Learn more about the unique and amazing animals with Ocean Conservancy’s new fact sheets.

Dungeness Crab

You can recognize me by my purple-hued shell, which can grow up to ten inches across.  
Learn more about dungeness crab.


I’m one of the hardest working animals in the ocean!
Learn more about oysters.


You may recognize us from the colorful reefs we form in tropical waters around the world!
Learn more about coral.

Dusky Shark

I love to travel!
Learn more about dusky shark.


I’m a very popular food item!
Learn more about mussels.


Why the Ocean Matters

The ocean provides the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. Learn more about why the ocean matters to you.  

Vision for a Healthy Ocean

Ocean Conservancy works to keep the ocean healthy, to keep us healthy.

Our Solutions

We champion sound science that will lead to innovative, sustainable solutions.

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