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Amazon Rainforest Exhibit at LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center

Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest exhibit at the Long Island Aquarium reminds us of our responsibility to our planet’s environment and animal…

American Alligators

American Alligators

American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) are native to the southeastern United States. A large and ancient reptile, these animals are apex…

Archer Fish

Archer Fish

Did that fish just spit? Archer fish spot insects and other small animals walking around above the surface of the…

best buddies

Best Buddies – Clownfish & Anemone


 The Clownfish and Anemone are truly best buddies, maintaining a relationship that benefits one another. The Clownfish picks debris and parasites off…

Birds

Birds

LI Exhibition Center Bird Exhibit will be open from 10am-5pm on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays and from 11am-5pm…

bugs

Bugs

The Butterflies, Bugs & Birds Exhibit will be open from 10am-5pm on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays and from…

LI Exhibition

Butterflies

The LI Exhibition: Butterflies, Bugs & Birds Exhibit will be open from 10am-5pm on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays…

Seahorses

Coral Reef

Long Island Aquarium’s Coral Reef exhibit is one of the largest all-living, closed-system Coral Reef display in the Western hemisphere….

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

A cuttlefish is a type of mollusk called a Cephalopod, which is a mollusk with a highly developed and centralized…

Discus Fish

Discus Fish

One of our newest exhibits at the Long Island Aquarium, the discus fish are some of the most beautiful, vibrant,…

electric eel

Electric Eel

It’s positively shocking: An electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) can produce an electric charge of up to about 600 volts – five…

flounder find

Flounder Find

See if you can spot the flounders in our Flounder Find Exhibit. For such a common fish, the flounder (Pleuronectes…

Form & Function

Form & Function

Anyone who can appreciate the natural wonders of the living world demonstrates a curiosity for how and why living things…

giant pacific octopus

Giant Pacific Octopus

The giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) lives in the waters off North America’s northwestern Pacific coast. Though this Cephalopod is…

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

With more than 200 species found worldwide, jellyfish, or sea jellies, are one of the world’s most common sea creatures….

Local Rocky Shores

Local Rocky Shores

Long Island’s pounding surf and rocky shore create an astonishing habitat for a variety of marine life. Long Island Aquarium’s…

lost city of atlantis

Lost City of Atlantis Shark Exhibit

Poseidon’s 12-foot trident, pillars, and other remnants of the Lost City of Atlantis Exhibit create a ghostly environment for the…

Marmoset

Marmosets

Geoffroy’s marmosets are small primates, easily recognized for their puffed white cheeks, face and neck. They are sometimes called the…

Megalodon Display

Megalodon Display

If you think today’s sharks are scary, be glad you weren’t around 2.5 million to 15 million years ago, when…

Moray Eels

Moray Eels

Moray Eels are actually a type of fish with dorsal and anal fins each fused to the caudal fin, forming…

Crab Villa

Ocean Creatures of the World/Crab Villa

Our Ocean Creatures of the World / Crab Villa exhibit is home to a fascinating variety of crabs, corals and other…

Piranha

Piranha

The piranha – which means “toothed fish” in the language of a native Amazon tribe – has an exaggerated reputation…

Tube Anemone

Poseidon’s Treasure Room

Poseidon’s Treasure Room houses several periodically changing freshwater and saltwater displays. It provides a fascinating view of unusual marine creatures…

puffers

Puffer Fish

Puffer fish create an imposing appearance by pumping air into their expandable stomach. They can be as dangerous to other…

Ray Bay

Ray Bay

Want to know what a stingray or shark feels like? Ray Bay at Long Island Aquarium is the place to…

Sand Shark Lagoon at LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center

Sand Shark Lagoon

As you cross the wooden bridge over Long Island Aquarium’s Sand Shark Lagoon, look both ways to view a miniature…

Bunker Schooling Fish

Schooling Fish

Schooling Fish Swimming in schools helps fish confuse predators and spend their energy most efficiently. About half of all fish…

seahorse

Seahorses

Despite their unique appearance, seahorses are actually members of the pipefish family! They have fins and gills, just like other…

Shipwreck/Artificial Reef Exhibit

Shipwreck / Artificial Reef

Long Island Aquarium’s Shipwreck/Artificial Reef Exhibit features a variety of fish frequently found on, or around, shipwrecks, including grouper, angelfish,…

Tidal Marsh Fiddler Crab

Tidal Marsh

This 3,000-gallon saltwater tank is home to close to 30 different animal and plant species, all collected locally by Aquarium…

Touch Tank

Touch Tank

At the Long Island Aquarium, interactive adventure is part of the fun! That’s especially true at our Touch Tank. It…

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay

Torn apart by hurricane winds and typhoon surf, the docks at Turtle Bay are in disrepair. Yet, one person’s trash…