Fun Fishy Facts About the Smallest Fish and the Largest!

Aquatic science has identified 16,764 species of fish living on Earth. Scientists continue to discover new varieties of aquatic vertebrates each year. 41% of them live in freshwater lakes, rivers, and streams, while the rest live in saltwater oceans and seas. They range from the smallest, the Paedocypris progenetica, to the largest, the whale shark.[continue reading…]