Sea animals questions This is a list of recently added questions about sea animals. Play sea animals quiz and see all the questions. What is the top speed of the sailfish, considered to be the fastest fish in the world?Up to 70 mph. Clocked at speeds in excess of 68 mph, some experts consider the sailfish the fastest fish in the world. Easily recognized, sailfish are named for the spectacular sail-like dorsal fin that extends for nearly the entire length of their silver-blue body. Additionally, the sailfish's upper jaw is far longer than its lower jaw, forming a distinctive bill that looks like—and sometimes acts like—a spear.Created by: Ninjaihard 49% up to 50 mphup to 50 mph45up to 70 mphup to 70 mph229up to 90 mphup to 90 mph127well over 100 mphwell over 100 mph66fishs riddles » What is special about Synalpheus Pinkfloydi shrimp?Hunting with sound. The shrimp, called also Pink Floyd pistol shrimp, may be found in Pacific waters at Panama coast. The sound of its snapping claw shut reaches 210 decibels (while whales achieve 188 decibels), and can kill passing nearby small fish. It is probably the loadest sound an animal creates. Created by: smyruvery hard 33% hunting with soundhunting with sound248fluorescent colorsfluorescent colors328characteristic breeding dancecharacteristic breeding dance80sizesize84Pacific Ocean riddles » Why is this seahorse male so thick?It is pregnant. Seahorse males deliver the babies. After mating, the fertilized eggs are embedded in the pouch wall and become surrounded by a spongy tissue. The male provides oxygen and supplies the eggs with prolactin, the same hormone responsible for milk production in pregnant mammals.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% it is pregnantit is pregnant12024it has swallowed an octopusit has swallowed an octopus468it is changing skinit is changing skin855it holds some air insideit holds some air inside2980fish riddles » What kind of animal is a seahorse?A fish. Although seahorses are bony fish, they do not have scales, but rather thin skin stretched over a series of bony plates, which are arranged in rings throughout their bodies.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% a fisha fish5201a crustaceana crustacean1475a mollusca mollusc2404a sluga slug714zoology riddles » Box jellyfish have sophisticated eyes with a lens and a retina. How big is its brain?Jellyfish have no brain. Their speed and vision leads some researchers to believe that box jellyfish actively hunt their prey. Since they have no brain, the mechanisms that could make it happen remain unknown.Created by: Paul Caspackeasy 79% about the size of a peanutabout the size of a peanut1447about the size of a wallnutabout the size of a wallnut1005about the size of a coconutabout the size of a coconut541jellyfish have no brainjellyfish have no brain11522animals riddles » What is narwhal 'horn' really made of?It is a canine tooth. Usually, males have a single long tusk, the canine on the left side of the upper jaw that projects through the lip and forms a left-handed helix. The tusk grows throughout life reaching length of 3 m (10 ft). In some rare cases, both canines grow equally long, forming two tusks. In the Middle Ages, narwhal tusks were sold as unicorn horns.Created by: Bettyhard 57% it is a horn grown on its foreheadit is a horn grown on its forehead1535it is an adapted scaleit is an adapted scale874it is a canine toothit is a canine tooth9353it is an adapted nose boneit is an adapted nose bone4625teeth riddles » What does swordfish use their sword for?Hunting. Swordfish charge at high speeds through forage fish schools, slashing with their swords to kill or stun prey (contrary to the popular belief, they do not "spear"). They then turn and return to consume their catch.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 56% huntinghunting11854attracting femaleattracting female3099buoyancybuoyancy3007electrical detectionelectrical detection3164predators riddles » What is the inventive hunting technique of humpback whales?Bubble net. A group of whales swims in a shrinking circle blowing bubbles below a school of prey. Forage fish show a strong fear of bubbles and can be easily contained within a bubble curtain. The shrinking ring of bubbles encircles the school and confines it in an ever-smaller cylinder. The whales then suddenly swim upward through the "net", mouths agape, swallowing thousands of fish in one gulp.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% bubble netbubble net8021stunning song stunning song 2879sudden chargesudden charge1970light lurelight lure1679carnivores riddles » Which turtles are the biggest?Leatherback. The leatherback sea turtle, the only extant member of the family Dermochelyidae, is the largest of all living turtles and is the fourth largest modern reptile behind three crocodilians. In the Caribbean, the mean size of adults was reported at 384 kg (850 lb) in weight. The largest ever found weighed 916 kilograms (2,020 lb).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 30% greengreen270leatherbackleatherback2645aldabra giant tortoisealdabra giant tortoise1624galapagos tortoisegalapagos tortoise4176reptiles riddles » Which sea turtles are the deepest divers?Leatherback turtles are one of the deepest diving marine animals. Individuals have been recorded diving to depths as great as 1,280 meters (4,200 ft). Such depths are unreachable for turtles with hard shells, as these would have been crushed by the pressure.Created by: Jason Beagleyvery hard 37% hawksbillhawksbill2201leatherbackleatherback4860loggerheadloggerhead2655greengreen3132nature riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.