Fish, Octopus, and Dolphin… How to Say Sea Life Creatures in Chinese

Kids like zoo and the animals living in the zoo. They also like the creatures living under the water. With so much unknown, the sea world is fascinating. The creatures living in this world are even more amazing: just imagine those colourful fish, mysterious octopus, lovable dolphins, and much more! How about we learn these sea life creatures vocabulary in Chinese?

How to Say Sea and Sea Life Creatures in Chinese

Sea in Chinese is called (hǎi) or 海洋(hǎiyáng),
Sea life creatures are 海洋生物(hǎiyáng shēngwù),
and Sea world is called 海洋世界 (hǎiyáng shìjiè).

Common Sea Life Creature Chinese Vocabulary

Let’s have a look at some sea life creature and learn their Chinese names:

鱼 yú fish
鲸鱼 jīngyú whale
海豚 hǎitún dolphin
鲨鱼 shāyú shark
八爪鱼 bā zhuǎ yú octopus
螃蟹 pángxiè crab
海蜇 hǎizhē jellyfish
龙虾 lóngxiā lobster
蚌 bàng mussel
牡蛎 mǔlì oyster
贝壳 bèiké shell
珊瑚 shānhú coral
海星 hǎixīng seastar
海绵 hǎi mián sponge
海胆 hǎidǎn sea urchin
海龟 hǎiguī sea turtle
海马 hǎimǎ seahorse
虾 xiā shrimp
旗鱼 qí yú swordfish
海鳗 hǎi mán sea eel

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Sentence Example of Sea Life Creatures Vocabulary in Chinese

Let’s make some sentences with these Sea Life Creatures vocabulary.

八爪鱼有八条触手。
Bā zhuǎ yú yǒu bātiáo chùshǒu.
The octopus has eight tentacles.

大鱼吃小鱼,小鱼吃虾米。
Dà yú chī xiǎo yú, xiǎo yú chī xiāmi.
Big fish eat small fish, small fish eat shrimp.

人们在海滩上会发现贝壳,海星和小螃蟹。
Rénmen zài hǎitān shàng huì fāxiàn bèiké, hǎixīng hé xiǎo pángxiè.
People can find shells, starfish and small crabs on the beach.

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