Do you want to know what ocean animal has blue-colored blood or a sea creature that has no heart, lungs, and brain and yet it lives. To find the answers, just sit down, relax and enjoy reading the rest of the article.
Blue, blue our Earth is blue.. Yes, since 75% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. The ocean alone is home to more than 200,000 known species. Perhaps, thousands more sea marine animals are there to be discovered since only 5% of the Earth’s oceans have been explored. Below are 10 astonishing facts about ocean animals that you probably don’t know.
Turtles are reptiles characterized by their bony shell. These cold-blooded animals are one of the oldest reptilian where earliest known species have lived about 200 million years ago.
Jellyfish comprised the phylum Cnidaria where most species inhabit sea water, but a few species prefers fresh water. Fossils suggest that these gentle creatures have roamed the seas for at least 500 million years.
Shrimps are crustaceans characterized by their long antennae and long, narrow muscular abdomens. Shrimps are widespread, with most marine species living at depths of up to 5,000 meters. there are a few fresh water shrimps found near rivers and lakes.