Experience the sea's most colorful and diverse ecosystem.
Shy sea creatures
The Gulf Coast is home to some of the most colorful and diverse underwater creatures.
Shipwrecks provide homes for an array of underwater life.
Become mesmerized by the strange yet graceful jellyfish.
Learn how our actions matter to the health of the oceans and their reefs.
See who lived in the Rio Grande a century ago and who lives there now.
Life flourishes within these salty beds.
How to train your turtle
Fish, birds and many other animals thrive in this ecosystem at the edge of the ocean.
From sharks to sea turtles, eels to rays, the Shark Tank is teeming with life.
Learn more about the ocean's super predators.
Marvel at detailed miniature ship models and learn about boat designs.
See the stunning animals from the South Pacific in this gallery of jewel tanks.
Adapted for life on the ocean floor
Hands-on exhibit includes sharks, rays, fish and invertebrates.
Take a peek at a life on a shrimp boat.