Fishes All Around The World

Fishes are the aquatic animals which have gills to breathe, they do not have limbs. Fishes make a group and tunicates they all together they form the olfactores. Fishes are the most beautiful creature on this planet they can only stay in the water and respire through their gills. Many people fish at their home so they make an aquarium so that they can keep those fishes in that, and can put it as a show peace to make their house even more beautiful.

Types of fishes-

  • Siamese fish – It is also known as splendens. This fish has the classification of betta, they are basically they are the aquarium fish, they belong to a gourami family. The special feature about this that they can mingle with another sort of fishes. The lifespan of siamese fish is only 2 years.
  • Common crap – it is also known as cyprinuscario. This fish is classified as cyprinus, its weight is 2 to 14 kgs. These are basically found in freshwater lakes like Lake Mohave, gorge reservoir and many more places. The best part about this fish is that it can live ion low oxygen place. Common crap can live up to 47 years.
  • Goldfish – It is also known as Carassius auratus. This fish is classified as carassius, these are basically found in Utah Lake. It is basically the aquarium fish, the height of goldfish is 19 inches. The best part about these fishes is they possess the ability to learn social skills and even at the very fast rate. They rely upon the plants and insects, and these fish can lay eggs between 48 to 72 hours. The lifespan of goldfish is near about 30 years.
  • Oscar – it is also known as astronotusoscellatus. These fishes are classified under the astronauts, this fish commonly known as tiger Oscar, and velvet cichlid. These are basically aquarium fish and are found in Australia, South America, China, and United States. The weight of Oscar fish is 1.4 kg and its length is 36cm. the best part about them is that they grow quickly and they are carnivore’s fishes. The lifespan of Oscar is 10 to 13 years.
  • Wel catfish – it is also known as silurusglanis. These fishes are classified under silurus, these are basically found in Lake Constance. The weight of wel catfish is 400 kg and the size is 13 feet, they are also found in those places where there are freshwater lakes like basins of the black, Caspian and Baltic Sea. They rely on other aquatic animals, and their lifespan is 60 years.

There are plenty of fishes which are of different classification, size, weight, lifespan, etc. it is really very interesting to know about different kinds of fishes and their adaptations. Even we all know that the fishes are very rich in protein like salmon, trout, sardines, tuna, mackerel, etc. and there are many more proteins which individual can get by the consumption of fish. These proteins help in building the perfect body and it helps in the growth of height, eyesight and in many more ways.

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Health Effects of Eating Fish

Fish is a great source of nutrients, for example, a protein and vitamin D. It is also a great source of omega-3, the fatty acids great for immunity, heart, and brain. Fish is regarded as one of the healthiest food. Fish also has some risk, like some of the fish are contaminated, which may have bad health effects.


Fishes are a great source of important nutrients, and almost every fish provides these nutrients, some fish are richer in nutrients than others. Some fish provides protein and iodine, and some others are a good source of fatty acids. The fatty fish, such as trout, sardines, mackerel, salmon, and tuna, are regarded as the best among all the fish. These fish are a great source of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids. Fish is highly recommended for people with vitamin D deficiency.

Fish is a great source of the long chain of omega-3, which is really important for a healthy living. It is good for reducing the chance of health disease, it helps in improving the heart rate, it is a good source of good cholesterol, it also keeps the blood flow in check and which helps the blood vessels in staying healthy.Omega-3 is also good for mental health, it reduces the chance of Parkinson and Alzheimer, in old-age people. The brain of infant needs a proper growth and omega-3 helps in that. Depression, stress and anxiety, the three major mental problems in today’s time, can be reduced and controlled by omega-3 intake. Omega-3 is also good for visual health, as it has a great effect on the retina. It is also good for the retina. It also helps in improving the immune health of the body; it is good for children with allergies. People with type-2 diabetes should always include fish in the diet. Omega-3 is also good in reducing the chance of asthma and other breath related problem. Fish really helps in improving sleep health, which will reduce the chance of many sleep disorders. Heart and mental disease are two major health issues in today’s world. The issue of diabetes and visual health which were previously related to the age-old people, but now people of every age group are prone to these diseases; it becomes really important that fish should be part of everyone’s daily diet at a regular basis, to reduce the chances of such diseases.

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The major risk with the fish eating is many fish are contaminated, due to the contamination of marine eco-system. Many, fish retailers to keep the fish fresh for a long time, use chemical based for preservation, these chemicals are not at all good for health if inhaled. Certain fish contains mercury, which is not good for childbearing women, so, they should avoid fishes with high mercury content, such as golden bass, king mackerel, and swordfish. Also, the degrading quality of the marine life, where fish are consuming plastic waste, is contaminating the fish one is eating.

Including fish in your diet is really good for health, but certain precautions need to be taken.


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