American Oceans

What Is An Archipelago?

The ocean is a beautiful, interesting and unique ecosystem. Here at American Oceans, we strive to educate and inform our readers about marine life...

Fastest Sea Animals in the Ocean Ranked

Have you ever wondered what the fastest animals underwater would be? Well, the answer is not a cheetah underwater. It seems like the fastest animals...

Types of Coral

Because of its colors, textures, and shapes, coral is one of the most intriguing animals in the world. There are roughly 6,000 coral species...

Can You Eat Skate and What Does It Taste Like?

Skates are funky-looking, ocean-dwelling fish that looks like a stingray, with a flat, slimy body, wings on either side, and a long skinny tail. But...

The Smallest Sharks Ranked by Size

Sharks have a daunting reputation, as many people only think of massive, intimidating sharks when they consider this animal. But in reality, what...

What Are The Different Types of Tuna

Tuna is one of the most popular saltwater fish globally, comprising $149.1 million in revenue in commercial landings alone. The most fished ones are...

Marine Life

Explore marine life that lives in North America. Learn all about your favorite ocean animals, ecosystems, and habitats. From fun facts to conservation information, American Oceans is your resource for marine life information. Just dive in!

Today's Featured Animals

Did you know most ocean species remain to be discovered? Covering roughly 71% of our planet's surface, the ocean is mostly unexplored. Check out some of today's featured ocean animals and what we know about them.

Ocean Facts

We've learned so much about the world's oceans, but there is still a lot to explore. Check out some of our fun and unique facts about our ocean and the marine life that occupies it.