Fish, Tanks and Ponds


Fish, Tanks and Ponds
A comprehensive guide to fish

Tropical Fresh Water
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Cold Fresh Water
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Tropical Marines
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Cold Water Marines
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Reptiles & Amphibians
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Cold Water Marine Fish

Anguilliformes - eels and morays
Anguillidae - (Freshwater eels)
Anguilla anguilla
Anguilla anguilla
Common eel
     
Atheriniformes - silversides

Atherinidae - (Silversides)
Atherina presbyter
Atherina presbyter
Sand smelt
     
Gadiformes - cods

Lotidae - (Hakes and burbots)
Ciliata mustela
Ciliata mustela
Five-bearded rockling
     
Gobiesociformes - clingfishes
Gobiesocidae
Lepadogaster purpurea
Lepadogaster purpurea
Cornish clingfish
     
Mugiliformes - Mullets
Mugilidae - (Mullets)
Chelon labrosus
Chelon labrosus
Thick-lipped grey mullet
     
Perciformes - perch-likes

Blenniidae - (Combtooth blennies)
 Coryphoblennius galerita
 Coryphoblennius galerita
Montagu's blenny
Lipophrys pholis
Lipophrys pholis
Shanny
Parablennius gattorugine
Parablennius gattorugine
Tompot blenny
 
Gobiidae - (Gobies)
Gobius cobitis
Gobius cobitis
Giant goby
Gobius paganellus
Gobius paganellus
Rock goby
Gobiusculus flavescens
Gobiusculus flavescens
Two-spot goby
Pomatoschistus microps
Pomatoschistus microps
Common goby
Pomatoschistus minutus
Pomatoschistus minutus
Sand goby
Pomatoschistus pictus
Pomatoschistus pictus

Painted goby
   
Labridae - (Wrasses)
Labrus rupestris
Labrus rupestris
Goldsinny wrasse
Labrus mixtus, Corkwing wrasse
Labrus mixtus
Cuckoo wrasse
Symphodus melops, Corkwing Wrasse
Symphodus melops
Corkwing Wrasse
 
Pleuronectiformes - flatfishes
Pleuronectidae - (Righteye flounders)
Limanda limanda, Dab
Limanda limanda
Dab
Pleuronectes platessa, Plaice
Pleuronectes platessa
Plaice
   
Scophthalmidae - (Turbots)
Psetta maxima, Turbot
Psetta maxima
Turbot
     
Scorpaeniformes - scorpionfishes and flatheads

Cottidae - (Sculpins)
Short spined sea scorpion, Myoxocephalus scorpius
Myoxocephalus scorpius
Short spined sea scorpion
Taurulus bubalis, Long spined sea scorpion
Taurulus bubalis
Long spined sea scorpion
   
Syngnathiformes - pipefishes and seahorses

Syngnathidae - (Pipefishes and seahorses)
Nerophis lumbriciformis, Worm Pipefish
Nerophis lumbriciformis
Worm Pipefish
Syngnathus typhle, Broadnosed pipefish
Syngnathus typhle
Broadnosed pipefish

Photo by Angela Gall
   
Tetraodontiformes - puffers and filefishes
Balistidae - (Triggerfishes)
Balistes capriscus
Balistes capriscus
Triggerfish
     
Sharks and rays
Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks
Scyliorhinidae - (Cat sharks)
Scyliorhinus canicula
Scyliorhinus canicula
Lesser spotted dogfish