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Saltwater Fish

Saltwater fish are the most beautiful fish in the world. They range from the majestic marlin to the funny-looking flounder, and the goliath grouper to the tiny blenny, and just about everything in between.

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Will I get sick if I eat barracuda?

Oooooh, barracuda! It's not just a Heart song -- it's also a dinner dish. But should you be as suspicious of this creature on your plate as scuba divers are of encountering it in the water?


Catfish Are Chowing Down on Mice and Pigeons

Scientists have discovered a few enterprising catfish that are having a fancy feast — of mice. See more »

Could the Popularity of 'Finding Dory' Hurt the Blue Tang Fish?

Could the sequel to Disney's 'Finding Nemo' increase demand for pet s and bring the decline of the exotic fish that plays the leading role? See more »

Watch Out, Damselfish. Here Comes Leatherface on His Personal Watercraft

Your personal watercraft might be great fun on the surface, but under the waves there's a horror show of petrified fish and the marine predators that aim to eat them. See more »

How Giant Oarfish Work

King of the herrings! What regal creature would have such a majestic history? It's the giant oarfish, and it's surfaced everywhere from sailors' nightmares to Southern Cali. Meet the longest bony fish ever! See more »

With its flexible, slim body, the barracuda is particularly adapted to swimming among coral reefs, which requires intricate moves through tight turns. Meet the barracuda! View pictures, watch video, read facts, explore interactives and more. See more »

Unlike land snakes, eels are usually scaleless is although a few species can be found with tiny scales along their bodies. Meet the eel! View pictures, watch video, read facts, explore interactives and more. See more »

"Shark Week" at Discovery Headquarters: Chompie Image Gallery

For the city of Silver Spring, Md., "Shark Week" doesn't stop when the TV is off. Every year, a great white shark affectionately known as Chompie takes up residence on Discovery Communications' headquarters. See more »

Will I get sick if I eat barracuda?

Oooooh, barracuda! It's not just a Heart song -- it's also a dinner dish. But should you be as suspicious of this creature on your plate as scuba divers are of encountering it in the water? See more »

Shark Week Pictures

Do you love sharks? Check out Shark Week pictures from 2008 to learn about Andy Dehart and his research on sharks and other fascinating marine life creatures. See more »

Flying Fish

A flying fish is a fish with large fins that help it to glide through the air. Most flying fish live in tropical and subtropical areas of the ocean. See more »