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20 amazing facts about ocean fish | Be amazed by life

The underwater world is a different world than ours. It is admired by all the deepwater divers and photographers that are responsible for clicking images for their magazines and collection. The photographers that are responsible for the picture of sea creatures and fish are encouraged to gain knowledge about the sea creature’s habitat and learn the ways with the help of which they can interact with the sea creatures.

All this struggle of the photographer is appreciated because when you are aware of what you’re handling, then you can easily capture the perfect shot that you want for your brand.  We have gathered some amazing facts about underwater creatures that one should know.

Bony Fish

The amazing fact about bony fish is that they have more than one set of nostrils. The nostrils of bony fish don’t open for breathing, their nostrils are meant to smell food. Their nostrils can detect food from considerable distances. It is safe to say that the more the nostrils the better the smell.

Bony Fish
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Jellyfish

Jellyfish are made with a smooth bag-like texture with tentacles that are armed with stinging cells. One more thing which makes them unique from other fishes is that they are the longest species to live on earth. It has been more than 650M years. They have outlived dinosaurs and sharks.

Jellyfish
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Hermit Crabs

It is assumed that all the hermit crabs use discarded seashells as their movable shelter home, which is not true. Mostly in the Sea of Cortez hermit crabs use growing Hydrocoral to live and in the Indo-Pacific region, they live in wormholes that are left by the worms.

Hermit Crabs
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Electrical Eel

Electric eels look more like catfish or carp. An amazing fact about eels is that they can produce enough electricity that 10 electric bulbs can be easily lightened with it.

Electric Eel fish
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Sharks Fish

There is a reason why the shark’s skin is not so smooth and feels like sandpaper. It is because shark fish’s body is covered with tiny little teeth named dermal denticles.

Sharks fish
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Damselfish

Damselfish grow algae gardens just like farmers. They attack photographers just to warn them to stay off their precious garden.

Damselfish
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Dolphins

Dolphins are known to be the most friendly sea creatures. The amazing fact about dolphins fish is that when they sleep their one eye is always open and half of their brain is working. They do so to avoid predators and other threats.

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Octopus

An octopus is known for its defense mechanism. It has three hearts and the unique thing about its blood is that it is blue.

Octopus
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Blue Whale Fish

It is said that a blue whale fish has a record to make the loudest sound than any other animal. It can easily make a 188 Db sound wave which is louder than a jet engine taking off.

Blue Whale fish
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Oysters

Oysters can switch from one gender to another depending on what is more suitable for reproduction.

Oysters
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Seahorses

Male seahorses carry their babies and they are responsible for caring for the newborn. Thanks to Friends, many of us already know this.

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Shrimp

Turns out the reason why many cultures don’t eat the head of shrimp is due to the reason that their heart lies above their eyes.

Shrimp
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Sea sponge

Corals are breathing species even though they don’t have a head, mouth, eyes, feelers, bones, heart, lungs, or brain.

Sea sponge
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Sea turtles

Turtles are living on every continent except Antarctica. They are said to be very adaptive which is why they can be found everywhere.

Sea turtles
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Moray Eels

Moray eels breathe in an aggressive manner where they open and close their mouths. For any layman, they might see this behavior as aggressive but in reality, that is how they breathe.

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Parrotfish

At night time the parrotfish covers herself in a bubble of their mucus so that predators can’t smell them while they are sleeping.

Parrotfish
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Nudibranchs

Nudibranchs can absorb stinging cells known as nematocysts from the prey that they have eaten. They can then use that stinging cells as part of their defensive mechanism.

Nudibranchs
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Boxfish

These fishes don’t have a vertebrate bone like most bony fishes. They only have eyes a mouth and fins that stick out.

Boxfish

Fishes

Many fishes are hermaphrodites which mean that they have both female and male sexual organs. They start their lives with being a female and then if the male is required they will switch their gender.

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Barnacles

Barnacles are related to crabs and lobsters. The male should use a very long reproductive part so that he can reach the female for mating.

Barnacles
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