An interesting and fun fish fact for kids is that there are over 3000 known species of fish. Their bodies are covered with slimy scales that help to propel them through the water. Some fish, such as tuna, can swim up to ... More »

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All fish are vertebrates, which means they have a backbone, and are cold-blooded, which means their internal temperature changes to match the temperature of their surroundings. There are 25,000 known species of fish, whi... More »

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Jellyfish belong to a group of sea creatures, including coral, that attach to rocks and other hard surfaces. However, jellyfish are mobile, either swimming by their own power or moved by currents and wind. Jellyfish don'... More »

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There are over 200 different species of anglerfish, most of which live in the deep parts of the ocean at depths of around one mile. Their most defining trait is a small luminescent dorsal fin that has developed to hang o... More »

All fish are vertebrates, which means they have a backbone, and are cold-blooded, which means their internal temperature changes to match the temperature of their surroundings. There are 25,000 known species of fish, whi... More »

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One parrot fish fact is that in some species, nearly all of them are born female. At this phase in their lives, the parrot fish have drab colors. As they mature, they acquire brighter coloration, and some females turn in... More »

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One fact about largemouth bass is that the female is larger than the male. The male can grow up to 1 1/3 feet long, while the female largemouth bass can grow to nearly 2 feet long. The fish weighs about 2 pounds on avera... More »

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