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The lionfis

The lionfish | interesting facts and information

The lionfish is a slow-moving and colorful carnivore native to the Indo-PacificPopulations of this fish is rapidly spreading and they are currently an invasive species in the Atlantic Oceana lionfish are top predators that compete for food with the native fish on reefs in the Atlantic such as snappers and groupersLionfish have no known predators …

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Electric rays

Electric rays | Information and interesting facts

Electric rays are a group of cartilaginous fish that are capable of producing an electric shock. They have two kidney-shaped electric organs on their head. Depending on the species, their shock can produce 8 to 220 volts of electricity. The strongest shock can knock a human unconscious. These rays are usually found near muddy or …

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False killer whales

False killer whales | Facts and information

False killer whales are part of the dolphin family. They can be identified by their long, slender bodies, large conical teeth, and round foreheads. They’re mostly found worldwide in tropical waters and occasionally in temperate waters. These skilled hunters feed mostly on squid and fish. Sometimes they will also prey on other marine mammals. They …

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Garibaldi fish

Garibaldi fish | interesting facts about Garibaldi fish

The Garibaldi fish damselfish is California’s state fish. It is only found in the Pacific Ocean from Monterey Bay, California to Baja California. Garibaldis live in kelp forests and rocky coastal reefs down to 100 ft (31 m) deep. They are solitary fish so they are usually found milling around kelp forests alone. Garibaldi fish …

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Northern elephant seal facts

Northern elephant seal | northern elephant seal fun facts

The northern elephant seal is the second largest seal in the world. Beaten in size only by the massive southern elephant seal. Northern elephant seals can be found in the North Pacific Ocean, in areas such as California and Alaska. These seals spend the majority of their time in the open ocean. They only come …

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