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Mandarin Fish

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Mandarin Fish The Mandarin fish is the most beautiful member of the genus Synchiropus. It is also one of the most breathtaking marine fish ever found in our oceans. It looks more like an intricate painting that a fish does, her entire body is composed of alternating wavy lines of orange, blue and green. While they are commonly known as ...

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Omega-3 fatty acid

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Omega-3 fatty acid Omega-3 fatty acids (ω-3 fatty acids) demote to a set of three fats called ALA (found in plant oils), EPA, and DHA (found in marine oils). Common sources of animal omega-3 EPA and DHA fatty acids include fish oils, egg oil, squid oils, krill oil, while some plant oils contain the omega 3 ALA fatty acid such ...

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Biggest Fish

Biggest Fish

Biggest Fish The biggest people eating fish is the Great White. These are the quintessential predator. Armed to the teeth (literally) with an amazing array of sensory input organs from heightened sense of smell to electrical field sensitivity they are master trackers in their element. In addition to the teeth and senses, their tuna like tail and streamlined bodies make ...

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Sunfish

Sunfish

Sunfish Sunfish, the common name for a family of mostly small freshwater fish; also the name of a large ocean fish.Freshwater sunfish are noted for their nest-building. The male hollows out a depression in the sand where the female lays her eggs. After fertilizing the eggs, the male guards the nest and the newly hatched young. One of the best-known ...

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Needlefish

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Needlefish Needlefish, a marine fish with long, pointed jaws. Its slender body, two to four feet (60 to 120 cm) long, is greenish above and silvery below. The needlefish lives just below the surface, and often leaps out of the water. Of the 60 species of needlefishes, 7 are found in North American waters. The Atlantic needlefish occurs from Maine to ...

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Beer Battered Fish and Chips

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Beer Battered Fish and Chips Ingredients 4 large baking potatoes, cut into French fry strips Beer Batter: 1 (12-ounce) bottle beer 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon House Seasoning, recipe follows 1 1/2 pounds cod fillets, skinned with bones removed, and fish cut diagonally into 1-inch-wide strips (5 to 6-inches long) Directions In a Dutch oven, heat oil to 375 ...

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Bluefish

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Bluefish Bluefish, a saltwater fish found along the Atlantic coast from southern Canada to the southern tip of South America. The bluefish is greenish blue above, paler beneath. It usually is about three feet (91 cm) long. Young bluefish are sometimes called snappers. The bluefish is a voracious eater of all sorts of smaller fish, and sometimes of fish nearly ...

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Pufferfish

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Pufferfish Globefish, or Pufferfish, a short, sluggish fish found in warm seas throughout the world. When disturbed, globefish engulf air or water into a special, inflatable part of the stomach. The balloon shape of a fully swollen fish apparently discourages attackers. The skin of most globefish is prickly; the liver, gonads, and blood are highly poisonous. The teeth are fused ...

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Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Jellyfish Jellyfish, a water-dwelling animal. It is not a fish but a cnidarian, a spineless, soft-bodied animal. The jellyfish is one of two basic body forms that the animal has during its life cycle; the other is called a polyp. There is no common name for the animal in both its forms. Jellyfish capture food with their tentacles.The jellyfish has ...

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Portuguese Man-of-War

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Portuguese Man-of-War Portuguese Man-of-War, a floating, compound marine animal found in warm regions of all oceans. It is made up of a colony of four kinds of polyps (individual, tubular water animals). One kind of polyp forms the gas-filled float, 8 to 10 inches (20 to 25 cm) long, which is usually iridescent blue with a pink crest. Below the ...

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