False fish |Examples with its Phylum

False fish are fish which are not true fish and does not show the characteristic features of true fish. It does not belong to class Pisces. They are only given the name fish due to their physical appearance like fish or commonly called so. These false fishes belong to other classes but not to class - Pisces.

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Examples of false fishes

1. Jelly fish

It belongs to class – Scyphozoa of phylum Colenterata (Cnidaria) and belongs to Genus Aurelia.

2. Shell fish

Shell fish belong to Phylum – Arthropoda.

3. Silver fish

It belongs to class - Insecta of Phylum Arthropoda. It is insect but not fish.

4. Cray fish

It belongs to class - Crustacea of Phylum Arthropoda. It belongs to Genus Astacus.

5. Cuttle fish

It belongs to class - Cephalopoda of Phylum Mollusca. It belongs to Genus Sepia.

6. Devil fish

It also belongs to class - Cephalopoda of Phylum Mollusca. It belongs to Genus Octopus.

7. Rajor fish

It belongs to class – Asteroidea of Phylum Echinodermata It belongs to Genus Solen.

8. Star fish

It belongs to class - Cephalopoda of Phylum Mollusca. It belongs to Genus Asterias.

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9. Hag fish
It belongs to class – Cyclostomata of sub-phylum vertebrata of Phylum - chordata. It belongs to Genus Sepia.

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