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Monday - Sunday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Coral Reef

With over 500,000 gallons of water, the Coral Reef is the Aquarium’s largest habitat. As you wander your way through the habitat, you’ll catch sites of sand tiger sharks, sea turtles, giant Atlantic stingrays and hundreds of reef dwelling fish. This habitat will have you gazing upward in awe. With so much to see and explore, you’ll want to spend hours in this relaxing panoramic window.

Green Moray Eel

Animal Spotlight: Green Moray Eel

Green moray eels are often found occupying cracks in rocks and coral reefs. This species of eel gets their green coloration from a special mucous that covers its body. They have a specialized way of breathing by opening and closing their mouths, effectively moving water over their gills.

Fun Fact: These eels have a symbiotic relationship with fish like neon gobies, who effectively clean dead skin and leftover food particles off them. Some of these fish will even climb into the eel’s mouth for better cleaning abilities.

Habitat

Habitat

Cracks in rocks and coral reefs in the west Atlantic

Diet

Diet

Fish, crabs, octopus and squid

Predators

Predators

Few natural predators

Conservation Status

Conservation Status

Least concern

Phylum

Phylum

Chordate