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  • Hagfish are strange animals that make large amounts of slime, which many people find disgusting. The slime contains strong protein threads that may be useful for making fabric. The intact material may be helpful for us in other ways.

    The Hagfish: A Strange Animal That Makes a Useful Slime

    The Hagfish: A Strange Animal That Makes a Useful Slime

    by Linda Crampton16

  • 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 Britain's coastline, there are only 7 potentially dangerous sharks, not including the great white whose sightings have never yet been confirmed, but are highly suspected of being present.

    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    by sharkfacts21

  • Basking sharks are the second biggest fish in the oceans, and are to be found in all temperate seas of the world. Harmless plankton eaters, basking sharks spend their summers slowly swimming around on or near the surface of the water with their mouths open, filtering plankton and small fishes from the seas. In winter, they dive to great depths in the deepest oceans where they continue to feed off plankton from the foot of water columns.

    Facts About Basking Sharks

    Facts About Basking Sharks

    by sharkfacts9

  • Learn facts about the real Megalodon shark and get answers to frequently asked questions about the biggest shark that ever existed!

    Megalodon Shark Facts and FAQ

    Megalodon Shark Facts and FAQ

    by cryptid14

  • The Knysna Seahorse owns several characteristics that makes it unique among seahorses. These special and delicate creatures face extinction in the wild due to unusual habitat and their popularity in the ornamental fish trade.

    Only in South Africa - The Knysna Seahorse

    Only in South Africa - The Knysna Seahorse

    by Jana Louise Smit4

  • With their dark eyes, sharp teeth and fearsome reputation, all sharks are ruthless killers...aren't they?

    10 Common Shark Myths Debunked

    10 Common Shark Myths Debunked

    by James Kenny4

  • 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.

    10 Facts About the Polar Bear

    10 Facts About the Polar Bear

    by Angela Michelle Schultz1

  • Marine compounds that were once known to be toxic to humans have now become life-saving drugs. Many of these are used either as anticancer drugs or to relieve pain in cancer.

    Anticancer Drugs From Marine Sources

    Anticancer Drugs From Marine Sources

    by Sherry Haynes0

  • If you've ever wondered what types of sharks live in British waters, you might be surprised to learn just how many there are. Read about those sharks, a little about their normal habitat, and whether or not they are dangerous.

    List of Types of Sharks in British Waters

    List of Types of Sharks in British Waters

    by IzzyM18

  • The animals of the sea are playful and beautiful in their own special way. Learn about these remarkable aquatic animals - some of the largest in the world - manatees and dugongs.

    Dugongs Mermaids and Manatees

    Dugongs Mermaids and Manatees

    by Kelly Kline Burnett8

  • The unexplored bottom of the ocean floor is home to a plethora of weird and creepy sea creatures who never see the sun. In this Hub I list ten of them, and explain exactly what makes them so creepy.

    The Top Ten Creepy Deep Sea Creatures

    The Top Ten Creepy Deep Sea Creatures

    by K S Lane9

  • Our list of the top 10 weirdest deep sea creatures will take you to the depths of the ocean floor and explore some of the strangest looking creatures on the planet, above or below the water.

    Top 10 Weirdest Deep Sea Creatures

    Top 10 Weirdest Deep Sea Creatures

    by Ricky Rodson2

  • Some think there are none, but this is a complete listing of all recorded shark attacks in British waters which may surprise you!

    Shark Attacks in British Waters

    Shark Attacks in British Waters

    by sharkfacts19

  • A starfish ripped into pieces can grow a new starfish from each piece. What more could you possibly want to find the perfect science nonfiction monster living among us? Find out here.

    Starfish: What Is it That Makes Them so Creepy?

    Starfish: What Is it That Makes Them so Creepy?

    by Theophanes Avery3

  • Invertebrates are diverse forms of animals. Here are nine (9) major groups of invertebrate animals and the most common examples of invertebrates under each type. There are also pictures of different major groups of invertebrate animals.

    9 Major Groups of Invertebrate Animals

    9 Major Groups of Invertebrate Animals

    by Ray5

  • Seeing an Orca in the wild is an experience you will absolutely never forget. They are incredibly intelligent animals and very social in their own environment. Respect them at a silent distance.

    The Orca or Killer Whale

    The Orca or Killer Whale

    by Linda Hoxie75

  • Phytoplankton are the microscopic plants that live on the surface of every body of water and provide food for most creatures living in their habitats

    What Are Phytoplankton?

    What Are Phytoplankton?

    by Jose Juan Gutierrez0

  • Top predators, such as sharks, are vital to the health of all ecosystems, but they are being hunted and killed close to extinction.

    Sharks Are Not That Dangerous

    Sharks Are Not That Dangerous

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.

    Top 10 Worst Shark Attacks in the World

    Top 10 Worst Shark Attacks in the World

    by sharkfacts51

  • Cuttlefish are spectacular animals, cunning and curious, with a strange beauty. They possess amazing camouflage abilities a chameleon wishes it had, and are the world's most intelligent invertebrate. This article will tell you why the cuttlefish is my favorite animal.

    Cuttlefish Facts: The World's Most Unique Marine Animal

    Cuttlefish Facts: The World's Most Unique Marine Animal

    by Melissa Clason2

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