Full-body portrait of a fantastic predatory fish, the African tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus). With mobile upper and lower jaws and long sharp teeth, this species is a fast predator, feeding on fishes and swallows when they come down to the water to drink while flying. They can reach 1 meter long.

Full-body portrait of a fantastic predatory fish, the African tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus). With mobile upper and lower jaws and long sharp teeth, this species is a fast predator, feeding on fishes and swallows when they come down to the water… Continue Reading

Graywacke dish with a swivel lid in the shape of a tilapia fish, a symbol of fertility and new life. Egypt (Saqqara), first dynasty. 3000 to 2800 B.C. [1536×1152]

Graywacke dish with a swivel lid in the shape of a tilapia fish, a symbol of fertility and new life. Egypt (Saqqara), first dynasty. 3000 to 2800 B.C. [1536×1152]

Green River Diplomystus. An extinct genus of freshwater clupeomorph fish distantly related to modern-day extant herrings, alewives, and sardines. The various fossil beds of the Green River Formation span a 5-million-year period, dating to between 53.5 and 48.5 million years old.

Green River Diplomystus. An extinct genus of freshwater clupeomorph fish distantly related to modern-day extant herrings, alewives, and sardines. The various fossil beds of the Green River Formation span a 5-million-year period, dating to between 53.5 and 48.5 million years… Continue Reading

Grave of the great Douglas Adams, authorof Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Twith my friends George and Pops, thanks for the fish! Highgate Cemetery, north London, 2017. (OC)

Grave of the great Douglas Adams, authorof Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Twith my friends George and Pops, thanks for the fish! Highgate Cemetery, north London, 2017. (OC)

Can anyone help? I find lots of fossilised clams and coral on our beach, but I have never found one of these guys. I think it’s a shell fish with a spiral shell, (well, half of a spiral shell in this case). I am curious as to how old it may be. Cheers.

Can anyone help? I find lots of fossilised clams and coral on our beach, but I have never found one of these guys. I think it’s a shell fish with a spiral shell, (well, half of a spiral shell in… Continue Reading

[OC] Zuppa Di Pesce (lobster, shrimp, fish, scallops, mussels, clams, calamari, tomatoes, garlic, over a bed of linguini) at Water & Wine in Watchung, NJ

[OC] Zuppa Di Pesce (lobster, shrimp, fish, scallops, mussels, clams, calamari, tomatoes, garlic, over a bed of linguini) at Water & Wine in Watchung, NJ

The white grunt (Haemulon plumierii) is a very common and well known fish from the western central Atlantic Ocean. It seems not to be targeted by large scale fisheries. However, subadults and adults are regularly caught to be displayed in aquariums.

The white grunt (Haemulon plumierii) is a very common and well known fish from the western central Atlantic Ocean. It seems not to be targeted by large scale fisheries. However, subadults and adults are regularly caught to be displayed in… Continue Reading