Ocean Life & Ecosystems

From the tiny to the titanic, from the familiar to the undiscovered, the ocean offers a stunning diversity of marine life and nearly every kind of habitat imaginable. Dive in and explore them here.

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Deep sea animals have to live in a very cold, dark, and high-pressure environment where they can't see a thing! To survive there, they've evolved some very strange adapations. Some make their own light,...
Dr. Clyde Roper discusses the fascinating anatomy of the giant squid (...
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Coral reefs are beautiful, vibrant ecosystems that house roughly one quarter of...

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Did you know that over 17,000 species thrive in the deep sea where no light penetrates the ocean waves? Or that an old...