Why Do Deep-Sea Fishes Not Get Crushed By Pressure on the Sea Floor?

Table of ContentsPressure Increases As We Descend Deeper Into The OceanHow Do Fish Survive Pressure Under Water?How Do Marine Mammals, like Whales, Survive Under Water Pressure?Is There A Limit To How Deep Deep-Sea Creatures Can Live?Fishes survive underwater pressure as they do not breathe through lungs. Therefore, they do not have air pockets that can be compressed due to the high pressures. The beaked whale which can go as deep as 10,000 feet can completely compress their lungs so that all the air in it has been expelled. Have you ever dove to the bottom of a swimming pool and … Continue reading Why Do Deep-Sea Fishes Not Get Crushed By Pressure on the Sea Floor?