Here is a close-up of the brightly colored parrotfish supermale.
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Gigantic goldfish, like this one held by University of Nevada, Reno, researcher Christine Ngai, have been found in the waters of Lake Tahoe.
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One of the giant goldfish found in Lake Tahoe.
A giant ocean sunfish, or mola mola, cruises slowly through the water column. At the surface these unusual-looking fish will sometimes be mistaken for a shark because of their tall dorsal fins.
A scrawled filefish swims through the ocean waters.
The picture shows a Manta ray swimming alongside a diver.
Torpedo rays (Torpedo californica) are identifiable by their flat gray bodies and black spots. Interestingly, these animals catch their prey by stunning them with a jolt!
A ‘head-on view’ photograph of a green moray eel.
Shown above is a photograph of a Goosefish laying camouflaged on a northern rocky reef.
Bat rays (Myliobatis californica) like this one are truly graceful creatures who are normally 4 to 5 feet across but have been reported with "wingspans" of 8 feet. They live up to 24 years and are armed with a defensive barb on the end of their tail. Female bat rays grow larger, are faster, and live longer than males.