Marine Life Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Marine Habitats - Facts and Profiles of Marine Habitats
About 70% of our planet is covered with water. Earth has been nicknamed “the blue planet” because it looks blue from space. About 96% of this water is marine, or salt water, made up of the oceans covering the Earth. Within these oceans, there are many different types of habitat, or environments in which plants and animals live, ranging from freezing polar ice to tropical coral reefs.

Scalloped Bonnethead Shark Profile
Learn about the scalloped bonnethead shark, one of the 9 species of hammerhead sharks.

Smooth Hammerhead Shark Profile
Learn about the smooth hammerhead shark, one of the 9 species of hammerhead sharks.

Winghead Shark Profile
Learn about the winghead or slender hammerhead shark, including where it lives, what it eats and how it reproduces.

Black Tip Reef Shark Profile
Information about the black trip reef shark, including its diet, habitat, reproduction, distribution and conservation status.

Oceanic Whitetip Shark Profile
Information about the oceanic whitetip shark, including its diet, habitat, reproduction, distribution and conservation status.

North Pacific Right Whale Facts
The North Pacific right whale is one of the most endangered marine mammals. Learn about the North Pacific right whale - where it lives, what it eats, how it reproduces and its conservation status.

Scalloped Hammerhead Shark Profile
Learn about the scalloped hammerhead shark, including where it lives, what it eats and how it reproduces.

Dall's Porpoise Facts
A profile of the Dall's porpoise. Learn where Dall's porpoises live, what they eat, and how they reproduce.

Harbor Porpoise Facts
A profile of the harbor porpoise. Learn where harbor porpoises live, what they eat, and how they reproduce..

False Killer Whale Facts
Learn about the false killer whale, or pseudorca.

North Atlantic Right Whale - Marine Life Profile of the North Atlantic Right Whale
The North Atlantic right whale’s Latin name, Eubalaena glacialis, translates to “true whale of the ice.” The name right whale is appropriate because whalers considered this the “right” whale to hunt. North Atlantic right whales are one of the most endangered whale species.

Tide Pooling - Tips for Tide Pooling and Finding Tide Pools
Tide pools are puddles of water left along the shore when the tide goes out. These pools are often teeming with live, from tiny marine invertebrates to colorful algae. Tide pooling is a great outdoor activity for families or individuals who want to relax along the coast. Learn about how to go tide pooling safely and where to find the best tide pools.

Aquariums - Marine Life Watching at Aquariums
Although it's most exciting to see marine life in their natural environment, aquariums are a good place to see marine life you might not otherwise see. There are also great opportunities to learn about, photograph and experience marine life up close and interact with those having a career working with marine life.

Marine Careers, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities - Careers, Jobs and Internships Working With Marine Life
Want to work with marine life? Explore career paths relating to marine life and habitats for budding marine biologists. Search for job opportunities and listings, find an internship or summer program, or volunteer to help the marine environment.

Seal and Sea Lion Watching - Pinniped Watching - Seal Tours - Seal Rookeries
With their big eyes, expressive faces and curious nature, pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses) can be a joy to watch. Learn about seal tours and places you can go to watch pinnipeds - seals, sea lions, and walruses.

California Sea Lion - Picture of California Sea Lion
Photo of a California Sea Lion at Pier 39 in San Francisco CA. Page 5.

Sea Lion Picture - Photo of Sea Lions
Picture of Sea Lion, Morro Bay California. Page 4.

Sea Lions at Pier 39 Picture - Photo of Sea Lions at Pier 39
Photo of Sea Lions at Pier 39. Marine Life. Page 3.

Periwinkle Trails Image - Image of Periwinkle Trails
Image of periwinkle trails. Marine Life. Page 4.

Blue Lobster Image - Photo of a Blue Lobster
Blue lobster image. See a rare blue-colored American lobster. Learn more about unusual colors of lobsters. Page 3.

Lobster Image - Photo of a Blue Lobster
Image of a Blue Lobster. Marine Life. Page 4.

Lobster Image - Photo of an Orange Lobster
Image of an Orange Lobster. Marine Life. Page 5.

American Lobster Image - Photo of Yellow Lobster
See a rare yellow American lobster and learn what causes this unique coloration. Page 8.

American Lobster Photos - Homarus americanus - Pictures of American Lobsters
View images of American lobster and learn about lobsters, a fascinating crustacean. American lobster photos include photos of lobster traps, unusual lobsters like blue lobsters, and captions with interesting lobster facts. Page 2.

American Lobster Photos - Homarus americanus - Pictures of American Lobsters
View images of American lobster and learn about lobsters, a fascinating crustacean. American lobster photos include photos of lobster traps, unusual lobsters like blue lobsters, and captions with interesting lobster facts. Page 7.

American Lobster Photos - Homarus americanus - Pictures of American Lobsters
View images of American lobster and learn about lobsters, a fascinating crustacean. American lobster photos include photos of lobster traps, unusual lobsters like blue lobsters, and captions with interesting lobster facts. Page 6.

Sea Star Image - Photo Of a Sea Star
starfish, sea star, echinoderm, marine invertebrates. Page 4.

Sea Star Picture - Starfish Picture - Photo of a Sea Star Regenerating Arms
Sea Star Regenerating Three Arms. Page 6.

Sea Star Photo - Picture of the Underside of a Sea Star
Image of the Underside of a Northern Sea Star. Page 5.

Northern Sea Stars and Sea Urchins Photo - Picture of Northern Sea Stars and Sea Urchins
Image of Northern Sea Stars and Green Sea Urchins. Page 7.

Sea Star Image - Photo of a Sea Star
Sea Star Image. Photo of a starfish, showing the animal's tube feet. Page 11.

Sea Star Image - Photo of a Sea Star
Sea Star Image - Photo of a Sea Star. Page 10.

Brittle Star Image - Photo of a Brittle Star
Brittle Star Image Marine Life. Page 8.

Basket Star Image - Photo of a Basket Star
Basket Star Image. Marine Life. Page 2.

Sea Star Image - Photo of a Basket Star
Photo of a Basket Star. Marine Life. Page 3.

Forbes' Sea Star Image - Photo of a Forbes' Sea Star
Forbes' Sea Star Image. Marine Life.

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) lunge-feeding, showing baleen
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) lunge-feeding, showing baleen. Page 7.

Fin whale Picture - Balaenoptera physalus - Photo of a Fin Whale
Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Picture. Page 6.

Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) spouting
Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) spouting. Page 8.

Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). Page 9.

North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) Head, Showing Callosities
North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) Head. Page 11.

Right Whale Poop Picture - Eubalaena glacialis - Photo of Right Whale Poop
Image of right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) poop. Page 10.

Brown Algae Air Bladders Picture - Image of Air Bladders in Brown Algae - Knotted Wrack Ascophyllum nodosum
Air bladders in brown algae knotted wrack - Ascophyllum nodosum. Page 5.

Sea Lettuce Picture - Ulva lactuca - Photo of Sea Lettuce
Sea Lettuce Picture - Ulva lactuca - Photo of Sea Lettuce. Page 2.

Northern Sea Star (Asterias vulgaris)
Northern Sea Star (Asterias vulgaris). Page 9.

Blue Whale Picture - Balaenoptera musculus - Photo of a Blue Whale
Blue Whale Picture - Balaenoptera musculus - Photo of a Blue Whale. Page 3.

Humpback Whale Tail Picture - Megaptera novaeangliae - Photo of a Humpback Whale Tail
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Picture. Page 5.

Blue Whale Picture - Balaenoptera musculus - Photo of a Blue Whale
Blue Whale Picture - Balaenoptera musculus - Photo of a Blue Whale. Page 2.

Blue Whale Picture - Balaenoptera musculus - Photo of a Blue Whale Spouting
Blue Whale Picture - Balaenoptera musculus - Photo of a Blue Whale Spouting. Page 4.

Breaching Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
Breaching Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). Page 2.

Minke Whale Image - Picture of a Minke Whale
Photo of a minke whale - Balaenoptera acutorostrata. Page 3.

Bottlenose Dolphins Image - Picture of Bottlenose Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin Image. Marine Life. Page 3.

Bottlenose Dolphin Picture - Photo of a Bottlenose Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin Image. Marine Life. Page 5.

Humpback Whale Pictures - Megaptera novaeangliae - Photos of Humpback Whales
View photos of humpback whales including images of humpback whale tails, whales diving, feeding and with their calves. Page 4.

Humpback Whale Pictures - Megaptera novaeangliae - Photos of Humpback Whales
View photos of humpback whales including images of humpback whale tails, whales diving, feeding and with their calves. Page 3.

Bioluminescence - What Is Bioluminescence
Definition of bioluminescence. Marine Life.

Dorsum Definition - What Is Dorsum
Definition of dorsum. Marine Life.

Shortfin Mako Shark - Isurus oxyrinchus - Marine Life Profile of the Shortfin Mako Shark
The shortfin mako is thought to be the fastest shark species in the world, capable of bursts of speed up to at least 22 mph. This shark is widely distributed throughout temperate and tropical oceans around the world. Their speed, leaping ability and determination make the shortfin mako a popular game fish.

Southern Right Whale Marine Life Profile - Facts About the Southern Right Whale
The southern right whale is one of 3 right whale species. The other two are the North Atlantic right whale and North Pacific right whale. The southern right whale has the curious habit of

American Lobster Photos - Homarus americanus - Pictures of American Lobsters
View images of American lobster and learn about lobsters, a fascinating crustacean. American lobster photos include photos of lobster traps, unusual lobsters like blue lobsters, and captions with interesting lobster facts.

Humpback Whale Pictures - Megaptera novaeangliae - Photos of Humpback Whales
View photos of humpback whales including images of humpback whale tails, whales diving, feeding and with their calves.

Starfish Images - Photos of Starfish - Sea Stars
There are about 1,800 species of sea stars, commonly known as starfish. Starfish are among the most easily-recognizable marine creatures, although they come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Sea stars are classified in the Phylum Echinodermata, meaning they are related to sea urchins, sand dollars and sea cucumbers.

Sei Whale Image - Photo of a Sei Whale
Image of a sei whale, showing the whale's head and mouth. Photo was taken in the Gulf of Maine off the coast of Massachusetts.

Baleen Whale Images - Photos of Baleen Whales - Humpback Whales, Blue Whales, Fin Whales, Minke Whales, Right Whales
Images of baleen whales, including humpback whales, blue whales, fin whales, northern right whales, and minke whales.

Minke Whale Images - Pictures of Minke Whales
Images and facts about minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)

Dorsal Fin - What Is a Dorsal Fin
Definition of dorsal fin. Learn where a dorsal fin is located.

Help Marine Life
Learn about marine conservation, threats and issues facing marine life and what you can do to help protect marine life.

Migration - What Is Migration
Migration in marine animals involves the movement from one area to another, and back again. This movement is usually related to food availability or reproduction. Learn about migration and marine animals who migrate.

Seamount - What Is a Seamount
A seamount is an underwater mountain. The base of the seamount is on the seafloor and its summit doesn't reach the water surface. There are thousands of seamounts located throughout the world's oceans.

American Lobster Photos - Homarus americanus - Pictures of American Lobsters
View images of American lobster and learn about lobsters, a fascinating crustacean. American lobster photos include photos of lobster traps, unusual lobsters like blue lobsters, and captions with interesting lobster facts.

Evolution - What is Evolution
Evolution is the process by which species change over a long period of time.

Gestation Period - Definition of Gestation Period
Definition of the marine life term gestation period

Cephalopod - What Is a Cephalopod
Definition of the marine life term cephalopod

Lunate - What is Lunate
The term lunate means

Callosity - What Is a Callosity
Learn the definition of callosity, and where callosities are found.

Marine Life Evolution
Learn how marine life evolved and about how marine species are classified.

Cool and Unusual Marine Life - Unique and Interesting Marine Animals and Plants
There are many cool and unusual marine species. Explore the ocean world and learn about odd marine creatures. View images of cool marine life and discover new facts.