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Beneath the Waves of Wonder

Beneath the Waves of Wonder

Edward E. and Jane B. Ford Gallery
Opening May 26, 2020 through September 6, 2020

Celebrating the great diversity of our ocean using diverse specimens from our permanent collection of corals, mollusks and other wonders of oceanic life. Discover unique and stunning shells found from all over the world's oceans including popular ones from Florida. Corals and coral reef ecosystems provide habitat for thousands of creatures. Explore the many marine species found in Florida around the world. The exhibit also details other wondrous creatures from beneath the waves such as sea stars, sponges, sharks, and many others. Many of these specimens are rarely exhibited and date back to the very beginning of the Museum's founding over 50 years ago. 

Image Credit: Coral Reef, Yap, Micronesia; Brad Holland