February 10, 2024 Advocate Facts & Stats Fish 

Shark Attack Statistics & Trends in 2024: What the Latest Data Reveals?

Originally published on February 2,2023, this article has been updated on February 10, 2024 to reflect the latest research and statistics. Our editorial team has ensured you’re viewing the most current data on this topic. Need help or have a question? Email us. The International Shark Attack File (ISAF) from the Florida Museum of Natural […]

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January 6, 2024 Fish 

14 Best Types of Angelfish For Freshwater Aquariums

Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare), native to the Amazon River system and several South American countries, are truly iconic in the world of fishkeeping. With their flowing fins, captivating shapes, and graceful swimming, angelfish instantly captured our attention. Beyond their beauty, species of angelfish are known for their hardiness and ease of care, making them a fantastic […]

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October 25, 2023 Advocate Facts & Stats Fish 

Overfishing Statistics – Global Status of Fishery Resources!

Originally published on February 1, 2023, this article has been updated on October 25, 2023 to reflect the latest research and statistics. Our editorial team has ensured you’re viewing the most current data on this topic. Need help or have a question? Email us. Overfishing is a serious problem that is causing consequential damage to […]

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March 28, 2023 A-Z Animals Facts & Stats Fish Mammals 

Everything About Blue Whale – Discover The World’s Largest Animal

.commonpostlink { display: none; } { display: block; /* or “inline” or “inline-block”, depending on your desired display */ } Blue whales are magnificent creatures that have graced our oceans for over one million years. Did you know that the blue whale is the largest known animal to have ever lived on earth? A […]

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February 28, 2023 A-Z Animals Fish 

Swimming with The Seahorse: Discover Their Mystical Charisma

When I was a child, by far, my favorite animal in the sea was the seahorse. I was fascinated by these wonderful creatures and always made a beeline for their aquarium every time we visited our local Sea World exhibition. Despite their name, seahorses are fish species, not reptiles or mammals. These remarkable creatures can […]

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February 22, 2023 A-Z Animals Fish 

Be Like Sharks – They Only Stop Moving When They Die!

When you hear the word “shark,” do you immediately think of the man-eating Great White in the iconic 70s movie Jaws? Well, you’re not alone!  But did you know that there are thought to be at least 500 species of sharks in the world’s oceans? Sharks range in size from 40-foot-long, filter-feeding Whale sharks to […]

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February 18, 2023 A-Z Animals Fish 

The Secret Life and Mysterious Origins of the Eel

The story of the eel is a slippery subject that takes us from the Sargasso Sea on the eastern coast of the US all the way to the rivers and lakes of Europe. As we follow the intriguing life story of the freshwater eel, we’ll unlock a series of secrets and mysteries, like why the […]

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February 17, 2023 A-Z Animals Fish 

Awe-Inspiring Wonders of the Sea: Discovering the Beauty of Whale Shark

Did you know that Whale sharks are not whales at all but the planet’s largest fish? However, unlike the Great White shark in the “Jaws” movie, these 40-foot gentle giants pose no threat to people, feeding on plankton rather than surfers! Despite being mostly seen in isolation, these creatures often assemble in numbers where food […]

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February 16, 2023 Fish A-Z Animals 

Jellyfish – The Beautiful Umbrella-Shaped Marine Animals

Overview Did you know that a group of jellyfish is sometimes called a smack? I reckon you’ll agree that nickname is appropriate if you’ve ever swum right into one of these animals and been stung by its trailing tentacles! These remarkable animals have been around since before the dinosaurs lived, which is pretty impressive for […]

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February 11, 2023 A-Z Animals Fish 

Starfish – No Brain, No Blood… Yet Living Their Best Life!!!

Overview It’s thought there are around 2,000 species of starfish living in every one of the world’s oceans, from the tropical Caribbean to the frigid depths of the Arctic. So, if, like me, you love beachcombing; you’ve most likely come across a stranded starfish or seen one in a rockpool. Did you know that starfish, […]

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