Blobfish Quiz

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Blobfish The Facts – What do you know?
Test your knowledge of the awesome Blobfish with this quick quiz.

(Find out more about the blobfish here: Blobfish — 10 Facts about the Kings and Queens of Ugly)

 

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True or False?

1. The blobfish is not real!

 True

 False

2. It belongs to a family of fish known as fatheads or Psychrolutes marcidus.

 True

 False

3. They live at depths of up to 3900 feet (1189 meters).

 True

 False

4. They can be found off the coasts of mainland Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.

 True

 False

5. They have swim bladders to help them float and swim.

 True

 False

6. They have extra strong bones to deal with the extreme water pressure.

 True

 False

7. They are extremely tasty to eat.

 True

 False

8. The female lays thousands of little pink eggs.

 True

 False

9. Blobfish are endangered and could become extinct!

 True

 False

10. They are lovely fish to keep as a pet.

 True

 False




Answers to the Blobfish quiz:

1. False. It’s totally real!
2. True.
3. True.
4. True.
5. False. They don’t have swim bladders as they would collapse at high pressure. Instead they are made of a jelly like substance that allows them to float just above the sea floor.
6. False. They have no bones, they would snap under the extreme water pressure.
7. False. They are bland and a disgusting jelly-like mush at the surface.
8. True.
9. True.
10. False. They need the extreme pressure of deep water to survive, they would never make it to a fish tank never mind survive there.

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