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PPG Aquarium

Arapaima

Arapaima

The arapaima (Arapaima gigas) is one of the largest tropical freshwater fish in the world.

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Banded Archer Fish

Banded Archer Fish

Banded archerfish (Toxotes jaculatrix) capture their prey by aiming and spitting water into the air.

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Blacktip Reef Shark

Blacktip Reef Shark

The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) inhabits tropical and warm temperate seas.

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Blind Cavefish

Blind Cavefish

The blind cavefish lives in deep, dark underwater caves.

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Brook Trout

Brook Trout

The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is the state fish for Pennsylvania.

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Caribbean Staghorn Coral

Caribbean Staghorn Coral

Caribbean staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis) live in colonies.

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Electric Eel

Electric Eel

The electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) is an electrical fish.

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Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin

The Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) is easily recognized by the wide white stripe.

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Giant Pacific Octopus

Giant Pacific Octopus

The giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) is largest octopus species in the world.

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Glass Catfish

Glass Catfish

The glass catfish (Kryptopterus minor) is a transparent freshwater fish.

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Greenside Darter Fish

Greenside Darter Fish

The greenside darter fish (Etheostoma blennioides) is a member of the Percidae family.

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King Penguin

King Penguin

The King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is the second largest species of penguin.

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Leafy Seadragon

Leafy Seadragon

The leafy sea dragon (Phycodurus eques) is a marine fish related to the seahorse.

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Longnose Gar

Longnose Gar

The longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseous) is a primitive ray-finned fish.

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Macaroni Penguin

Macaroni Penguin

The macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) is one of six species of crested penguin.

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Pot-bellied Seahorse

Pot-bellied Seahorse

The pot-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis) is one of the largest seahorses.

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Red Discus

Red Discus

The red discus (Symphysodon discus) is a freshwater fish with a nearly circular, or disc shaped, body.

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Red-Bellied Piranha

Red-Bellied Piranha

The Red-bellied piranha (Pygocentrus nattereri) has perhaps the worst reputation of any freshwater fish.

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Red-Tail Catfish

Red-Tail Catfish

The red-tail catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus) is a freshwater pimelodid, meaning long-whiskered fish.

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Spotted Spiny Lobster

Spotted Spiny Lobster

The spotted spiny lobster (Panulirus guttatus) is also known as the Guinea chick lobster.

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Weedy Seadragon

Weedy Seadragon

The Weedy seadragon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus) is a marine fish related to the seahorse.

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West Coast Sea Nettle

West Coast Sea Nettle

The West Coast sea nettle (chrysaora fuscescens) is a type of jellyfish that lives in the Pacific Ocean.

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White-Blotched River Stingray

White-Blotched River Stingray

The white-blotched river stingray (Potamotrygon leopoldi) is a bottom-dwelling, freshwater stingray.

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Yellow Spotted Amazon Turtle

Yellow Spotted Amazon Turtle

The yellow spotted Amazon turtle (Podocnemis unifilis) is one of the largest species of South American river turtle.

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Yellow Stingray

Yellow Stingray

Yellow stingrays (Urobatis jamaicensis) are also known as yellow-spotted stingrays.

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Zebra Shark

Zebra Shark

The zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) is a species of carpet shark.

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