You probably already know what corals and coral reefs are. But have you wondered if corals are plants or animals? Are they friends or foes of fishes? And what is life really like in these tropical shallow-water communities?
Peek into the wonderful world of reefs and meet the inhabitants of these richly diverse habitats in TeREEFic World at S.E.A. Aquarium (5 Jan – 30 Apr 2015). Here’s what’s in store:
Here’s what’s in store:
The hunt is on! Using the aquarium map, hunt down highlighted habitats and refer to the digital screens as you seek out fascinating facts about these “tropical rainforests of the sea”.
Where: Throughout the aquarium
You can also check out the previous editions of the adventure trail.
Nature is Speaking – Coral Reefs
How are we connected to coral reefs? Hear from nature itself. Voiced by Hollywood celebrity Ian Somerhalder, this film will allow us to explore coral reefs and learn more about our impact on this environment.
Do you know why clownfish live in sea anemones? Or what underwater cleaning stations are? All these and more in this video specially produced by the S.E.A. Aquarium team.
Where: Entrance of the aquarium
Aquarist Feeding Sessions
See how our aquarists feed the marine animals; from schools of tropical fishes, bottom dwelling rays to our graceful sea dragons. Feel free to ask questions like what these fishes eat, and how do they forage for food in the wild.’
Time & Venue:
- Shipwreck Habitat – 10am (Mon – Fri only)
- Coral Garden Habitat – 11am daily
- Open Ocean Habitat – 3pm (Mon – Fri only)
- Seadragons Habitat – 3pm daily
- Mangrove Habitat – 4pm daily
- Shark Seas Habitat – 4pm (Mon – Fri only)
Find out what it’s like to feed 100,000 marine animal.
Spark your kids’ creativity and allow them to colour their favourite reef characters or make origami fishes.
Where: Ocean Gallery, 2nd tier
Our divers will talk to you whilst they are underwater! Hear them share insider perspectives of the Open Ocean Habitat and how it is related to a coral reef environment.
Where: Ocean Gallery
There is more to a coral reef than meets the eye! Join in the fun at TeREEFic activity stations and go on this educational mission to uncover fascinating facts behind marine animals and their behaviours.
Available on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays only.
Venue: Ocean Gallery, 2nd tier
What is it like to look after more than 100,000 marine animals at S.E.A. Aquarium? Hear it from the fish keepers themselves – the aquarists!
Time: 12pm and 2.30pm (Sat, Sun and Public Holidays only)
Where: Ocean Dome
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