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Fish Quiz Questions I
- Name the only British Isles freshwater fish that can swim backwards?
- Which fish, popular in Japanese cuisine where it's called Fugu, can be lethally poisonous if not prepared properly?
- Which common food fish has four species called European, Alaskan, American, Alaskan, and scale-eyed?
- Which fish has the most taste buds of any animal with 180,000 taste buds on the outside of its body?
- What does the UK's Sea Fish Industry Authority classify as young pilchards?
- Which fish (which can reach speeds up to 68mph) is the fastest fish in the world?
- Which fish spends most of its time out of water and can 'walk' on its fins?
- What do we commonly call fish that provide a service to other fish by removing dead skin and parasites?
- The name of which fish comes from the Old French word for 'spinning top'?
- In 2009, Sainsbury's briefly renamed which fish 'colin' in a bid to boost sales as an alternative to cod?
- Growing to the size of 60 feet, which fish is the biggest in the world?
- What are baby salmon called when emerging from their eggs?
- Which fish, also called a St Pierre or Peter's Fish, is known for an eye spot on the side of its body?
- Which dangerous fish can be found burried under the sand in British coastal waters with just its venomous dorsal fin showing?
- The European eel always migrates to which sea to spawn?
- The eel
- Pufferfish or blowfish (contains a poison which is 1,200 times deadlier than cyanide)
- Cleaner fish
- Giant whale shark
- John Dory
- Weever fish
- Sargasso Sea
Fish Quiz II
- Which highly regarded food fish is the largest of all flat fish?
- Synanceia, found in the Indo-Pacific, is a poisonous fish that can cause paralysis and even death; by what name is it better known??
- Which word starting with the letter 'c' means a fish's tail fin?
- The Turbot War was an international fishing dispute between Spain and which country? And who did Britain have a dispute with in the 'Cod Wars'?
- The most expensive and rare caviar comes from which fish? And in which body of water is this fish found?
- Name the saltwater fish which is the only species that can maintain a body temperature higher than that of the surrounding water?
- Which type of fin can sometimes be seen to break the water with the shark?
- Which very popular 'tropical tank' fish is also known as the millionfish and rainbow fish?
- What does the word 'koi' mean in Japanese?
- Which common fish found in still waters in the British Isles is sometimes known as the 'doctor fish'?
- Which shark is the second largest shark in the world after the 'whale shark'?
- Which type of trout has many regional names including finnock (Scotland), mort (North West England), and white trout (Ireland)?
- Xiphias gladius is the scientific name for which fish?
- Which fish is known as the 'poor man's lobster'?
- Which primitive fish made the newspaper headline: 'Giant blood sucker found in River Wear'?
- Caudal Fin
- Canada. Iceland (cod wars).
- Beluga sturgeon. Found in the Caspian Sea.
- Tuna (however, the mackerel shark is also correct)
- Dorsal fin
- The guppy
- Basking shark
- Sea trout
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