04 Nov Tips and Fun Facts about Fishing—Part 4 of 5
At FishHunter, we pride ourselves on making the most compact and best quality fish finder. At the end of the day, we like fishing and we would like to help others find more fish and enjoy their fishing trips as much as possible.
We have compiled a long list of fishing tips and fun facts for you to peruse on your fishing trips.
- Most fish have little salt in them. Sharks, however, have meat as salty as the ocean they live in.
- Most fish can see in color and have the best possible eyesight for their habitat and can most certainly see you peering at them in a fish tank.
- A fish does not add new scales as it grows, they scales it has get bigger, growth rings are formed and the rings reveal the age of a fish
- On average, flying fish can glide 160 feet but have been known to glide as far as 660 feet. And they can reach heights up to 19 feet
- A fish can drown in water. Like humans, fish need oxygen, so if there isn’t enough oxygen in the water, they will suffocate
- The fish in the middle of a school control the school. the fish on the outside are guided by those in the middle.
- Most fish cannot swim backwards. Those that can are mainly members of one of the eel families.
- The biggest fish in the world is the giant whale shark, which can grow to nearly 60 feet. It weighs over 25 tons and eats mainly plankton.
- The most poisonous fish in the world is the stone fish. Its sting can cause shock paralysis and even death if not treated within a few hours
- The fastest fish is the sailfish. It can swim as fast as a car travels on the highway.