April 01, 2014

The Fish Whisperer Facts

  • Within the state of California’s borders, there are extensive stretches of desert—25,000 square miles in total!

  • California deserts are home to a host of deadly creatures, including rattlesnakes, scorpions and black widow spiders.

  • The yin-yang is a Far Eastern visual symbol that represents all the phenomena of life. Among other representations, the yin represents femininity and the yang represents masculinity.

  • In general, "dowsing" is an unexplained method in which a forked twig or wire is used to find desired objects. Common implementations of this method are to locate water sources or lost jewelry.

  • Despite its calming blue and yellow appearance, blue hippo tangs actually have a razor-sharp spine and venomous fin spines.

  • Squirrelfish can actually communicate with each other by producing sound from their swim bladder.

  • One family of catfish, known as the electric catfish, has an electrogenic ability. It is capable of discharging 350 volts of electricity.

  • The biggest channel catfish ever caught measured at four feet long and fifty-eight pounds.

  • Computer-aided design software programs help engineers design a wide range of physical structures ranging from buildings to mobile phones.

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