butterfly fish


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small usually brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes having narrow deep bodies with large broad fins

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Work through the Goliath Grouper worksheet together, and then have students work through the same questions using the snook and longjaw butterfly fish data independently.
There are coral grouper, Napoleon wrasse, parrot fish, butterfly fish, angelfish and scorpion fish to name just a few.
I first spotted our visitors while poking around amazing multicoloured anemone and coral, peering at the dancing schools of yellow Papillon Butterfly fish and teeming shoals of tiny Blue Backs.
Dhows stop off to enable tourists to climb onto the rock and snorkel in the magnificent clear waters that surround it, among parrot and butterfly fish, displaying an array of shimmering colours.
Opera & Ballet International will also present Puccini's Madama Butterfly on November 28 and 29 - featuring four tanks of white and gold butterfly fish, waterfalls, Japanese trees, kimonos, fans and a water garden.
If you think the term "reef fish" applies only to those dainty butterfly fish you see in aquariums, you might be interested to know that surgeonfish, sea chubs, unicornfish, porgy, and other weird, good-eating ocean fish commonly break the 10pound mark.
Next, a butterfly fish glides up to the cleaning station, slows, and stops.
And all around are the brilliantly-coloured fish of the coral reef - a pair of angel fish with eyes only for each other; pink and turquoise parrot fish; butterfly fish and sea cucumbers who look like giant caterpillars.
And decide that to get more attention, they'll outfit the teams in uniforms the color of those long-nose butterfly fish.
For example, the 20-inch long Butterfly Fish pictured here will cost you a cool pounds 250.
The sea is a like a giant fish cauldron, bubbling with brightly-coloured angel and butterfly fish, gentle rays and grumpy moray eels.
Also travelling to the theatre for Ellen Kent's production of Puccini's Madam a Butterfly on September 23, 26 and 27 will be several gold and white Butterfly fish.
I first spotted our visitors while poking around amazing multicoloured anemone and coral,peering at the dancing schools of yellow Papillon Butterfly fish and teeming shoals of tiny Blue Backs.