Zoobooks magazine for kids!
Tell your teachers about EnchantedLearning.com!


Click on a region in the picture to color it in with the selected color.
Click on a color swatch in the palette to select a new color.
The currently selected color in the palette is indicated by a black rectangle drawn around it.
When you click, the point that you're clicking on is at the tip of the arrow or the tip of the pointing finger.

Hatchetfish are small, oddly-shaped fish. These schooling fish live in freshwater streams in South and Central America. Many are raised in home aquariums. Some common hatchetfish include the Marbled Hatchetfish (Carnegiella strigata), the Silver Hatchetfish (Gasteropelecus sternicla), and the Winged Disc (Pterodiscus levis).

Anatomy: Hatchetfish have a very bowed ventral surface, giving this fish a distinctive shape. They have winglike pectoral fins which they can use to leap out of the water. Female hatchetfish are larger than males. Many hatchetfish have a tiny adipose fin located between the dorsal fin and the caudal fin (tail). Hatchetfish average about 2.5 inches (6 cm) long.

Diet: Hatchetfish are top-feeders who eat insects and their larvae.

Copyright ©1999-2018 EnchantedLearning.com

Click Here -- ZoomStore.com!
Please visit our store.

What's NewSite mapAnimal
Zoom AstronomyZoom BirdsZoom ButterflyZoom DinosaursZoom RainforestsZoom SharksZoom WhalesEnchanted Learning Home
CraftsK-3 ThemesLittle Explorers
Picture dictionary
Rebus RhymesGeographyOceansBiomesZoom SchoolZoom InventorsZoom ExplorersBusy Little Brains

E-mail Zoom Store
Great birthday presents for kids who love animals

Subscribe to our mailing list - find out what's new at EnchantedLearning.com. We'll e-mail you our free newsletter each month! As stated in our privacy policy, we fully respect your privacy and will not use your e-mail address for any purpose other than the newsletter subscription.

Enchanted Learning Search

First search engine with spelling correction and pictures!
Search EnchantedLearning.com for all the words:
Enter one or more words, or a short phrase.
You can use an asterisk * as a wild-card.

Click for ZoomStore.com