oldest shark in the world

Oldest Shark

Oldest Shark ​ Sharks are often referred to as “living fossils,” as they’ve been roaming the Earth for hundreds of millions of years. In fact, they’ve not only survived, but thrived throughout the past five mass extinctions. So, you might be wondering, What is the oldest shark alive? Dive in with us as we explore some shocking facts…

seagulls

How Long Do Seagulls Live

How Long Do Seagulls Live ​ If you live by the coastline, then seagulls are very much a part of your life. However, even though we coastal dwellers spend a fair amount of our lives interacting with these birds, we don’t know a whole lot about them. For that reason, we’re going to answer one of the…

what do whales eat

What Do Whales Eat

What Do Whales Eat ​ With so many different families and habitats around the world, the whale diet is quite diverse. Every species has its own favorite foods. Regardless of where they live and what they like to feed on, they are almost always hunting for their next delicious meal. So, what do whales like to eat? Come…

do dolphins attack humans

Do Dolphins Attack Humans

Do Dolphins Attack Humans ​ While dolphins have always had a reputation for being some of the friendliest creatures around, they might not be as friendly as you thought. These ultra-intelligent animals can be dangerous, even with that perpetual smile. Unfortunately, dolphins have been responsible for vicious and sometimes fatal human attacks. Come dive in with us…

water dinosaurs

Water Dinosaurs

Water Dinosaurs ​ Reptiles were the rulers of the Earth for millions of years before humans arrived. The massive reptiles found on land were known as “dinosaurs.” The proper term for those that lived semiaquatic and fully aquatic lives is “marine reptile”. It is marine reptiles who made the world’s oceans incredibly dangerous in the prehistoric…

what do jellyfish eat

What Do Jellyfish Eat

What Do Jellyfish Eat ​ The jellyfish is one of the ocean’s most fascinating and unique specimens. With strange, bell-shaped bodies and a jaw-dropping luminescent glow, it’s hard to believe that these sea creatures are of this world. Though there are so many questions one could ask about the curious jellyfish species, we’re here to answer one…

Are Orcas Dolphins Or Whales

Are Orcas Dolphins Or Whales

Are Orcas Dolphins Or Whales ​ While we often refer to orcas as “killer whales,” killer whales are dolphins! We know it might be a bit surprising and heartbreaking to have your whole view of one of the ocean’s most famous creatures completely flipped upside down. It’s okay. We’re here to explain and make things better. Dive…

fastest fish in the ocean

Fastest Fish In The Ocean

Fastest Fish In The Ocean ​ While most fish are efficient swimmers, not all of them are FAST. We’ll be taking a look at the species that have optimized the speed at which they move about the ocean. Whether they’re swimming about freely in the sea or tugging aggressively at a line, some of these fish are so…

sea bunny

Sea Bunny

Sea Bunny ​ While the sea bunny might have made its debut as an Internet sensation back in 2015, this soft-bodied bunny slug species has been roaming the Earth for thousands of years. Found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean (between the Central Pacific and the Indian Ocean), it’s common for divers to see these…

clams vs mussels vs oysters

Clams vs Mussels vs Oysters

Clams vs Mussels vs Oysters ​ Quite a few of us view clams, mussels, and oysters as seafood staples, though we may not know the differences between them.  Today, we’ll clarify what sets these little shelled sea creatures apart from each other, as well as highlight the features they have in common. Let’s dive in, shall we?   Similarities…