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Other Marine Life

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

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Marine Habitat

Did you know that two thirds of the world is ocean? There are approximately 118 species of mammals alone living in the water. Read on to learn more.


Secret Alphabet of Squid Skin Due to Brains Totally Unlike Our Own

How squid brains process their external visual skin communication is fascinating, complex, and unlike anything in the vertebrate world. See more »

Starfish Use Intricate Water Whorls as a Survival Mechanism

It's not easy being a starfish larva. Fortunately, the tiny creatures have an efficient way to get food and swim away. See more »

Here's What Happens When You Swallow a Leech

It sounds crazy, but it's happened before, and it'll probably happen again. See more »

All Mouth, No Anus: Microscopic Organism Could Be Oldest Human Ancestor

New fossil analysis details a microscopic organism from 540 million years ago that just might be a precursor to every vertebrate on the planet. See more »

Scientists Capture First-ever Footage of Live Ruby Seadragon

The mysterious red fish, discovered and identified in 2015 and related to the seahorse, has finally been spotted alive in waters off Australia's coastline. See more »

Scientists Finally Solve Mystery of Weird Mariana Trench Sound

Turns out that strange sound may be minke whales getting vocal in the deep ocean. See more »

This Gorgeous New Sea Slug Species Needs a Name

Western Australia Museum is hosting a naming contest for this fascinating new nudibranch species. See more »

Sea Monkey Superpowers Come With a Price

And that price is a tapeworm infection. See more »

Can’t Open That Childproof Bottle? Ask an Amazing Octopus

Whether they're busting open a child-proof medicine bottle or prying apart Mr. Potato Head, octopuses have some crazy brains. Actually, they have nine of them. See more »

10 Weird Creatures From the Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench is the deepest place on Earth, and we're still in the dark about much of the life that calls it home. Here are just a few of the trench's eye-popping residents. See more »