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Learn about some of the some of the most bizzare marine life under the sea, such as Sea Squirts, sponges and even Sea Monkeys.


10 Weird Creatures From the Mariana Trench

10 Weird Creatures From the Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench is full of amazing, alien-looking sea life. Learn more about the weird creatures from the Marinana Trench at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Are manatees really responsible for mermaid myths?

Are manatees really responsible for mermaid myths?

Are manatees beautiful, graceful and majestic enough to be mistaken for mermaids? Learn more about manatees and the mermaid myth at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Mysterious Marine Animal Pictures

Mysterious Marine Animal Pictures

This gallery will introduce you to some of the mysterious animals that drift in the ocean. Jump in at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Duck-Billed Platypus

How much do you know about the duck-billed platypus? Learn about the duck-billed platypus at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Death Adder Facts, Pictures, Video

Meet the death adder! View pictures, watch video, read facts, explore interactives and more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Marine Habitat

How much do you know about marine habitat? Learn more about marine habitat at HowStuffWorks.com. See more »

How do Sea Monkeys work?

How do Sea Monkeys work?

A friend of mine gave me a package of Sea Monkeys as a gag gift for my birthday. I grew them, and they look nothing like the package but they really are alive! What are these things? See more »

The Ultimate Ocean and Marine Life Quiz

The Ultimate Ocean and Marine Life Quiz

Ocean and marine life includes unique geological facts and intriguing sea life. Take this quiz and learn more about ocean and marine life. See more »

Is a dead stingray's sting still lethal?

Is a dead stingray's sting still lethal?

Is a dead stingray sting still lethal? It's not likely, but a dead stingray's sting will still hurt a lot. Read about a dead stingray's sting here. See more »

Why are eels slippery?

Why are eels slippery?

Eel skin is slippery for a reason. The slime layer helps it to slither through tight spaces and protects it from parasites. Learn why eels are slippery. See more »