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Sea Creatures and Ship’s Mascots

The seas and shorelines are filled with a multitude of creatures. Some sailors take pets to sea as ship’s mascots.

Atlantic halibut
Sea History 128: page 40
“Cormorant and the Blue-Eyed Shag”
Sea History 121: page 36
“Dolphin Fish”
Sea History 119: page 24
“Giant Lobsters”
Sea History 126: page 38
“Krill”
Sea History 127: page 37
“Pigs”
Sea History 120: page 24
“Sea Jellies”
Sea History 122: page 40
“Sea (Dog) History”
Sea History 110: page 22
“Sea Cucumbers”
Sea History 117: page 33
“Storm Petrels”
Sea History 118: pages 34-35