No Heart, No Brain, No Blood: 20 Facts You Didn’t Know About Jellyfish

No Heart, No Brain, No Blood: 20 Facts You Didn’t Know About Jellyfish

Whether they’re simplistic clear blobs marooned on a beach or colorful floaters that form the basis of many nightmares, what are jellyfish exactly? Let’s take a look at a creature that is significantly more interesting, and unfortunately deadlier, than they appear. They Aren’t Fish A jellyfish is certainly gelatinous, but is it a fish? Not at all. A type of zooplankton, it is more scientifically appropriate to refer to them as Jellies, so do so! What is plankton? Plankton is typically defined as a type of small or microscopic organisms, drifting or floating in the sea or fresh water. Jellies […]

Do Fish Drink Water?

Do Fish Drink Water?

Without water, there is not life; and this is an un-escapable fact for all organisms on earth. For animals, droughts can have a devastating effect causing mass extinctions and population crashes. Water is taken in via drinking it in through the mouth, a simple method that is second nature to us. But what about species that live in water? Do fish drink water? Why water is important for life Water makes up a large part of our bodies, as it does with all animals. In people this figure is around the 60%-70% mark. Now luckily we are not walking puddles, […]

How Do Fish Sleep?

How Do Fish Sleep?

Most people, myself included, love a bit of sleep. While we can often get by on varying amounts, it is agreed that sleep is essential to be able to function well the next day; after all a coffee can only go so far! All mammalian species, from wild animals to our beloved pets enjoy a good nap; curling up in their burrows or hide outs when needed. But what about our underwater friends, the fish? How does a fish sleep, if they do at all? Defining sleep To determine whether or not fish sleep, it is necessary to define what […]

How Deep Is The Ocean: This Incredible Infographic Explains The Ocean’s Depths

How Deep Is The Ocean: This Incredible Infographic Explains The Ocean’s Depths

There is a ton of information regarding how deep is the ocean, or how big it is. But one question that people often forget to ask is, where do we figure in there? How deep can we dive? How much of the ocean have we explored? If you have ever wondered what our connection to the ocean deeps is, you’re gonna love this infographic! Embed How Deep Can We Dive on Your Site: Copy and Paste the Code Below <img src="https://www.thedailyresearch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/How-Deep-Is-The-Ocean-Infographic-by-The-Daily-Research.jpg" width="540"><p>How Deep Can We Dive – An infographic by the team at <a href="https://www.thedailyresearch.com/how-deep-is-the-ocean/">The Daily Research</a></p> Here’s a closer […]

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