Dive into the ocean and learn all about fish! Our fish fact sheets will have you hooked on learning why fish are so fin-tastic! 

Californian Anchovy

Don’t let my small size fool you—I play a BIG role in the ocean.
Learn more about Californian anchovy.

California Sheephead

You may recognize me by my distinctive black and red coloring!
Learn more about California sheephead.

Canary Rockfish

Known for my bright yellow-orange color, I live in the deep waters of the eastern Pacific ocean.
Learn more about canary rockfish.

Goliath Grouper

There’s no mistaking me—I’m one of the biggest fish in the sea!
Learn more about goliath groupers.

Gulf of Mexico Gray Triggerfish

I lay between 50,000 and 100,000 eggs in a hollow nest that I scoop out in the sand.
Learn more about Gulf of Mexic gray triggerfish.


I get my unique name from my long, hog-like nose.
Learn more about Hogfish.


From my bold stripes to my sharp spines, I’m one of the flashiest fish in the sea!
Learn more about lionfish.

Red Snapper

Not to brag, but I’m one of the most economically valuable fish in the Gulf of Mexico. 
Learn more about red snapper.

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