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Caribbean Journey

Last updated 18 days ago

Welcome to the Texas State Aquarium’s Caribbean Journey! Traveling south to the Caribbean Sea, by way of the Gulf of Mexico, is Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. Here, vast numbers of animals thrive among the mixed habitats: tropical forests, palm savannahs, coral reefs, mangrove forests, and even underwater caves. The northeastern point of the Yucatan is where the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea meet. These warm waters are an ideal home for tropical fish, and also attract migratory species as a feeding area along their journeys. In this collection, we have selected some of the most compelling and iconic Caribbean organisms that inhabit our new Caribbean Wing!