fish facts Selected as the most interesting among animals related questions in Animals quiz Which sea animal captures have grown significally since 1970?American lobster. In 1990s several cod stocks collapsed due to overfishing. With the large predatory fish removed, their prey have had population explosions, and the capture of lobster tripled since 1970.Created by: globalquiz.orgfishing facts » Where does electric eel occur in the wild?In South America. Electric eels inhabit muddy waters of the Amazon and Orinoco basins floodplains and swamps. Fortunately, these are remote and uninhabited areas, as electric eels can easily kill a human. Although it doesn't eat such large animals (it has no teeth and can swallow only small mammals), a series of electric shocks is enough to stun and drown a horse.Created by: Sumit Tamanganimals of South America facts » Which dangerous fish breathes atmospheric air?Electric eel. Electric ell lives in muddy floodplains of Orinoco basin. It is well adapted to this low-oxygen environment: it can breathe atmospheric air using a vascularized respiratory organ in its oral cavity. In fact, electric eels must rise to the surface every 10 minutes and inhale, otherwise they die not having enough oxygen from the gill.Created by: globalquiz.orgVenezuela facts » What does swordfish use their sword for?Hunting. 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgsea animals facts » Which country in the world captures the most fish?China, with one-fifth of the world's population, accounts for one-third of the world's reported fish production and two-thirds of the worlds reported aquaculture production. Chinese fishing fleet has access to numerous distant fishing grounds through agreements with foreign countries. That includes West African coast and North and South Pacific.Created by: globalquiz.orgindustry facts » Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?Sharks are very primitive and they lack a urinary system. Instead sharks carry urea in their blood and excrete it through their flesh by osmosis. After a shark dies, its urea turns to ammonia, which can permeate the flesh.Created by: Debbie Foxcuisine facts » Why is this seahorse male so thick?It is pregnant. Seahorse males deliver the babies. After mating, the fertilized eggs are embedded in the pouch wall and become surrounded by a spongy tissue. The male provides oxygen and supplies the eggs with prolactin, the same hormone responsible for milk production in pregnant mammals.Created by: globalquiz.orgzoology facts » What kind of fish was it NOT?Sharks are a group of fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton. Large sharks can easily be crushed under their own weight on land, because sharks do not have rib cages.Created by: globalquiz.orgbones facts » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.