Nine fun facts about ocean life

April 30, 2017 8:58 pm Last Updated: April 30, 2017 8:58 pm

1. Jellyfish

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Jellyfish have been around for more than 650 million years, which means that they pre-date both dinosaurs and sharks.

2. Electric Eel

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An Electric Eel is known to produce enough electricity to light up to 10 electric bulbs.

3. Octopus

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An Octopus has three hearts and is a real blue blood. No really, it’s blood is blue.

4. Whales

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At 188 decibels, the calls of blue whales is the loudest sound made by any animal on the planet.

5. Oyster

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Oysters can switch sexes at will, depending on mating conditions.

6. Seahorse

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Seahorses are the only known fish in which the male, not the female, carries, hatches and cares for their young.

7. Shrimps

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A shrimp’s heart is  located in their head.

8. Sea sponges

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Sea sponges are very unique creatures. They are alive, but don’t have eyes, feelers, brains, limbs, organs, a head, a heart, or lungs.

9. Turtles

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Turtles venture into all coastal ocean waters, excepting the Antarctic.