Wordlist: Sea creatures

 

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  • seal
    • seal, seals[siːl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a fin-footed, fish-eating mammal, typically sleek-bodied and barrel-shaped
    • Example:
      • Seals can hold their breath for nearly two hours underwater.
  • shark
    • shark, sharks[ʃɑː(r)k](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body, diversifying into 440 species, found in all seas and common down to depths of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft)
    • Example:
      • The shark's survival is under serious threat from fishing and other human activities.
  • whale
    • whale, whales[weɪl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a marine mammal with forelimbs modified as fins, a tail with horizontal flukes, and nasal openings on top of the head, ranging in size from the blue whale, the largest animal known to have ever existed at 35 m (115 ft) and 150 tonnes (150 lbs), to various smaller species
    • Example:
      • Whales collectively inhabit all the world's oceans and number in the millions.
  • tortoise
    • tortoise, tortoises[tɔː(r)təs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • land-dwelling reptiles, varying in size from a few centimeters to two meters and shielded from predators by a shell
    • Example:
      • Female tortoises dig nesting burrows in which they lay from one to thirty eggs.
      • Synonym(s):
        turtle
  • shell
    • shell, shells[ʃɛl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a hard, protective outer layer, that was created by a sea creature, a marine organism
    • Example:
      • There is often a surprising degree of variation in the exact shape, pattern, ornamentation, and colour of the shell.
  • dolphin
    • dolphin, dolphins[ˈdɒlfɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an aquatic mammal closely related to whales and porpoises, inhabiting mostly the shallower seas of the continental shelves, famed for its intelligence and occasional willingness to approach humans
    • Example:
      • Dolphins can hear frequencies ten times or more above the upper limit of adult human hearing.
  • fish
    • fish[ˈfɪʃ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills
    • Example:
      • They have many fish in their aquarium.
 

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        fish
        a cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills
        shell
        a hard, protective outer layer, that was created by a sea creature, a marine organism
        tortoise
        land-dwelling reptiles, varying in size from a few centimeters to two meters and shielded from predators by a shell
        seal
        a fin-footed, fish-eating mammal, typically sleek-bodied and barrel-shaped
        whale
        a marine mammal with forelimbs modified as fins, a tail with horizontal flukes, and nasal openings on top of the head, ranging in size from the blue whale, the largest animal known to have ever existed at 35 m (115 ft) and 150 tonnes (150 lbs), to various smaller species
        dolphin
        an aquatic mammal closely related to whales and porpoises, inhabiting mostly the shallower seas of the continental shelves, famed for its intelligence and occasional willingness to approach humans
        shark
        a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body, diversifying into 440 species, found in all seas and common down to depths of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft)
         
         
         

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        shark
        a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body, diversifying into 440 species, found in all seas and common down to depths of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft)
        seal
        a fin-footed, fish-eating mammal, typically sleek-bodied and barrel-shaped
        whale
        a marine mammal with forelimbs modified as fins, a tail with horizontal flukes, and nasal openings on top of the head, ranging in size from the blue whale, the largest animal known to have ever existed at 35 m (115 ft) and 150 tonnes (150 lbs), to various smaller species
        dolphin
        an aquatic mammal closely related to whales and porpoises, inhabiting mostly the shallower seas of the continental shelves, famed for its intelligence and occasional willingness to approach humans
        tortoise
        land-dwelling reptiles, varying in size from a few centimeters to two meters and shielded from predators by a shell
        shell
        a hard, protective outer layer, that was created by a sea creature, a marine organism
        fish
        a cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills
         
         
         
         

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