Ten Amazing Facts About Ocean Animals

Published January 18, 2013
Updated April 15, 2016

With over 72% of the Earth’s surface covered by salt water, the Earth’s oceans are home to 230,000 known species. And that’s with only 5% of the Earth’s oceans considered explored! In celebration of the vast unknown of the ocean, we present our favorite ocean animal facts:

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Alexander is a Brooklyn-based cofounder of All That's Interesting with an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in History and Economics and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies in Economics. He specializes in American history, the Cold War, and true crime.