American Oceans

Greenpeace Uses Boulders to Prevent Trawling

Ocean conservancy group Greenpeace is tackling the issue of protecting our marine life in a unique way. In order to prevent the harmful effects of...

Harmful Effects of Overfishing

Have you ever heard the phrase “there’s plenty of fish in the sea”? Well, as it turns out, there may not be.  Due to overfishing, many species are at...

Why the Great Barrier Reef is So Important

The Great Barrier Reef is known for being the world’s largest coral reef system. However, you may know that there are threats to the reef.  So, why...

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.