Crab off of the coast of the Philippines
Crab off of the coast of the Philippines


aquariumCoral reefs are the sparkling jewels of tropical marine habitats.

Welcome to the Philippine Coral Reef, which is one of our planet’s most diverse and fragile marine ecosystems. This reef is home to a broad range of aquatic life found in the coral reefs and mangrove lagoons of the Philippine Islands. This includes animals such as delicate soft and hard corals, blacktip reef sharks, stingrays, and more than 2,000 colorful reef fish representing more than 100 species. In this exhibit, you can explore the amazing array of life that exists in the warm, shallow waters off the Philippine coasts.