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ENCYCLOQUARIA . SCIENCE
The Art and Science of Aquaria
Other Families
Minor Families of Fishes

Ambassidae

Glassfish


Anguillidae

True Eels


Archiridae

Flatfishes


Badidae

Badis


Batrachoidinae

Toadfish


Blenniinae

Blennies


Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) printed at the SCMBAS Gyotaku session. - Joe Cutler

Sunfish


Channidae

Snakeheads


Datnioidae

Tigerfish


Galaxiidae

Smelts


Gasterosteidae

Sticklebacks


Gobiidae

Gobies


Goodeidae

Goodeids


Gymnotiformes

Knife Fish


Indostomas

Paradox fish


Lebiasinidae

Pencilfish


Pencil fish, splashing "tetras" (not tetras) and related fishes.


Monodactylidae

Monos


Mormyridae

Whales and Elephants


One of the most evolved and intelligent of fishes, all possess an electrical system used to at the very least serve as an addition sense. All are on different frequencies so the possibility exists they communication with some sort of fish wifi.

If you were intelligent and had something like this how cold you not use it for at least some soft of communication? This might explain the different frequencies?


Mullet


Neoceratodontidae

Lungfish


Ophidiidae

Tusk eels

Included for completeness, these are some of the oldest fishes on earth. One holds the record for deepest fish ever found.

Pantodontidae

Butterfly fish


cave

Blind fish

In several places around the world fish have evolved cit off from all light for a very long time. Although not necessarily related to each other there are grouped here instead out of ichthyological curiosity.

Oliver Lucanus wrote a good article about these fish here.


Perch


Phractolaemidae

Proto tetra



Potamotrygonidae

Rays


Retropinnidae

Australian Smelt


Synbranchiformes

Eels


Syngnathidae

Pipefish


Tarumaniidae

Dinofish

A family erected for a single primative species of fish nearly halfway between an eel and wolf fish (Holpias) that has an inflatable adipose fin.

Terapontidae

Target fish


Tetraodontidae

Puffers


Zenarchopteridae

Halfbeaks