Clownfish are also known as anemone fish and have many interesting features other than starring in the film “Finding Nemo”!
Marine is used to describe anything to do with the ocean, including fauna, flora, environmental issues and study, for example marine animals, marine plants, marine pollution or marine biology.
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Not just a thing of legend, the largest squid documented is over 45ft (14m) long!
Dolphins are extraordinarily intelligent animals who also display culture, something which was long-believed to be unique to humans.
Around half the global population of grey seals are found around the British coasts.
Harbour seals’ whiskers are so sensitive they can sense a fish over 35m away. Their whiskers can also determine the size and shape of a fish using vibrations from the water.
Both male and female harp seals return to their breeding grounds each year. Males compete with each other for access to females.
Hawksbill Turtles are able to feast on sponges that are toxic to other animals.