Free Ocean Coloring Pages for Kids - 44 Printable Sheets

Is the ocean calling to you? Wherever you are right now, you can spend some time in the deep blue sea thanks to these free ocean coloring pages for kids and adults.

Creating an ocean scene on a wall or poster can be a great project for school or just for fun.

Use the underwater scene for inspiration. Then, print and color all of your favorite ocean animals, cut them out, and place them in the scene.

You can also color your own fish tank. Print, color, and cut out freshwater aquarium fish like the betta, goldfish, and koi, and paste them inside. 

Or, make it a saltwater tank and put ocean-dwelling fish inside it instead.

Now that you've got the basics down with Free Ocean Coloring Pages, why not give Free Fish Coloring pages a try for some exciting new coloring adventures?

Online Coloring Pages for Kids

Get creative with this interactive koi fish coloring page. Experiment with unique color combinations and see which one looks the best!

In addition to the usual printable coloring pages, we also have online coloring available for every coloring sheet in this post!

Just scroll down, and you'll find the coloring options for each coloring page.

Free Printable Ocean Coloring Pages

Dolphin in Cartoon Style Coloring Sheet

Bottlenose dolphins are bluish-gray on top, but did you know? Some have pink bellies with blueish-gray spots! Of course, you can also shade your dolphin with rainbow colors in Lisa Frank's style.

Seahorse Coloring Sheet

Seahorses can change color to blend in with their environment. Real sea horses can be yellow, orange, pink, gray, red, black, brown, or beige, so feel free to get creative!

Coral Reef Coloring Sheet

Coral reefs are beautiful, colorful places. You might find corals and sponges in shades of blue, red, purple, yellow, pink, brown, or green.

Nemo Coloring Sheet

Nemo can do anything he sets his mind to, even with his lucky fin. Nemo is an orange clownfish with white and black stripes.

Easy Whale Coloring Sheet

Most whales are grey in color, but they can appear blue underwater. Whales may also have black, white, or brown markings. These patterns help scientists tell one individual from another.

Swordfish Coloring Sheet

Swordfish don’t fight each other with their swordlike bills, but they can use them to stun their prey. Swordfish are often brown or gray, but they appear blue underwater.

Jellyfish Coloring Sheet

Jellyfish come in every size and color you could imagine. Some are tiny and clear. Others are bright orange. There is even a giant red jellyfish that can weigh hundreds of pounds.

Underwater Scene Coloring Sheet

This underwater scene includes seaweed, fire coral, sponges, sea anemones, starfish, jellyfish, and other tropical fish.

Goldfish Coloring Sheet

Goldfish don’t live in the ocean, but when you keep one in a fishbowl, you can bring a piece of this mysterious and beautiful underwater world into your home.

Great White Shark Coloring Sheet

Because of movies like Jaws, many people are afraid of sharks. But these fish aren’t bloodthirsty killers. They are unique and vital parts of the ocean ecosystem.

Mermaid Coloring Sheet

Why be normal when you can be a mermaid? This classic cartoon mermaid has long hair, the face and torso of a human, a seashell bikini, and the tail of a fish.

Humpback Whale Coloring Sheet

Humpback whales are amazing animals who travel in family groups, sing, and even display signs of having culture. Humpback whales range in color from white to nearly black. The patterns on their tails are used to tell them apart.

Cartoon Shark Coloring Sheet

This toothy shark is smiling slyly! Give him realistic camouflage by making his back a darker color than his belly. This helps him blend in with the dark depths below and the bright sky above.

Oyster with a Pearl Coloring Sheet

The pearls in your necklace originally grew inside an oyster, layers of minerals slowly covering an irritant inside the shell. Pearls may be white, black, green, pink, or multi-hued.

Cute Starfish Coloring Sheet

This starfish resembles Peach from Finding Nemo. Starfish come in many colors, including brown, blue, red, and green.

Dory Coloring Sheet

Dory is a blue tang. Her body is deep blue with black stripes, and her tail is bright yellow.

Shrimp Coloring Sheet

In the ocean, shrimp are not brown and crunchy like the popcorn shrimp on your plate. They are often brightly colored - red and white, for example.

Manatee Coloring Sheet

Manatees have grey skin similar to an elephant or a hippo. Often, they acquire a green tint as tiny plants called algae grow on their backs.

Dolphin Heart Coloring Sheet

These dolphins are leaping from the water to form the shape of a heart. Make them blueish-gray, white with black speckles, or striped in black, white, and yellow. Yes, dolphins really do come in all those colors.

Cute Narwhal Coloring Sheet

In the wild, narwhals are white with black and brown splotches and speckles. But this one is bedecked with a cutie mark, so feel free to get creative!

Salmon Coloring Sheet

For most of the year, salmon are rather nondescript fish, mostly grey or brown. Some have stripes or speckles. But at certain times of the year, the sockeye salmon’s body turns bright red.

Hammerhead Shark Coloring Sheet

Hammerhead sharks are grey with white bellies. Some have black tips on their fins. Hammerheads are known to congregate by the hundreds, so print out a whole school of these coloring sheets!

Baby Seal Coloring Sheet

Seal pups are among the most adorable mammals at sea. They also come in a variety of colors. Many are grey and spotted. The Arctic seal is solid white with a black button nose.

Octopus Coloring Sheet

Octopuses have eight arms, suction cups, and amazing intelligence. They can also change color to blend into their environments or send messages to one another, so feel free to get creative!

Simple Cute Mermaid Coloring Sheet

Did you color the mermaid above? If so, she needs a friend! Color this mermaid and her fishy companion.

Squid Coloring Sheet

Can you tell the difference between an octopus and a squid? Look at the shape of their bodies and the number of tentacles.

Kraken Coloring Sheet

Did you color the squid above? This legendary cephalopod may have been inspired by sightings of giant squid.

Catfish Coloring Sheet

Catfish live in rivers around the world. They are often black, green, or brown in order to blend in with the muddy river bottoms.

Angler Fish Coloring Sheet

The toothy anglerfish may look intimidating, but don’t worry - you won’t encounter this deep-sea dweller at the beach. Many anglerfish are brown, while some are clear. Many also have bioluminescent organs that may glow white or various colors in the dark.

Leafy Sea Dragon Coloring Sheet

Many leafy sea dragons, relatives of the seahorse, are yellowish-green to blend in with underwater plants. Some have red, blue, black, and orange markings.

Cartoon Fish Coloring Sheet

This smiling cartoon fish can become any species you want! All you have to do is add the right colors.

Betta Fish Coloring Sheet

Bettas are known for their bright colors and long fins. The most famous varieties are bright red or blue. Others may be solid white, purple, black, or combinations of colors.

Sea Turtle Coloring Sheet

Sea turtles range from green to brown to black. Hawksbill turtles, for example, have brown and white patterns on their shells and fins. Leatherback turtles are so dark grey that they may appear black.

Lobster Coloring Sheet

Lobsters are often depicted as being bright red because they turn this color when cooked. But in the wild, most are brown. Some may be bright blue or cotton candy pink.

Baby Dory from Finding Dory Coloring Sheet

Just like the grown-up Dory from the coloring sheet above, baby Dory has a blue body, black stripes, and a yellow tail.

Seashell Coloring Sheet

Seashells like this one can come in many colors. Many are brown or cream, but they may be marked with colors like black, red, or pink.

Koi Fish Coloring Sheet

Koi are a type of carp, and they share their coloration with goldfish. Often spotted, koi come in combinations of orange, gold, red, black, and white.

Fish Tank Coloring Sheet

Give this aquarium colorful rocks, coral, plants, and shells. Don’t forget to color the castle and the fish as well.

Orca Coloring Sheet

Killer whales are black with white bellies. The white spot on the side of the face is not actually the orca’s eye. Instead, it is an eyespot located behind the eye. These eyespots may protect their real eyes from attack.

Stingray Coloring Sheet

Stingrays are usually black or grey on top and white or cream-colored underneath. This camouflage allows them to hide on rocky or sandy ocean bottoms.

Crab Coloring Sheet

Crabs come in many colors. Many are brown to blend into their environment. Others have bright red, blue, or purple markings.

Megalodon Shark Coloring Sheet

He may look like a great white shark, but this megalodon is massive! Color his greyish back and white or light grey belly.

Tropical Fish Coloring Sheet

This tropical coral reef fish is known as a copperband butterfly fish. Its stripes are white or silver alternating with bright yellow or orange.

Easy Cartoon Crab Coloring Sheet

Crabs like this one are often shaded red, but in the wild, crabs come in many colors, including tan, green, and grey.

Ocean Coloring Pages - Which One Was Your Favorite?

Which of these ocean animal coloring pictures was your favorite? Did you dream of swimming with a dolphin or wrecking ships with the mighty Kraken?

Or perhaps you recreated a scene from Disney’s Finding Nemo, complete with Nemo, Dory, Peach the starfish, and Mr. Ray.

Looking for something new and different in the world of coloring? Give Free Landscape Coloring Pages a shot and explore what we have to offer!

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