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Diamond Tetra Fish

Diamond-Tetra

Diamond Tetra Fish The Diamond Tetra, also known as Brillant salmler, Diamond Characin, Pittier’s Tetra and Timantti tetra is native to South American inland waters. They are said to sparkle like a diamond with their silvery scales and orange accents. These Tetras prefer a heavily planted tank and softer water on the acidic side. They are ideal fish to put in ...

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Fringheads

Fish

Fringheads Known as the one of the most terrifying fish in the sea, this Sarcastic fringhead is not the most photogenic sea critter in the pond. The photo shows the large mouth of the aggressive and territorial nature of the fringhead. The fringhead is one of the smaller fish in the ocean as they typically reach about 12-inches long. However, ...

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Electric Fish

Fish

Electric Fish Electric Fish, any of several unrelated types of fish with special organs that can give electric shocks. The fish use these organs primarily to stun or kill prey. Some electric fish discharge a series of electric impulses that act as a form of radar to help the fish navigate in murky water or warn it of the presence ...

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Electric Eel

Electric Eel

Electric Eel Dwelling in murky rivers, the electric eel delivers hundreds of volts that can stun a human. Deaths attributed to this animal are most likely from drowning when the paralyzed victim is unable to swim. The eel uses its “power” to kill prey and to navigate in poor visibility. Despite its name, the electric eel is not closely related ...

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Piranha

Piranha

Piranha Piranhas are world famous for their blade sharp teeth. Piranhas fodder on young herons that fall from the trees while learning to hover or sometimes on young caimans. When piranha babies hatch from their tiny eggs; they arise into the world prepared and hazardous. Once they reach about 1.5 inches in measurement they begin nursing on the limbs and ...

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Crispy Fish Fillets

fish fry

Crispy Fish Fillets Ingredients 1 egg 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups instant mashed potato flakes 1/4 cup oil for frying 4 (6 ounce) fillets sole Directions In a shallow dish, whisk together the egg, mustard, and salt; set aside. Place the potato flakes in another shallow dish. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet ...

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Pufferfish

Pufferfish

Pufferfish Biologists think pufferfish, also known as blowfish, developed their famous “inflatability” because their slow, somewhat clumsy swimming style makes them vulnerable to predators. In lieu of escape, pufferfish use their highly elastic stomachs and the ability to quickly ingest huge amounts of water (and even air when necessary) to turn themselves into a virtually inedible ball several times their ...

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Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal Hogenakkal Waterfalls often referred to as “Cauvery” or “Kavery” or “Kaveri” by locals and the people of Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts in tamilnadu, India where it is situated. Hogenakkal is also described as the ‘Niagara’ of India, offer an exciting holiday destination for Indians and foreigners alike. Hogenakkal is located about 750 feet above sea level amidst the Melagiri ...

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ANDEAN CATFISH

ANDEAN CATFISH

ANDEAN CATFISH Catfish are among the world’s most abundant and diverse freshwater fish. Like many catfish species, the Andean catfish has barbels around the mouth that contain taste buds that help the animal find food at night. The Andean catfish is native to the rivers and streams in the mountains of Ecuador, and is endangered due to pollution, fishing and ...

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PIRANHA

PIRANHA

PIRANHA Piranha is a member of family Characidae in order Characiformes, an omnivorous. freshwater fish that inhabits South American rivers. In Venezuela, they are called caribes. They are known for their sharp teeth and a voracious appetite for meat. Piranha teeth are often used to make tools and weapons by the indigenous population. Piranhas are also popular as food, although ...

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