Life in color

Color kaleidoscope

Fish kingdom colorful world

Fish kingdom colorful world

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Fish kingdom colorful world
The importance of color in the underwater world is great. Today science is discovering how fish perceive differences of color and what sort of messages the colors convey. Fish use color to communicate with others of their species. They also use color in mating rituals and even to hide from their prey. Color is also a warning sign, it helps keep possible attackers away, and defend territory during mating season.

Fish kingdom colorful world – Emperor Angelfish

Blue color of Emperor Angelfish

Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) comes in various sizes and colors. When young, it has blue and white spirals, but it develops its own appearance when it reaches maturity. Its white stripes on a blue background form concentric rings, and they grow just enough to give the adult fish magnificent horizontal yellow stripes. This helps to find a mate and define its territory.

Siamese Fighting Fish Betta splendens – one of the most popular freshwater species. Only the males exhibit a wide variety of colors — red, green, blue, and purple, which they obviously use as a form of seduction.

Clownfish (Amphiprion percula) is known for its intense red, orange, and white colors. It lives among anemones, a predator species that affords it protection from possible attackers.

Ocellaris Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) has an orange body with two white bands. It lives in coral reefs from Sri Lanka to the Philippines and north of Australia.

Fish Tiger barb can boast a variety of colors – its back is from brown to olive-green, sides with a reddish-brown tint and gloss golden scales edges. On the body – four rich-black transverse stripes. The dorsal fin is black with red top, the other fins are red.

Humpback Grouper (Cromileptes altivelis) is found in southeast Asia, and its meat is considered a delicacy by gourmets. It lives in caves as a means of defense from predators.

Mandarin Dragonet (Synchiropus splendidus) is one of the most beautiful fish on the planet. It comes green, blue, and yellow. This fish lives hidden among the rocks of coral reefs.

Clown Triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum). Half of its body is black with large white spots, and the other half is nearly all black, with a group of strange black shapes with a yellow border. Its bright orange lips look like those of a clown.

Fish kingdom colorful world

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