Arabian Seas Season 1
S01 E01Mar 1, 2018
Carnivores of the Coral Garden Mar 1, 2018 Nine miles off the coast of Oman, a zebra shark scans the ocean floor for crustaceans, while a menacing giant stingray floats by. Soon, night becomes day and new killers emerge, from toxic scorpion fish to crown-of-thorns starfish, both bringing coral devastation. Dive among these deadly marine carnivores.
S01 E02Mar 8, 2018
Magicians of the Reef Mar 8, 2018 A seahorse blends perfectly into its coral surroundings, while a male day octopus hides to avoid the female's cannibalistic impulses. Meanwhile, cuttlefish change color to both attract mates and ward off rivals. Explore the Gulf of Oman, a kaleidoscope of color coordination, starring the dazzling masqueraders of the Arabian Sea.
S01 E03Mar 15, 2018
Island Feast Mar 15, 2018 Despite the scorching heat, a cold upwelling of nutrients in the Gulf of Oman creates favorable conditions for a host of marine migrants. The behemoth whale shark, hawksbill turtle, and millions of tiny, exotic fish settle in to feast. Take a plunge into the algae-cloaked coral reefs of this underwater tapestry.
S01 E04Mar 22, 2018
Defenders of the Reef Mar 22, 2018 In the Gulf of Oman, survival is all about defense. Some species of sea urchins and sea slugs rely on toxins to keep predators at bay, while guitarfish use their size and armored bodies to stay off the menu. Peek into a little-known reef where fortune favors the bold and the well-prepared.
S01 E05Mar 29, 2018
A Turtle's Legacy Mar 29, 2018 On the beaches of Ras al-Jinz in Oman, thousands of sea turtle hatchlings dash towards the relative safety of the open sea. Nearby, an army of hungry ghost crabs, gulls, and foxes lie in wait, ready to pick them off. Witness the high-stakes outcome of one of nature’s rarest and most enthralling nesting seasons.