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21 Fish Trivia Questions to Test the Strength of Your Scales

What is so special about a flounder’s life cycle? Where do clownfish live? What is the most well-known predator of the Chinook salmon in the Pacific Northwest? What creatures of the sea are considered kosher? What is the difference between whale sharks and other shark species? Do all fish have backbones? Are jellyfish really fish? What is considered the most toxic fish on earth?

If you found yourself swimming toward these morsels of trivia, this set of fish trivia questions and answers might be the perfect waters for you. Whether you’re an ichthyologist (which is what, by the way?), an aquarium enthusiast, a nature lover, or just someone with many random facts bouncing around in your head, cast your pole into these fish trivia questions to see if you get any bites! Test your knowledge on the fascinating underwater world which we are only just beginning to explore and understand.

If you’re a fan of fish trivia, maybe you’ll enjoy our cat trivia, dog trivia, or pet trivia as well. Or, branch out and test your general knowledge with our animal trivia quiz.

Approximately what percentage of the average jellyfish’s body is water?

 

0.95

 

0.5

 

0.8

 

0.6

What animal is a meat-eating, freshwater fish?

 

Piranha

 

African Penguin

 

Gila Monster

 

Rhinoceros

Which of the following fish can adapt to both saltwater and freshwater?

 

Salmon

 

Tuna Fish

 

Great White Shark

 

Porcupine Fish

Which of the following fish is most shaped like a torpedo?

 

Trout

 

Flounder

 

Sandy Sea Squirt

 

Clown Fish

Which family of fish does the herring belong to?

 

Diretmidae

 

Blenniidae

 

Clupeidae

 

Achiridae

What type of fish is a Rollmop?

 

Trout

 

Sardine

 

Herring

 

Squid

What animal eats hundreds of pounds of fish and marine mammals every day?

 

Desert Tortoise

 

Penguin

 

Orca

 

Mosquito

Which sea has so much salt that no fish can live there?

 

Dead Sea

 

Baltic Sea

 

Red Sea

 

Mediterranean Sea

Monk Fish are also called what nickname?

 

Abbey Roe

 

The Poor Man’s Lobster

 

Silent Swimmer

 

Spanish Shrimp

The crown-of-thorns starfish has been known to cause harm to what?

 

Sea Turtle Nests

 

Ships

 

Shrimp

 

Coral Reefs

Where does the female marine catfish lay her eggs?

 

In Seaweed

 

In Coral

 

In Her Mouth

 

Under Rocks

What sea mammal has gotten trapped frequently in tuna fishing nets?

 

Dolphin

 

Killer Whale

 

Sea Lion

 

Walrus

What animal is a flat fish with no bones, only cartilage?

 

Black Bear

 

Beluga Whale

 

Jaguar

 

Ray

What would you call a long, snake-like fish that has circular gills?

 

Moray Eel

 

Ferret

 

Mosquito

 

Manatee

What does a lionfish have in its spiny fins?

 

Food

 

Poison

 

Water

 

Ink

What was the oil from the comephorus fish used for in the past?

 

Fuel For Cars

 

Cooking

 

Suntan Lotion

 

Lamp Oil

A starfish has how many arms?

 

3

 

5

 

4

 

2

What sea mammal has frequently gotten trapped in tuna fishing nets?

 

Killer Whale

 

Dolphin

 

Walrus

 

Sea Lion

Which species is known as the Devilfish?

 

Salmon

 

Porpoise

 

Manta Ray

 

Clownfish

What is the fin on the backs of fish, some whales, and dolphins called?

 

Pectoral Fin

 

Spinal Fin

 

Dorsal Fin

 

Flipper

Which family of fish does largemouth bass belong to?

 

Cyprinids

 

Clupeids

 

Centrarchids

 

Salmonids

Which venomous jellyfish is known as the “sea wasp”?

 

Moon

 

Box

 

Lion’s Mane

 

Portuguese Man-Of-War

 

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