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English Spanish Vocabulary – Animales marinos Sea animals Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Sea animals.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Animales marinos.

Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:


Animales marinos Sea animals

el caballito de mar – seahorse
el calamar – squid
el camarón – shrimp
el cangrejo – crab
el delfín – dolphin
el erizo de mar – sea urchin
el león marino – sea lion
el manatí – manatee
el pez – fish
el pulpo – octopus
el tiburón – shark
la almeja – clam
la anémona – anemone
la anguila – eel
la ballena – whale
la estrella de mar – sea star
la foca – seal
la langosta – lobster
la marsopa – porpoise
la medusa – jellyfish
la morsa – walrus
la nutria marina – sea otter
la orca – orca
la ostra – oyster
la tortuga – sea turtle

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About the Author: Laura & Adam

Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.


  1. peter:

    Estoy aprendiendo espanol y lo disfruto.

    • Laura:

      @peter ¡Que bien Peter! Me alegro mucho. Saludos, Laura