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Australian Sea Apple - Biodiversity Exhibit
Australian Sea Apple - Biodiversity Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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In the same tank as the Red Spined Star is the Australian Sea Apple. Again, this is an ultra colorful creature found around Australia and points immed...

Oklahoma Aquarium
Oklahoma Aquarium

A day of wonder, fun and education that everyone can enjoy!
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On Thursday, March 24, 2011 during spring break, we took an early morning drive to Tulsa, Oklahoma (really Jenks) to visit the Ok...

Feeding the Red Ear Sliders in the turtle tank
Feeding the Red Ear Sliders in the turtle tank

Fishes of Oklahoma exhibit in the Oklahoma Aquarium
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As we entered the Oklahoma Aquarium, all eight galleries are situated along a huge central corridor. Some to the left, some to th...

Paddlefish - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Paddlefish - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Scientific name: Polydon spathula (Many teeth and Spoon shaped)

These odd looking native Oklahoma fish grow to 25...

Shovelnose Sturgeon - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Shovelnose Sturgeon - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Scientific name: Scaphirhynchus platorynchus (Shovel-nosed and having a broad and flat nose)

Another peculiar beast...

Alligator Snapping Turtle - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Alligator Snapping Turtle - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Scientific name: Macroclemys temminckii (Temminki's large turtle)

Normally growing up to 26 inches, the Alligator S...

Channel Catfish - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Channel Catfish - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Scientific name: Ictalurus punctatus (catfish and spotted)

This commonly fished bottom feeder grows to 10 to 20 inc...

Blue Catfish - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Blue Catfish - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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I wish I could have gotten a better picture of this huge fish, every time I checked on him, he was quite shy. There are many myths about Blue Cats tha...

Alligator Gar - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Alligator Gar - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Having lived near Alligators (some very large) for the past decade, I did not know what to expect from viewing Oklahoma's Alligato...

Mammals of Oklahoma - Hayes Family Ozark Stream Exhibit
Mammals of Oklahoma - Hayes Family Ozark Stream Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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In the back of the Fishes of Oklahoma exhibit, you will find the Hayes Family Ozark Stream, an exhibit of beavers, raccoons and ot...

Largemouth Bass - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Largemouth Bass - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa

Scientific Name: Micropterus salmoides (having short wings and trout-like body)

Size: 10-20 inches and 2-12 pounds....

Striped Bass - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Striped Bass - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Scientific Name: Morone saxatilis (foolish among rocks)

Size: 12-25 inches and 10-30 pounds.

Female...

American Bullfrog - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
American Bullfrog - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa

Scientific Name: Rana catesbeiana (Frog in honor of Mark Catesby)

Size: 12-14 inches with state record of 18 inches!

The...

Albino Red Ear Slider - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Albino Red Ear Slider - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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While you visit the Oklahoma Aquarium, don't miss seeing the Albino Red Ear Slider. This is a rarity in nature and it is doubtful that it would surviv...

Lesser Siren - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit
Lesser Siren - Fishes of Oklahoma Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa
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Scientific Name: Siren intermedia (Mythical sea nymph / in between)

This salamander can grow up to 14 inches with a current maximum siz...

Red Spined Star - Biodiversity Exhibit
Red Spined Star - Biodiversity Exhibit

Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks, Oklahoma south of Tulsa

Scientific Name: Protoreaster linckii (First star / partaining to Johann Heinrich Linck)

This was one of the most interesting things in...

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