8 of the Longest Living Water Animals

By Manish Choudhary

1. Greenland Shark

Some can live over 400 years, making them one of the longest-lived vertebrates. 

2. Bowhead Whale 

Known to live over 200 years, these whales have thick blubber to survive in cold Arctic waters. 

3. Koi Fish 

While the average lifespan is shorter, some Koi can live up to 200 years. 

4. Ocean Quahog 

These clams, found in the North Atlantic, can live over 500 years. 

5. Rougheye Rockfish 

This deep-sea fish can live for more than 200 years. 

6. Sea Anemones 

Certain types can live for several decades. 

7. Tortoises 

Giant tortoises, like the Galápagos tortoise, can live well over 100 years. 

8. Orange Roughy 

Some of these deep-sea fish can live up to 150 years.