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I recently saw the documentary series Blue Planet 2 and was mesmerised by it. Can someone recommend me some resources to learn about marine life? I am particularly looking for those that detail the habits and lifestyles of marine organisms.

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There are a lot of marine documentaries out there. These are some that I know of:

Shark (2 episode series in 2015); Deep Ocean; Life in the Blue; Ocean of Giants (Nat Geo); Ocean Giants (BBC); Humpback Whales; Ocean Voyagers (whales); The Polar Sea; Swimming with Killer Whales; Ocean Wonders (no narration, just under sea footage of animal behaviour); Martin Clunes: Man to Manta; Nature's Great Events: Diaries (a couple episodes of marine ecology); Dolphins: Spy in the Pod (a view on dolphin activity using dolphin-shaped cameras);

I watched these off YouTube: Alien Reefs; The Giants of Rurutu (whales); Mucky Secrets: The Marine Creatures of the Lembeh Straight; Reef Life of the Andaman; Secrets of the Australian Ocean; Oceans of Contrast (spends a lot of time on life on land revolving around the ocean, but there's reef life as well); The Incredible Glowing Creatures of the Deep Sea: Documentary on Bioluminescent Sea Life; Documentary on Coral: African Wonderful Coral Reef

Conservation type documentaries: Sharkwater; Mission Blue; Chasing Coral; Blackfish; Sonic Sea; A Plastic Ocean; Shark Men (If you like reality style television series. They capture, tag and learn about sharks to protect them)

If you want a more in-depth resource for learning, you can also YouTube search "marine biology lectures"

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