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CHECK OUT THESE EXCITING CREATURES

Freshwater Zone

 

From the lakes, ponds, and rivers that surround the places we live, peer in on the creatures with which we share these watery realms.

Red-Bellied Piranha

Red-Bellied Piranha

Snapping Turtle

Snapping Turtle

Electric Eel

Electric Eel

Intertidal Zone

 

One of the harshest areas to live in the ocean, the Intertidal Zone is home only to those species that can endure the regular pounding of waves and the climate changes from the tidal highs and lows. These areas contain some of the most diverse, expansive, and beautiful animals on earth.

Porkfish

Porkfish

Lined Seahorse

Lined Seahorse

Slipper Lobster

Slipper Lobster

Shore Zone

 

Like the Intertidal Zone, the ocean shores have dwellers that are greatly affected by the changing tides and frequent beach visitors. See some familiar crawling creatures and gaze upon a fish that walks on the sea floor!

Bat Fish

Bat Fish

Royal Gramma

Royal Gramma

Mantis Shrimp

Mantis Shrimp

Rhino Iguana

Rhino Iguana

Near Shore Zone

 

From snake-like eels to creatures with eight arms or hard shells, the Near Shore Zone features a lot of our most recognizable species.

Clownfish

Clownfish

Morey Eel

Morey Eel

Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle

Starfish

Starfish

Moon Jellyfish

Moon Jellyfish

Porcupine Fish

Porcupine Fish

Offshore Zone

 

As the ocean water gets deeper, more unusual creatures can be found. Featuring unusual shapes, colors, and sizes, life in the Offshore Zone is anything but boring and predictable.

Nautilus

Nautilus

Nurse Shark

Nurse Shark

Lion Fish

Lion Fish

Stingray Bay

 

Get ready for an unforgettable encounter, and bring your camera!

Cownose Stingray

Cownose Stingray

Zebra Shark

Zebra Shark

Black Tip Shark

Black Tip Shark

Bonnethead Shark

Bonnethead Shark