interesting facts about fish


interesting facts about fish:

interesting facts about fish

facts about fish

  • Cleaner fish help out other fish by removing parasites and dead skin from their scales

  • Over 1000 fish species are threatened by extinction

  • Mermaids are mythological creatures with the tail of a fish and the upper half of a woman
  • Fish have gills that extract oxygen from the water around them

  • There are over 30000 known species of fish .

  • Some flatfish use camouflage to hide themselves on the ocean floor

  • Tuna can swim at speeds of up to 70 kph

  • Relative to their body size , fish have small brains compared to most other animals

  • Fish are covered in scales which are often covered in layer of slime to help their movement through water.
  • "Fish" are vertebrate animals that live in the water . Vertebrate means they have  a spinal cord surrounded by bone or cartilage.

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