Pacific Ocean Archive

  •   Triple Divide Peak Facts   First of all, the slopes of Triple Divide Peak play an important role in the hydrologic cycle of North America. That’s because from this […]

    Triple Divide Peak

      Triple Divide Peak Facts   First of all, the slopes of Triple Divide Peak play an important role in the hydrologic cycle of North America. That’s because from this […]

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  • Source: http://bit.ly/2hQ6XRb  Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Facts   You cannot take the beautiful Hawaiian Bobtail Squid for granted just because it isn’t large. This holds true due to the remarkable secret that […]

    Hawaiian Bobtail Squid

    Source: http://bit.ly/2hQ6XRb  Hawaiian Bobtail Squid Facts   You cannot take the beautiful Hawaiian Bobtail Squid for granted just because it isn’t large. This holds true due to the remarkable secret that […]

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  •   Pacific Sea Nettle Facts   The Pacific Sea Nettle is an ocean dwelling species which many mistakenly consider dangerous, yet actually poses no serious threat to humans even if […]

    Pacific Sea Nettle

      Pacific Sea Nettle Facts   The Pacific Sea Nettle is an ocean dwelling species which many mistakenly consider dangerous, yet actually poses no serious threat to humans even if […]

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  •   The Pantropical Spotted Dolphin lives in every temperate and tropical ocean. The species was once grouped with the Atlantic Spotted Dolphin but is now a separate species. This beautiful […]

    Pantropical Spotted Dolphin

      The Pantropical Spotted Dolphin lives in every temperate and tropical ocean. The species was once grouped with the Atlantic Spotted Dolphin but is now a separate species. This beautiful […]

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  • The remarkable Porcupine Ray is an extremely rare species of ray. It is also the only known member of its genus. They are truly remarkable ocean creatures and are unique […]

    Porcupine Ray

    The remarkable Porcupine Ray is an extremely rare species of ray. It is also the only known member of its genus. They are truly remarkable ocean creatures and are unique […]

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  •   The unique Blue Footed Booby is a marine bird in the family Sullidae. The family holds a total of ten species of seabirds, many of which display unique blue […]

    Blue Footed Booby

      The unique Blue Footed Booby is a marine bird in the family Sullidae. The family holds a total of ten species of seabirds, many of which display unique blue […]

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  •   Would you believe that the Argentine Shortfin Squid is consumed in vast numbers in parts of the world, most especially in Argentina and Brazil? It’s a fact! This is a […]

    Argentine Shortfin Squid

      Would you believe that the Argentine Shortfin Squid is consumed in vast numbers in parts of the world, most especially in Argentina and Brazil? It’s a fact! This is a […]

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  •    Alamere Falls is a remarkably beautiful and unique waterfall. This geological masterpiece is a type of waterfall known as a tidefall. This is the rarest type of waterfall in […]

    Alamere Falls

       Alamere Falls is a remarkably beautiful and unique waterfall. This geological masterpiece is a type of waterfall known as a tidefall. This is the rarest type of waterfall in […]

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  •   The Ping Pong Tree Sponge is one of 33 species of sea sponges that form an extremely  unique genus. This species, along with the other 32 species, are carnivorous […]

    Ping Pong Tree Sponge

      The Ping Pong Tree Sponge is one of 33 species of sea sponges that form an extremely  unique genus. This species, along with the other 32 species, are carnivorous […]

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  •   Australian Ghost Shark is one of the common names of the Callorhinchus milii. Other popular names for this ocean creature include elephant shark and elephant fish. Despite the name, the […]

    Australian Ghost Shark

      Australian Ghost Shark is one of the common names of the Callorhinchus milii. Other popular names for this ocean creature include elephant shark and elephant fish. Despite the name, the […]

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  •   The Pacific Blackdragon is a deep-sea fish species which is endemic to the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. They typically live at depths ranging from 656-3,280 ft (200-1,000 m). This […]

    Pacific Blackdragon

      The Pacific Blackdragon is a deep-sea fish species which is endemic to the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. They typically live at depths ranging from 656-3,280 ft (200-1,000 m). This […]

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  •   The Coffinfish is a unique appearing sea toad and belongs to the family Chaunacidae. They are a primarily benthic species of ocean fish and are native to the southwestern Pacific ocean. The […]

    Coffinfish

      The Coffinfish is a unique appearing sea toad and belongs to the family Chaunacidae. They are a primarily benthic species of ocean fish and are native to the southwestern Pacific ocean. The […]

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  •     The unique Obese Dragonfish is a species not commonly seen. This is due more to their particular habitat, than an apparent scarcity of numbers. Due to insufficient information, […]

    Obese Dragonfish

        The unique Obese Dragonfish is a species not commonly seen. This is due more to their particular habitat, than an apparent scarcity of numbers. Due to insufficient information, […]

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  • The Barreleye Fish is a small family of unique fish which live deep in the depths of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They live in both temperate and tropical waters. The common […]

    Barreleye Fish

    The Barreleye Fish is a small family of unique fish which live deep in the depths of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They live in both temperate and tropical waters. The common […]

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  •   The Portuguese Man O’ War, or Portuguese Man of War, is a dangerous species of marine cnidarian. Its numerous tentacles are capable of delivering extremely painful stings. They are […]

    Portuguese Man O War

      The Portuguese Man O’ War, or Portuguese Man of War, is a dangerous species of marine cnidarian. Its numerous tentacles are capable of delivering extremely painful stings. They are […]

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  •   The Sea Pig is the common name of a genus of deep sea holothurian echinoderms which obviously resemble a pig. However, not all species bear this resemblance. Members of this […]

    Sea Pig

      The Sea Pig is the common name of a genus of deep sea holothurian echinoderms which obviously resemble a pig. However, not all species bear this resemblance. Members of this […]

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  •   The Flower Hat Jellfish is a highly colorful species of jellyfish which is principally native to a small area in the Western Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of […]

    Flower Hat Jellyfish

      The Flower Hat Jellfish is a highly colorful species of jellyfish which is principally native to a small area in the Western Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of […]

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  •   The Coconut Crab is an extremely large species of terrestrial hermit crab. In fact, the Coconut Crab is the largest known land dwelling arthropod on earth. The Coconut Crab has evolved […]

    Coconut Crab

      The Coconut Crab is an extremely large species of terrestrial hermit crab. In fact, the Coconut Crab is the largest known land dwelling arthropod on earth. The Coconut Crab has evolved […]

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  •   The Pink See Through Fantasia is a type of sea cucumber and is an incredible creature that was only discovered in 2007. It is a previously unknown species of free […]

    Pink See Through Fantasia

      The Pink See Through Fantasia is a type of sea cucumber and is an incredible creature that was only discovered in 2007. It is a previously unknown species of free […]

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  •   With the exception of a permanent ranger station, Cocos Island is an uninhabited island  located off the shore of Costa Rica. Cocos Island is located in the Pacific Ocean,  approximately 340 mi (550 […]

    Cocos Island

      With the exception of a permanent ranger station, Cocos Island is an uninhabited island  located off the shore of Costa Rica. Cocos Island is located in the Pacific Ocean,  approximately 340 mi (550 […]

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