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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By Lindsay Aylesworth, Project Seahorse The day I stepped into my wetsuit, donned my mask, and embarked on my first scuba dive was the day I decided to be a marine biologist. Little did...
by Fox Meyer Squids, octopuses, and cuttlefishes are among the few animals in...
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (or the GBR as it is known to reef aficionados)...

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Microbes are some of the most important organisms in the sea. These miniscule organisms provide an important link in the food web between the...
Bacteria are everywhere in the ocean. They live in the water, on virtually...

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Stretching up to 16.8 meters (55 feet) long and weighing up to 62 tons (70 tons), the North Atlantic right whale is one of...