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

Bluefin Tuna

Built like a torpedo, I race through the water. 
Learn more about the bluefin tuna.

Bottlenose Dolphin

Call me the Einstein of the sea—I’m incredibly intelligent!
Learn more about the bottlenose dolphin.

Brown Pelican

I have a long neck with a stretchy throat pouch that I use to collect fish.
Learn more about the brown pelican. 

 

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

I am one of the smallest sea turtles swimming in the sea. 
Learn more about Kemp's Ridley sea turtles. 

Manatee

Sometimes referred to as a sea cow, I can grow to be up to 10 feet long and weigh up to 1,200 pounds.
Learn more about manatees. 

Sperm Whale

I am the largest of the toothed whales! 
Learn more about the sperm whale. 

 

Whale Shark

Don't be alarmed if you ever come into contact with me—I’m not going to hurt you! I’m a gentle giant.
Learn more about the whale shark.

   

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