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Coral Reef Inhabitants

  • SEA LIFE, Tropical Shark Lagoon

The secrets beneath...

Coral Reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean floor, yet over 25% (that's 1 quarter) of marine species depend on this habitat in some way for survival.

Have you ever wondered how the anemone helps the clownfish or why some fish change colour? Have you ever asked yourself 'Mmmm... how do starfish see and why do seahorses have so many babies?' Well, wonder no more! Join our SEA LIFE Rangers at Bray to uncover the answers to these questions and many other secrets...

Scroll down to find out more about SEA LIFE Bray's most colourful Reef inhabitants!

Clownfish

Clownfish

Meet one of the ocean's best known and loved fish!

Did you know that Clownfish live in the venomous tentacles of Sea Anemones? They are one of the only ocean creatures that can do this as they are protected by a layer of slimy mucus on their skin!