This week’s fish of the week is the Lionfish! Lionfish (Pterois volitans) Lionfish are a popular aquarium fish, with their red stripes and long spines. The spines, however, contain venom that the lionfish uses as a defensive mechanism. They do not move too fast, so their spines help protect againstLearn More →

Goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus) Goldfish are one of the most popular home aquarium fish. The live in freshwater and have been bred to have many different physical characteristics. Some have been bred to have a long, fancy tail. Others have a mass of bubbles on their head or large eyesLearn More →

Today we start our weekly series: Fish of the Week! Check back every week to learn about a new interesting aquatic species! This week’s fish: The Parrotfish Have you ever walked along a warm, sandy beach and wondered where all that beautiful white sand comes from? You can thank aLearn More →