133 illustrations of fish including: sailfish, salmon, sawfish, scabbard, scad, seahorse, seawolf, shad, shanny, shark, sheepshead, skate, smelt, snapper, soapfish, sole, sprat, stickleback, sturgeon, sucker, sunfish, surgeon fish, and swordfish

A genus of marine fishes of the diodon family. They are so called from the compressed form of the body, and because of their habit of coming to the surface when the sun shines.

Sunfish

A genus of marine fishes of the diodon family. They are so called from the compressed form of the body,…

Small in size in North America, the sunfish is Native on the east coast and is red or orange in color. The oceanic variety is several feet in length.

Sunfish

Small in size in North America, the sunfish is Native on the east coast and is red or orange in color.…

"A species with which we do not often meet with in this country."

Sunfish (Orthagoriscus Mola)

"A species with which we do not often meet with in this country."

"Almost of a circular form, with long dorsal and anal fins, projecting like handles from its inder parts. It attains a great size, sometimes as much as four or five hundred pounds' wright, and measures four or five feet in length." — Goodrich, 1859

Short Sunfish

"Almost of a circular form, with long dorsal and anal fins, projecting like handles from its inder parts.…

"Surgeon-fish is a popular name for any species of the genus Acanthurus, from the sharp, erectile, lancet-shaped spine with which each side of the tail is armed. In the early stages of their growth these fish are so different from the fully-developed individuals, that for some time the young fish were placed in a separate genus."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Surgeon Fish

"Surgeon-fish is a popular name for any species of the genus Acanthurus, from the sharp, erectile, lancet-shaped…

"Surgeon-fish is a popular name for any species of the genus Acanthurus, from the sharp, erectile, lancet-shaped spine with which each side of the tail is armed. In the early stages of their growth these fish are so different from the fully-developed individuals, that for some time the young fish were placed in a separate genus."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Surgeon Fish

"Surgeon-fish is a popular name for any species of the genus Acanthurus, from the sharp, erectile, lancet-shaped…

A dark fish noted for it voracity and enourmous distensibility of their stomachand integuments, which permit them to swallow fishes large than themselves.

Black Swallower

A dark fish noted for it voracity and enourmous distensibility of their stomachand integuments, which…

"The Sword-fish is a very formidable creature. It sometimes attains the length of five to six feet."

The Sword-Fish (Xiphias Gladius)

"The Sword-fish is a very formidable creature. It sometimes attains the length of five to six feet."

The swordfish is found in every part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its "sword" is an elongation of the upper jaw, of great strength.

Swordfish

The swordfish is found in every part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its "sword" is an elongation of the upper…

"Swordfish is a popular name for any individual of the Xiphiidæ. They are pelagic fishes, widely distributed in tropical and sub-tropical seas, and are extremely strong and swift. Their popular name is derived from their formidable sword-like weapon, formed by the coalescence and prolongation of the maxillary and intermaxillary bones beyond the lower jaw; it is very hard and strong, and capable of inflicting terrible wounds."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Swordfish

"Swordfish is a popular name for any individual of the Xiphiidæ. They are pelagic fishes, widely…

A family of spinyrayed fished allied to the mackerels. They attain a length of fifteen feet, and have the bones of the upper jaw consolidated to a widely distributed in the open seas of tropical and sub-tropical climes, and being quite strong and swift.

Swordfish

A family of spinyrayed fished allied to the mackerels. They attain a length of fifteen feet, and have…

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.

Swordfish

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.

Swordfish

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.