What marine life is found in the Mediterranean sea?
It is the home to several endangered species like The monk seal,green turtle, pilot whales etc.
The Mediterranean is home to several endangered marine species:
The monk seal (Monachus monachus), of which only an estimated 550-600 animals remain.
The green turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the 100-million year old loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta), which nest on Mediterranean beaches.
Cetacean species, including the pilot whale, the fin whale and the short-beaked common dolphin.
The Mediterranean is also an important commercial fishing ground. Of the 900 fish species found in the Mediterranean, 100 are commercially exploited. Some of these species have a high market value.