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April 28, 2014 | Categories: Fun Stuff

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Fish, with nearly 27,000 living species, are the largest population of Vertebrate (backbone) animals. In fact, if you combined all the other Vertebrates, fish would still outnumber them.

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January 14, 2014 | Categories: Fun Stuff

A person who studies fish for a living is called an ichthyologist. Try saying it out loud. It’s pronounced ik-thee-ol-uh-jist. Congratulations, you just graduated from the 6th grade.  

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June 20, 2013 | Categories: Fun Stuff

There are more species of fish than all the species of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals combined.

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October 15, 2012 | Categories: Fun Stuff

Fish were well established long before dinosaurs roamed the earth. Fishermen came even later.

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July 2, 2012 | Categories: Fun Stuff

The world’s tiniest fish is the Stout Infant which is about a quarter-of-an-inch long. I guess you don’t need 10 lb test line to catch one of those.

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May 28, 2012 | Categories: Fun Stuff

Fish don’t have ears. They hear or feel vibrations along the lateral line of their bodies. Fishermen do have hears, but sometimes they don’t hear their wives.  

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April 23, 2012 | Categories: Fun Stuff

In saltwater, fish drink constantly and rarely urinate. In fresh water, fish rarely drink and urinate constantly. This maintains the salt balance in their bodies.  

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March 19, 2012 | Categories: Fun Stuff

Scientists can tell how old a fish is by reading the growth rings on the fish scales, a lot like they do with tree rings.  

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January 9, 2012 | Categories: Fun Stuff

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds. That stuff on the bottom of the lake mast taste pretty good.  

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December 12, 2011 | Categories: Fun Stuff

West Pubnico, a small fishing village situated on the south shore of Nova Scotia, gets their name from the native Mi’kmaq word Pombcoup, meaning, “a hole that has been cut […]