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Types of Saltwater Fish

Acanthopagrus ​Butcheri​
Acanthopagrus ​Butcheri​

− Acanthopagrus butcheri, the black bream but also commonly known as the southern black bream, southern bream and blue-nosed bream, is a species of marine and freshwater fish of the porgy family, Sparidae.

Acanthopagrus ​Latus​
Acanthopagrus ​Latus​

Review of the Acanthopagrus latus complex (Perciformes: Sparidae) with descriptions of three new species from the Indo-West Pacific Ocean. J. Fish Biol. 83:64-95. (Ref. J. Fish Biol. 83:64-95. (Ref.

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Acanthopagrus ​Schlegelii​
Acanthopagrus ​Schlegelii​

Acanthopagrus schlegelii, commonly known as the blackhead seabream, Japanese black porgy or sea bream, is a fish often farmed for food in Japan. It is one of the most popular fishes for game fishing in Japan.

Annular ​Seabream​
Annular ​Seabream​

Also known as the Seabreams and Ringed Seabream. The Annular Seabream is found in the Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea region growing up to 13cm in length.

Australian ​Barracuda​
Australian ​Barracuda​

Sci: Sphyraena barracuda. Common Names: Best known as barracuda or 'cuda, this fish is occasionally called the great barracuda, giant sea pike, dingo fish or "pick-handle". Description: A long, almost cylindrical fish with a large mouth full of fearsome, canine teeth.

Black ​Musselcracker​
Black ​Musselcracker​

The black musselcracker (Cymatoceps nasutus) is a South African species of marine fish in the family Sparidae. It is the only species of its genus Cymatoceps. It reaches 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in length and almost 35 kg (77 lb) in weight.

Blackspot ​Seabream​
Blackspot ​Seabream​

The blackspot seabream (Pagellus bogaraveo), also known as the red seabream, is a fish species in Sparidae family.It is widespread in the Eastern Atlantic from Norway, Strait of Gibraltar to Cape Blanc in Mauritania, Madeira, Canary Islands, and western Mediterranean; it has been also reported from Iceland

Bluespotted ​Ribbontail ray​
Bluespotted ​Ribbontail ray​

The bluespotted ribbontail ray was originally described as Raja lymma by Swedish ... it is also potentially preyed upon by other large fishes and marine ...

Bluespotted ​Seabream​
Bluespotted ​Seabream​

The bluespotted seabream, scientific name Pagrus coeruleostictus, belongs to the family Sparidae.

Boops Boops​
Boops Boops​

Sparus boops Linnaeus, 1758 Boops boops / ˈ b oʊ. ɒ p s /; Greek: βόωψ boōps, literally "cow-eye"), commonly called a bogue, is a species of seabream native to the eastern Atlantic.

Calamus ​Rotang​
Calamus ​Rotang​

Calamus is a genus of porgies in the family Sparidae.It contains thirteen described species. Species. Calamus arctifrons, Grass porgy Calamus bajonado, Jolthead porgy Calamus brachysomus, Pacific porgy

Calamus ​Wailong​
Calamus ​Wailong​

Calamus is a genus of porgies in the family Sparidae.It contains thirteen described species. Species. Calamus arctifrons, Grass porgy Calamus bajonado, Jolthead porgy Calamus brachysomus, Pacific porgy

Chevron ​Barracuda​
Chevron ​Barracuda​

The barracuda is a ray-finned fish known for its large size, fearsome appearance and ferocious behaviour. The barracuda is a saltwater fish of the genus Sphyraena, the only genus in the family Sphyraenidae which was named by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque in 1815.

Common ​Dentex​
Common ​Dentex​

Dentex is an active predator, feeding on other fish, mollusca and cephalopods. It is solitary for most of the year, but during reproduction it lives in groups for some weeks: fully-grown dentex stay together just two to three weeks during spring in the warmer water near the surface.

Common ​Pandora​
Common ​Pandora​

Global Pagellus erythrinus is common and abundant in suitable habitats, and landing statistics indicate that the catch in the Mediterranean Sea has stabilized over the period 1996-2005. Elsewhere in its range, there are no data indicating population declines from fishing. Its distribution overlaps several marine protected areas within its range. It is listed as Least Concern. We recommend continued monitoring of its population status and harvest levels.

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Crimson ​Seabream​
Crimson ​Seabream​

What is Sea Bream? The sea bream's skin ... surrounding Europe and is considered to be a temperate-water fish, ... scale the fish then rub with olive oil, sea salt ...

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Diaphus Holti​
Diaphus Holti​

Diaphus holti Tåning, 1918 (small lantern fish) Diaphus hudsoni Zurbrigg & W. B. Scott, 1976 (Hudson's lanternfish) Diaphus impostor B. G. Nafpaktitis, D. A. Robertson & Paxton, 1995 (imposter lanternfish)

Diplodus ​Vulgaris​
Diplodus ​Vulgaris​

Diplodus vulgaris can reach a length of about 45 centimetres (18 in) with maximum recorded weight of 1.3 kilograms (2.9 lb).

Eleutheronema ​Tetradactylum​
Eleutheronema ​Tetradactylum​

Feed on prawns and fish (largely members of Mugilidae, Engraulidae, and Sciaenidae) with occasional polychaetes. Frequency of crustaceans to fish in the diet varies seasonally. Larvae (7-30 mm TL) feed mainly on copepods and mysids but also take shrimps and prawn larvae (Ref. 57343).

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Gilt-Head ​Bream​
Gilt-Head ​Bream​

The gilt-head (sea) bream (Sparus aurata) is a fish of the bream family Sparidae found in the Mediterranean Sea and the eastern coastal regions of the North Atlantic Ocean. It commonly reaches about 35 centimetres (1.15 ft) in length, but may reach 70 cm (2.3 ft) and weigh up to about 7.36 kilograms (16.2 lb).

Guachanche ​Barracuda​
Guachanche ​Barracuda​

The Guachanche barracuda (Sphyraena guachancho), is an ocean-going species of game fish in the barracuda family, Sphyraenidae. It was described by the French zoologist Georges Cuvier in 1829. The description was part of the second edition of Le Règne Animal, or The Animal Kingdom.

Humpback ​Anglerfish​
Humpback ​Anglerfish​

M. johnsonii is a black soft-bodied anglerfish. It does not have scales or pelvic fins. Female humpback blackdevils have large heads with a widened mouth and long pointed teeth, capable of eating prey larger than themselves.

Jolthead ​Porgy​
Jolthead ​Porgy​

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Largehead ​Hairtail​
Largehead ​Hairtail​

The Largehead Hairtail is a large fish notable for its lack of scales and strange swimming mannerisms. "Its long, sleek, silver body resembles a sword. It has no scales and is covered in a silvery substance called guanine.

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Lepturacanthus ​Savala​
Lepturacanthus ​Savala​

The Savalai hairtail, Lepturacanthus savala, also known as Small-head hairtail, is a species of snapper native to the Indian Ocean and into the west Pacific Ocean as far east as Australia. They inhabit deep waters at depths from 100 m (330 ft). The maximum length is 100.0 cm (39.4 in), and weight reaches 11.0 kg (24.3 lb).

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Macropinna ​Microstoma​
Macropinna ​Microstoma​

Macropinna microstoma is the only species of fish in the genus Macropinna, belonging to the Opisthoproctidae, the barreleye family. It is recognized for a highly unusual transparent, fluid-filled dome on its head, through which the lenses of its eyes can be seen.

Myctophum ​Punctatum​
Myctophum ​Punctatum​

Myctophum punctatum is a species of mesopelagic fish in the family Myctophidae. Its common name is spotted lanternfish, sometimes spelled spotted lanterfish. It is found in the Northern Atlantic and in the Mediterranean at depths down to 1000m. It is one of the dominant species in midwater assemblages near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

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Obtuse ​Barracuda​
Obtuse ​Barracuda​

Also known as Blunt Barracuda, Bluntjaw Seapike, Blunt-jawed Seapike, Dark-finned Seapike, Dingo Fish, Green and Gold Seapike, Highfin Barracuda, Pygmy Barracuda, Red Barracuda, Sea Pikes, Sennit, Short-finned Seapike, Short-jawed Seapike, Striped Barracuda, Striped Seapike, Yellowstripe Barracuda, Yellow-striped Barracuda, Yellowtail, Yellowtail Barracuda, Yellowtail Sennit.

Ocean Sunfish​
Ocean Sunfish​

The ocean sunfish or common mola (Mola mola) is the heaviest known bony fish in the world. Adults typically weigh between 247 and 1,000 kg (545–2,205 lb). The species is native to tropical and temperate waters around the globe. It resembles a fish head with a tail, and its main body is flattened laterally.

Orange-Lined ​Triggerfish​
Orange-Lined ​Triggerfish​

Maintenance difficulty: The Undulate Triggerfish or Orange-lined Triggerfish is easy to keep. Triggers are among the hardiest of all marine fish. Maintenance: Feed all kinds of live, frozen, and flake foods. Best to feed small amounts several times a day.

Pacific ​Hagfish​
Pacific ​Hagfish​

The Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) is a species of hagfish. It lives in the mesopelagic to abyssal Pacific ocean, near the ocean floor. It is a jawless fish and has a body plan that resembles early paleozoic fish.

Pagrus Major​
Pagrus Major​

Pagus major (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) Pagrus major, the red seabream is a fish species in the Sparidae family. In Japan, Pagrus major is known as madai (真鯛, or "genuine tai") and is prized both for its flavor and for its traditional use as an auspicious food, often served at New Year's and at festive occasions such as weddings.

Pickhandle ​Barracuda​
Pickhandle ​Barracuda​

Barracuda Fishing If you are fishing in the regular lake and river waters, then you most likely will not be familiar with the fish called pickhandle barracuda, but if you have the option to go fish in the ocean, then you definitely know this fish species.

Queen ​Angelfish​
Queen ​Angelfish​

Fish guide for Queen Angelfish, Holacanthus ciliaris, angelfish facts, information and pictures, Queen Angelfish care, diet and compatibility for keeping the Queen Angelfish saltwater aquarium

Red Porgy​
Red Porgy​

Red sea bream – Sheepshead porgy – Pinfish – inhabit mostly subtropical shallow coastal waters of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States and Mexico. It is a small fish, growing only to about 4.5 in (11.4 cm). Pinfish rarely school, but can be found near each other, especially along structure which supports barnacles and mollusks.

Rhabdosargus ​Sarba​
Rhabdosargus ​Sarba​

Larger, solitary fish sometimes enter brackish mangrove areas (Ref. 9987). Juveniles in estuaries move into deeper water with growth (Ref. 4335). Often in schools (Ref. 9710). Feed on benthic invertebrates, mainly mollusks (Ref. 5213) and aquatic macrophytes (Ref. 26055).

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Sand ​Steenbras​
Sand ​Steenbras​

White Steenbras In The Surf. The White Steenbras is one of the most challenging and fun fish to catch in the surf. They love to hang around sand banks, often close to white water or rocky areas. When targeting the White Steenbras in the surf on light tackle, I will use a 6-9 foot rod with a size 4000 coffee grinder, loaded with 7-15lb mainline.

Sargo​
Sargo​

Fishing Information: Sargo are commonly caught incidentally to other fishing, primarily during the summer months. Anglers fishing from the rocks catch a few as part of their mixed fare and good runs are occasionally encountered in southern California bays.

Scup​
Scup​

Scup are a silvery color with light blue specks and several horizontal stripes. Dark patches are on the head, and the belly is white. They can live 14 years, and weigh up to 2 pounds and grow 14 inches.

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Sheephead ​Bream​
Sheephead ​Bream​

Sheepshead is unarguably the most underrated of all the fish we eat locally, for reasons for that have nothing to do with its looks or goodness. In flavor and looks, it's right in the range most people prefer.

Sheepshead​
Sheepshead​

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Sheepshead ​Porgy​
Sheepshead ​Porgy​

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Sloane's ​Viperfish​
Sloane's ​Viperfish​

Viperfish are deep-sea fish with photophores (light-producing organs), long teeth, and hinged jaws. There are nine other species in the genus, including C. danae and C. pammelas, both of which appear alongside C. sloani in primary literature.

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Sphyraena ​Sphyraena​
Sphyraena ​Sphyraena​

Sphyraena sphyraena is normally a pelagic species found high in the water column, but smaller fish often found near bottom of the water column. The main food is other fish but sometimes includes cephalopods and crustaceans.

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Spottail ​Pinfish​
Spottail ​Pinfish​

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White ​Steenbras​
White ​Steenbras​

The White Steenbras is one of the most challenging and fun fish to catch in the surf. They love to hang around sand banks, often close to white water or rocky areas. When targeting the White Steenbras in the surf on light tackle, I will use a 6-9 foot rod with a size 4000 coffee grinder, loaded with 7-15lb mainline.

Yellow Tang​
Yellow Tang​

The Yellow Tang fish will brighten up any reef or fish-only tank. This saltwater fish is a member of family Acanthuridae and has a beautiful oval shaped body possessing a single pastel-like yellow color along with long continuous dorsal, anal fins and crescent tailfins.

Yellowfin ​Bream​
Yellowfin ​Bream​

It is when they reach five years in age that fish living in the marine environment move offshore to deeper reefs, ... The yellowfin bream, ...

Yellowfin sea ​Bream​
Yellowfin sea ​Bream​

... southern black bream" to avoid confusion with the black sea bream and other ... age that fish living in the marine ... yellowfin bream, ...

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Yellowtail ​Barracuda​
Yellowtail ​Barracuda​

Also known as the Bigeye Barracuda. The Yellowtail Barracuda is found in the Indo-West Pacific, Mediterranean region growing up to 50cm in length. Found in schools during the day in bays, coastal reefs, lagoons and sheltered seaward reefs, dispersing...