Science Quiz / Saltwater Fish-VNH

Random Science Quiz

QUIZ: Can you name the Saltwater Fish-VNH?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/26 Timer 20:00
FishFamilyCharacteristics
Mullets2 widely separated dorsal fins, lip outline, gizzard like stomach, streamlined
Toadfish2 dorsal fins (second very long) scaless, dorsal spines, both marine/freshwater, photopores, 4 lateral lines, sounds with swim bladder
Lizardfishesadipose fin, pointed snout with alrge mouth, sharp teeth, hide in sand
Gobies
Pufferfish4 teeth, tetrodotoxin
BlenniesTeeth resemble a comb
Croakerstriangular anterior dorsal fin, 1/2 anal spines, croak using swim bladder
Silversides
Tonguefishleft eyed, continous dorsal/anal fin
Cutlassfishes/Ribbonfishes1 long narrow dorsal fin to tail, narrow anal fin, fang-like teeth
Needlefishneedle teeth
Topminnows/Killifish
Pipefishes/Seahorsestube like, long snout, males give birth to young through brood pouch
FishFamilyCharacteristics
Sea Basses3 spines on opercle (gill cover), 3 anal spines, many hermaphroditic
Sea catfish6 Barbels, adipose fin, communicate through auditory signals
Lookdowns2 free spines anterior to anal fin, detached finlets behind dorsal/anal fins, deep sloped head, large eyes
Herrings, Shad, Sardines
Livebearers
Anchoviesprotruding snout, forked caudal fin, tapetum lucidum
Solesright eyed
Sea Robinspectoral fins like wings, sound with swimbladder
Left-eyed Floundersleft eyed, distinct dorsal/anal fins
Porgiesanterior-most teeth like incisors, 3 anal spines
Threadfinswidely separated dorsal fins, long rays, forked caudal fin
Pupfish
BatfishLookin' like a bat, illicium and esca to lure prey

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.