By: Jonte Rhodes
I am sure most of us have seen jellyfish of some description washed ashore on the beach or even when snorkeling or swimming, but further then that most people don't know a whole lot. The fact is that although they are often synonymous with such...
By: Tracy Bishop
Enchanted DolphinsENCHANTED DOLPHINS The pink dolphin, with its individual species that differs greatly from ocean dolphins in the Amazon region, is one of the numerous amazing and interesting creatures to capture attention. The pink dolphin lives in the Amazon River while ocean dolphins live in...
Marine animal profile: Horseshoe crabs
By: Kristopher Chambers
Opinions about Horseshoe Crabs vary wildly. Are they ugly? Are they cute? Are they just plain weird? From the chitinous, boomerang-shaped "shell" studded with composite eyes, to the five sets of spidery legs and the sharp tail spine that juts out from the rear, the...
By: Crystal Emanuelson
Why is a whale not considered a fish? This is a topic many people stumble upon. Yes both fish and whale live in the water; but, can both breath straight air, can both give birth to live babies, and can both feed those lave babies...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Giant squid have been the stuff of myths and legends for thousands of years. Known as the Kraken by the Norse mythologies, the giant squid has been reported as far back as the 1200s. The first scientific studies began to be made in the late...
By: Randall Dixon
New scientific treatment for Jellyfish stings. It uses glycosaminoglycans to "tell" the jellyfish nematocysts that your skin is the same as the chemical content as the jellyfish therefore the nematocysts do not fire. Has other specific chemical components that stop the pain of those that...
Marine animal profile: Horseshoe crabs
By: Jason Hernandez
The earliest horseshoe crab fossils, from Devonian times, show very little difference from the living horseshoe crabs of today, thus making it a "living fossil." Horseshoe crabs were among the first animal life to experiment with leaving the sea. The only time we are...
By: Marybeth Davis
Communication is very important. communicate with sounds and body language. To growl, the croc snorts air through the throat or nostrils. The sound is like an idling outboard motor throwing a spray of water into the air from the crocodiles back. Baby crocs 'chirp' when...
By: Marybeth Davis
The cuttlefish is a marine sepiida (octopus, squid) resembling a small clear squid, and is probably one of the most overlooked, yet incredible wonders of the world, rated as one of the highest intellectually-inclined invertebrate species in existence. Not actually a fish - though baring...
Dolphins and their complex social behaviors
By: Alice Lynne Grace
Swimming with the FishesWhat animal did the Greeks treasure to such an extreme that killing this animal would be equal to murder (Greenberg 9-10)? This animal is eight feet to ten feet long and can way as much as 600 pounds. This animal can be...

 

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