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
74%
3%
6%
16%
31
flagSwitzerland
68%
6%
6%
17%
29
flagGermany
62%
10%
11%
15%
195
flagItaly
61%
11%
7%
19%
42
flagthe Netherlands
60%
20%
7%
10%
65
flagFrance
60%
4%
16%
20%
25
flagSpain
60%
12%
16%
12%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
59%
13%
11%
16%
393
flagRussia
58%
20%
12%
8%
24
flagPoland
56%
13%
14%
14%
18218
flagIndia
52%
21%
9%
16%
126
flagSweden
52%
11%
16%
19%
36
flagCroatia
52%
13%
4%
30%
23
flagthe United States
50%
24%
8%
15%
427
flagNorway
50%
16%
19%
13%
36
flagUkraine
50%
11%
14%
20%
34
flagUnknown
39%
22%
19%
17%
949
flagRepublic of Ireland
34%
11%
27%
25%
44
flagAustralia
34%
17%
17%
26%
23
flagCanada
33%
30%
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30%
33

Gender

men47%
women50%
hunting
47%
50%
attracting female
17%
16%
buoyancy
17%
16%
electrical detection
17%
15%

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