10 Amazing Facts About Fish Part 2

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There's a lot more about fish beside being sooo delicious. Scroll down to learn 10 fishy fun facts. Also, don't forget to check out part 1: http://endlessfacts.com/p/URvOc


1
Starfish are not fish. Neither are jellyfish.

2
Although the fangtooth fish is only a few inches long, it has teeth about the size of a human’s.

3
To achieve shimmering effects, most lipsticks contain fish scales.

4
The mudskipper is a fish that spends most of its time out of water and can “walk” on its fins.

5
Since a fish’s jaw is not attached to its skull, many fishes can shoot their mouths forward like a spring to catch startled prey.

6
Electric eels and electric rays have enough electricity to kill a horse.

7
On average, flying fish can glide 160 feet, but have been known to glide as far as 660 feet.

8
A fish can drown in water. Like humans, fish need oxygen, so if there isn’t enough oxygen in the water, they will suffocate.

9
Fish would suffocate if they tried to chew because chewing would interfere with water passing over their gills.

10
The slowest fish is the Dwarf Seahorse, which takes about one hour to travel five feet.