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Tag Archives: Marine Life

Sea Otters

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has an exhibit where you can watch otters from the surface or underwater. But if you can’t visit Monterey, there’s a live sea otter cam and also video highlights of daily activity. Web Links Sea Otter … Continue reading

Killer Whales

This BBC documentary shows killer whales from both above and below the water’s surface. Web Links Active WildUnderwater footage shows killer whales playing while the site showing whale watching in Santa Cruz details killer whale facts including markings, size, habitat, … Continue reading

Octopus TV

Octopuses are remarkable and clever creatures. Watch these videos to learn more. Continue reading

Another Octopus in the News

Another never-before-seen kind of octopus has just been discovered. Deep on the ocean floor near Hawaii, at a depth of about 4,000 meters, a remote controlled vehicle with a camera onboard caught this ghost-like octopus creeping along. The scientists at … Continue reading


Here’s a red octopus with what looks like Mickie Mouse ears. Check out the video and then read more from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. Web Links CamoThe octopus is a master of camouflage. Watch as the octopus changes … Continue reading

Something’s Fishy

Find each fish’s identical twin as well as the one unique fish in this challenging Kid Scoop puzzle.

A New Octopus

This may look like an alien creature but it is in fact a newly discovered kind of octopus. Stephanie Bush, one of the scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute found this creature while collecting squids and octopuses for … Continue reading

The Anglerfish

Deep in the dark waters below California’s Monterey Bay lurks an extraordinary angler. It lures its prey towards its enormous mouth using a light that is a shining spot at the tip of a pole projecting out from its head. … Continue reading

The Kraken?

Imagine fishing the Ross Sea in Antarctica for Chilean Seabass and you pull up the nets to discover a 770 lb (350 kg) squid as big as a minivan. That’s what happened to John Bennett and his crew aboard their … Continue reading

Oarfish Discovery

What do you do when you find the body of a fish that is about 18 feet long? Jasmine Santana, a marine science instructor from the Catalina Island Marine Institute, was snorkeling in Toyon Bay on the east side of … Continue reading