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There are more than 20,000 of fish ____________, more species than
any other animals with backbones. Fishes have ____________ bodies and
slippery ___________ which cover their bodies. There are salt water fishes
as well as ___________ water fishes. Fish is an important ___________ of
food for man.
Fishes have a ____________ made of bones. To swim in the direction
they want, they use their ________. They breathe through _________
which absorb oxygen from the water.
Some fishes give ____________ to their young alive but most release
eggs. The young of a fish is called a __________. A group of fish is called
There are many unusual fishes and the ____________ is one of them
because it swims upright. Fishes often use the colour of their bodies as a
_______________. __________ reefs are home to many brightly coloured
fishes. Some fishes which live in caves have no eyes because they spend
their lives in ____________.