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Exhibits

Long Island Aquarium takes visitors on a magical journey through a wide range of exhibits that bring undersea wonders to life. From indoor exhibits that capture the legendary ambiance of the Lost City of Atlantis to outdoor exhibits located along the beautiful Peconic River to experiences with an exciting interactive dimension, Long Island Aquarium offers many ways to fascinate and captivate. So come and explore the aquarium!

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Amazon Rainforest

Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest habitat showcases some of the largest and most interesting Amazon fish and aquatic life.

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Amphibian Alley

Amphibian Alley

Amphibians are a group of cold blooded vertebrates ranging from frogs, toads, newts, salamanders and caecilians.

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Ancient Reptile Ruins

Ancient Reptile Ruins

Ancient Reptile Ruins is home to our Green Tree Python, Tegu, Green Iguana and Green Aracari.

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Best Buddies – Clownfish & Anemone

Best Buddies – Clownfish & Anemone

You’ll find Nemo and Dory too, at this habitat which also features anemone, sea urchins and more.

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Bugs

Bugs

Our Bug habitat includes some of the largest, most venomous, and prettiest bugs from all over the world!

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Butterflies

Butterflies

Thousands of butterflies from all over the world, inhabit this lavish, indoor, tropical garden.

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Coati

Coati

White-Nosed Coatis live in a variety of habitats from tropical lowlands to drier mountain forests in North, Central and South America.

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Coral Reef

Coral Reef

Thirty feet long, the 20,000-gallon exhibit depicts a natural reef ecosystem, including a reef wall, crest, terrace, and back reef.

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Crab Villa

Crab Villa

Our Crab Villa habitat is home to a fascinating variety of crabs, corals and other invertebrate creatures.

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Critter Corner

Critter Corner

Critter Corner is home to a variety of different animals including our Albino Burmese Python, Red-Tail Boa, and many more amazing critters.

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Critter Cove

Critter Cove

Critter Cove is home to Lavender Brown, our Barred Owl, as well as the site of our Creature Feature lectures (seasonal, weather dependent).

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Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish

These Cephalopods, a cousin to the octopus and squid, live in this unique habitat.

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Discus Fish

Discus Fish

Some of the most beautiful, vibrant, and colorful freshwater fish specifically bred for different color morphs and patterns.

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Electric Eel

Electric Eel

It’s positively shocking: An electric eel can produce an electric charge of up to about 600 volts – five times the voltage of a wall socket!

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Flounder Find

Flounder Find

Their flat bodies and ability to change color make it hard to spot them on the ocean floor. Can you find them in their habitat?

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Form & Function

Form & Function

This bubble-shaped exhibit offers a magnified view of the distinguishing features of its residents, like the Garden Eels!

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Giant Pacific Octopus

Giant Pacific Octopus

This cylindrical exhibit is perfect for a GPO. Watch as it changes colors and textures depending on its mood!

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Koi Pond

Koi Pond

Our Koi Pond showcases several varieties of Koi, Japan’s national fish.

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Lagoon

Lagoon

This exhibit features a miniature panorama of Long Island with the North Shore on one side and the South Shore on the other.

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Local Rocky Shores

Local Rocky Shores

This exhibit mimics Long Island’s rocky shores with local animals, algae and plants.

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Lost City of Atlantis Shark Habitat

Lost City of Atlantis Shark Habitat

Featuring Sand Tiger Sharks, Nurse Sharks and a plethora of tropical fish that forms the centerpiece of the Aquarium.

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Mangrove Monitor

Mangrove Monitor

Mangrove monitors inhabit damp wetland, coastal rivers, inland lakes and mangrove forests in Australia.

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Marmosets

Marmosets

This habitat showcases these small primates, easily recognized for their puffed white cheeks, face, and neck, and consists of a mom and her twins!

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Moon Jellies

Moon Jellies

With more than 200 species found worldwide, sea jellies (ours are Cold Water Moon Jellies), are one of the world’s most common sea creatures.

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Moray Eels

Moray Eels

That’s a Moray (eel)! Find ours in the Lost City of Atlantis Shark Habitat!

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Old World Wonders

Old World Wonders

This habitat showcases some of the most interesting aquatic animals found in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe, all in one exhibit.

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Otter Falls

Otter Falls

Home to our North American River Otters, this habitat emulates a temperate riverbank including a waterfall and underwater viewing area.

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Penguin Pavilion

Penguin Pavilion

This exhibit provides both land and water features for our African Penguins, as well as hutches for shelter, nesting, and breeding.

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Piranha

Piranha

Often misunderstood, the Red-bellied Piranhas are omnivores and typically a scavenger fish.

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Poseidon’s Treasure Room

Poseidon’s Treasure Room

Poseidon’s Treasure Room houses several periodically changing freshwater and saltwater displays.

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Prehensile-tailed Porcupine

Prehensile-tailed Porcupine

With sharp spines, a big, round nose, and a tail they can hang from, prehensile-tailed (or Brazilian) porcupines are nocturnal, vegetarian rodents.

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Puffer Fish

Puffer Fish

This exhibit showcases several species including cowfish, boxfish, and porcupinefish.

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Schooling Fish

Schooling Fish

Swimming in schools helps fish confuse predators and spend their energy most efficiently.

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Sea Lion Coliseum

Sea Lion Coliseum

The Sea Lion Coliseum is home to our California Sea Lions as well as the site of the Sea Lion Shows, held daily.

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Seahorses

Seahorses

This habitat simulates the warm, temperate waters amongst sea grasses,where seahorses and pipefish thrive.

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Seals

Seals

The seal habitat is home to our harbor seals and gray seals and can be found at the entrance of the aquarium.

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Shipwreck / Artificial Reef

Shipwreck / Artificial Reef

This habitat features a variety of fish frequently found on, or around, shipwrecks and artificial reefs.

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Stingrays

Stingrays

This popular habitat allows guests to pet and feel our stingrays, bamboo sharks and horseshoe crabs!

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Tidal Marsh

Tidal Marsh

This 3,000-gallon saltwater tank is home to about 15 different species of animals which were collected locally by Aquarium biologists.

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Touch Tank

Touch Tank

Have a hands-on encounter with some of our Touch Tank residents, including sea stars, clams, whelks, hermit crabs, and horseshoe crabs.

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Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay

This habitat represents how certain animals can take over storm damaged locations.

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Western Honey Bee

Western Honey Bee

Our Honey Bee habitat gives you a bug’s eye view at the inner workings of a honey bee hive!

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