Salmon: Characteristics, types, properties and more…

Learn all about the main characteristics of this interesting and delicious fish called salmon, and find out why this is one of the favorite species of many internationally renowned chefs. Salmon are marine and freshwater fish belonging to the Salmonidae family  (ray-finned fish). The term salmon comes from the Latin word salmo which in turn … Leer más

Flying Fox Fish: Characteristics, types, care and more

The Flying Fox Fish or Epalzeorhynchus kallopterus in scientific terms ,belong to the cyprinids family (freshwater fish) and are frequently used in aquariums. It really worth learning everything about them. Let´s meet them better. Taxonomy Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Genus: Epalzeorhynchos Main Characteristics Of The Flying Fox Fish The flying fox … Leer más

Lungfish: Characteristics, distribution, types and more

Lungfish, also known as salamanderfish, are freshwater fish belonging to the class sarcopterygii. Join us to learn everything about these interesting, and sometimes weird creatures. Lungfish make up a primitive and even weird group of fish that breathe air. All the living species of this group live in the southern hemisphere and their biology is very … Leer más

Tiger Barbs: Characteristics,reproduction, care and more…

The Tiger barbs (Puntius tetrazona) or sumatra barbs  are very popular tank barb species, since they are bright and active fish that will make any tank look quite attractive. Family: Cyprinidae  Order: Cipriniformes.  Class: Bony fish Main Characteristics The tiger barbs are cheerful, showy and stubby fish, which measure between 6-7 cm. of length. Their … Leer más

Piranhas: Characteristics, types, habitats and more….

Piranhas are freshwater fish that inhabit  South American Rivers and are known for being voracious predators. Keep reading to learn all about them. These tiny but scaring fish belong to the Serrasalminae subfamily of the the Characidae family, which groups around 30 to 60 species of piranha fish, whose origin dates back to about 100 million … Leer más

Mackerel: Characteristics,habitat, economic importance and more…

The mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is a species highly valued commercially due to its meat of strong flavor which is quite consumed worldwide. However, if you want to eat this delicious fish you should learn about it  first Main Characteristics. The mackerels are perciform, aerodynamic fish and very fast swimmers that are characterized by growing quickly: … Leer más