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The Importance of Coral Reefs

Would you ever mistake a coral for a jellyfish? Probably not. Yet corals are related to jellies, as well as to other invertebrates such as sea anemones and sea pens. There are thousands of varieties of coral and one of more »

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New Lionfish at the Aquarium

At the Aquarium, we have two new lionfish on display in the Pacific Coral Reef exhibit. Pterois radiata, the clearfin lionfish and Pterois antennata, the spotfin lionfish. Did you know that some lionfish are considered to be an invasive animal? more »

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