The Red Sea is an inlet of the Indian Ocean that separates northeastern Africa from Asia minor. Specifically, the Red Sea borders Saudi Arabia and Yemen on its eastern shore and Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti on its western shore. The Red Sea has one of the highest salt concentrations of any bod
Banded coral shrimp, blue tang, yellowtail damselfish, parrot fish and green moray eel live in the Caribbean Sea. Giant adult clams also live in the sea and attach themselves to the coral reefs. These clams grow up to 4 feet long and weigh 500 pounds at maturity.
The Cheloniidae, or scute-shelled sea turtles, are a group of seven species with life spans ranging up to 75 years in captivity. Leatherbacks, which have shells covered in tough skin rather than scutes, live at least to 30 years on average.
The average lifespan of sea turtles is about 80 years. Sea turtles outlive most research projects, so it is difficult to determine the average lifespan of these creatures.
Sea turtles in some form have existed on Earth for as long as 250 million years. Evidence of their existence can be found in fossils from the Jurassic Era.
There are seven types of sea turtles of which six are endangered. Sea turtles are some of the oldest creatures on Earth, dating back 220 million years. They can be found in all oceans of the world except for the polar regions.
Sea turtles are a species of reptile, meaning they are cold-blooded, have scales, lay eggs, have a heart with three or four chambers and breathe through lungs. There are seven species of sea turtle: the hawksbill, flatback, loggerhead, leatherback, green, Kemp's ridley and olive ridley. As of 2014,
A Green Turtle is an endangered, herbivore reptile. It can be found in tropical and sub tropical habitats. Its name derives from the green color of its skin and not the color of its shell, which is usually brown or olive. On average, it lives to be over 80 years old in the wild. Also, it can grow up
Sea elephants, or elephant seals, exist in two species, the northern elephant seal and the southern elephant seal. The southern elephant seal is the largest type of seal on Earth.
A sea cave, also called a littoral cave, begins as a small crack or weak spot in a cliff beside the sea. Ocean waves – salty water full of gravel and sand pound against this spot for centuries, slowly enlarging it and hollowing out a cave in the side of the cliff.