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    Fast Facts: Nov. 16

    The most popular seafood in America is shrimp.

    There are 34.1 million fishermen in America.

    One hundred ninety-two million people own pet fish in America.

    The fish with the longest name in the world is the Humuhumunukunukuapua’a. It is the state fish of Hawaii.

    Forty-two states have offical state fish. The Brook trout is the most common state fish.

    In 2001, a single Atlanic bluefin tuna sold for $175,000 in a Japanese market.

    The longest battle with a fish lasted 23 hours.

    The largest fish ever caught with a rod and reel was a 2,664-pound great white shark.

    About 160 new species of fish are discovered each year.



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