Fascinating, colorful, ours to protect.
Marine Protection Parks:
Learn About Marine Life
Lessons K to 12 with Videos & Quizzes
All Ocean Fish with beautiful photos:
Coral Reef is essential to sustain marine life and provide some of the most beautiful scenery in our oceans.
Coral reefs are important for many different reasons aside from containing the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. They: protect coastlines from the damaging effects of wave action and tropical storms. provide habitats and shelter for many marine organisms.
While there are 43 species of Dolphin, Bottlenose is one of the most popular (because of their smile) and plentiful.
Fish Smaller Ocean Fish
The following website has photos and information about every type of fish in our oceans: http://www.oceanlight.com/fish.html
Sea Otters are a member of the weasel family and are the second smallest marine mammal. For more info:
There are seven species of Sea Turtles, all of which are a fundamental link in marine ecosystems. For more info:
Sharks keep our oceans in balance but are slowly declining. The following website has Lessons and Films.
Whale Shark (below): Much more placid than its infamous cousin, the whale shark is the largest species of fish on the planet.
White Shark (below)
There are many species of whales all of which are protected yet most are still on the endangered list. For more info:
Whales near Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia
March 12, 2015, Whales were observed in the Burrard Inlet, close to Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia: 2 adults and 2 young ones. (Photos: CTV.ca)
Lessons: Kindergarten to Grade 12