Best Swimming Animals
Bonito:is a small fish even though it to can reach speeds of 40 miles per hour. It is a member of the mackerel family, and there’s an Atlantic and Pacific species.
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna :is an unusual fish, for it is warm-blooded. All tuna species are warm-blooded but the bluefin’s warm-bloodedness is exceptionally efficient.
Mako Shark: is another fast, powerful, warm-blooded fish that makes good eating and is endangered.
Yellowfin Tuna: is warm-blooded, and though its circulatory system isn’t as efficient as the bluefin’s, it appears that it can swim even faster at 50 miles per hour.
Black Marlin:This fish is found in the warmer waters of the Pacific and the Indian Ocean and is a bit bigger than the sailfish at about 15 feet long.
Swordfish:The very fastest fish in the oceans are the billfish, and this includes the swordfish, named for its long, flattened beak, or sword.
Flying Fish:don’t actually fly, but they do leap out of the water while attaining speeds as fast as 35 miles per hour. Sometimes they leap so high that they land on boat decks.
Killer Whale:Also called the orca, this beautiful marine mammal with its sleek black and white livery has been clocked at 32 miles per hour when leaping out of the water.
Pilot Whale:Like the killer whale, the pilot whale is actually a large dolphin and can attain speeds of 47 miles per hour. Also called the blackfish, this animal is highly intelligent as well as fast.
Sailfish: can reach speeds of 68 miles per hour as it leaps out of the water or plunges into a school of prey fish.