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Amazon Rainforest Exhibit at LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center

Amazon Rainforest

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

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

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

best buddies

Best Buddies – Clownfish & Anemone

Best Buddies – Clownfish & Anemone The Clownfish and Anemone are truly best buddies, maintaining a relationship that benefits one another. The…

LI Exhibition Center Bird Exhibit


LI Exhibition Center Bird Exhibit Located directly next to the Butterfly exhibit in the Exhibition Center, LI Exhibition Center Bird…



LI Exhibition Center: Bug Exhibit Bugs represent the largest group of animals on Earth! They account for at least 75%…

LI Exhibition


LI Exhibition: Butterflies, Bugs & Birds Exhibit Thousands of butterflies from all over the world now inhabit this overgrown, tropical…

coral reef exhibit

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….



Cuttlefishes A cuttlefish is a type of mollusk, a Cephalopod, which has a highly develop central nervous system. Similarly to…

Discus Fish

Discus Fish

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

electric eel

Electric Eel

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

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

Form & Function Anyone who can appreciate the natural wonders of the living world demonstrates a curiosity for how and…

giant pacific octopus

Giant Pacific Octopus

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



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

Local Rocky Shores

Local Rocky Shores

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

lost city of atlantis

Lost City of Atlantis Shark Exhibit

Lost City of Atlantis Shark Exhibit Poseidon’s 12-foot trident, pillars, and other remnants of the Lost City of Atlantis Exhibit…



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

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

Moray Eels

Moray Eels

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

Crab Villa

Ocean Creatures of the World/Crab Villa

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



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

Poseidon's Treasure Room

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…

puffer fish

Puffer Fish

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

Ray Bay

Ray Bay

Interactive Ray Bay Exhibit Want to know what a stingray or shark feels like? Ray Bay exhibit at Long Island…

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…



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

Shipwreck/Artificial Reef Exhibit

Shipwreck / Artificial Reef

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

Tidal Marsh Fiddler Crab

Tidal Marsh

Tidal Marsh This 3,000-gallon saltwater tank is home to close to 30 different animal and plant species. Which, all collected…

Touch Tank

Touch Tank

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

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay

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