Red Sea
Range Bordering Asia and Africa
Coordinates 22°N 38°E
Depth 2,211 m (7,254 ft)
Climate Tropical
Coastline 438,000 km2 (169,000 sq mi)
Countries and Territories
Bordering Countries Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti

The Red Sea is a sea located in between Saudi Arabia and Africa. It is very small and slender. It is home to many different fish and animals.


The Red Sea is actually quite shallow, about 40% is under 100 m (330 ft. deep) deep. It also does have some trenches, which have a large depth.

The deepest of which is 7,253 feet deep. Which is actually very deep for such a small sea.


The sea has a large extent of sea turtles and small reef fish, as there are plenty reefs located here. It is also home to several large fish too, as it has a lot of open and deep water areas.

It is inside the range of the Great White Shark and many others, including the large Whale Shark. It is a large reef environment and is home to lots of animals.


Red Sea Diving

Red Sea Diving

Diving in the Red Sea

Marine Marine HabitatsAquariumsGlobal OceansOcean Weather
Vertebrate FishesMammalsReptilesAmphibiansCartilaginous FishesSharks
Invertebrate ArthropodMolluscaEchinodermsCnidaria
Conservation Status Critically EndangeredEndangeredNear ThreatenedVulnerableLeast ConcernData DeficientNot Evaluated