Narwhals are strange and fascinating Arctic whales. The males—and sometimes the females—have a very long tooth that grows through their lip, forming a tusk.
Eels resemble a cross between a worm and a snake. The weirdness doesn't end there. Eels could be responsible for several unsolved mysteries and also lead interesting lives.
The killer whales that visit the Salish Sea in summer are in trouble. The group is endangered. One reason is lack of salmon to eat, but there may be others.
Pyrosomes are elongated, thimble-shaped creatures that swim in the ocean and are bioluminescent. A pyrosome is actually a colony of small animals called tunicates.
Octopuses have fascinating abilities. Some have fins that help them move. Others demonstrate intelligence. The genome of one species is very unusual.
Sardines and herring are nutritious foods. The behaviour of the living fish is interesting to study. They live in groups and communicate with their companions.
The swell shark and the chain catshark produce beautiful patterns of light in a process called biofluorescence. The light emission may have important functions.
Invertebrates are a diverse group of animals. This article discusses the nine most important of the 30 known phyla of invertebrates and includes images and descriptions of some of the most common examples of each type.
This article explores the traits and characteristics of the Gray Whale. It examines the Gray Whales's behavioral patterns, habitat, geographical range, as well as the animal's natural prey and predators.
Polar Bears live primarily near the North Pole, where they hunt seals for their blubber to survive. They are created to survive this cold environment and are adept swimmers.
The mucus that covers fish has several functions, including protection from multiple dangers and serving as food for young fish. The substance may also be useful for us.
This article explores the traits and characteristics of the Blue Marlin; focusing on its behavioral patterns, reproductive habits, habit, and natural prey.
Whales are amazing creatures. They take the form of a fish, live exclusively in the water, but are definitely mammals. Some of them are the biggest known animals to inhabit Earth and they live long lives. Here are weird and little-known fun facts about whales that prove they are a wonder of nature.
This article explores the characteristics and traits of Humpback Whales. It examines the animal's behavioral patterns, reproductive process, habitat, as well as its natural prey and predators.
The Mariana Trench is the deepest place in the ocean and contains some fascinating animals. NOAA has made some exciting discoveries about life in the trench.