Facts: The Leatherback Sea Turtle

The leatherback sea turtle is the largest turtle in the world These ancient Turtles used to coexist with the dinosaurs They can weigh up to 2,000 pounds (900 kg) and reach around eight feet (2.4 m) in length Unlike other sea turtles leatherbacks do not have a hard shell Instead, they have tough, rubbery skin […]

Facts: The Blue Tang (Palette Surgeonfish)

The blue tang, also known as Dory from the movie “Finding Nemo,” is a type of surgeonfish that inhabits the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific. These fish get their bright blue coloration from pigment cells called iridophores. They are able to adjust the intensity of their coloration from light blue to a deep purple. Blue […]

What If You ONLY Ate Fish?

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. Blocko here, coming to you LIVE from my favorite sushi joint. Gosh, I could eat here every day! …or could I? Well, for one, this establishment suffers from a serious lack of pizza bagels, and this simply will not do, but the bigger question here i think is […]

Fishing in the deep: observations of a deep-sea anglerfish

This small deep-sea anglerfish, Chaunacops coloratus, was first observed at Davidson Seamount in 2002 by scientists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and Moss Landing Marine Laboratories. Although it was first described from a single specimen collected off Panama in 1899, we had no idea that these fish […]

Facts: The Herring

A number of different species of forage fish are referred to as herring The most abundant is the Atlantic herring Herring are found worldwide in tropical and temperate ocean waters. Some species can even enter freshwater rivers. They travel together in large schools. Herring feed on plankton at night in upwelling zones, after spending the […]

Facts: The Mako Shark

The mako shark is one of the fastest predators in the ocean. They can reach speeds of around 40mph(64kmh). And leap out of the water 20ft into the air. Makos are located in most tropical and temperate ocean waters around the world. They may be found lurking at the surface or 2400ft(730m) down. Their tough […]

Facts: The Sawfish (Carpenter Shark)

Sawfish or carpenter sharks are modified rays with a shark-like body. They belong to a group of cartilaginous fish called elasmobranchs that includes sharks, skates, and rays. Amazingly, they have evolved a long, saw-like snout edged with sharp teeth. This snout is called a rostrum and it can be used in a back and forth […]

Facts: The Wolf Eel

The wolf eel is not a true eel. It is a species of wolf fish that lives in the North Pacific Ocean. Wolf eels are bottom dwelling fish that can inhabit rocky shorelines down to 740 ft (226 m) deep. They prefer enclosed spaces, like rocky crevices. They sometimes have to compete with octopuses for […]

Footage: The Yellowmargin Moray Eel at Kealakekua Bay (Big Island, Hawaii)

The Yellowmargin Moray Eel at Kealakekua on the Big Island of Hawaii. Peacock Groupers hang out to help this eel hunt for prey.

White Shark Cafe Cam

The White Shark Café is this mysterious place halfway between Mexico and Hawaii. It takes almost a month to swim there for a white shark. Every year they go out there. They stay there for two, three months and then they come back I wanna know what they’re doing at this mysterious place. A cafe […]