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Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus
Oceanic whitetip sharks are top predators that love the wide-open ocean. They are recognized by their white-tipped fins.
Lemon Shark Negaprion brevirostris
When life gives you a lemon shark … celebrate! Lemon sharks get their name from their yellow-ish hue that allows them to blend into the ocean’s sandy bottom.
Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricate
Hawksbill sea turtles are known for their spectacularly-colored shells. Learn more about ocean wildlife with these factsheets.
Seahorse Genus Hippocampus
Seahorses are actually fish and they swim upright. Seahorses are generally small and range from about the size of a thumbnail to more than a foot long.
Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas
Green sea turtles need to be close to the sun to stay warm, you can find them swimming in shallow waters near the surface or laying on land.
Leatherback Sea Turtle Dermochelys coriacea
Leatherback sea turtles are the largest sea turtle in the world! They can grow up to seven feet and weigh more than 2,000 pounds.
Hawaiian Monk Seal Neomonachus schauinslandi
Hawaiian monk seals are one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world. Learn more about ocean wildlife with these factsheets.
Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus
Sperm whales are the largest of the toothed whales. They're longer than the average transit bus. Their head makes up one third of their body.
Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis
Laysan albatross can live more than 50 years—the most famous is Wisdom, a 66 year old female that is still laying eggs on Midway!
California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus
California sea lions are one of the noisiest of the pinniped species, which include seals, sea lions and walruses. Learn more with wildlife factsheets.
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