The first animal to populate the Earth, 530 million years ago, was a fish.
The oceans have created for humans a disturbing universe, populated by strange and monstrous beings. Over the centuries, fish inspired many artists whith a considerable quantity of work produced (paintings, engravings, sculptures, mosaics, tapestries, etc.).
Nowadays however, the fish remains little represented in Notaphily.
The group of “fish” is a group without phylogenetic significance in the new classification.
The 28,000 existing species do not form a single clade. Lampreys and Hagfish are vertebrates that form a clade different from that of fish called the Cyclostomata clade.
The groups belonging to the fish are as follows:
Chondrichthyans (with cartilage), Osteichthyans (with bony ray fins), Actinistians and Lungfish with presence of lungs.
Fish swim from mountain springs to the bottom of the ocean.
Family of fish of the order of tetraodontiformes.
Barbus is a genus of ray-finned fish in the family cyprinidae.
Family of Fish (moronidae, 2 genera and 6 species).
Family of Fish (ostraciidae) belonging to the order tetraodontiformes.
Family of fish of the order carangiformes (Jacks, Mackerel, Pompanos, Runners, Scads ...).
Carp are various species of fish from the family cyprinidae.
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Fish of the order siluriformes which accounts for about a quarter of the species of freshwater Fish.
Cod is the common name for the demersal fish genus gadus, belonging to the family gadidae.
The coelacanths constitute an order of fish that includes two extant species in the genus latimeria.
Ray-finned fish belonging to the order anguilliformes
Family containing the spadefishes, with about eight genera and 20 species.
Equetus is a genus of drumfishes (sciaenidae family).
Several species of fish from the Gobiidae family.
Groupers are fish in the subfamily epinephelinae of the family serranidae, in the order perciformes.
Family of fishes in the order Perciformes known commonly as grunts.
Hydrocynus is a genus of large characin fish in the family alestidae commonly called "Tigerfish".
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Families of small fishes of the order cyprinodontiformes.
Fish of the scombridae family, which also contains tunas and mackerels.
The word Lionfish designates several species of Fish from several genera, mainly from the scorpaenidae family.
Different species of pelagic fish, mostly from the family scombridae.
Genus of marlins in the family istiophoridae.
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Manta is a genus of large rays made up of two species.
Reef fish of the pomacanthidae family.
Legendary creatures half Women half Fish.
Genus that includes several species of fish from the cichlidae family.
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Family of tropical marine Fish (scaridae) of the suborder labroidei.
Common name for fish of the genus Perca, freshwater gamefish belonging to the family percidae.
Family of ray-finned Fishes of the order salmoniformes (Whitefish, Char, Grayling, Salmon and Trout).
Genus Hippocampus of the family syngnathidae
Group of fish classified within the clade selachimorpha
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The word "Tilapia" designates certain fish of the cichlidae family..
Oceanic fish of the scombridae family.
The Wrasses are a family, labridae.
Genus of fish formed by a single family (zanclidae) and a single species (zanclus cornutus).