Waikiki aquarium

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Waikiki aquarium in Honolulu is just five minutes walk from Waikiki beach, and close to the zoo.

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The lobby of the aquarium with a professional photographer to record your visit if you like. During our
visit, there were many disciplined groups of school children led around by very enthusiastic docents.

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Outdoor exhibit of a coral reef with native fish. Waikiki hotels in the background.

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The first section is about coral. Some coral look like the giant clams and anemones in other tanks.

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The first tank section shows reef fish and reef life.

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A large tank contains corals, fish and some giant clams — the large flat flowers are the clams with their shells open.

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Giant clams Tridacna gigas look like fleshy flowers.

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The turtle tank.

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There are several tanks with jellyfish, here lagoon jellyfish Mastigias sp.

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Moon jellyfish Aurelia sp. is not harmful to humans.

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You can sit and watch a large tank with sharks and large fish.

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A second tank room has tanks with reef and tropical fish.

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Shark jaw display.

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Seahorses

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Thornback cowfish Lactoria fornasini.

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Long nose hawkfish, Oxycirrhites typus.

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Leaf scorpion fish Taenianofus tricanthus.

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A tank with tropical fish.

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Red discus fish

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Arapaima, the largest freshwater fish of Amazonas

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The outdoor seal tanks. The seals are are rewarded with fish when they perform.

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Baby giant clams in the nursery.

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Gift shop jellyfish do not sting!

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