Top Ten Facts About Fish

Here are some interesting and mind-blowing facts about these amazing water-dwelling creatures!

The Top Ten

1 It annually rains fish in the city Yoro in Honduras
2 Baby tiger sharks attack and eat each other in the womb
3 A male anglerfish is much smaller than a female anglerfish

When anglerfish mate, the tiny male attaches himself to his mate until they literally become one. Some females can have more than 1 males attached to her body - FireWasp2004

4 There's a fish called "slippery dick"

I bet the person who discovered the fish had one while naming it - NikBrusk

A wrasse with such a dirty name X-D - FireWasp2004

5 A Japanese food called "fugu" is a delicious but deadly food

It's made of pufferfish, and pufferfish poison, which is 1200 times stronger than cyanide, are enough to kill 30 people! One small mistake made when preparing the dish can lead to the death of the consumer - FireWasp2004

6 Some fish can change their genders (hermaphrodite)

The clownfish for example. Clownfish groups consist of a female and the rest are males. When the female in a group dies, the most dominant male will become a female and take her place - FireWasp2004

7 Sharks kill 12 people per year while people kill 11,417 sharks per hour

The movie Jaws proves that fiction does impact people in real life. - Rue

And you say sharks are killers? - FireWasp2004

yay - EliHbk

8 The black swallower can swallow prey up to 4 times its own size

Its stomach is very stretchy - FireWasp2004

9 The four-eyed fish can see above and below water at the same time
10 Unlike other fish, the opah is fully warm-blooded
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