Fish & Fishing Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
What type of fish are members of the class Asteroidea?
A lumpsucker is what type of creature?
A: A fish.
Dolphins travel in family groups called what?
How many tentacles does an
What animal was the largest to ever live on the planet earth?
A: The Blue Whale.
What kind of animal is called a razorshell?
A: A mollusk.
Coral and algae have what kind of relationship?
Fish typically have quite small brains relative to body size compared with what?
A: Other vertebrates, typically one-fifteenth the brain mass of a similarly sized bird or mammal.
What kind of creature sleeps with one
A sea horse is what kind of creature?
A: A fish.
Which fish family is the pilchard a member?
An abalone is what kind of animal?
A: Marine snail.
What kind of birds are trained to catch and fetch fish?
A kipper is a what?
A: Smoked herring.
What type of fish is the world's largest fish?
A: Whale shark.
A squid has how many arms?
What form was the
Egyptian god Sobek?
Which animals are the only other animals, other than humans, that
get pleasure out of sex?
What kind of animal is a mud puppy?
Where would one find a fish's caudal fin?
The Anchovy belongs to what fish family?
What part of a sturgeon is the caviar?
In what kind of fish are alevin and parr stage in the
What kind of fish is a sardine also known as?
A: A young Pilchard.
What type of creature has the most teeth at one time?
The common European has another name, what is it?
A: Dover sole.
What are fish?
A: Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.
The earliest organisms that can be classified as fish were what?
A: Soft-bodied chordates that first appeared during the Cambrian period.
Although they lacked a true spine, they possessed notochords which allowed them to be what?
A: More agile than their invertebrate counterparts.
What did many fish of the Paleozoic develop that protected them from predators?
A: External armor.
When did the first fish with jaws appear?
A: In the Silurian period, after which many (such as sharks) became formidable marine predators rather than just the prey of arthropods.
Fish can communicate in their underwater environments through the use of what?
A: Acoustic communication.
The production of sounds as a means of communication among fish is most often used in the context of what?
A: Feeding, aggression or courtship behavior.
Early fish from the fossil record are represented by a group of small, jawless, armored fish known as what?
Fish exhibit greater species diversity than any other group of vertebrates, with how many described species?
Most fish exchange gases using what?
A: Gills on either side of the pharynx.
Gills consist of what?
A: Threadlike structures called filaments.
Each filament contains a capillary network that provides what?
A: A large surface area for exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide.
Over 97% of all known fish are oviparous which means what?
A: It means that the eggs develop outside the mother's body.