Question for March 29,2020
This stripy, spiky fish from the Indo-Pacific waters goes by several names. Can you guess its feline-inspired name?
- Striped goatfish
- Coco Island Catfish
- Lionfish – correct answer
The lionfish also goes by the names zebrafish, firefish and turkeyfish. It is a venomous marine fish and is native to the Indo-Pacific.
Question for March 28,2020
Although not a plant at all, these tentacled organisms are considered 'the flowers of the sea'.
Question for March 27,2020
Estimates put the number of individual plastic utensils wasted at 40 billion per _____ in the United States alone.
- One hour
- One year – correct answer
- 5 years
- 50 years
It's estimated 40 billion plastic utensils are wasted each year in the U.S. alone. However, more takeout doesn't have to equal more waste. Keep your reusables handy when grabbing food on the go, with our wooden utensil set...
Question for March 26,2020
March is coming to a close, which means National ______ Awareness Month is almost over!
Question for March 25,2020
Co-founded by award winning photographer and world renowned ocean conservationist, Cristina Mittermeier, this organization is on a mission to create healthy and abundant oceans...
- See the Sea
- Full Immersion
- SeaLegacy – correct answer
- Art for Oceans
Co-founded by Cristina in 2014, SeaLegacy is a collective of some of the world’s best photographers, filmmakers, and storytellers working on behalf of our oceans. (Image below by Andy Mann, a lead storyteller at SeaLegacy).
Question for March 24,2020
"It was surreal, almost like a submarine coming towards you." Ben Lecomte, talking about encountering a ______ on his epic swim from Hawaii to San Francisco...
- Sperm whale – correct answer
- School of spinner dolphins
- A goldfish
- Great white shark
On his swim through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to spread awareness of the plastic issue, Ben swam with a sperm whale (which can grow to be 40 ft)! And he's the latest FTO interview.
Question for March 23,2020
Similar to national parks that protect uniquely beautiful areas of land, _______ parks protect areas of the sea.
- Marine – correct answer
- Salt water
Marine parks (like Australia's Great Barrier Reef) protect areas of the sea, sometimes for recreational use, but mostly to protect the sea life and ecosystem.
Question for March 22,2020
The amount of plastic bubble wrap that is produced every year, is enough to wrap around _____ 20 times!
Question for March 21,2020
It's not a bird or a plane but this fish certainly looks like it can fly. What is its name?
- Manta Ray – correct answer
- Tassled scorpionfish
- Sloane's viperfish
Like other rays, the manta ray has a flat body and fins which have evolved to look like wings, giving the impression that the manta ray is flying through the water.