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Statistically Speaking

Summer vacation is almost here, which means that beach season will be in full swing soon. While the ocean is often thought of only as a place to swim, there is an entire ecosystem underneath the salty water. Here are some interesting ocean facts:

10,000: weight of largest whale shark found in kilograms

504,000: combined length of the world's coastlines in kilometers

90%: percent of volcanic activity on Earth that occurs in the ocean

4 million: number of eggs a female cod fish can lay per year

Source: www.ocean98.org