North Pacific Ocean animal life


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Some of the animals who live in the North Pacific Ocean include:

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By Blaise Jones There are 10 orders of shark: saw sharks, angel sharks, dogfish, bramble [...] Read more.
Dean’s Blue Hole beach, the free-diving capital of the world in Long Island, Bahamas, is a perfect example of gorgeous beaches created by millions of years of fish feces. Photo credit: Stacey Venzel.
PARADISE OF POOP: Meet the fish whose feces create luxury vacationsRead more.
By Stacey Venzel If you find yourself cooped up in front of a fireplace this [...] Read more.
Do turtles vomit?Read more.
By Stacey Venzel Yes, turtles vomit. Turtles are capable of vomiting digested food and regurgitating [...] Read more.
Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)Read more.
Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) As its scientific name, Glyptemys insculpta, implies, the shell of the [...] Read more.
Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) aka Snubfin DolphinRead more.
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Orcaella SPECIES: brevirostris TOOTHED or [...] Read more.
How many species of penguin are there?Read more.
By Valerie Clark There are 18 species of penguins, and they are all found in [...] Read more.
Which whale is named for a Norwegian whaler who made a big mistake?Read more.
Sometimes a mistake is never forgotten and such is the legend of how the name [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: endangered animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered ENDANGERED by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): [...] Read more.
Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas)Read more.
Green turtles are the largest of all the hard-shelled sea turtles, but have a comparatively [...] Read more.
Do turtles have ears?Read more.
By Stacey Venzel Turtles have a good sense of hearing, but not up to par [...] Read more.