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Featured Fish becoming land-dwellers today

  1. Mar 16, 2017 #1


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    And we can watch different related species at different steps in the transition. In this case, the reason is not the availability of food, but the lower number of predators on land.

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  3. Mar 16, 2017 #2
    Great job little blennies! Keep it up and you'll be monkeying around in no time!
  4. Mar 16, 2017 #3


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    I find fish in these kinds of zones fastenating and have kept a few species of them, although it is more difficult to provide a shoreline with brackish water (mix of sea and freshwater) than just setting up a salt water or freshwater fully aquatic aquarium.

    Mudskippers: well adapted to spending a lot of time out of the water.

    Anableps (AKA four eye fish): generally inhabit very shallow water, have eyes with specialized optics to see well above and below the water at the same time. These are livebearers that were thought to be either right or left handed sexually, but that was shown to be wrong.
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