Plenty Of Fish tells you how many are online – rarely under 500,000 – and will break it down further into My Matches, My City and other categories.
A word of caution: because it’s free, there may be many more lookers than daters.
My profile lasts maybe a day and then I receive a message saying "user unknown", "password unknown." So I recreate my account. Each time a woman reports something like this to Markus, he adds a new criteria for men to check on their profiles thus protecting their married statuses.
The site administrator is in no way concerned with protecting his female users.
‘I really want to see Spruce settle down with the right girl and after searches for potential mates at other Sea Life centres proved fruitless I thought it was time to look further afield.’ Seriously, if Spruce can’t get a date, what chance do us humans have?
Advertising him as a ‘single penguin looking for chicks’, the profile lists his likes as ‘seafood and swimming’, and favourite bands as Reel Big Fish and Noah and the Whale.
You may search in the usual ways, but the site also offers a search by personality type.