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Smithsonian Sant Ocean Hall Collections

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The Sant Ocean Hall is an exhibit on the first floor of Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, in Washington, DC. It provides visitors with a unique and breathtaking introduction to the majesty of the ocean. The hall's combination of 674 marine specimens and models, high-definition video, and the newest technology allows visitors to explore the ocean's past, present, and future.

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    Tylosaurus proriger

    Mosasaurid Reptile

    Fossil located in the Top Predators section of the Journey Through Time exhibit under the caption "Mosasaurids."

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    Uca rapax

    Fiddler Crab

    Specimen located in the Catalog of Coasts section of the Shores and Shallows exhibit under the caption "Salt Marsh."

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    Uintacrinus socialis

    Fossil located in the Journey Through Time exhibit in the second center case on the left side, labeled Evolution, under the caption "Modern Echinoderms."

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    Urasterias lincki

    Specimen located in the Arctic Ocean section of the Poles Apart exhibit under the caption "What is There to Eat?"

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    Walliserops

    Fossil located in the Journey Through Time exhibit in the first center case on the left side, labeled Evolution, under the caption "Trilobites Everywhere."

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    Wiwaxia

    Fossil located in the Cambrian Explosion section of the Journey Through Time exhibit under the caption "What Are They?"

  • Zooxanthella

    Photograph located in the "What is Coral?" section of the Coral Reef exhibit under the caption "Diverse Coral Communities."