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  • Animal Update: Fire Anemonefish

    Relatives to “Nemo,” these fish also have a protective, symbiotic relationship with anemones! Fire anemonefish are found throug... Read More

    Published 2/27/2015

  • Animal Update - September 12

    Sally Lightfoot crabs, Grapsus grapsus, have been added to the Aquarium’s Surviving Through Adaptation exhibit! Found throughout th... Read More

    Published 9/12/2014

  • Animal Update - June 6

    Purple Tang in Surviving Through Adaptation! The purple tang’s coloration ranges from a light violet to a deep blue. They can be easily rec... Read More

    Published 6/6/2014

  • Animal Update - May 23

    Spotfin Butterflyfish in Survival Through Adaptation A spotfin butterflyfish has been added to the Lurking gallery within our Survival Thro... Read More

    Published 5/23/2014