The fish and other creatures living in the hadal zone include viperfish, jellyfish, tube worms and sea cucumbers. These animals have special adaptations that allow them to survive in the completely dark, highly pressuriz... More »

Animal life from the topmost to the lowest oceanic zone ranges from sharks and other fish to deep-sea squid and echinoderms such as the sea pig and sea cucumber. The oceanic or pelagic zone has every form of animal life ... More »

Some temperate zone animals include deer, bears, wolves, small mammals, raptors and songbirds. Temperate zone animals have an array of adaptations for surviving the cold winters of their habitat. More »

Anglerfish are deep-sea fish that live in water depths of 9,842.5 feet, which is considered the lower limit of the bathypelagic zone of the ocean. Because of its depth and lack of sunlight penetration, the bathypelagic z... More »

Sea fish feed on small creatures, smaller fish and various dead organisms that drop down from higher water levels. It is common for sea fish to go as long as two weeks without eating, as food is often scarce in the deep ... More »

Orcas, or killer whales, are most commonly found in coastal waters less than 200 meters deep. The top 200 meters of ocean are known as the epipelagic, or sunlight, zone because the sun's light is able to penetrate into t... More »

According to National Geographic, puffer fish live in sub-tropical and tropical waters. In Asia, they are commonly found around Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines, while in the Caribbean, they are found in the West... More »