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Kodiak Fisheries Research Center Aquarium

Photo of the Kodiak Aquarium

Inside the Kodiak Fisheries Research Center, there is a large, oval, freestanding aquarium (it holds 3500 gallons!), and a touch tank that allows visitors to handle intertidal organisms representing the major marine invertebrate phyla in the region.

Throughout the year, the foyer and aquarium area are open for public viewing, and is a major attraction for school field trips. Kodiak Laboratory staff regularly collect a variety of species from waters around Kodiak Island to display in the aquarium and touch tank areas.

Regional species that are routinely on display include varieties of crabs, mollusks (e.g., snails and bivalves), echinoderms (e.g., seastars), and fish.

Kodiak Fisheries Research Center Aquarium Picture Gallery

The following links provide a picture series of some of the wonderful creatures you might find on display in the aquarium and touch tank facilities. (Please note that unless indicated otherwise, Alaska Fisheries Science Center photos and videos are in the public domain and cannot be copyrighted. Credit should be given to photographer's name (if available), Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries. In the case of use of images other than those of the AFSC, please contact the image source as credited on the image detail page. Thank you).

Photo of the Kodiak Touch Tank
Touch Tank

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