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 »

Very few animals live in the midnight zone. A vampire squid is one animal that lives in the middle of the ocean within this zone. Animals that do live in the midnight zone must survive extremely cold temperatures. The mi... More »

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 »

There are many different animals that live in saltwater including crocodiles, turtles, manatees, fish and sharks. Some of the fish species that live in a saltwater environment include the Achilles Tang, the Angelfish, th... More »

Some of the animals that live in the photic zone, also called the epipelagic or sunlight zone, include fish, dolphins, whales, seals and sharks. Zooplankton, which are tiny floating creatures, are also found in this zone... More »

Aquatic animals, such as sharks and seals, live in the sunlight zone. Other animals that live in the zone include jellyfish and rays. More »

The sublittoral zone is home to anemones, crabs, sea stars and coral. The sublittoral zone is another name for the deepest region of the intertidal zone. More »