwater Fish

Saltwater Fish Species
There are many species suitable for saltwater aquariums, from Fish to Seahorses and Sharks to Coral and Crustaceans. A huge variety of shapes and colors are available but before making your purchase it is vital to research each individual species and their particular requirements.

Interesting Saltwater Fish Species Information and Facts

Fact 1:
The Box Jellyfish is one of the most venomous creatures in the sea, the toxins from its venom attacks the nervous system, heart and skin!

Fact 2: Marine Ich or Cryptocaryon irritans (Scientific name) is a common disease that affects Saltwater Fish and is difficult to treat

Fact 3: The plural of the word fish is fishes, however when describing more than one fish of the same species, the word fish is still used instead of the plural! An example would be 20 Puffer Fish, not 20 Puffer Fishes!

Fact 4: The Female seahorse lays her eggs in a special pouch on the male seahorse's stomach, he then takes care of the eggs until the baby seahorses hatch

Interesting Fish Species Information and Facts
The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process. A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.

 

Fish Facts
Did you know...

- Angelfish will breed for life. If one of the pair dies, the other will not breed again!

- The box jellyfish is one of the most venomous creatures in the sea, the toxins from its venom attacks the nervous system, heart and skin!

- The teeth of a Piranaha are sharp enough to cut through a steel fishing hook

- Fish do not have vocal cords but they can make sounds! For example the Oyster toadfish uses its swim bladder to produce a wailing sound which is comparable to the sound made by a foghorn!

Facts about Fish Species
Did The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process. A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process. The species detailed on this website are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond, Clown, Koi,
Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral..

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