It is estimated that 73% of Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, discovered many interesting species and still counting. Beautiful Fishes are always one of the most interesting species in the world because of their colorful patterns and beautiful fins. Some people spend so much time, effort, and money setting up aquariums is to enjoy beautiful fish in their homes or workplaces and to decorate beautifully office or homes also.
It can makes a living room, office or workplace more beautiful and valuable. Today, it is easier than ever to have some of the world’s most visually stunning species of tropical fish in your living room or office. However, the huge popularity of these beautiful fishes makes some of them threatened in the wild because they are harvested for the aquarium trade. But also there are some fishes, those are really different for their heart touching beauty, size, shape and mind-blowing colors.
Scroll down and check the list of top most beautiful fishes in the world:
Clownfish is also known as Anemone fish. It is one of the most popular aquarium species and also attractive colorful fishes in the world, found in Indian & Pacific Ocean and most of all coral reefs. There are 28 different species of clown fishes are in total.
They have an attractive orange body with three brighter distinctive white bars. The Clownfish can grow up to 7.1 inches in length, while the smallest specimen would only reach 3.9 inches. The most interesting thing is that all clown fishes are born as males and they switch to female upon growing stage. They also make quick and attractive movements while swimming.
9. Symphysodon Discus Fish
The Discus fish is a kind of cichlid from the Amazon River Basin of South America, is one of the most popular species of freshwater aquarium fish. They found in blue, green, reddish and golden. Unlike other aquarium fishes discus fishes shows intelligent behaviors that is displaying of different moods.
The height and length of the fully grown fish are both about 20–25 cm (8–10 in). They are very social, always travel in groups. Discuses are also known as Pompadour Fish—a reference to French King Louis XV’s mistress, Madame Pompadour. Sea turtles and large fishes are the main predators of discus fish.
8. Flame Angel
The brightly colored Flame Angelfish was named as such due to its gorgeous orange-red color way, but it also features 5 black vertical lines on its sides as well as black and purple-blue touches on its rear fins. Native to the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean and can be found as far west as Hawaii.
It is easy to mark these fish under the ocean, which color is always flaming like fire. It is one of the brightest colored fish in existence. Flame Angels are a popular aquarium fish because they eat virtually any food and it can reach an age of 7 years or even more.
7. Lined Butterfly Fish
The Lined Butterfly fish is one of the largest of its species. They have a wide range from the Red Sea to South Africa and as far east as southern Japan and Hawaii. This beautiful creature boasts a spectacular mix of white, black and yellow shades, as well as a series of vertical lines traversing its body.
It can grow up to 12 inches (30 cm) long, which is quite a lot for a butterfly fish. The Lined butterfly fish eats mostly invertebrates, algae and coral polyps.
6. Blueface Angelfish
The Blueface Angelfish (sometimes known as the “Yellowface Angelfish” – both colors appear on the face) are the most colorful member of angelfish family. They native to the shallow waters of the Indo-Pacific region. As the name indicates they have a deep blue colored face. It flaunts a spectacular combination of blue, yellow and pale blue shades. However, young members of the species are recognized for their 6 vertical white bars and pale blue lines, while their caudal fins flaunt 2 tons of blue.
This fish lives out its days among the coral reefs of the Maldives, Japan, Taiwan and Indonesia, but it can also be found in lagoons at depths of up to 82 feet. Blueface angel fishes have a length up to 14 inches. They have a lifespan of 10 years. This species of angel fish used to have foods like shrimps, marine algae’s and squids. It is found as a lovable aquarium fish as it is not all shows aggressive behavior.
5. Candy Bass let
The Candy Basslet is part of the larger family (Serranidae) of sea basses, groupers and reef basslets. They have 23 to 27 species of reef basslets in the subfamily Liopropomini. This fish ranges from the Bahamas and Florida Keys, along the eastern Caribbean, and down to some of the smaller islands off the northern coast of South America.
The Candy Basslet is one of the favourite and popular coral aquarium fish to people in the world. It is a relatively small fish growing to a maximum adult size of about 2/3 inches.
4. Regal Tang
The Regal Tang is best known for its beautiful blue and black color way complemented by a yellow tail. It is also called a palette surgeonfish or a blue tang. This brightly colored fish was popularized by the character ‘Dory’ in the movie “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory”.
Like many other aquarium fish, they are found in reefs throughout the Eastern Pacific. This fish can grow up to 12 inches long, and it features small scales as well as a pointy nose. Young regal tangs feed mostly on plankton, while older specimens are omnivorous so they sometimes nibble on algae.
3. Mantis Shrimp
Mantis shrimp appear in a variety of colors, from shades of browns to bright neon colors, which makes it one of the most beautiful sea creatures in the world. There are more than 450 species of mantis shrimp. They found almost everywhere in the world. They can grow to 12 inches in length but it can go all the way to 15 inches in exceptional cases. The largest mantis shrimp ever caught had a length of 46 cm (18 in) and was caught in the Indian River near Fort Pierce, Florida, in the States.
They are among the most important predators in many shallow, tropical and sub-tropical marine habitats. However, due to its shyness, it isn’t actually studied very well, since it tends to hide in holes and remain there for longs periods of time. Armed with powerful claws, this deadly yet gorgeous shrimp can deliver some painful blows to an inexperienced handler.
2. Juvenile Emperor Angelfish
The Emperor Angel Fish are some of the most beautiful fish in the world, featuring a superb color way consisting of dark blue, white and electric blue blend. These colors are neatly arranged in a circular pattern that remains roughly unchanged until the fish reaches maturity.
It takes about 24 to 30 months for an emperor angelfish to acquire its adult coloring. Afterwards, the adult emperor angel Fish develops black shades around its eyes as well as a series of blue and yellow stripes. They native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans, from the Red Sea to Hawaii and the Austral Islands. Juveniles are most fascinating fish in the waters. They can grow up to 40 cm (15.75 in) in length.
1. Mandarin Fish
The Mandarin Fish is also known as mandarin dragonet (Synchiropus splendidus). It is a small, brightly-colored member of the dragonet family, which is popular in the saltwater aquarium trade. They are also the most beautiful and colorful fish on Earth. The mandarin fish is native to the Pacific, ranging approximately from the Ryukyu Islands south to Australia. This fish have a bright blue base color, with orange swirls and touches of green and yellow around the face and fins. They can fully grow up to 2.6 inches and it is not easily spotted in the wild.
The Mandarin Fish live in lagoons and coral reefs. It is one of very active and peaceful aquarium fishes in the world. But, the mandarin fish is also very difficult to keep in an aquarium, because it only eats live food, like- small worms and ocean isopods are the main food. Mandarin fish makes rapid movements in water. They are also very hardy and resistant to some common fish diseases. This species have a life span of 15 years.