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
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
74%
3%
6%
16%
31
flagSwitzerland
65%
7%
7%
19%
26
flagItaly
62%
12%
5%
20%
40
flagGermany
60%
11%
12%
16%
186
flagFrance
60%
4%
16%
20%
25
flagSpain
60%
12%
16%
12%
25
flagthe United Kingdom
59%
13%
10%
15%
382
flagthe Netherlands
59%
19%
8%
11%
61
flagRussia
57%
19%
14%
9%
21
flagPoland
56%
14%
14%
14%
17435
flagCroatia
52%
13%
4%
30%
23
flagthe United States
50%
24%
8%
15%
411
flagIndia
50%
21%
10%
17%
117
flagNorway
50%
16%
19%
13%
36
flagSweden
50%
11%
17%
20%
34
flagUkraine
50%
10%
16%
20%
30
flagUnknown
39%
22%
19%
17%
924
flagAustralia
36%
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27%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
34%
11%
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25%
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flagCanada
34%
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6%
31%
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Gender

men46%
women50%
hunting
46%
50%
attracting female
17%
16%
buoyancy
17%
17%
electrical detection
17%
15%

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