In the deep waters off the coast of Honduras, flowerlike animals flourish. These so-called crinoids have been around in various forms since before the age of dinosaurs.
The largest known aggregation of whale sharks occurs off Cancun, Mexico. The gentle giants come to feed on plankton, allowing experts to study the largest fish in the sea.
Smalltooth Sawfish were once popular trophy fish, but habitat loss and overfishing have landed them on the endangered species list.