Blue Whale vs. Humpback Whale Comparison

Blue Whale vs. Humpback Whale Comparison

The blue and humpback whales may preside over a marine environment today, but they evolved from a land-dwelling creature known as the Pakicetus. This shared ancestry could account for some of their similarities and explain why people occasionally confuse the two species. Are blue whales humpback whales? No. While there are similarities, these are two distinct … Read more

Are Sirens Evil Mermaids Or the Same Mythical Creature?

Are Sirens Evil Mermaids Or the Same Mythical Creature (1)

You probably know mermaids as the kind and beautiful mythical creatures who are half-woman and half-fish.  But if you’ve also heard about sirens, the dangerous creatures known to lure sailors to their doom, you may be wondering if they are just the evil counterpart to the mermaid or if there are other differences.  We’re going … Read more

Are Mermaids Real? 12 Mermaid Sightings in History

Are Mermaids Real 12 Mermaid Sightings in History

If you’re interested to know are mermaids real, either you’ve just come across one of the famous mermaids in a book or movie, or you saw an intriguing and beguiling sight while out on your boat and can’t believe your eyes! Whatever the reason, we can let you know that, no, mermaids are not real. We will tell … Read more

What Is the Biggest Whale in the World?

What is the biggest whale in the world

The largest creatures on earth, whales have fascinated and intimidated humans for hundreds of years. As a result, they’ve been held up as deities and demonized for attacking boats. Over the years, humans have worshipped them as easily as they’ve destroyed them. Fortunately, efforts by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have helped the world’s whale … Read more

16 of the Most Famous Shipwrecks That Sunk

16 of the Most Famous Shipwrecks That Sunk

Shipwrecks offer a fascinating glimpse into history preserved under the sea. They can also tell amazing and often tragic stories. We will check out some of the world’s most famous shipwrecks and discover tales of war, mystery, and even treasure. 16 Most Famous Shipwrecks That Sunk The most famous shipwrecks have often reached that position … Read more

12 Different Types of Rays With Pictures

12 Different Types of Rays With Pictures

Rays are cartilaginous fish that belong to the same subclass as sharks. Like sharks, their skeletons are made of cartilage rather than bone. Their skin is also covered in miniature, interlocking teeth known as denticles, just as it is in sharks. Many also have straw-like adaptations, known as spiracles, which enable them to breathe without … Read more

What are the Different Types of Coral? Names and Pictures

What are the Different Types of Coral?

For most of us, the image of vibrant coral reefs teeming with colorful fish is synonymous with golden beaches and tropical holiday destinations. Sometimes referred to as the “rainforests of the sea,” coral reefs resemble the most vivid vegetation we see on Earth. These curious organisms are, however, animals rather than vegetables or minerals. Known … Read more

Top 10 Rarest Seashells

Top 10 Rarest Seashells

Finding a beautiful seashell on the beach can be a fantastic reminder of a vacation, but did you know that the rarest seashells can be worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars? We’re going to look at some of the rarest shell species in the world. Once we’re done, you’ll know which shells to keep an … Read more

How To Identify the Types of Jellyfish in Hawaii

How To Identify the Types of Jellyfish in Hawaii

No vacation to one of Hawaii’s islands is complete without swimming or snorkeling in the stunning waters of the Pacific Ocean. With fantastic visibility and comfortable water temperatures, you can enjoy seeing stunning corals, reef fishes, sea turtles, and even manta rays. However, jellyfish are found in Hawaii’s waters, and some can sting. We will take you through … Read more