Sharks & Fishes

Fish are animals which live in water, are covered with scales, breathe by taking water in through their mouth by means of gills, and swim by the aid of fins. Some fish have a skeleton of bone, and others with just cartilage. Most are cold-blooded. Interestingly we use the word fish, in the singular, for fishes in general or the whole race. There are over 29,000 species of fish, making them the most diverse group of vertebrates. Fish come in different sizes, from the 51 ft whale shark to a ¼ of an inch, long stout infantfish.

Many types of aquatic animals named "fish", such as jellyfish and cuttlefish, are not true fish. Other sea dwelling creatures, like whales and dolphins, while closely resembling fish in outer appearance, are actually mammals. The term fish has been also extended to other aquatic animals, such as shell-fish, lobsters, etc.

Crustaceans are a large group of arthropods (55,000 species), who live in the sea with a segmented shell and four or more jointed legs, and two antennae. Crustaceans are arthropods that live in the water and breathe by gills, such as lobsters, barnacles, crabs, and shrimps.

The vast majority are aquatic, living in either fresh water or marine environments, but a few groups have adapted to terrestrial life, such as terrestrial crabs, or terrestrial hermit crabs and others. The scientific study of crustaceans is known as carcinology.

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All About Fish
by Carl Burger
from Random House
for 4th-6th grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
Aquarium Guide
from Answers in Genesis
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Atlantic Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
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$3.95
Coral Reef - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Ruth Soffer
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$3.74
Deep-Sea Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
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$3.95
Draw 50 Sharks, Whales, and Other Sea Creatures
by Lee Ames
from Broadway Books
for 3rd-8th grade
in Draw 50 (Location: ELE-ARTD50)
$9.99
Exploring Creation With Zoology 2
Young Explorer Series
by Jeannie Fulbright
from Apologia Educational Ministries
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Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
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$3.95
Freshwater Pond - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Annika Bernhard
from Dover Publications
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$3.74
Great Barrier Reef - Coloring Book
by Ruth Soffer
from Dover Publications
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$2.99
Marine Biology Coloring Book
2nd edition from Collins
for 4th-9th grade
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$21.99
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes
2nd ed. from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
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Pacific Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
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$3.95
Pagoo
by Holling C. Holling
from Houghton Mifflin
Realistic fiction for 3rd-8th grade
in BF Geography (Location: HISCUR-BFG)
$10.16
Peterson First Guide to Fishes of North America
Peterson First Guide
by Michael Filisky
2nd edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 1st-4th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$7.95
Rain Forest River Life - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
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$3.95
Salmon Creek
by Annette LeBox
Reprint from Groundwood Books
for 3rd-5th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
Seashells
Science Nature Guides
by Tucker Abbott
from Dragon's World
for 1st-5th grade
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$6.00 (1 in stock)
Seashore Life - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Anthony D'Attilio
from Dover Publications
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$2.99
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Dover Coloring Books
by Dot Barelowe
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Sensational Sea Creatures
Marvels of Creation
by Buddy & Kay Davis
from Master Books
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in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$12.99
Sharks - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
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$2.00 (1 in stock)
Sharks of the World - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Llyn Hunter
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$2.99
Tropical Fish - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Stefen Bernath
from Dover Publications
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in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$2.99
Uncover a Shark
from Silver Dolphin
for 4th-6th grade
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$9.00 (1 in stock)
Usborne Discovery: Sharks
by Jonathan Sheikh-Miller
from Usborne
for 3rd-4th grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)