Record holders of the deep sea

Interesting facts "Animals" Record holders of the sea depths

  • The largest herring school numbered 3 billion fish.
  • During their journey from the Baltic Sea to Sargasso, European eels cover a path of 7500 km.
  • A giant spider crab was caught off the coast of Japan with a claw of just under 4 meters.
  • The record-breaking worm is the laceworm caught in the North Sea. Its length is 55 m, which is much longer than the length of the blue whale.
  • The whale shark lives for about 70 years. Halibut, which was over 3 m long and caught in the North Sea, is about 60 years old.
  • The most ferocious fish are, no, not piranhas, but bluefin tuna, attacking schools of fish with fierce fury and tearing to pieces ten times more fish than they can eat.
  • The poison of the boxwood jellyfish is so powerful that it can kill a person in 30 seconds to 15 minutes.
  • The largest whale shark was 18 meters long and weighed 43 tons.
  • Incredibly, a sailfish swims faster than a cheetah runs. She develops a speed of 109 km / h.
  • Oceanic Moonfish is the mother of many children. The female moonfish lays up to 300 million eggs.
  • The largest jellyfish ever found had a bell-shaped body measuring 2.29 m in diameter, and its tentacles were 36.5 m long.
  • Some large American crayfish live up to 50 years.
  • The largest specimen of the blue whale was 33.58 meters long and weighed more than 160 tons. This is 25 times larger than the largest inhabitant of the land, the African elephant.
  • A giant clam from the Great Barrier Reef in Australia was 1.09 m long, 0.73 m wide, and weighed 262.9 kg.
  • The sperm whale is capable of being without air for 1 hour and 52 minutes.
  • An adult specimen of the Marshall Islands' gobi is only 16 mm long.
  • The Pacific leatherback turtle is the largest marine reptile. It reaches a length of 2, 13 m and weighs about 453 kg.
  • The four-winged flying fish is capable of longest flights. The range of such a record flight is 1109 m, and the height is 11 m.
  • The largest white shark was 13.10 m long.