Fish directly from the sea

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Whale shark

Whale shark

Whale shark is said to be the largest fish in the world. Its length may amount to as much as 18 metres. Some of these creatures weight over 10 tons.

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Fish - eyes

Fish - eyes

Fish never close they eyes
as they do not have eyelids.

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Fish - senses

Fish - senses

Fish have well developed senses of hearing, smell, taste and touch. Carps, Wels catfishes as well as majority of fish living in shoals are known for their sense of hearing. Sharks and rays have a perfectly developed sense of smell. Taste buds of fish are located in their mouths, on their skin and heads. Some species of fish’s taste buds are even situated at their barbels, f. ex. Wels catfish.

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Extraordinary bluefin tuna

Extraordinary bluefin tuna

Bluefin tuna is considered as a very unusual fish. Individuals of this species can reach a weight of up to 900 kg! This type of fish usually found in the tropical waters of the Atlantic and at this moment bluefin tuna is one of the fastest fish in the world. Unfortunately, due to the fact that their meat is extremely valuable, tuna population from year to year dramatically decreases.

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The smallest fish in the world

The smallest fish in the world

The smallest fish in the world is sinarapan also known as pandaka. It reaches to 14mm in length and it feeds mainly with algae. It occurs mainly in the coastal waters of the Philippines. Individuals of this species can live up to two years. Unfortunately, due to overfishing and predation by other fish species is threatened with extinction.

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Carp age

Carp age

Carp is one of the longest living fish in the world. These kind of fish usually live from 40 to 50 years and it achieve weight approx. 35 kg and a length of 120 cm.

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Polish records in fishing

Polish records in fishing

Polish fishermen have made many records which in the case of common types of fish are changing rapidly. At this moment the most popular Polish records include:
- Cod - 28kg
- Carp - 34kg
- Zander - 15,60kg
- Eel - 6,43kg
- Catfish - 89,30kg

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Poisonous fish

Poisonous fish

In Poland you can come across a poisonous fish. Even if it can only cause food poisoning, it is still recommended that you should keep special attention, especially during the spawning fish such as eel, pike, tench and barbel. These are the fish which roe and blood can seriously affect the human body.

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