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
flagFinland
92%
0%
7%
0%
13
flagItaly
66%
6%
3%
23%
30
flagGermany
61%
10%
11%
17%
129
flagFrance
60%
4%
16%
20%
25
flagNorway
59%
4%
22%
13%
22
flagthe United Kingdom
58%
13%
11%
15%
251
flagSpain
58%
12%
16%
12%
24
flagDenmark
57%
10%
0%
26%
19
flagPoland
56%
13%
13%
15%
10807
flagIndia
51%
22%
10%
15%
94
flagthe Netherlands
51%
24%
8%
13%
37
flagthe United States
50%
24%
9%
14%
327
flagCzech Republic
46%
13%
13%
20%
15
flagAustralia
44%
22%
11%
16%
18
flagUnknown
39%
18%
24%
18%
33
flagCanada
35%
25%
7%
32%
28
flagthe Philippines
35%
35%
23%
5%
17
flagLithuania
30%
30%
30%
7%
13
flagUkraine
28%
14%
21%
28%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
26%
10%
26%
33%
30

Gender

men51%
women50%
hunting
51%
50%
attracting female
13%
15%
buoyancy
15%
16%
electrical detection
19%
16%

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