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“There are angel sharks, goblin sharks, crocodile sharks, bramble sharks, monk sharks, carpet sharks, swell sharks, nurse sharks, silky sharks, cow sharks, bull sharks, basking sharks, frilled sharks, cat sharks, leopard sharks, dogfish, hammerheads, porbeagles, and wobbegongs, but the species … Continue reading
The 7.9mm long Paedocypris progenetica lives in the acid water (pH 3) of peat swamp in tropical forests. It is world’s smallest vertebrate, it has no skull and it is transparent ! This specie is however at high risk of extinction … Continue reading
Recognize this ? Closely related isopod live very deep in the sea, the difference : the underwater environment allow them to grow much bigger ! Check it out by clicking here !
Sunken wrecks of boats and vehicles have become homes for several fish species, and corals are slowly covering them. Accidental or not, these underwater graveyards have a positive impact on marine ecosystems. Click here to read further and to see … Continue reading
Ancient civilizations and more recent populations have left us a fascinating heritage. Ruins of cities are lying underwater since millenniums leaving humanity an extraordinary patrimony. Check where they are located, how old they are and see some pictures by clicking … Continue reading
The ability to fly out of the Water; undetectable colors and “Stay Away from me” colors; disgusting secretion… Ocean ecosystems are full of creative defense mechanism ! Check some sea creatures skills by clicking here !
You want to know how many Marine Protected Areas (MPA) your home country has implemented ? Or the other countries ? Click here to view a map of the world and how many MPA each country has !