Five Weird Fish Facts

1 Brook trout are not true trout. They belong to the char family.

2 A 1/3-inch-long clam collected at 12,350 feet was estimated by scientists to be over a century old. The scientists decided against using it in their favorite clam sauce for dinner.

3 A 150-pound female halibut can produce as many as 2 million eggs.

4 England's King Henry I died on December 1, 1135, after a lavish banquet where he reportedly gorged himself on lamprey eels.

5 The anglerfish or goosefish lives on the ocean floor and uses a fleshy dorsal to attract smaller fish, which it then eats in one gulp.