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How can you tell a fish’s gender?

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Males are usually smaller and more colorful than females. They also possess an external sexual organ, the gonopodium, which makes it easy to differentiate males from the females: In the male, the anal fin is rod-shaped, while the female has a traditional fan-shaped anal fin.

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  • Why do crayfish have one big claw?

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    1. Not eating.
    2. Fish segregating itself from others.
    3. Fins clamped close to body.
    4. Fish acting listless or lethargic.
    5. Gasping at surface of pond.
    6. Fish Sitting on bottom.
    7. Hanging near surface or near waterfall.
    8. Red streaks in fins.

  • Why do fish turn white before they die?

    When a fish is deprived of oxygen, food, and sunlight, it'll lose its coloring very quickly – hence why it often turns white after it dies. The lack of 02 combined with the absence of sunlight and the loss of nutrients will strip the skin of its vibrant hue.

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