Japanese Butterfish

The Japanese butterfish is a marine fish also known by such names as Melon Seed, Wart Perch (a rather unappetizing name despite the popularity of the fish in Japan), Ibodai (Japanese name) or simply as Butterfish. This fish, which is about a foot or so in length, is found in the Western Pacific, near Japan, […]

Crab

Crabs are crustaceans which typically have a very short projecting “tail” or where the reduced abdomen is entirely hidden under the thorax. They are generally covered with a thick exoskeleton, and armed with a single pair of claws. 6,793 species are known. Crabs are found in all of the world’s oceans. Additionally, there are also […]

Geoduck

Long neck clam. Geoduck is a species of very large edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Hiatellidae. The shell of this clam is large, about 15 to over 20 cm in length (about 7 to 9 inches), but the extremely long siphons make the clam itself very much longer than this: […]

Stingfish

Synanceia is genus of fish of the family Synanceiidae, the Stonefishes, whose members are dangerous or fatal to humans. They are found in the coastal regions of Indo-Pacific oceans. They are primarily marine, though some species are known to live in rivers. Its species have potent neurotoxins secreted from glands at the base of their […]

Turban Shell

Sea snail, Conch, Turban shell. Any mollusc of the family Turbinidae.