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Has anyone been killed by a giant squid?

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In the 1930s, Norwegian tanker Brunswick reported having been attacked by a giant squid in the South Pacific between Hawaii and Samoa. The animal tried unsuccessfully to grip the ship with its tentacles before being killed by the propellers.

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    This is because fish spend daylight hours in deeper water away from the shore, but feel less vulnerable during darkness and therefore swim and feed in shallower water, and small sea creatures which provide a source of food for larger fish will also start to emerge during darkness.

  • What types of fish are dangerous to eat?

    Sharks and swordfish are among the most common of these. Bigeye tuna, marlin, and king mackerel also contain high levels of mercury. It's also possible to develop mercury poisoning from eating too much seafood....Mercury poisoning from fish

    • albacore tuna.
    • anchovies.
    • catfish.
    • grouper.
    • pollock.
    • salmon.
    • shrimp.
    • snapper.
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  • At what age do fish die?

    Most fish have a lifespan of around 3-5 years, with the average lifespan of a regular aquarium fish being 7 years, although there are species that even live to 90 years, like the Koi fish.

  • Is octopus ink dangerous?

    Perhaps the ink interferes with normal respiration, or other physiological activities, of the octopus. Squid and octopus inks are often consumed by humans in recipes for these species and, of course, by their natural predators. There is apparently no harmful effect in doing this."

  • What is the nicest fish to eat?

    What are the best fish to eat for health?

    1. Wild-caught salmon. Share on Pinterest Salmon is a good source of vitamin D and calcium. ...
    2. Tuna. Tuna is generally safe to eat in moderation. ...
    3. Rainbow trout. ...
    4. Pacific halibut. ...
    5. Mackerel. ...
    6. Cod. ...
    7. Sardines. ...
    8. Herring.

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