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Aquatic Touch Pool

Get your hands wet literally at a new aquatic touch pool that features cownose stingrays and hermit crabs. The hands-on pool is the latest of the many features of the MSC.

At the 13-foot-long, 1,400-gallon pool, visitors can reach in and feel unique creatures. In addition to cownose rays and Atlantic stingrays, several kinds of fish (an Atlantic bumper, a permit and Atlantic spadefish) and a variety of invertebrates such as horseshoe crabs, anemones, sea urchins, hermit crabs and many other organisms that inhabit our local waters are in the touch pool. Special floating trays will allow visitors to handle safely the smaller animals.

For more information, please call 386-304-5545.