What does swordfish use their sword for?

hunting
attracting female
buoyancy
electrical detection
Sword­fish charge at high speeds through forage fish schools, slashing with their swords to kill or stun prey (con­trary to the popular belief, they do not "s­pear"). They then turn and return to consume their catch.

Answers distribution

hunting
attracting female
buoyancy
electrical detection
answers
flagthe United Arab Emirates
72%
0%
5%
22%
18
flagItaly
65%
11%
2%
20%
35
flagNorway
61%
3%
23%
11%
26
flagFrance
60%
4%
16%
20%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
59%
12%
11%
15%
285
flagGermany
58%
11%
12%
17%
141
flagSpain
58%
12%
16%
12%
24
flagPoland
57%
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15%
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flagDenmark
57%
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19
flagthe Netherlands
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flagthe United States
51%
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13%
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flagIndia
50%
22%
10%
17%
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flagCzech Republic
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flagUnknown
47%
16%
21%
14%
71
flagUkraine
45%
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22%
22
flagAustralia
40%
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flagCanada
36%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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Gender

men52%
women51%
hunting
52%
51%
attracting female
13%
15%
buoyancy
15%
16%
electrical detection
19%
16%

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