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Sounds of the Sea

You might think that the ocean is a pretty peaceful place beneath its surface, but that’s far from the truth. Captain Cousteau knew firsthand just how noisy the ocean...

Sea bunnies

QUICK FACTS: Lifespan: A few months to a year. Group: Nudibranch (sea slugs) Found: In places like the Philippines, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Australia Colors: Usually yellow or orange...

Immortal Jellyfish

  What if a white-haired, stooped over, 100-year old man could turn himself back into a child? Then, the child grows up into an old man, and AGAIN turns...

Danger in the deep sea

It’s mind boggling to think about how deeply connected each one of us is to the deepest parts of the ocean. Even if we live super far away! Just...

Chambered Nautilus

If you’ve never seen a nautilus before, you may have thought that they came from a story about alien invaders, not from our very own oceans. The chambered nautilus...

Do sharks lay eggs or give birth ?

Only a few sharks, like cat sharks, lay eggs. But look out! A whole bunch of sharks give birth to live baby sharks, called pups. Mako sharks, bull sharks,...

Parrotfish: Magicians of the Reef

Picture it :Nighttime on the reef. A queen parrotfish sleeps Inside a crack in the coral. A Strange ,clear , gooey blod surrounds its motionless body . Out of the...

Why don’t fish have eyelids ?

Most fishes don’t have eyelids , and that’s because they really don’t need them . Eyelids help moisten eyes , so they don’t dry out . Eyelids also protect...

White out : Why corals lose their color

Corals have a very special relationship with yellow-brown algae called zooxanthellae (zoh-uh-zan-THEL-lee). The algae live inside the corals and get protection .Zooxanthellae provide the corals with food and nutrients....

Blobfish

Some people call the blobfish (Psychrolutes marcidus) the ugliest fish in the ocean . It has a really big nose and a frowny face . Plus , its entire...

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