This is a very nice place to visit with your kids while taking a stroll on Manhattan Beach Pier.
Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium is dedicated to teaching visitors about oceans.
The Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium is part of the non-profit organization Oceanographic teaching stations,INC.(OTS)
Inside are several primary aquaria,each representing brilliant selection of marine fish and invertebrates.
Some of displays are:
- Tide Pool Touch Tank housing animals from Southern California tide pool habitats.
- Seastar Tank that houses the largest Sea Star,the Sun Star as well as some large fish eating anemones.
- Arch Way Tank that you can actually walk under, featuring an artificial pier piling habitat.
- Living Reef Tank containing colorful slugs like sea lemons and Spanish shawls, brittle stars, Catalina gobies, sea fans, and sea anemones.