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1Electric Eels

Electric Eels are apex predators because none of the animals that can eat them want to get shocked.- Source

2. In 2014, during the Super Bowl and Puppy Bowl, Nat Geo Wild showed the "Fish Bowl", a 4-hour clip of a goldfish swimming in a bowl. - Source

3. The warm-blooded Atlantic Bluefin Tuna is so powerful that when fighting fisherman it can cook its own flesh with sudden bursts of muscle activity.- Source

4. Sardine isn't actually a species of fish but rather a generic name given to various small, oily fishes within the herring family of Clupeidae.- Source

5. The notion that goldfishes have a memory span of only few seconds is nonsense. In fact, they can be trained to react to light signals and perform tricks.- Source

6Eulachon fish

Eulachon fish is so oily that it can be set on fire and it was used as a source of light by Nisga'a people. - Source

7. Seahorses engage in an eight-hour courtship dance which includes spinning around, swimming side by side and changing colors. - Source

8. The Japanese considered raw salmon dangerous since Pacific salmon was prone to parasites. Norway had too much salmon and decided to focus on teaching Japanese consumers that Atlantic salmon was safe to eat raw. It took 10 years for Salmon sushi/sashimi to finally become popular. - Source

9. Wild salmon flesh is red because of pigments present in the krill they eat. It is the same pigment that turns lobsters and flamingos red/pink. If this pigment is not supplemented in farmed salmon, their flesh will be the normal grey color as other fishes. This is why farmed salmon is labeled as "color added".- Source

10. A Seahorse is the only fish to have a neck.

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11Fish dropping

Some lakes are stocked with fish by dropping hundreds of fish out of an airplane flying over. - Source

12. Some horse owners put goldfish in the water troughs to keep them free of insects like mosquitoes and algae. - Source

13. There exists a type of fish named Gardneri Killifsh that can live out its entire life cycle in the footprint of an elephant. - Source

14. The largest Blue Marlin ever caught on rod and reel weighed 1,800 lbs, and inside its belly, they found a Yellowfin Tuna that weighed over 155 lbs. - Source

15. Despite the stereotype of a very short life, with proper care, an average goldfish can live up to 10 years as pets, and over 25 years in the wild. The longest recorded lifespan for a goldfish was 43 years.

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16Fish food

Fish can learn to pull a string to dispense food, and some have also figured out how to use a tool to pull the string as they swim by. - Source

17. In 2013, a genetic test of fish in restaurants and supermarkets showed 84% of Sushi restaurants in the US mislabeled and replaced tuna with Escolar, a fish known to cause prolonged, uncontrollable oily anal leakage. - Source

18. Scientists have found fishes and some other aquatic animals living under Antarctica, beneath 740 meters of ice in a 10-meter-deep section of water. Scientists are still unsure of how they manage to sustain themselves.- Source

19. In 2013, a man named Naylor in Blackpool made a lifejacket for a goldfish named Einstein that wasn't able to swim after falling ill. - Source

20. Discarded pet goldfishes can grow very large in the wild and they are causing serious environmental problems.- Source

21Eel twitter account

Tennessee Aquarium has a twitter account that sends out tweets powered by an electric eel. - Source

22. The goliath tigerfish is said to be a bigger and deadlier version of the piranha. It has 32 teeth that are of similar size to those of a great white shark. It has been known to attack humans and even crocodiles. It has only ever been caught by a handful of fishermen due to the danger it poses.- Source

23. Some fishes can climb walls. In April 2015, scientists observed several armored catfishes climbing walls of a cave in Ecuador. It was also the first time scientists found catfishes to have evolved to live in water bodies underground.- Source

24. Doctors in Ancient Rome used an early form of electrotherapy to successfully treat neurological conditions such as epilepsy and migraines. They administered the charges by placing electric torpedo fish on the patient's head. - Source

25. Indonesia realized that dead Manta Rays are worth $500 whereas Manta Ray tourism brought in $1,000,000 over the life of a single Ray. Indonesia is now the largest Manta sanctuary. - Source


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