Thursday, March 26, 2015

FLORIDA AQUARIUM - Coral Reefs & Shallows

by Robin

I really don't know their specific names but a lot of these are anemones.  They had this great anemone petting tank.

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I had so much fun shooting these.

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The seahorse was sleepy.  And there were large crowds waiting for me to leave.

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This might technically be a deep-water fish, but he was in with anemones.
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Stingrays were in the mangrove area.

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Little puffer fish!

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He's so much cuter than the ones we find offshore.

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Not sure what type of octopus this was.  Little guy. Cute.

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Sting ray pool.

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I love petting sting rays!

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They put a gag grouper (snook in the background) in the mangrove tank.   We usually find these in 150 ft+ of water.  I think they may grow as babies in mangroves, but this is a full size adult.

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Isn't she gorgeous???

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Hogfish snapper  - these are found around coral.

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Happy Spring Break!


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