Water covers over three-quarters of the earth’s surface and fish are the most numerous of the vertebrates. There are about 31,500 species of fish and they are classified by physical characteristics, habitat, behavior etc.
Goldfish have been around for only 5,000 years! They originated in China, where carp with golden scales were selectively bred. Today there are scores of different varieties. Goldfish are the most popular pet in the world and may live for over 25 years – if they are cared for properly. The first thing you should […]
Amazingly, there are fish that can jump out of the water. Some fish can even appear to fly although they are just soaring for a distance through the air. There are several reasons why fish jump out of the water. They may be trying to escape from predators, trying to catch prey themselves, attempting to […]
We’re not suggesting that you adopt a pet shark. But you should know what an important role sharks play in the ocean ecosystem which affects the world we live in. Sharks are considered by many experts to be the top ocean predator. Part of their job is to maintain the balance of ocean species. Sharks […]