Learning Center

There are many ways to learn about the ocean and its inhabitants.  

This portal will teach you via pictures, video, writen word, and more.

For further reading try these non-fiction books:


  • Mattanza by Theresa Maggio (Bluefin Tuna Fishing in Sicily)

  • The Last Fish Tale by Mark Kurlansky (Atlantic Ocean issues centered around Gloucester)

  • Cod by Mark Kurlansky (One of the best books ever about ocean fisheries and you get recipes too)

  • The Secret Life of Lobsters by Trevor Corson (Good science and story too)

  • Salmon Without Rivers by Jim Lichatowich (One of the most important books written about Pacific Salmon and their mismanagement at many levels. This book helped create wild fish management actions in the Pacific Northwest)

  • The Year of the Whale by Victor Scheffer (Remains a wonderful account of the life history of sperm whales)

  • The Life Story of the Fish by Brian Curtis (Interesting stuff here for anyone with interest in fish)

  • The Year of the Crab by William Sargent 

  • Plastic Ocean by Charles Moore (An adventurous look at the growing problem of ocean plastic)