WAIKIKI AQUARIUM TO LAUNCH SYNGNATHID EXHIBIT FEATURING SEAHORSES, PIPEFISHES AND SEADRAGONS ON 4TH OF JULY

Date

Jul 4, 2014
9:00 am until 4:30 pm

Description

 

Amazing Adaptations Syngnathid Exhibit featuring seahorses, pipefish and seadragons at the Waikiki Aquarium. The Aquarium will open a new exhibit featuring seahorses, pipefish and seadragons. There are nearly 200 known pipefish species, 47 known seahorse species and only two known seadragon species – the Leafy and Weedy seadragon – in the world. The new gallery will provide guests with an opportunity to view these captivating animals and learn about their unique adaptations. 

There will be nine exhibits showcasing a diverse collection of each species, including two seahorse nursery tanks that will display juvenile seahorses bred at the Aquarium and the live food required for survival in captivity. The species featured will range from local Hawaiian pipefish to exotic Australian seadragons. 

As part of launch festivities on the 4th of July, keiki will be invited to wear sea horse costumes to receive free admission. Experts will also be on site to conduct fun, interactive Syngnathid activities for the whole family.

The Seahorse Costume Parade will begin at 10 a.m. 

Cost FREE with Admission
Location

Waikiki Aquarium
2777 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI
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Additional Information

For more information:

Sponsor:

Waikiki Aquarium

Telephone: 808-923-9741
Website: http://www.waikikiaquarium.org

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