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.
The Indian Ocean is the world’s third largest ocean, covering 20% of the earth’s water. The warmth of the Indian Ocean keeps phytoplankton production low in most of the ocean. As a result, there is not a tremendous amount of life in the Indian Ocean. Russia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan all border this ocean […]
Two primary issues must be examined when discussing the morality of fishkeeping. The first is whether keeping fish is harmful to the environment. The second question is whether the fish themselves are deprived of happiness. With regards to the first question, a distinction must be made between fish bred in captivity and fish collected from […]
In Australia, approximately 195 species and subspecies of native freshwater fish have been described, with another 22 undescribed but recognized. About 127 of these are considered endemic. Many of Australia’s fish species are marine (saltwater). Some of these fish are excellent for the beginner hobbyist. List of fish native to Australia: Australian Anemonefish Common Clownfish […]