Sentinel-Tribune story about “Today’s Dinosaurs”. The ones that reproduce this, Why did the raccoon bite the turtle? Weighing about half a pound at birth (25 g), the average, Promoting responsible encounters with marine wildlife and their natural habitats. Their survival for 245 million years suggests they are incredibly, Hard (or stony) corals reproduce by releasing their eggs and sperm all at the same time. They also feed upon, An iceberg is ice that broke off from glaciers or shelf ice and is floating in open water. Trophic cascade - An ecological condition that happens when a top predator is removed from an, From NASA A NASA airborne mission designed to transform our understanding of Earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs has, The Baikal Seal belongs to the Phocina group of northern seals, which includes the Ringed Seals (Pusa), the Harbour, What arrest record for animals was set in Mexico City? The shell of the common sand dollar is round and flat, and typically three inches in diameter. In 2006 the longest pet-owner relationship in history came to an end in Kolkata, India, Excerpt from All About Sharks: A Complete Guide to the World's Most Misunderstood Predator (Nov. 2017): Great white sharks are, By Stacey Venzel A gentle giant roams the depths of our oceans, and it’s not the blue whale or the, A 300-pound green turtle weighs only how much at birth? The Sargasso Sea is the world's only sea that does not touch land at any. Of the seven species of sea turtles, the flatback turtle has the smallest distribution range, habitat size, and population numbers. What is difference between common snapping turtle and alligator snapping turtle? The green moray eel often keeps its mouth open, showing off its sharp teeth, but this is not to scare humans or predators away. However, the Atlantic drains more of the Earth’s land area than any other ocean. The common bottlenose dolphin gets its name from its short and well-defined snout, which looks like an old-fashioned gin bottle. Meet “Casper” the newly-discovered octopus species, Melon-Headed Whale (Peponocephala electra). Each group of eggs is called a clutch, and each clutch, While most fish rest by reducing their activity and metabolism, fish "sleep" is different from that of land mammals. What is the world’s most endangered seal? And so are the, PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Ziphiidae GENUS: Mesoplodon SPECIES: hectori TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or, By Scott Rowan March 31, 2015 When I started The Super Fins, one of the first stipulations that I insisted our, Krill are small (2 inches / 5.5 cm) shrimp-like crustaceans that are found throughout the worlds oceans. Both are found, By Angelica Romero Blancas March 14, 2015, 8:57 a.m. What lies in the ocean can be as much of a, Ringed seals are part of the "true seal" family Phocidae. Found solely, The world's first aquatic, animated news network, The Super Fins® is a collection of animals who cover stories in every, Alligator snapping turtles are the largest freshwater turtles in North America. ###, By Frances Allen The Great Barrier Reef comprises 2,900 individual reefs, making it the largest coral reef in the world, What is Teleost? Why do ships use “port” and “starboard” instead of “left” and “right”? When NOAA's National Weather, The South American Sea Lion is the most abundant marine mammal occurring along the southern part of South America (Cappozzo, PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Sirenia FAMILY: Trichechidae GENUS: Trichechus SPECIES: senegalensis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or, Many aspects of great white sharks are still unknown. Southern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis peronii), Northern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis borealis). The lifespan of humpbacks is 45 to 100 years. Did prehistoric shrimp rule ancient oceans? ###, By Brian Gruters Compared to its chipper, bottlenose cousins, the baiji, or Yangtze River dolphin, was not one to pose, PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Cephalorhynchus SPECIES: commersonii TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER, By Earl Filskov When drilling a hole almost 2,500 feet (740m) through the Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf – the world’s, By Stacey Venzel Reptiles, like mammals, feel pain, but perhaps in a less noticeable way.