Banded Moray Eel in Surviving Through Adaptation
A banded moray eel can now be seen in our Surviving Through Adaptation gallery!
Did you know? There are over 200 species of moray eel! Known for their serpentine appearance, morays use their long, dorsal fin to navigate through water.
These eels are fairly secretive animals. They prefer to spend most of their day hidden in crevices within their coral reef homes.
Raccoon Butterflyfish in Pacific Coral Reef
A raccoon butterflyfish has been added to our Pacific Coral Reef exhibit!
The raccoon butterflyfish gets its name from the black “raccoon-like” mask that covers its eyes!
This reef species can be found in both the Indo-Pacific and Southeast Atlantic. Their diet usually consists of a combination of benthic invertebrates (like tube worms) and algae
Be sure to check back every Friday to find out what’s happening!