Oceans and seas cover the majority of the planet's surface. From the coral reefs and their abundance of life, to the solitary creatures that lurk in the depths, the oceans are home to some of the planet's most unusual creatures. Meet our marine animals.
Perhaps the most formidible predator of the open ocean. The great white is notorious and is the subject of many myths and legends.
Much more placid than its infamous cousin, the whale shark is the largest species of fish on the planet.
The shell trade once decimated populations of this turtle. However, populations are gradually recovering.
Perhaps the most familiar member of the cetacean family, the bottlenose dolphin is one of the most intelligent sea animals.
These charismatic creatures are adept fishermen, using stones as tools to break apart shells.