"Ateleopus japonicus."-Whitney, 1902.

Ateleopus

"Ateleopus japonicus."-Whitney, 1902.

"Labrax lupus (Bass), an Acanthopteryglan with anterior spinous and posterior soft dorsal fins." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Bass

"Labrax lupus (Bass), an Acanthopteryglan with anterior spinous and posterior soft dorsal fins." —…

cyprinodon

Carp

cyprinodon

"Carp (Cyprinus carpio). a.-- fore fin; b.-- hind fin; c.-- anal fin; d.-- large barbule. Carp, a genus of soft-finned abdominal fish distinguished by the small mouth, toothless jaws, and gills of three flat rays." -Vaughan, 1906

Common Carp

"Carp (Cyprinus carpio). a.-- fore fin; b.-- hind fin; c.-- anal fin; d.-- large barbule. Carp, a genus…

"Fins of Common Perch. D, first dorsal; D', second dorsal; P, pectoral; V, ventral; A, anal; C, caudal." -Whitney, 1911

Fins of Common Perch

"Fins of Common Perch. D, first dorsal; D', second dorsal; P, pectoral; V, ventral; A, anal; C, caudal."…

<i>Pristis pectinatus</i>. "1. An elasmobranchiate or selachian fish of the family <i>Pristidae</i>, having the snout prolonged into a flat saw or serra beset on each side with horizontal teeth pointing sidewise." &mdash;Whitney, 1889

Sawfish, Side View

Pristis pectinatus. "1. An elasmobranchiate or selachian fish of the family Pristidae, having the snout…

<i>Pristis pectinatus</i>. "1. An elasmobranchiate or selachian fish of the family <i>Pristidae</i>, having the snout prolonged into a flat saw or serra beset on each side with horizontal teeth pointing sidewise." &mdash;Whitney, 1889

Sawfish, View from Underneath

Pristis pectinatus. "1. An elasmobranchiate or selachian fish of the family Pristidae, having the snout…

<i>Liparis lineata</i>. A fish of the genus <i>Liparis</i>; so called from their soft unctuous feel, and their habit of adhering to rocks by means of a ventral sucker.
<p>This illustration shows the sucker present on the underside of the fish, between the pectoral fins.

Snailfish - Sucker Between the Pectoral Fins

Liparis lineata. A fish of the genus Liparis; so called from their soft unctuous feel, and their habit…