Which fish can live out of water?

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

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There are several well known examples of fish that can live out of water. One is the Mudskipper, which primarily lives on mud flats and usually takes to the water only when surprised in order to hide in its burrow. The catfish Phreatobius cisternarum can be found in Brazil; it lives in watery areas but not always completely underwater. The "walking catfish" can be found in Southeast Asia and even in Florida, especially in the Everglades area. The walking catfish uses its pectoral fins to "walk" across land. Although it lives in stagnant and shallow waters, it can remain on land as long as it stays wet.

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ameripak95 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Honors

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I learned that there is a fish that can actually live in damp areas- it reproduces w/in  water, but dwells in soggy areas...


I'm quite sure it's a snake-head fish... lol

Learned abt it in bio....


But here's a genuine link to some pretty neat stuff...

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