By: Patrick Cooney
Couscous, Walla Walla, Yo-Yo, New York, New York. Some things are so nice, we name them twice.
There are a decent number of organisms that belong to a unique group called tautonyms. Tautonyms are unique because they have the same word for genus and species in their scientific name.
Today we celebrate fish tautonyms by creating fun art to help you remember their names.
Check out this huge list of tautonyms.
Also, can you think of any common names for fish that repeat themselves, besides Mahi Mahi, of course?