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19 Impressive Facts About The Ocean That Will Make You Say "Wow"

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2. Fish don't sleep in the same way that humans do, instead they rest in "suspended animation."

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Some fish float in place, others may wedge themselves into a secure spot. They do this so they can remain alert to danger.


16. Nearly ninety-percent of volcano eruptions happen underwater.

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"In the '90s scientists discovered the largest known concentration of active volcanoes in the South Pacific Ocean. The area they discovered is roughly the size of New York state, It has 1,133 volcanic cones and seamounts. The scientists said that two or three could erupt at any moment." —Smithsonian Ocean Planet


19. The Monterey Bay Submarine Canyon is deeper and larger than the Grand Canyon.