Meet the Black Tip Reef Shark!

What is a Black Tip Reef Shark?    The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is a species of requiem shark which lives in the Carcharhinidae family. Blacktip reef sharks can be easily identified by the black tips on all of their fins. They are one of the most commonly seen species of reef sharks. Blacktip…

Meet the Noble Iguana, Prince of Lizards

Meet the Noble Iguana, Prince of Lizards at SeaQuest The green Iguana is a large herbivorous reptile naturally found in most warm climate areas such as southern Brazil, Paraguay, and Mexico. If the Komodo Dragon is the king of lizards, this slightly smaller cousin is definitely the Prince of Lizards. With their noble appearance and…

Meet Marina, SeaQuest’s Beloved Mermaid

Marina, the mermaid, is one of ‘s most beloved residents. She loves to pose for photos with kids who ask politely and is happy to show off some fun underwater tricks. When she isn’t posing for pictures or showing off tricks, Marina loves teaching visitors about life as a mermaid. Fiji Mermaids Grant the Best…

The Worlds Largest Octopus!

What is the Giant Pacific Octopus?  There’s no doubt, the Giant Pacific Octopus is the world’s largest octopus! Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) is an invertebrate large, marine cephalopod. Cephalopod is a Greek word referring to the interesting body shape octopus and squid have, which is a large head atop long tentacles.  Giant Pacific Octopuses…

Stars of the Sea at SeaQuest

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Seeing Stars: Mostly known as the go-to fashion choice of mermaids, Sea Stars are one of the most iconic marine animals of all time! Known previously as the Starfish, Sea Stars are surprisingly not even fish! Fish have important anatomical parts like gills, scales, and fins; Sea Stars have none of these. Sea…

Comb Jellies: Rainbows in the Sea

Comb Jellies at SeaQuest Rainbows in the Ocean? Sounds crazy, we know! The Comb Jelly, scientifically known as Ctenophora, is a beautiful species of jellyfish that move through the ocean with the help of comb rows, or cilia, that reflect light. And you can see them at SeaQuest in . The light reflected off of…