Top 10 Marine Animals

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The Top Ten

1 Dolphin Dolphin Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic marine mammals. They are an informal grouping within the order Cetacea, excluding whales and porpoises, so to zoologists the grouping is paraphyletic.

One. Of my favorite marine animal s - 0744rose

So cool

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I really like dolphins. They're active and cute and pretty. And I like the chattering noise they make. It's funny.
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2 Killer Whale Killer Whale The killer whale or orca is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member.

Killer whales are one of my favorite animals

3 Whale Whale The blue whale is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales. At 30 metres in length and up to 173 tonnes in weight, it is the largest extant animal and is the heaviest known to have existed.
4 Beluga Whale Beluga Whale The beluga whale or white whale is an Arctic and sub-Arctic cetacean. It is one of two members of the family Monodontidae, along with the narwhal, and the only member of the genus Delphinapterus.
5 Shark Shark
6 Seal Seal Seal, known as Pinniped, is a marine carnivorous mammals who native to all continent, commonly native to North America and Antarctica.

This is a photo of a sea lion.

The seal is sooo adorible

7 Manta Ray Manta Ray
8 Flying Fish Flying Fish
9 Sea Turtle Sea Turtle
10 Whale Shark Whale Shark The whale shark is the world's largest living shark as well as the largest living fish. Whale sharks grow up to 45 ft. (13.7 m) long, and can weigh as much as 13 tons (11.6 tonnes). Their mouths alone are a whopping 6 ft. (1.8 m) across-big enough to gulp down three percent of their body weight in food ...read more.

For something that filter feeds, the whale shark sure is the largest fish species on the planet! I also like its unique skin pattern of white spots and stripes as well. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

The Contenders

11 Otter Otter Otters are carnivorous mammals in the subfamily Lutrinae. The 13 extant otter species are all semiaquatic, aquatic or marine, with diets based on fish and invertebrates. V 1 Comment
12 Octopus Octopus The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda. It has two eyes and four pairs of arms and, like other cephalopods, it is bilaterally symmetric. It has a beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms.
13 Jellyfish Jellyfish

Jellyfish are such bizarre and mysterious creatures. I've always admired them. - Mcgillacuddy

14 Megalodon Megalodon The megalodon is an extinct species of shark which was about 59 feet (18 meters) long and hunted in the seas until about 1.5 million years ago. It was similar to today's great white shark-but three times longer and 20 times heavier. ...read more.
15 Manatee Manatee

So cute and gentle! I swam with some today (legally) and it was one of the greatest experiences of my life! I truly adore the manatee species and you should to! They have super sense and touch and will "kiss" and be lively with you if you're quiet, stilll, and respectful of their home. They definitely deserve a top 5 spot!

16 Walrus Walrus The walrus is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas of the Northern Hemisphere.
17 Giant Squid Giant Squid The giant squid is a deep-ocean dwelling squid in the family Architeuthidae. Giant squid can grow to a tremendous size due to deep-sea gigantism: recent estimates put the maximum size at 13 m for females and 10 m for males from the posterior fins to the tip of the two long tentacles (second only to ...read more.
18 Starfish Starfish
19 Narwhal Narwhal
20 Kissing Fish Kissing Fish

Aren't kissing fish tropical freshwater fish? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

21 Squid Squid Squid are cephalopods of the order Teuthida, which comprises around 304 species. Like all other cephalopods, squid have a distinct head, bilateral symmetry, a mantle, and arms.
22 Clownfish Clownfish Clownfish or anemonefish are fishes from the subfamily Amphiprioninae in the family Pomacentridae. Thirty species are recognized: one in the genus Premnas, while the remaining are in the genus Amphiprion.

Come on, who remembers Marlin and Nemo from the movie Finding Nemo? The symbiotic, mutual relationship between clownfish and sea anemones is an interesting one indeed. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

23 Crab Crab Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail", usually entirely hidden under the thorax.
24 Lobster Lobster
25 Eel Eel
26 Swordfish Swordfish Swordfish, also known as broadbills in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat bill.
27 Sailfish Sailfish
28 Dugong
29 Barracuda
30 Porpoise
31 Sea Lion
32 Sea Pig Sea Pig Scotoplanes, commonly known as the sea pig, is a genus of deep-sea holothurian echinoderm of the family Elpidiidae, order Elasipodida.
33 Sea Cucumber Sea Cucumber
34 Seagull Seagull
35 Penguin Penguin
36 Humpback Anglerfish
37 Atlantic Blue Marlin
38 Cowfish
39 Shrimp Shrimp
40 Hagfish Hagfish
41 Sea Anemone
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