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Does lightening kill marine animals?

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Asked by Piaa, 27 Aug '13 11:46 am
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Marine life refers to living organisms which breed in the oceans. Different life forms dwell at different levels of the oceansome on the surface, some others near the seabed, etc. Owing to this, lightning tends to affect all of them differently; in fact, it does not affect some of them at all.

Considering the fact that lightning hardly penetrates the surface of the ocean, fish and other organisms that swim within the depths of the sea are very rarely affected, except if they are somewhere near a hotspot. Otherwise, only the organisms swimming on the surface of the water are killed when they come in contact with the electricity, which lightning tends to generate. Therefore, even humans are prone to electrocution while swimming on the surface during a thunderstorm.
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Answered by Anurag Sharma, 27 Aug '13 11:50 am

 
  
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If it strikes, it surely kills
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 27 Aug '13 11:48 am

 
  
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Less possibility.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 29 Aug '13 09:03 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by Quest, 27 Aug '13 03:39 pm

 
  
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