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Misc. Families of Freshwater Aquarium Fishes

Ambassidae

Glassfish


Amiidae

Bowfins


Arapaimidae

Arapaima


Batrachoididae

Toadfish


Beloniformes
 Halfbeaks
 Rice Fish

Needlefish


Blenniidae
 Blennies

Blennies. Usually marine fish there is at least one Freshwater species.



Dipnoi
 Lungfish

Lungfish. These primitive dinosaur era fishes are in an order by themselves and are very unlike modern fish; humans share a common ancestor with them.


Engraulidae

Anchovies. Mostly marine, there are some freshwater anchovies.


Esociformes

Mud Minnows


Galaxioidea
 Smelts

Galaxids. Superfamily : Galaxioidea


Gasterosteidae

Sticklebacks


Gonorynchiformes



Indostomas
 Paradox fish


Lepisosteiformes

Gars.


Lobotiformes

Tiger fish


Mormyridae


Baby Whales and Elephant fish. One of the most evolved and intelligent of fishes, all possess an electrical system used to at the very least serve as an addition sense. All are on different frequencies so the possibility exists they communication with some sort of fish wifi.

If you were intelligent and had something like this how cold you not use it for at least some soft of communication? This might explain the different frequencies?


Mugilidae

Mullet



Osteoglossidae

Arrowana


Pantodontidae

Butterfly fish


Percopsiformes

Springfish


Pleuronectiformes

Flatfish


Polycentridae

Leaf fish


Polypteridae
 Rope fish
 Bichir


Potamotrygonidae

Rays


Scatophagidae

Scats


Scorpaeniformes
 Sculpins

Scorpion fish


Syngnathidae

Pipefish


Tarumaniidae

Dinofish. A family erected for a single primative species of fish nearly halfway between an eel and wolf fish (Holpias) that has an inflatable adipose fin.


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 Largest known subterranean fish    Starostin's loach (Troglocobitis)  (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae)

Blind cave fish. In several places around the world fish have evolved cit off from all light for a very long time. Although not necessarily related to each other there are grouped here instead out of ichthyological curiosity.

Oliver Lucanus wrote a good article about these fish here.








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