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Saltwater fish

Species #: 1

Common Name: Ocellaris clownfish Scientific Name: Amphiprion ocellaris Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Pomacentridae

Geography / Habitat: lives in the indo-pacific regions around coral reefs Life Strategy: use anemones as protection and feed anemones with its waste to provide nutrients to it. Food / Feed Strategy: will stay near anemone and feed in the area around it

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: Terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 2

Common Name: Flame angelfish Scientific Name: Centropyge loricula Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Pomacentridae

Geography / Habitat: Tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean, in reefs scattered Oceania Life Strategy: lives 5-7 years, and hides most of the time to avoid predators Food / Feed Strategy: eats natural algae and plankton

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: Terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 3

Common Name: Queen Angelfish Scientific Name: Holacanthus ciliaris Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Pomacentridae

Geography / Habitat: Lives in reefs in the Atlantic Life Strategy: use camouflage to blend in with reefs Food / Feed Strategy: feeeds off of sponges and corals

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: Terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 4

Common Name: Atlantic tarpon Scientific Name: Megalops atlanticus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Elopiformes

Family: Megalopidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in the tropical and subtropical regions of the Atlantic Ocean Life Strategy: little is known about this animals live style Food / Feed Strategy: they hunt and eat smaller fish in the open ocean

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 5

Common Name: Pink salmon Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Salmonformes

Family: Salmonidae

Geography / Habitat: are born in freshwater streams and grow up in the Pacific Ocean Life Strategy: live for two years and go back to the streams which they were born and lay their eggs then die. Food / Feed Strategy: they mainly eat shrimp and krill

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: Terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 6

Common Name: Atlantic herring Scientific Name: Clupea harengus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Clupeiformes

Family: Clupeidae

Geography / Habitat: found all throughout the Atlantic Life Strategy: live in large schools and is one of the most abundant species on earth Food / Feed Strategy: they eat smaller fish and krill

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: Terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 7

Common Name: Atlantic flyingfish Scientific Name: Cheilopogon melanurus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Beloniformes

Family: Exocoetidae

Geography / Habitat: live in the Pelagic and Neritic zones of the Atlantic ocean Life Strategy: trust themselves into the air to avoid predators Food / Feed Strategy: they mainly eat plankton

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Body Form or Style: Fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Subcarngiform Mouth Position: Terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 8

Common Name: Ocean sunfish Scientific Name: Mola mola Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Tetraodontiformes

Family: Molidae

Geography / Habitat: every ocean in the world Life Strategy: lay the most eggs out of any fish and its life span is still unknown, also worlds heaviest fish Food / Feed Strategy: a lot of jelly fish

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Body Form or Style: Taeniform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 9

Common Name: Black-blotched porcupinefish Scientific Name: Diodon liturosus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Tetraodontiformes

Family: Diodontidae

Geography / Habitat: They live in separated part of the world like the Red Sea, East Africa, and South of Japan Life Strategy: Inflates itself to scare of predators and is poisonous Food / Feed Strategy: it eats crustaceans and mollusks

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Body Form or Style: Globiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 10

Common Name: Dog-Faced Puffer Scientific Name: Arothron nigropunctatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Tetraodontiformes

Family: Arothron

Geography / Habitat: they live in reefs around the Pacific and Indian Oceans Life Strategy: To scare away predators they inflate themselves and are highly poisonous Food / Feed Strategy: they eat coral sponges and crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: Globiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 11

Common Name: Red lionfish Scientific Name: Pterois volitans Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Scorpaeniformes

Family: Scorpaenidae

Geography / Habitat: they live in the Indo-Pacific region Life Strategy: Are posionous and reproduce monthly all year long Food / Feed Strategy: they eat other fish and eat thier prey whole

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 12

Common Name: Reef triggerfish Scientific Name: Rhinecanthus rectangulus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Tetraodoniformes

Family: Balistidae

Geography / Habitat: Reefs in the Pacific ocean Life Strategy: when caught it makes a pig like sound, also blows water from its mouth to find food Food / Feed Strategy: small animals that live in debris

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 13

Common Name: Thicklip grey mullet Scientific Name: Chelon labrosus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order:

Family:

Geography / Habitat: lives in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea Life Strategy: they migrate during the summer and lay eggs in the winter Food / Feed Strategy: little is known about what they eat

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 14

Common Name: Yellow tang Scientific Name: Zebrasoma flavescens Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Acanthuridae

Geography / Habitat: Lives in the Indian and Pacific oceans Life Strategy: tends to live well among other creatures Food / Feed Strategy: they eat algae and plants

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 15

Common Name: Titan triggerfish Scientific Name: Balistoides viridescens Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Tetraodontiformes

Family: Balistidae

Geography / Habitat: Lives in lagoons and reefs in the indo-pacific region Life Strategy: defends it next and will bite people if it thinks the nest is in danger Food / Feed Strategy: it eats shell fish urchins crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 16

Common Name: Foxface rabbitfish Scientific Name: Siganus vulpinus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Siganidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in the Pacific Life Strategy: has venomous spines Food / Feed Strategy: eats algae and plants

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 17

Common Name: Milkfish Scientific Name: Chanos chanos Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Gonorynchiformes

Family: Chanidae

Geography / Habitat: they live in the Indian ocean and the pacific ocean Life Strategy: they are schooling fish and migrate to mangrove swamps to reproduce Food / Feed Strategy: eat algae and invertebrates

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 18

Common Name: Giant moray Scientific Name: Gymnothorax javanicus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Anguilliformes

Family: Muraenidae

Geography / Habitat: Life Strategy: Food / Feed Strategy:

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Body Form or Style: Anguilliform Swim / Locomotion Style: Anguilliform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 19

Common Name: Atlantic blue marlin Scientific Name: Makaira nigricans Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Istiophoridae

Geography / Habitat: mainly around the mid Atlantic area Life Strategy: can reproduce in two to four years after birth, and can grow .5 of an inch a day Food / Feed Strategy: it eats smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: Fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 20

Common Name: Atlantic sailfish Scientific Name: Istiophorus albicans Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Istiophoridae

Geography / Habitat: It lives in the Atlantic ocean Life Strategy: they have incredible speed that can be up to 110 kilometers per hour Food / Feed Strategy: they eat and hunt schooling fish like anchovies

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Body Form or Style: Fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 21

Common Name: Pajama Cardinalfish Scientific Name: Sphaeramia nematoptera Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Apogonidae

Geography / Habitat: live in the Great barrier reef and the nearby islands Life Strategy: it is a mouth brooder and is a schooling fish Food / Feed Strategy: they eat algae

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 22

Common Name: Bluestreak cleaner wrasse Scientific Name: Labroides dimidiatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Labridae

Geography / Habitat: live in the Red sea and the indo-pacific regions Life Strategy: cleans other fish if parasites Food / Feed Strategy: it eats parasites and other fish's dead skin

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Body Form or Style: taeniform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 23

Common Name: cocoa damselfish Scientific Name: Stegastes variabilis Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Pomacentridae

Geography / Habitat: it lives in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico in reefs Life Strategy: males guard eggs and fertilizes and area when the female will lay them Food / Feed Strategy: they eat algae and sponges

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 24

Common Name: Giant Oarfish Scientific Name: Regalecus glesne Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Lampriformes

Family: Regalecidae

Geography / Habitat: deep in the oceans of the world Life Strategy: unknown, world largest bony fish Food / Feed Strategy: unknown

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Body Form or Style: Taeniform Swim / Locomotion Style: Anguilliform Mouth Position: superior

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 25

Common Name: Atlantic bluefin tuna Scientific Name: Thunnus thynnus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Scombridae

Geography / Habitat: northern Atlantic ocean Life Strategy: uses its speed to catch its prey and out swim preditors Food / Feed Strategy: eats schooling fish and smaller fish to keep up its energy

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Body Form or Style: Fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 26

Common Name: Atlantic bonito Scientific Name: Sarda sarda Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Scombridae

Geography / Habitat: shallow parts of the Atlantic ocean Life Strategy: schooling fish and sometimes jump out of the water Food / Feed Strategy: they eat smaller fish and sometimes squid

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Body Form or Style: Fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 27

Common Name: Red drum Scientific Name: Sciaenops ocellatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Sciaenidae

Geography / Habitat: in the Atlantic ocean from New York to Mexico Life Strategy: uses the spots to distract preditors from the drum's head Food / Feed Strategy: it eats crabs, shrimp, sand dollars, and smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 28

Common Name: Nassau grouper Scientific Name: Epinephelus striatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Serranidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in coral reefs in the Atlantic Life Strategy: it is one of the largest fish that lives on the reefs so it has no real predators Food / Feed Strategy: eats smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: wikipedia.com


Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 29

Common Name: Cobia Scientific Name: Rachycentron canadum Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Rachycentridae

Geography / Habitat: the Caribbean, Japan, India, and Australia Life Strategy: the dorsal fins has 6 sharp spines that can pierce flesh easily Food / Feed Strategy: smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: Fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 30

Common Name: Gulf sturgeon Scientific Name: Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Acipenseriformes

Family: Acipenseridae

Geography / Habitat: Gulf of Mexico Life Strategy: stay near the bottom of the gulf and jumps out of the water to communicate with other sturgeons Food / Feed Strategy: mollusks shrimp worms and isopods

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Body Form or Style: sagittiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangiform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 31

Common Name: Great barracuda Scientific Name: Sphyraena barracuda Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Sphyraenidae

Geography / Habitat: All the world's oceans Life Strategy: uses it aerodynamic body to out swim predators and prey Food / Feed Strategy: smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: sagittiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 32

Common Name: Great white shark Scientific Name: Carcharodon carcharias Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Lamniformes

Family: Lamnidae

Geography / Habitat: all over the world Life Strategy: has no natural predators expect humans Food / Feed Strategy: eats other fish, sharks and sea turtles

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 33

Common Name: Whale shark Scientific Name: Rhincodon typus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Orectolobiformes

Family: Rhincodontidae

Geography / Habitat: all over the world Life Strategy: world's largest fish Food / Feed Strategy: filter feeds

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 34

Common Name: Great hammerhead Scientific Name: Sphyrna mokarran Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Carcharhiniformes

Family: Sphyrnidae

Geography / Habitat: All oceans except the Arctic ocean Life Strategy: its head give the shark great turning speed Food / Feed Strategy: eats smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 35

Common Name: Basking shark Scientific Name: Cetorhinus maximus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Lamniformes

Family: Cetorhinidae

Geography / Habitat: all oceans expect the Indian ocean Life Strategy: world's 2nd largest fish Food / Feed Strategy: filter feeder

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 36

Common Name: Tiger shark Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Carcharhiniformes

Family: Carcharhinidae

Geography / Habitat: Lives in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans Life Strategy: are great stealth preditiors Food / Feed Strategy: eat fish, birds, and crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 37

Common Name: Nurse shark Scientific Name: Ginglymostoma cirratum Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Orectolobiformes

Family: Ginglymostomatidae

Geography / Habitat: Atlantic and Eastern Pacific Life Strategy: are nocturnal Food / Feed Strategy: diet consists of stingrays, fish, and crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: depressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 38

Common Name: Bat ray Scientific Name: Myliobatis californica Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Myliobatiformes

Family: Myliobatidae

Geography / Habitat: Of the coast of California Life Strategy: has a venomous spine in the tail Food / Feed Strategy: eats mollusks and crusteans

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Body Form or Style: Depressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Rajiform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 39

Common Name: Giant Oceanic Manta Ray Scientific Name: Manta birostris Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Myliobatiformes

Family: Myliobatidae

Geography / Habitat: Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans Life Strategy: largest ray in the world Food / Feed Strategy: filters out its food from the water

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Body Form or Style: depressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: rajifom Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 40

Common Name: Lesser electric ray Scientific Name: Narcine bancroftii Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Torpediniformes

Family: Narcinidae

Geography / Habitat: found from North Carolina to Brazil Life Strategy: has 2 electric glands that it uses to stun or defend itself Food / Feed Strategy: eats sea anemones, small fish, and crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: depressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: rajifom Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 41

Common Name: Small-spotted catshark Scientific Name: Scyliorhinus canicula Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Carcharhiniformes

Family: Scyliorhinidae

Geography / Habitat: id found in the Mediterranean, north-west Africa, and the waters surrounding the British isles Life Strategy: stay in shallow water to avoid large predators Food / Feed Strategy: decapod crustaceans and fish are their main diet

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 42

Common Name: Horn shark Scientific Name: Heterodontus francisci Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: chondrichthyes

Order: Heterodontiformes

Family: Heterodontidae

Geography / Habitat: eastern Pacific ocean Life Strategy: as adults they hide in very rocky places Food / Feed Strategy: mollusks, crustaceans, and echinoderms

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: tunniform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 43

Common Name: Common thresher Scientific Name: Alopias vulpinus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Lamniformes

Family: Alopiidae

Geography / Habitat: on few coasts in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans Life Strategy: uses its long fin to stun prey but hitting it with it Food / Feed Strategy: eats schooling fishes

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 44

Common Name: Shortfin mako shark Scientific Name: Isurus oxyrinchus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Lamniformes

Family: Lamnidae

Geography / Habitat: Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans Life Strategy: fastest shark in the world Food / Feed Strategy: ,mainly eats smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 45

Common Name: Lemon shark Scientific Name: Negaprion brevirostris Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Carcharhiniformes

Family: Carcharhinidae

Geography / Habitat: Atlantic and eastern Pacific oceans Life Strategy: its brownish color camouflages it with the sand bottom Food / Feed Strategy: eats smaller fish

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: thunniform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 46

Common Name: Zebra shark Scientific Name: Stegostoma fasciatum Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Orectolobiformes

Family: Stegostomatidae

Geography / Habitat: Indian and Pacific oceans Life Strategy: has a long eel like tail, and has stripes as young Food / Feed Strategy: mainly eat mollusks

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: anguilliform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 47

Common Name: angelshark Scientific Name: Squatina squatina Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Squatiniformes

Family: Squatinidae

Geography / Habitat: Coasts of Europe and North Africa Life Strategy: lies motionless on the ocean floor for hours waiting for prey Food / Feed Strategy: mainly eats bottom dwelling fish

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Body Form or Style: depressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: rajiform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 48

Common Name: Spotted eagle ray Scientific Name: Aetobatus narinari Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Myliobatiformes

Family: Myliobatidae

Geography / Habitat: Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans Life Strategy: has a stinger at the base of the tail that has a deadly poison Food / Feed Strategy: its main diet is bivalves

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Body Form or Style: depressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: rajiform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 49

Common Name: Atlantic needlefish Scientific Name: Strongylura marina Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Beloniformes

Family: Belonidae

Geography / Habitat: Coastal waters of the Atlantic Life Strategy: travel to freshwater rivers to hunt for short times Food / Feed Strategy: eats smaller fish and shrimp

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Body Form or Style: Angulliform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Saltwater fish

Species #: 50

Common Name: Bigscale scorpionfish Scientific Name: Scorpaena scrofa Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinoptergii

Order: Scorpaeniformes

Family: Scorpaenidae

Geography / Habitat: East Atlantic is where it is mainly found, but is found in the Mediterranean sea Life Strategy: has four venomous spines on its back Food / Feed Strategy: eats smaller fish whole, and lies motionless and acts like a rock to fool prey to believe they are safe

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Carangiform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 51

Common Name: Goldfish Scientific Name: Carassius auratus auratus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Has no native nabitat Life Strategy: lives in aquariums Food / Feed Strategy: flakes and plants

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

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Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 52

Common Name: Siamese fighting fish or Betta Scientific Name: Betta splendens Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Osphronemidae

Geography / Habitat: Thailand and Vietnam areas Life Strategy: can breathe air Food / Feed Strategy: larvae of animals and small invertebrates

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: supraterminal

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Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 53

Common Name: Koi Scientific Name: Cyprinus carpio Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Not native to nature, breed in china Life Strategy: are ornamental fish Food / Feed Strategy: eats processed food and plants

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

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Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 54

Common Name: zebrafish Scientific Name: Danio rerio Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: live in streams in the Himalayan region Life Strategy: perfect fish or medical tests Food / Feed Strategy: eats plankton larvae and small insects

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: supraterminal

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Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 55

Common Name: red-tailed black shark Scientific Name: Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Thailand Life Strategy: can jump out of the water to escape predators Food / Feed Strategy: eats processed foods and invertebrates

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 56

Common Name: clown loach Scientific Name: Chromobotia macracanthus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cobitidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in Indonesia Life Strategy: plays dead and swims upside down in a tank Food / Feed Strategy: small invertebrates and snails

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 57

Common Name: Common carp Scientific Name: Cyprinus carpio Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Large rivers and lakes in Europe and Asia Life Strategy: very evasive species Food / Feed Strategy: Plants is the main diet of the fish

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 58

Common Name: Largemouth bass Scientific Name: Micropterus salmoides Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: Rivers and lake in the south Life Strategy: have great senses to help avoid hazards Food / Feed Strategy: small fish, frogs, lizards, shrimp, and insects consist of its diet

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 59

Common Name: Spotted Bass Scientific Name: Micropterus punctulatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: Mississippi river basin and the Gulf States Life Strategy: its slim design allows it to out swim predators Food / Feed Strategy: It eats frogs, worms, crustaceans, and insects

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 60

Common Name: Channel catfish Scientific Name: Ictalurus punctatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Ictaluridae

Geography / Habitat: They are found in the Neartic zone Life Strategy: ther noses have receptors that can find amino acid in the water Food / Feed Strategy: they eat small fish, bugs and frogs

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 61

Common Name: blue catfish Scientific Name: Ictalurus furcatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Ictaluridae

Geography / Habitat: Also live in the Neartic region Life Strategy: has similar sensors in the nose as a channel catfish has Food / Feed Strategy: Crayfish, mussels, and frogs are the diet

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 62

Common Name: Alligator Gar Scientific Name: Atractosteus spatula Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Lepisosteiformes

Family: Lepisosteidae

Geography / Habitat: it can be found betwwen the states Texas and North Carolina Life Strategy: there eggs are venomous Food / Feed Strategy: They are ambush predators, and eat fish

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Body Form or Style: sagittiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 63

Common Name: longnose gar Scientific Name: Lepisosteus osseus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Lepisosteiformes

Family: Lepisosteidae

Geography / Habitat: Mecixo Cuba and North America as a whole Life Strategy: the eggs are venomous and are sticky Food / Feed Strategy: they eat fish

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Body Form or Style: sagittiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 64

Common Name: Shortnose Gar Scientific Name: Lepisosteus platostomus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Lepisosteiformes

Family: Lepisosteidae

Geography / Habitat: Mississippi river basin and central America Life Strategy: the eggs are venomous and are sticky Food / Feed Strategy: they eat fish, crayfish, and insects

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Body Form or Style: sagittiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 65

Common Name: Bluegill Scientific Name: Lepomis macrochirus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: North America east of the Rocky mountains Life Strategy: make nest for their eggs Food / Feed Strategy: their main diet consists of water fleas

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 66

Common Name: green sunfish Scientific Name: Lepomis cyanellus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: North America east of the Rocky mountains Life Strategy: male guards eggs until they hatch Food / Feed Strategy: insects

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 67

Common Name: Redear sunfish Scientific Name: Lepomis microlophus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: throughout north america Life Strategy: has hard plates in the throat that allow it to crush shells Food / Feed Strategy: insects and small clams

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 68

Common Name: redbreast sunfish Scientific Name: Lepomis auritus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: Rivers in Canada and the USA Life Strategy: male builds a nest and protects the eggs Food / Feed Strategy: Insects and snails

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 69

Common Name: black crappie Scientific Name: Pomoxis nigromaculatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: Unknown Life Strategy: male builds a nest and protects the eggs Food / Feed Strategy: plankton and small crustaceans

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 70

Common Name: White Crappie Scientific Name: Pomoxis annularis Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Centrarchidae

Geography / Habitat: Unknown Life Strategy: male builds a nest and protects the eggs Food / Feed Strategy: plankton and small crustaceans

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 71

Common Name: Scientific Name: Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Family: Poeciliidae

Geography / Habitat: Mexico to panama is its natural habitat Life Strategy:are live bearers Food / Feed Strategy: they eat plants and insects

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 72

Common Name: Three spot gouramis Scientific Name: Trichopodus trichopterus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Osphronemidae

Geography / Habitat: Sotheat Asia and the Mekong basin Life Strategy: their nests are made of bubbles Food / Feed Strategy: insects, plankton, and crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 73

Common Name: dwarf gourami Scientific Name: Trichogaster lalius Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Osphronemidae

Geography / Habitat: South Asia Life Strategy: their nests are made of bubbles Food / Feed Strategy: they eat worms and shrimp

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 74

Common Name: Tiger barb Scientific Name: Puntis terazona Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Malay peninsula, and borneo Life Strategy: lay eggs on plants Food / Feed Strategy: insects and worms

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 75

Common Name: Gold barb Scientific Name: (Puntius semifasciolatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Lives in the Red River Basin in China Life Strategy: popular fish in the aquarium industry Food / Feed Strategy: worms and insects make up their diet

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 76

Common Name: Sterba's corydoras Scientific Name: Corydoras sterbai Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Callichthyidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in Brazil Life Strategy: type of catfish that schools Food / Feed Strategy: eat leftovers from other fish's meals

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 77

Common Name: Guppy Scientific Name: Poecilia reticulata Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Family: Poeciliidae

Geography / Habitat: live in ponds in the Caribbean Life Strategy: is live bearing Food / Feed Strategy: they eat the larve of insects

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 78

Common Name: sailfin molly Scientific Name: Poecilia latipinna Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Family: Poeciliidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in the area from Texas to North Carolina Life Strategy: have live young Food / Feed Strategy: it eats algae

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: supraterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 79

Common Name: Yuctan Mollie Scientific Name: Poecilia velifera Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Family: Poeciliidae

Geography / Habitat: Yucatan Peninsula is its main habitat Life Strategy: is a live bearer Food / Feed Strategy: eats algae

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: supraterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 80

Common Name: sucker fish Scientific Name: Hypostomus plecostomus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Loricariidae

Geography / Habitat: Central and South America Life Strategy: san attach itself to a surface with its sucker Food / Feed Strategy: algae and dead fish

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 81

Common Name: Bala shark Scientific Name: Balantiocheilos melanopterus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: Live in the Mekong and Chao river basins ; also the Malay peninsula area Life Strategy: not really a shark, but looks like one Food / Feed Strategy: eats phytoplankton and small crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: fusiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 82

Common Name: green swordtail Scientific Name: Xiphophorus hellerii Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cyprinodontiformes

Family: Poeciliidae

Geography / Habitat: native to the area between Mexico and Honduras Life Strategy: the prettier the tail the higher chances of mating Food / Feed Strategy: eats insects and worms

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: supraterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 83

Common Name: Striped Raphael catfish Scientific Name: Platydoras armatulus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Doradidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in the Amazon Life Strategy: burrow hole in the bottom Food / Feed Strategy: they eat dead animals, mollusks, and crustaceans

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 84

Common Name: Glass Catfish Scientific Name: Kryptopterus bicirrhis Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Siluridae

Geography / Habitat: live in Borneo and the surrounding areas Life Strategy: lack body pigment Food / Feed Strategy: eat plankton

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 85

Common Name: Bleeding Heart Tetra Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Characiformes

Family: Characidae

Geography / Habitat: found in the upper Amazon river basin Life Strategy:got its name from the red spot that looks like its heart Food / Feed Strategy: incects are its main diet

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 86

Common Name: glowlight tetra Scientific Name: Hemigrammus erythrozonus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Characiformes

Family: Characidae

Geography / Habitat: Found in there northern part of South America Life Strategy: companies have formed a new type of this tetra that reacts to ultra light and actually glows Food / Feed Strategy: they eat insect larvae and plants

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 87

Common Name: Electric yellow cichlid Scientific Name: Labidochromis caeruleus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Cichlidae

Geography / Habitat: Lake Malawi in South America Life Strategy: they are mouth brooders Food / Feed Strategy: they eat smaller fish and insects

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 88

Common Name: tiger oscar Scientific Name: Astronotus ocellatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Cichlidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in south america Life Strategy: can only live in groups of 7 or 2 Food / Feed Strategy: eats smaller animals

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 89

Common Name: rosy barb Scientific Name: Pethia conchonius Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: India is where it is found Life Strategy: they will eat their own eggs Food / Feed Strategy: they eat worms, insects, and plants

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 90

Common Name: Kissing gouramis Scientific Name: Helostoma temminckii Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Helostomatidae

Geography / Habitat: they are found in south east Asia Life Strategy: they got their name by their protruding lips Food / Feed Strategy: they eat plants and animal matter

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 91

Common Name: Chinese algae eater Scientific Name: Gyrinocheilus aymonieri Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Gyrinocheilidae

Geography / Habitat: found in south east Asia Life Strategy: at an old age they will eat their own young Food / Feed Strategy: eats debris and algae

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 92

Common Name: Figure 8 puffer Scientific Name: Tetraodon biocellatus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Tetraodontiformes

Family: Tetraodontidae

Geography / Habitat: found in south east Asia Life Strategy: an in flat themselves with water to make sure predators and eat them Food / Feed Strategy: they are mollusicivores

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Body Form or Style: Globiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Ostraciiform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 93

Common Name: fire eel Scientific Name: Mastacembelus erythrotaenia Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Synbranchiformes

Family: Mastacembelidae

Geography / Habitat: can be found in South East Asia Life Strategy: not an true eel just a long fish Food / Feed Strategy: they eat smaller animals

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Body Form or Style: Anuguilliform Swim / Locomotion Style: Anuguilliform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 94

Common Name: tench Scientific Name: Tinca tinca Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Cypriniformes

Family: Cyprinidae

Geography / Habitat: found in the Eurasia area and western Europe Life Strategy: doesn't need high oxygen concentrations to survive Food / Feed Strategy: eats snails and clams

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 95

Common Name: Mozambique tilapia Scientific Name: Oreochromis mossambicus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Perciformes

Family: Cichlidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in south Africa Life Strategy: is one of the world's most evasive fish Food / Feed Strategy: they eat invertebrates, fry, and plants

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 96

Common Name: Adolfo's catfish Scientific Name: Corydoras adolfoi Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Callichthyidae

Geography / Habitat: Lives in Brazil Life Strategy: its eggs have a adhesive on it Food / Feed Strategy: eats worms, insects, and plants

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 97

Common Name: Blotched upside-down catfish Scientific Name: Synodontis nigriventris Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Siluriformes

Family: Mochokidae

Geography / Habitat: lives in the Congo Basin Life Strategy: Swims upside down Food / Feed Strategy: they eat insects, crustaceans, and plants

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: subcarangaform Mouth Position: subterminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 98

Common Name: black neon tetra Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Characiformes

Family: Characidae

Geography / Habitat: live in south brazil Life Strategy: has sticky eggs Food / Feed Strategy: it eats small invertebrates and plants

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 99

Common Name: Mexican tetra Scientific Name: Astyanax mexicanus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Characiformes

Family: Characidae

Geography / Habitat: live south of the Rio Grande up to central Mexico Life Strategy: has a blind version and a regular version Food / Feed Strategy: eats insects, worms, and crustaceans

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater fish

Species #: 100

Common Name: red-bellied piranha Scientific Name: Pygocentrus nattereri Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Characiformes

Family: Characidae

Geography / Habitat: amason river Basin is where they live Life Strategy: only attack humans to protect their nests Food / Feed Strategy: smaller fish is its main diet

• • •

Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: carangaform Mouth Position: terminal

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater invertebrates

Species #: 101

Common Name: red swamp crawfish Scientific Name: Procambarus clarkii Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Malacostraca

Order: Decapoda

Family: Cambaridae

Geography / Habitat: lives along the gulf coast Life Strategy: Very tasty Food / Feed Strategy: Eats snails

• • •

Body Form or Style: unknown Swim / Locomotion Style: unknown Mouth Position: unknown

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater invertebrates

Species #: 102

Common Name: stone crayfish Scientific Name: Austropotamobius torrentium Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Malacostraca

Order: Decapoda

Family: Cambaridae

Geography / Habitat: they live in the Balkan Peninsula Life Strategy: females keeps eggs on her pleopods until they hatch Food / Feed Strategy: unknown

• • •

Body Form or Style: unknown Swim / Locomotion Style: unknown Mouth Position: unknown

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater invertebrates

Species #: 103

Common Name: signal crayfish Scientific Name: Pacifastacus leniusculus Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Malacostraca

Order: Decapoda

Family: Cambaridae

Geography / Habitat: live west of the rocky mountain range Life Strategy: young stay with mother until they are juveniles Food / Feed Strategy: they eat detritus

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Body Form or Style: unknown Swim / Locomotion Style: unknown Mouth Position: unknown

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater invertebrates

Species #: 104

Common Name: brown hydra Scientific Name: Hydra oligactis Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Cnidaria

Class: Hydrozoa

Order: Anthomedusae

Family: Hydridae

Geography / Habitat: found in northern temperate zone Life Strategy: unknown Food / Feed Strategy: they eat daphnia

• • •

Body Form or Style: unknown Swim / Locomotion Style: unknown Mouth Position: unknown

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Freshwater invertebrates

Species #: 105

Common Name: freshwater jelly Scientific Name: Craspedacusta sowerbii Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Cnidaria

Class: Hydrozoa

Order: Limnomedusae

Family: Olindiidae

Geography / Habitat: everywhere that has freshwater Life Strategy: have tentacles that have venom Food / Feed Strategy: hey eat zooplankton

• • •

Body Form or Style: unknown Swim / Locomotion Style: unknown Mouth Position: unknown

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


Title: Saltwater invertebrates

Species #:

Common Name: Scientific Name: Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum:

Class:

Order:

Family:

Geography / Habitat: Life Strategy: Food / Feed Strategy:

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Body Form or Style: unknown Swim / Locomotion Style: unknown Mouth Position: unknown

Citation: www.wikipedia.com


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