Long Island Aquarium is located in downtown Riverhead, Long Island, along the scenic Peconic River.
Construction on Long Island Aquarium began in late spring of 1999. The facility officially opened on June 15, 2000, becoming the first large-scale Aquarium to open in New York State.
The clownfish and anemone are truly best buddies, maintaining a relationship that benefits one another. The clownfish picks debris.
Long Island Aquarium’s Coral Reef exhibit is one of the largest all-living, closed-system Coral Reef display in the Western hemisphere.
Anyone who can appreciate the natural wonders of the living world demonstrates a curiosity for how and why living.
With more than 200 species found worldwide, jellyfish, or sea jellies, are one of the world’s most common sea creatures.