Meet

DOGFISH & Friends

Dogfish & Friends

Meet

DOGFISH & Friends

Dogfish & Friends

Click on the Characters to Learn More About Them!

Click on the Characters to Learn More About Them!

 
Learn More About DOGFISH

Dogfish

Categories: DOGFISH Just Be YOU, DOGFISH Saves the Ocean, DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
  • Favorite color: Courageous Coral Orange
  • Birthday: March 26th
  • Favorite place to relax: My comfy clamshell bed! Mom doesn’t always know, but I eat lots of candy at night and stuff the wrappers under the bed!
  • Favorite thing to do: Read travel guides and look at maps to see where I want to go in the world! I always try to figure out the fastest routes to new destinations.
  • Second favorite thing: I LOVE to swim SUPER DUPER fast and jump out of the water in the morning sunshine! It makes me so happy to see my magical tail sparkle and shimmer!
  • Third favorite thing: Doing ANYTHING with my friends!
  • More About Me:
    • I have so much energy, sometimes it’s hard for me to just think about one thing!
    • I am always looking for a fun adventure!
 
Learn More About Turtle

Turtle

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Seaweed Green
  • Birthday: June 16th (World Sea Turtle Day)
  • Favorite place to relax: I love to take naps in the kelp forests of Santa Monica Bay!
  • Where I Live: Did you know that the kelp forests are endangered because of pollution? Local conservation groups and beach clean-ups help to save the kelp, which means my friends and I will have a great place to live!
  • Least Favorite Thing: I DO NOT like pollution and especially plastic straws!
 
Learn More About Pink Dolphin

Pink Dolphin

Categories: DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil
  • Favorite color: Bubblegum Pink!
  • Birthday: October 13th
  • Favorite place to hang out: You will only find me in the Amazon Rainforest and in nearby rivers in South America.
  • Favorite Nickname: Boto (another name for the Amazon River Dolphin).
  • More About Me:
    • My cousins live in the coastal waters of central China and are called the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins.
    • Did you know I was born pale grey? I will become pinker the older I get.
 
Learn More About the Minnow Sisters

Minnow Sisters

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Sea Urchin Purple
  • Birthday: September 17th
  • More About Us:
    • We are twins; we say and do everything at the same time!
    • We are very smart and are the teacher’s favorites!
    • We clean the chalkboard in class and sharpen everyone’s pencils for fun.
    • We love to have our momma read us stories before bedtime.
 
Learn More About Angelfish

Angelfish

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Banana Rama Yellow
  • Birthday: January 1st
  • More About Me:
    • I love school and learning about everything!
    • I am the youngest in my family, with 99 brothers and sisters.
    • I always bring my favorite reusable Super-Fish lunch box and cup to school. My mom makes me smashed mackerel spread sandwiches! YUM!
 
Learn More About Manta Ray

Manta Ray

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Sea Salt Gray
  • Birthday: September 17th (World Manta Day)
  • More About Me:
    • I love to jump out of the water and pretend we can FLY! Sometimes I can, even if it’s just for a couple seconds.
    • Some of my relatives can be BIG! Did you know that the largest manta ray ever recorded had a wingspan of over 29 feet? That is as wide as a small airplane!
    • My siblings and I laugh at the silliest things. Sometimes, we get the giggles at bedtime, and we snort-laugh! Ha-ha!
 
Learn More About Shark

Shark

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Misty Blue
  • Birthday: July 14th (Shark Awareness Day)
  • More About Me:
    • Did you know that my birthday is National Pet Day? I get a little emotional about that.
    • I have a pet goldfish. His name is Swimmy and I love him. I get a little emotional about that.
    • I have buck teeth and really need braces. My mom says I must wait until I’m a little older. I get a little emotional about that.
 
Learn More About Seahorse

Seahorse

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Oh My Gosh Orange!
  • Birthday: June 15th
  • More About Me:
    • I was born on Father’s Day, isn’t that COOL?
    • I am so proud of my Daddy because he gave birth to all 1,000 of us! Isn’t he just the coolest dad?
    • I love to hang around on coral and seaweed.
    • I am always hungry and love to eat plankton. I eat 30 to 50 times a day. Oh my gosh, that’s a lot of meals!
 
Learn More About Anaconda

Anaconda

Categories: DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil
  • Favorite color: Super-Sheen Green!
  • Birthday: April 7th
  • Favorite place to hang out: I love to sssswim in the water of the Amazon River, but I alssso love to hang out in the treessss! I like to ssssee where everyone is, but they don’t notice me because I blend in with the leavesss! Haha!
  • More About Me:
    • I am very shy and sssself-conscious about the way I sssspeak.  It’s hard for me to jusssst sssssay mossssst thingsssssss.
 
Learn More About Ms Wiggleworn

Mrs. Wiggleworm

Categories: DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil
  • Favorite color: Marshmallow Mellow Yellow
  • My birthday is: February 14th
  • Favorite Snacks: Gummy Worms, Double-stuffed Oreos, and those delicious little pink, gooey-centered SnoBalls!
  • More About Me:
    • I always wanted to be a teacher, ever since I left the cocoon!
    • I just love my red heart necklace, especially because I was born on Valentine’s Day!
    • I love, love, love BOOKS!! In fact, my nickname is Book Worm!
    • Whenever a student comes to talk to me when they have a problem, I love to help them!
 
Learn More About the Snails

Snails

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean, DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil, Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite color: Slimy Seafoam Green
  • Our Birthday: May 29th (National Snail Day)
  • More About Us:
    • We are triplets! YAY!
    • We only have one “foot” that we move around on, but we don’t wear shoes!
    • We have super high-pitched, squeaky voices!
    • Sometimes, when we are excited, we squeal and snot goes flying everywhere!
 
Learn More About the Pirahnas

Pirahnas

Categories: DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil
  • Favorite color: Bubblicious Blueberry
  • Birthday: July 1st (National Fruit Day)
  • More About Us:
    • Some of us do eat meat, but most of us absolutely LOVE to eat seeds, insects, worms, plants too!
    • We wanted braces, but mom says not to worry about it, because our teeth will fall out and then grow back!
 
Learn More About Big Alligator

Big Alligator

Categories: DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil
  • Favorite color: Sassy Shamrock Green
  • My birthday is: August 18th
  • More About Me:
    • I LOVE to eat donuts, especially the ones that are Cream filled, chocolate covered, glazed, and sprinkle covered! I LOVE them ALL!
    • Sometimes I get teased cause’ I’m big.
    • I can act mean, but that’s just because I don’t want anyone to make fun of me, so I do it first. I’m really a softy once you get to know me.
    • I have a special night light in my room, and I sleep with my teddy bear, and wear my FAVORITE pink and green striped pajamas to bed every night!
 
Learn More About Mr Catfish

Mr. Catfish

Categories: DOGFISH Stands Up to Bullying
Location: Amazon River, Belém, Brazil
  • Favorite color: Cool Cat Grey
  • Birthday: March 7th
  • More About Me:
    • I love a good mud mask and spa day!
    • I’ve been a School Counselor at Rainforest Elementary for 15 years.
    • I love to paint and draw in my free time; it helps me express words and feelings that are hard to talk about.
    • I LOVE popsicles and pickles!
 
Learn More About Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Categories: DOGFISH Just Be YOU
Location: Aurora Borealis, Arctic Circle
  • Favorite color: Whale Tail Pale Blue
  • Birthday: February 18th (World Whale Day)
  • More About Me:
    • I might live up to 90 years! Wowza!
    • I am one of the largest whale species, isn’t that super cool?
    • I will eat thousands of pounds of fish each day to prepare for my migration, which can be 3,000 to 6,000 miles!
    • My family will sing for hours, it’s like karaoke in the sea!
 
Learn More About Orca

Orca

Categories: DOGFISH Just Be YOU
Location: Aurora Borealis, Arctic Circle
  • Favorite color: Jazzy Jet Black
  • Birthday: July 14th (World Orca Day)
  • More About Me:
    • Did you know we are the largest member of the dolphin family?
    • We are very social and live in groups called pods.
    • We are super smart! I think we would do very well in your school! Although it may be difficult for me to hold a pencil.
 
Learn More About Beluga

Beluga

Categories: DOGFISH Just Be YOU
Location: Aurora Borealis, Arctic Circle
  • Favorite color: Awesome Artic White
  • Birthday: December 11th
  • Favorite snack: Fish Food Ice Cream
  • More About Me:
    • Our home is in the icy waters of the Arctic and sub-Arctic. We like it verrrryyy COLD!
    • MY FAVORITE thing is to sing! My friends and I are in the school chorus.
    • Did you know our forehead is called a “melon”? The melon is flexible and that’s how we can make our beautiful sounds!  We sing so much we are known as the “canaries of the sea”.
    • I was born grey, but I am bright white now!
 
Learn More About Narwhal

Narwhal

Categories: DOGFISH Just Be YOU
Location: Aurora Borealis, Arctic Circle
  • Favorite color: Northern Bright Light Lime
  • Birthday: March 24th (National Narwhal Appreciation Day)
  • More About Me:
    • I live in the cold Arctic waters near my Beluga friends.
    • I am called the “Unicorn of the Sea” because of my beautiful, spiral tusk!
    • My tusk is actually a tooth that grows out of my upper lip, and it can grow up to 10 feet long! When I go to a birthday party, Mom says to stay away from balloons.
 
Learn More About Baby Polar Bear

Baby Polar Bear

Categories: DOGFISH Just Be YOU
Location: Aurora Borealis, Arctic Circle
  • Favorite color: Snow-glo White
  • Birthday: February 27th (International Polar Bear Day)
  • Favorite snack: Snow Cone (any flavor!)
  • More About Me:
    • My momma is an EXCELLENT swimmer, but since I am still very young, mom won’t teach me to swim until I am a little older.
    • I love to slide on the ice to play!
 
Learn More About Octopus

Octopus

Categories: DOGFISH Saves the Ocean
Location: Santa Monica Bay, CA, USA
  • Favorite Color:  Outer Space Slithering Silver
  • Birthday:  October 8th (World Octopus Day)
  • Favorite snack:  Gefilte Fish and crackers!
  • More about me:
    • I have three hearts! I think that’s why I love everyone SO MUCH!! (Mom says I’m a REALLY GOOD hugger!)
    • I am also very smart, love puzzles and help the teacher grade her papers! Did you know I have 9 brains?
    • I am also very shy and become translucent so I just “disappear” when I’m scared or anxious.

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