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10 Fabulous Facts About the Sea Cucumber

1. Sea cucumbers are not a vegetable, but an invertebrate (animal without a backbone). They are like a squishy leather-like terrestrial cucumber with a mouth on one end and an anus on the other. They breathe through their anus. 2. … Continue reading

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10 Fun Facts About the Opah Fish, or Moonfish

1. The opah, or moonfish, is a fully warm-blooded, deep-diving flat and round fish. 2. The opah has a silvery gray body, red fins and mouth, and white spots all over. 3. Opah average 100 pounds (but can weigh up … Continue reading

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10 Not-So-Scary Facts About Tiger Sharks

1. A tiger shark’s stripes fade as he gets older. 2. Tiger sharks are the second most dangerous sharks to humans (after great white sharks) 3. Tiger sharks eat a variety of animals, including sea turtles (their teeth can crack … Continue reading

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10 Amazing Facts About Great White Sharks

1. Great white sharks are the largest predatory fish in the oceans. 2. The great white shark’s scientific name Carcharodon carcharias means ragged tooth. 3. The largest great white sharks recorded were over 20 feet long (6.1 m) and weighed … Continue reading

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10 Facts About the Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Note: Since Jellyfish aren’t really fish, I will now refer to them as Jellies instead… 1. The Lion’s Mane Jelly is the largest Jelly in the ocean. Its bell can reach up to 8 feet in diameter, and its tentacles … Continue reading

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10 Terrific Facts About Octopuses

1. The preferred plural of “Octopus” is “Octopuses” by cephalopod and octopus lovers. 2. Octopuses are considered the earth’s most intelligent invertebrate. They are also very dexterous, and can be taught to unscrew the lid to a jar to get … Continue reading

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10 Cool Facts About Jellyfish

1. A jellyfish is not a fish at all, it is an invertebrate (animal without a backbone). 2. Invertebrates make up 95% of all animals on earth. 3. A jelly is made up of approximately 95% water. 4. A jelly … Continue reading

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