shores of Vancouver Island have a very diverse population of
marine animals and
plants. Whale watchers, naturalists, biologists and beachcombers
journey here from all over the world to enjoy the natural
wonders of Vancouver Islands shoreline, both above the surface
and by divers below the surface.
climate here is a result of warm ocean currents that support
many thousands of plants and animals, from plankton to the blue
whale and every type in between.
are giant octopuses here along with ferocious looking wolve eels
that will eat from your hand and sea lions and seals along with
all the fishes and otters.
a walk along the shore and see for yourself, or look at a
tide pool at low tide and see just how many different creatures
you can spot.
Vancouver island has a
variety of marine life in the ocean that surrounds it. There are many year round
marine residents, plus many more that visit here through out the year. Some are
very large like the Whales and some are smaller like the Otters.
our seas with such color and form that you are overwhelmed with it all. You can
start to get acquainted with the ocean just by looking for Sea Lions, Seals or
whales when your at the beach.
The next time your by the
ocean, stop and take a look, it might just amaze you.