The Most Beautiful Saltwater Fish

The difference between saltwater fish and freshwater fish is greater than many people probably even realize. Freshwater fish have more natural dull colorings, while saltwater fish species are beautiful and eccentric. Not only are their colors bright and vibrant, but their shapes and sizes are beautiful as well. We’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful saltwater fish, so if you’re interested in seeing that information check it out below.

Antennata Lionfish

This saltwater fish is also known as the Spotfin Lionfish and the Ragged Firefish. It can be found in the Tropical Indian and Wester Pacific Oceans. It really is unlike any other with its red, black, and white vertical stripes along its body. It also has eccentric fanned fins, and a venomous spine that keeps predators away. It might not be the best fish to keep in your beginner fish tank: its venomous and predatory to boot!

Mandarain Dragonet

Talk about bright and beautiful colors! The Mandarain Dragonet, which can be found in the Pacific Ocean region, is a very popular choice for saltwater aquarium because of its bright and beautiful complexation. The colors vary from blue, green, orange, and red. The patterns of every fish differ, making every single one of them unique.

Queen Angel

The Queen Angel fish is fabulous. (Are you shocked? We aren’t.) With a name like that, how could it not be? This magnificent fish can live up to 15 years in the coasts of Florida, Bahamas, and the Gulf of Mexico. They’re blue with yellow scales. They also have a yellow tale and black circles on their forehead. Keep in mind that the Queen Angel fish is large and can be aggressive, so this is another saltwater fish that should only be handled by an experienced fish handler.

These three fish truly are beautiful. Yet, there are so many other fish that fall into the category of the most beautiful saltwater fish. They’re really so exquisite!

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Written by Logan Voss

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