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Four-Eyed Fish

In parts of Central and South America, there are fish that have eyes unlike those of any other vertebrate animal. They are called four-eyed fish but, although the structure of their eyes is...

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Flying Fish

One of the most interesting experiences of an ocean voyage is to see a school of flying fish suddenly break the surface and go sailing over the waves like so many streaks of light. The "wings" of...

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One of the oddest types of defense found in fish is that used by the puffer, globe and porcupine fish. They are able to inflate their bodies to several times normal size by taking air or water into a...