Coastal Saltwater fish

Coastal Saltwater fish

The Marine Fisheries Division of the N.H. Fish and Game Department was established by RSA 211:65. The Division is responsible for the regulation and promotion of both recreational and commercial marine fishing in the salt waters of the state. State waters include all waters within 3 miles of the coastline. The area between 3 and 200 miles of shore is under the jurisdiction of the Federal government. The Division conducts scientific investigations to monitor marine resources and …

Saltwater fish species New England

Saltwater fish species New England

New England Aquarium biologists are cautiously optimistic about a rite of Spring that could be on the rebound. River herring are returning to the Back River in Weymouth and other coastal New England waters in encouraging numbers this year! Alewife and blueback herring are species of herring that can be found in New England waters. (Photo credit: Jim Nagus, TN Wildlife Resources) For centuries each spring, the diminutive river herring returned from the sea to spawn in the freshwater …

Best Saltwater Predator Fish

Best Saltwater Predator Fish

Beginning aquarists usually give too much food. This results in an excessive load on the filtration system, since uneaten food simply decays on the bottom of the tank. The notion that fish will eat themselves to death is nonsense, but the pollution in an overfed aquarium can certainly wipe out its inhabitants. A fish’s stomach approximates the size of its eye. Obviously, it will not take a lot of food to fill it up. One rule of thumb is to feed only as much as will be consumed …

Saltwater fish species in Florida

Saltwater fish species in Florida

Join the Griffin s Guide HUNTING newsletter Get weekly news, tips and photos from the world of hunting. The 2014 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Guide is now available! To view the new guide, please download the pdf. Check back in the coming days as we work to put up the new 2014 website. Below is content from the 2013 guide. Florida has a variety of snapper species, and their similar appearance sometimes leads to misidentification. Knowing a few of the key distinguishing characteristics …

Predator fish for saltwater aquarium

Predator fish for saltwater aquarium

Employing natural forms of parasite control in a reef aquarium is a necessity and will many times prevent disease and parasites from becoming a problem and gaining foothold. The use of natural predators for parasites such as cleaner shrimp is a good idea. The commonly used medication for fish only aquariums contain copper which is deadly in very low concentrations to corals, invertebrates and microbial life and cannot be used in a coral reef bio-type aquarium. The safest method …

Saltwater Fish Species in Texas

Saltwater Fish Species in Texas

Other fish also have unusual or misleading common names, like the Sea Robin (any of several species of Prionotus). Obviously, it is not a bird, but an ornate fish with hard bony head coverings, long spines, large pectoral fins, and short bodies. When the sea robin swims, it spreads its long pectoral fins and almost appears to walk or fly along the sea bottom, thus the bird name. In fact, the sea robin (found on the East coast all the way through the Gulf) is actually closely related …

Saltwater predator aquarium fish

Saltwater predator aquarium fish

Listed are five starter aquariums you can use as a guide and starting point for your first collection of species. Try to balance sizes, temperaments, activity levels, and colors for a successful and pleasing mix of fishes. 40-Gallon Peaceful Community Tank 1 pair Ocellaris Clownfish (Amphiprion Ocellaris) 2 Pajama Cardinalfish (Sphaeramia nematoptera) 1 to 2 Firefish (Nemateleotris magnifica) or 2 to 3 Neon Gobies (Gobiosoma oceanops) 1 shrimp goby (e.g. Cryptocentrus or Amblyeleotris …