There are many interesting facts about fish that the average person may find hard to believe. With over 30,000 different species of fish worldwide it’s no wonder there are many interesting facts about this stunning under water creature. If you think 30,000 is a lot, scientists believe there could be another 10,000+ species lurking in the depths that are yet to be discovered.
Fish have been around for at least 400,000,000 years with some experts believing they could even be older than that by another 100,000,000 years. In that time the basic shape and features of the fish hasn’t changed that much, proving that they are perfectly adapted to their surroundings.
It’s just a shame that us as a human race don’t really appreciate the humble fish as we should, destroying their habitats and over fishing our beautiful oceans. But that is another post all together. Let’s get back on track and take a look at some interesting and strange facts regarding what most of us take for granted, the humble fish. Let’s kick start this post with ‘Do fish have noses’.