to the

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricate
Hawksbill sea turtles are known for their spectacularly-colored shells. Learn more about ocean wildlife with these factsheets.
Hammerhead Shark Sphyrnidae
Hammerhead sharks are one of the most recognizable sharks in the sea. They have wide-set eyes, which gives them a better field of vision than other sharks.
Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus
Gulf of Mexico red snapper is one of the most economically valuable fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Learn more about ocean wildlife with these factsheets.
Lionfish Pterois volitans and P. miles
Lionfish are originally from the S. Pacific & Indian Oceans. Now, their invaded range includes the Western Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Ocean & Gulf of Mexico.
Whale Shark Rhincodon typus
Whale sharks are sharks, meaning they are fish. As filter feeders, they swim through the water with their mouths open and suck out nutrients and plankton.
Manatee Trichechus manatus
Sometimes referred to as a sea cow, a manatee can grow to be up to 10 feet long and weigh up to 1,200 pounds. Learn more about ocean wildlife.
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Lepidochelys kempii
Kemp's ridley sea turtle is the world’s most endangered sea turtle, with an estimated worldwide female nesting population of just 1,000.
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
Brown pelicans can hold up to three gallons of water in their throat pouch. Learn more about brown pelicans with this ocean wildlife factsheet.
Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus
Bottlenose dolphins are called "the Einstein of the sea" because they are incredibly intelligent. Learn more with this ocean wildlife factsheet.
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Thunnus thynnus
Built like a torpedo, bluefin tuna race through the water at speeds up to 43 miles per hour.
Back to Top Up Arrow