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African Penguin (Spheniscus demersus)African Penguin
The only penguin species in Africa!
Albatross (Diomedeidae)Albatross
The largest wingspan of any bird!
Angelfish (Pomacanthidae)Angelfish
There are 100 different species!
Barnacle (Cirripedia)Barnacle
Closely related to crabs and lobsters!
Barracuda (Sphyraena)Barracuda
Can grow to nearly 2 meters long!
Basking Shark (Cetorhinus Maximus)Basking Shark
The second biggest fish in the world!
Not all birds are able to fly!
Blue Whale (Balsenoptera musculus)Blue Whale
The largest animal on Earth
Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus)Bottlenose Dolphin
Stays in groups from 15 to 2,000 in number!'
Bull Shark (Carcharhinus Leucas)Bull Shark
Unpredictable and aggressive temperament!
Butterfly Fish (Chaetodontidae)Butterfly Fish
There are more than 100 different species!
Clown Fish (Amphiprioninae)Clown Fish
Also known as the anemonefish!
Coral (Anthozoa)Coral
Thought to be around 70,000 different species!
Crab (Brachyura)Crab
There are 93 different crab groups
Cuttlefish (Sepiida)Cuttlefish
Found throughout the world's oceans!
Dolphin (Delphinus Delphis)Dolphin
Can reach speeds of up to 25 mph!
Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus)Dusky Dolphin
Communicates using whistles, squeaks and clicks!
Elephant Seal (Mirounga)Elephant Seal
The largest species of seal in the world!
Fin Whale (Balaenoptera Physalus)Fin Whale
Found throughout ocean waters worldwide!
Respire through the gills on their heads!
Flounder (Paralichthys)Flounder
A flat fish found in the Atlantic and Pacific!
Fly (Diptera)Fly
There are more than 240,000 different species!
Frigatebird (Fregata)Frigatebird
Found inhabiting tropical islands and coasts!
Fur Seal (Arctocephalinae)Fur Seal
Found only in the Northern Hemisphere!
Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias)Great White Shark
Can grow to more than 8 meters long!
Grey Seal (Halichoerus Grypus)Grey Seal
One of the rarest species of seal on Earth
Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna Zygaena)Hammerhead Shark
Found in coastal waters around the world!
Hermit Crab (Paguroidea)Hermit Crab
There are over 500 different species!
Horseshoe Crab (Limulidae)Horseshoe Crab
Changed little in over 500 million years!
Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus Humboldti)Humboldt Penguin
Found on the South American coast!
Humpback Whale (Megaptera Novaeangliae)Humpback Whale
There are thought to be 80,000 left in the wild!
Insect (Insecta)Insect
There are an estimated 30 million species!
Jellyfish (Cnidaria Scyphozoa Aurelia)Jellyfish
Have tentacles around their mouths!
Killer Whale (Orcinus Orca)Killer Whale
Typically consumes over 200 kg of food a day!
King Crab (Lopholithodes Mandtii)King Crab
Can have a leg span of nearly 2 meters!
Lobster (Nephropidae)Lobster
Have been known to reach 100 years old!
Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus Magellanicus)Magellanic Penguin
Threatened by oil spills!
Manatee (Trichechus Manatu)Manatee
Also known as the Sea Cow!
Manta Ray (Manta Birostris)Manta Ray
Can grow up to 9m wide!
Minke Whale (Balaenoptera Acutorostrata)Minke Whale
There are two recognised species!
Moray Eel (Muraenidae)Moray Eel
Can grow to nearly 2 meters in length!
Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma Cirratum)Nurse Shark
Commonly found in Central American waters!
Octopus (Octopus Vulgaris)Octopus
There are around 300 different species!
Oyster (Ostreidae)Oyster
Can process up to 10 litres of water an hour!
Pelican (Pelecanus Occidentalis)Pelican
Can have a wingspan of up to 3 meters!
Penguin (Aptenodytes Forsteri)Penguin
Spends 75% of it's time hunting for food!
Prawn (Dendrobranchiata)Prawn
Closely related to crabs and lobsters!
Puffer Fish (Tetraodontidae)Puffer Fish
The second most poisonous creature in the world!
Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes Chrysocome)Rockhopper Penguin
There are 3 different species!
Sea Lion (Otariidae)Sea Lion
It's flippers allow it to walk on the land
Sea Slug (Holothuroidea)Sea Slug
Also commonly known as a Sea Cucumber!
Sea Squirt (Urochordata)Sea Squirt
There are more than 3,000 known species!
Sea Turtle (Chelonioidea)Sea Turtle
Always return to the same beach to lay eggs!
Sea Urchin (Echinoidea)Sea Urchin
Can live for up to 200 years!
Seahorse (Hippocampus)Seahorse
Highly endangered due to overhunting!
Seal (Phoca vitulina)Seal
There are 30 different species worldwide!
Shrimp (Caridea)Shrimp
There are 2,000 different species worldwide!
Snail (Achatinoidea  )Snail
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
Sperm Whale (Physeter Macrocephalus)Sperm Whale
Each tooth weighs 1kg!
Spiny Dogfish (Squalus Acanthias)Spiny Dogfish
Found in ocean waters worldwide!
Sponge (Demospongiae)Sponge
There are more than 5,000 known species!
Squid (Teuthida )Squid
Some species are known to have 10 arms!
Starfish (Protoreaster Nodosus)Starfish
Has 2 stomachs to aid digestion!
Stingray (Dasyatis Centroura)Stingray
It's stinger is razor-sharp or serrated!
Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo Cuvier)Tiger Shark
The fourth biggest species of shark in the world!
Tropicbird (Phaethon)Tropicbird
Nests on tropical islands and cliffs!
Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus)Whale Shark
The largest species of fish in the world!
Wrasse (Labridae)Wrasse
There are more than 500 different species!