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Marine and Fisheries

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Did You Know...? Fishy Facts


Do whales have belly buttons? How many teeth does a haddock have? Are there any fish that eat people?

These are just some of the questions that you'll find answers to in these pages:

  • In Fishy Facts, you'll find out about lots of different kinds of fish and what makes them special
  • What makes the seas unique? Find out in the Marine Environment
  • Do whales have belly buttons? Which is the most acrobatic dolphin? Do whales eat people? Read more in Other Marine Creatures.
  • Which fish has the biggest eggs? What's the most endangered species in the sea? Check out the How many? section. 

Your Questions

Is there a fishy question you would like to ask Marine Scotland? Email us at and you might see your question appearing on this page!