Sailfish: iStock photo
The May issue of chickaDEE is all about the ocean.
Did you know there are over 30,000 known species of fish that live in the ocean?
Read on to find out who wins for biggest, fastest and longest!
Longest fish: Oarfish. The oarfish can grow to be 17 metres (56 feet) long. That’s the length of 3 cars!
Biggest fish: Beluga Sturgeon. This fish grows for the length of its life. It can be up to 3 metres (10 feet) long and weigh over 227 kg (500 lbs). That is as long as a surfboard and as heavy as two refrigerators!
Fastest fish: Sailfish. This fish can travel up to 68 miles (110 km) an hour. That’s about as fast as a car driving on a highway!
Check out the May issue for more fun facts about all things ocean!
Until next time,