Amazing facts of Fish

  • A marine frilled shark has a gestation period of 3 to 5 years.
  • Some sharks lose up to 30,000 teeth during their lifetime.
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  • A Goldfish can only remember something for three seconds.
  • There are at least 28,500 species of fish in the world, which are known by some 2,18,000 different names in different places. According to the International Organization for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), at least 1173 species are threatened with extinction.
  • Due to the high density, it is impossible for swimmers to drown in the Dead Sea, that is why no fish can survive in it.
  • Sharkey has been living on this earth for 400 million years.
  • Dolphin fishes can hear up to a distance of 24 km even under water.
  • Jellyfish have been living on the earth for 650 million years.
  • Shark keeps on moving even while sleeping and resting.
  • A blue whale can live for 6 months without eating.
  • Electric eel (a type of fish) found in Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and Peru produces 400 to 650 volts of current.
  • Most of the fishes have taste nerves all over their body which make them feel the taste.
  • Fangtooth fish is only a few inches long while its teeth are the size of human teeth.
  • Mudskipper is a fish that spends most of its time out of water and can walk on its fins. It can hold a small amount of water in its gills before coming out of the water. It can also breathe through the pores of its wet skin.
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  • A lungfish can survive out of water for a few years. A lungfish has both lungs and gills.
  • Cats can taste 27,000 different types of fish while humans only have up to 7,000.
  • The seahorse fish is the only fish that swims a bit straight.
  • Fishes like the great white shark can raise their body temperature. This helps them to hunt in cold water.
  • The oldest fish to date is the Australian lungfish, which lived to the age of 65 as of 2003.
  • Fish use low quality messages to transmit messages to each other. Such as hoarse, boom, hiss, whistle, creak, scream and moan, etc.
  • The jaws of fishes are not attached to their skulls. That’s why many fish grab their prey with their jaws.
  • Lightning The serpentine (a fish like a snake) and the lightning fish have the power to kill a horse.
  • Sharks are the only fish that have eyelids.
  • There is a lack of teeth in the jaws of some fishes. But to cut the cheese into pieces, they have teeth like a grinder, which grind the eaten thing and divide it into small pieces. Such teeth are called gully teeth.
  • Most fish contain only a small amount of salt. But as long as the shark survives in the sea, their flesh is as salty as the sea.
  • Fishes use their colors to protect themselves in their territory. When you go to hunt her, she knows very well that someone is watching her. Some fish can also guess something by looking at the waves and ultraviolet rays.
  • The fish whose fins are thin and the tail is torn, then it can cover the biggest distance in a short time at a very high speed.
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  • A flying fish can fly up to a distance of 50 to 200 meters at a height of 6 meters above sea level.
  • Fish can also die by drowning in water. Just as humans need oxygen, they also need oxygen. This means that if the fish does not get oxygen in the water, then they will die by drowning in the water due to suffocation.
  • The fish that is in the middle of a flock of fish keeps the whole flock under control. The rest of the fish follow the instructions of the middle fish.
  • Most of the fish cannot swim backwards and those that can swim are mainly members of the species of snake. Serpentine are fish like snakes.
  • If a fish chews something, it suffocates because the water that comes out over their gills by chewing obstructs it, so that the fish suffocates.
  • Salmon fish can easily swim in the opposite direction of the water flow. Apart from this, it can also live easily in rivers and cold seas.
  • Seahorse fish can move both its eyes separately. She can look to the right with one eye, and to the left with the other at the same time. Apart from this, it can also change its color according to the surrounding environment.
  • Most types of seahorse fish live together in pairs (male and female). The female seahorse lays her eggs in a pouch inside the male’s abdomen. When the eggs are about to hatch, the male puts them on top of the sea moss with the help of his tail.
  • Sunfish do not have tail like most fish. A female sunfish can lay 300 million eggs in a year. Each egg is only the size of a dot.
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  • Fish are cold-blooded creatures. That is, their internal temperature changes according to the surrounding environment.
  • The world’s largest fish is the giant whale shark, whose length grows to the size of two school buses. It weighs about 25,000 kg and feeds mainly on plankton. Plankton is a plant that grows in salt water. It has about 4,000 teeth which are only 3 millimeters in size.
  • Stone fish is the most poisonous fish in the world. A person may be paralyzed by its bite. If the victim is not treated within a few hours, he will die.
  • Pyrenees is a type of fish which is found in South America. Its teeth are very sharp. It can eat fish, insects, seeds, fruits as well as horses.
  • Sailfish is the fastest fish that can swim at a speed of 100 kilometers per hour.
  • Seahorse fish is the slowest moving fish. Out of this, a small (small) sea fish will take an hour to walk up to five feet. Due to the slow movement, it will stop you even while walking.
  • The skin of some fishes has thorns and the skin of fishes like sharks is like sand.
  • Hammerhead sharks move in large groups of up to 500. The most powerful female moves in the middle and when she is ready to mate, she gives her position after shaking her head with another female.
  • Some pupfish can also live in hot temperatures up to 45 degrees.
  • Batfish is a type of fish that when it senses danger becomes completely motionless and looks like a floating leaf.
  • Anabaleps fish have four eyes and can see up and down at the same time.
  • Some cyclones go to blow up the fish floating on the water and throw it with the rain on the ground. This has been happening for thousands of years. The Roman writer Pellini describes a similar event in the first century.
  • Lampreys and Hag fishes have been alive for millions of years till now. It is not yet fully developed.
  • Male anglefish are much smaller in size than the female. While the length of the females increases to 24 inches, on the other hand the males are only 1.6 inches. Males are dependent on females as parasites.
  • Scientists have discovered only one percent of the depth of the ocean. He believes that millions of animals are still waiting for their discovery.
  • A male emperor anglerfish lives with more than five female mates. When the emperor anglerfish is killed, one of the female fish becomes a male to become the leader of the herd. It still remains a mystery.
  • Salmon fish can easily swim in the opposite direction of the water flow. Apart from this, it can also live easily in rivers and cold seas.
  • Seahorse fish can move both its eyes separately. She can look to the right with one eye, and to the left with the other at the same time. Apart from this, it can also change its color according to the surrounding environment.
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  • Most types of seahorse fish live together in pairs (male and female). The female seahorse lays her eggs in a pouch inside the male’s abdomen. When the eggs are about to hatch, the male puts them on top of the sea moss with the help of his tail.
  • Sunfish do not have tail like most fish. A female sunfish can lay 300 million eggs in a year. Each egg is only the size of a dot.
  • Fish are cold-blooded creatures. That is, their internal temperature changes according to the surrounding environment.
  • More fish species are found in the Amazon River than all over Europe.
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