1. There's a species of fish called "Slippery Dick".
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  2. Some Fish, like the Triggerfish, can swim backward.
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  3. Most brands of lipstick contain fish scales.
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  4. Many Fish can taste without even opening their mouths.
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  5. Herrings communicate
    through farts.
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  6. Goldfish can't close their eyes as they have no eyelids.
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  7. Many fish species are known to change sex during the course of their lives.
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  8. Sharks kill 12 people per year
    while people kill 11,417
    sharks per hour.
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  9. Goldfish can see infrared radiation that is invisible to us.
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  10. There's a shark in Greenland that eats polar bears and can live up to 200 years.
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  11. One Puffer Fish contains enough poison to kill 30 people.
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  12. If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will lose its color.
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  13. 80%
    of the biomass of fish in the world's oceans has been lost in the past 100 years.
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  14. Thousands of marine creatures die by mistakenly swallowing plastic bags that resemble jellyfish.
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  15. Starfish don't have brains. Special cells on their skin gather information about their surroundings.
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  16. There is a starfish with 40 arms.
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  17. Fish can drown in water.
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  18. The Sea Anemone looks like a flower, but it's actually a carnivorous animal that eats small fish and shrimp.
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  19. There is a Jellyfish that could be immortal.
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  20. Starfish do not have blood. Their blood is actually filtered sea water.
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  21. Fish cough.
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  22. "Rain of fish" is an annual weather event in which hundreds of fish rain from the sky onto the city Yoro in Honduras.
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  23. Starfish can re-grow their arms. In fact, a single arm can regenerate a whole body.
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  24. Fish in polluted lakes lose their sense of smell.
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  25. Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another.
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  26. A 10-Year-Old Goldfish Had a 45-Minute Surgery To Remove A Tumor in 2014.
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  27. When Anglerfish mate, they melt into each other and share their bodies forever.
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  28. About a third of male fish in British rivers are changing sex due to pollution, especially from contraceptive pills, a research found.
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  29. A sardine is not a species of fish, but a name that can apply to many small varieties of pickled fish, including herring and pilchard.
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  30. A robotic fish was accepted by other fish and became their leader during an experiment by NYU.
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  31. The goliath tigerfish is a fish that eats small crocodiles.
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  32. A koi fish named "Hanako" lived for 225 years.
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  33. The Salema Porgy is a species of fish that can cause hallucinations when eaten. In Ancient Rome it was consumed as a recreational drug.
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  34. Fossil evidence suggests that fish have been on Earth for about 530 million years.
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  35. The opah, or "moonfish", is the only known fully warm-blooded fish.
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  36. Goldfish don't have stomachs and should therefore be fed easily digestible food in lots of small feeding sessions.
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  37. The toxin in puffer fish is 1200 times deadlier than cyanide.
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  38. In three decades, the world's oceans will contain more discarded plastic than fish when measured by weight, researchers say.
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  39. Around 10% of the world's total fish species can be found just within the Great Barrier Reef.
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  40. Over 40,000 plant species, 2,200 fishes, 1,200 birds, 420 mammals, 420 amphibians, and 370 reptiles have been scientifically classified in the Amazon region.
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  41. Jellyfish are the ocean's most efficient swimmers, consuming 48% less oxygen than any other swimming animal.
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  42. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
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  43. Some offshore dolphins were found with deep-sea fishes in their stomachs. This evidence suggests that offshore dolphins may dive to more than 500 m (1,600 ft).
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  44. Global unemployment increased from 170 million in 2007 to nearly 202 million in 2012.
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  45. A fish discovered in Australia in 2015 was named ‘Blue Bastard'.
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  46. Some piranhas are cannibals.
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  47. Piranhas only attack you if you mess with them or their eggs.
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  48. Fish can see 70 times further in air than in water.
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  49. The Climbing gourami is a fish that has the ability to climb out of water, breathe oxygen, and even walk for short distances.
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  50. Older fish live longer if fed the faeces of younger fish.
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  51. The eyes of the celestial eye goldfish are bigger than its stomach.
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