While the fearsome great white shark can grow to a massive 20 feet, most are much smaller. But what is the biggest one ever found?
Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.
If you are worried about the possible presence of dangerous sharks in British waters, you may feel somewhat reassured by how few there really are. Out of the 29 different types of sharks that have been spotted around...
Fish mucus has a range of functions, including protecting fish from infection and reducing water movement through the skin. Some fish feed their young with skin mucus.
The oceans contain a vast variety of creatures. Here are some marine animals whose names span the alphabet from A to Z.
The lamprey is a frightening eel-like parasite, but could they really attack humans? Here's a look at this monster of nightmares.
Chimaeras are strange fish that are sometimes known as ratfish, rabbitfish, elephant fish or rhinochimaeras. The lines on their surface often look like seams.
There are so many different types of crabs around the world. Find out more about these fascinating animals here.
The wonderpus octopus is a beautiful animal found around Indonesia and Malaysia. It resembles a mimic octopus, which has an amazing ability to mimic other animals.
Some think there are none, but this is a complete listing of all recorded shark attacks in British waters which may surprise you!