Shaped like a flying saucer, the UFO Pleco looks like something straight out of a fifties sci-fi movie! These Chinese fish, part of the loach group, are found in fast-flowing streams rather than outer space.
The scary yet harmless vampire squid’s scientific name literally means vampire squid of Hell! Survivors from the Jurassic period, these mollusks have characteristics of both squid and octopus and shoot glowing mucus when alarmed.
The witch flounder is one of many flatfish found in local waters. We love teaching our Ocean Explorers about these amazing animals!
You can easily see the skeleton of the X-ray tetra! These fish are found in the Amazon River and live in large schools.
Named after the legendary monster, the Yeti crab was first discovered in 2005. These blind crustaceans live at depths of over 7,000 feet!
Zombie worms bore into whale bones using acid! These strange sea creatures remove nutrients from the bones in order to feed.