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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Lying in water only a foot deep, I watched the shark meander lazily through the mangrove, already exuding the confidence inherent of the supreme creature within its domain. It was hot here in Bimini,...
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By Lindsay Aylesworth, Project Seahorse The day I stepped into my wetsuit,...
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Bioluminescence is one of the more captivating adaptations that have evolved in...
by Fox Meyer Squids, octopuses, and cuttlefishes are among the few animals in...

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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...