Splash and Bubbles
When a big storm passes over Reeftown, the friends experience rain and stormy conditions. They learn they don’t need to be afraid, but it’s good to stay close to home in a storm and take shelter./The kids’ old friend Scoot, a juvenile sea turtle, stops by the reef to see Splash and the gang. While there, he explains that he is getting older and wants to scout for some potential places to settle.
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After visiting a spooky cave, Splash and his friends visit the spookiest place they know, the cave of the old hagfish, who lives deep in the abyss./Dunk gets spooked by a creature in his home and thinks it’s a monster, only to discover a Baby Sea Urchin who is hiding from a giant “Thing” that circles in the waters above the reef – Mayor Sting!
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Splash, Dunk and Bubbles try to help a creature that they’ve never seen before find out who it is and where its home is./When Splash joins Bubbles, Dunk, and Ripple for a sleepover in the Sandy Bed, they discover that Splash doesn’t sleep much; after unsuccessfully trying to help him, they learn that “schooling fish” don’t need as much sleep.
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Zee, a zebra bullhead shark, feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it./Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks his friends to watch over it. They do their best to protect it, but the tide washes it away!
Gush teaches Dunk that some species of pufferfish instinctively create beautiful symmetrical sand patterns on the ocean floor by jumping into the sand to create impressions.
Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn’t remember them at all.
Bubbles and Splash venture down in the deep with Lu and Bob to find the muckiest mud puddle. They are all excited for their deep sea adventure!
The Acanthaster planci sea star preys on the coral in reefs. One of the ocean’s largest sea stars, it has up to 21 arms covered in tube feet on the bottom and sharp spikes on top that extend the length of each arm, which it uses to protect itself as it consumes coral.
Chompy the parrotfish decides she doesn’t want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column. The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae!
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After a long treasure hunt filled with riddles and clues, Ripple realizes that the kids have discovered the greatest treasure of all – friendship.
Dolphins use echolocation to sense objects around them. Dolphins like to play for the sake of having fun (as opposed to practicing behavior, the way other animals play). Like humans, dolphins will make up games just to occupy their time and stimulate their brains.
Flo sent the kids on a long treasure hunt to find the greatest treasure of all. Along the way, the kids ask Tidy the Garibaldi fish for their next clue.
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Mayor Sting has to attend a stingray migration, which will take him away from the reef. Dunk volunteers to fill in as the mayor for the day, thinking it will be an easy job, but has no idea what it takes to keep the reef thriving and safe.
Dunk becomes convinced that his lucky rock has become a bad luck charm. His friends try to talk some sense into him.
The Reeftown Rangers discover that unlike them, Melody, the fin whale, migrates twice per year, to follow the huge swarms of krill that gather in the Arctic Ocean. Always up for an adventure, the Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple to decide to follow!
The Antarctic is home to many creatures, including the Mackerel Icefish, whose body contains an antifreeze agent to allow it to survive in very cold waters.
Ripple feels like she is struggling to be part of her group of friends, then meets a shy oyster named Pearlene, who also feels isolated from those around her. Seeing how nice and kind Pearlene truly is, Ripple encourages her to “open up” to others and make new friends.
Ludwig, the humpback whale, dedicates a beautiful song to Ripple. Male humpbacks are famous for their long, loud songs that can be heard for many miles. Whales migrate in the winter and the spring, for feeding and calving.
The kids finally find Melody just in time to see her at the krill bloom, where they learn all about the food chain going from the tiny krill all the way up to the huge whale. They meet Ludwig who is a large species of mammals measuring up to 50 feet long and weighing up to 40 ton called a Humpback Whale.
After traveling from Reeftown to the South Pole, Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple finally make their way to the North Pole. What an incredible journey this has been!
The Reeftown friends arrive at the Arctic, where they don’t find Melody, but instead meet Whistler, a Narwhal, who is a very unique creature with many interesting attributes, including a tusk on his head.
After arriving in the Arctic in search of their friend Melody, the fin whale, Splash and the others discover a mysterious whistling creature with a horn on its head. What could it be?
The Gentoo Penguin lives in the Antarctic. It can swim and dive well underwater. The male Gentoo courts the female by picking the “perfect pebble” for her from a nearby nest and presenting it to her as a gift! This means the male penguin wants to be the female’s partner for life.
The Reeftown Rangers, continuing their migration adventure in the Antarctic, meet Pebbles, a Gentoo Penguin. Pebbles offers to introduce them to other penguins back at her home.
Although the Reeftown Rangers they traveled to the wrong end of the world to find Melody, the fin whale, they are happy they got to a explore a new place and meet new friends. The Antarctic differs from the Arctic in that it is made of land, and the Arctic is an ocean.
The Reeftown Rangers discover that unlike them, Melody the fin whale migrates twice a year, to follow the krill. Inspired by Melody, Splash and the others attempt to experience migration for themselves, beginning in the Antarctic, where they meet Mac, a Mackerel Icefish.