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M&T Bank Shark & Ray Bay

Welcome to Our Interactive Touch Pool!

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M&T Bank Shark & Ray Bay is a brand-new interactive habitat featuring sharks and sting rays! The exhibit invites guests to a safe, COVID-19 friendly hands-on experience with marine life.

When you walk-up to the exhibit, you will be greeted by a shallow tropical pool where you can experience the unique textures and movements of sharks, stingrays, and other marine invertebrates.

The exhibit also includes art and graphics highlighting each speciesrole in a healthy ocean ecosystem and the importance of conserving essential coastal habitats such as mangroves and lagoons.

The Animals You Meet in M&T Bank Shark & Ray Bay

a cat lying on top of a fish

White Spotted Bamboo Sharks
Chiloscyllium plagiosum

a fish lying on top of a sandy beach

Atlantic Sting Rays
Hypanus sabinus

a close up of a fish

Yellow Sting Rays
Urobatis jamaicensis

a close up of an animal

Horseshoe Crabs
Limulus polyphemus

a close up of a fish

French Grunts
Haemulon flavolineatum

a fish swimming under water

Dusty Squirrelfish
Sargocentron vexillarium

a close up of a fish

Doctorfish Tangs
Acanthurus chirurgus

a fish swimming under water

Florida Horse Conch
Triplofusus papillosus

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