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Brown-banded Bamboo Shark
Scientific name: Chiloscyllium punctatum

Average lifespan
Up to 25 years
Size
Up to 105 cm
Distribution
Indo-West Pacific Ocean
Did you know?

  • Brown-banded bamboo sharks can survive in low oxygen conditions by switching off nonessential brain functions – an adaptation for hunting in tide pools with low oxygen. They can survive up to 12 hours out of water!
Average lifespan
Up to 25 years
Size
Up to 105 cm
Distribution
Indo-West Pacific Ocean
Did you know?

  • Brown-banded bamboo sharks can survive in low oxygen conditions by switching off nonessential brain functions – an adaptation for hunting in tide pools with low oxygen. They can survive up to 12 hours out of water!

Chocolate Chip Sea Star
Scientific name: Protoreaster nodosus

Average lifespan
5 to 7 years
Size
Up to 40 cm
Distribution
Indo-Pacific Ocean
Did you know?

  • Although Sea stars are invertebrates, they have a skeleton. Their skeleton, however, is not made of bone! Its skeleton is made up of small ‘ossicles’ or plates that make sea stars move flexibly.
Average lifespan
5 to 7 years
Size
Up to 40 cm
Distribution
Indo-Pacific Ocean
Did you know?

  • Although Sea stars are invertebrates, they have a skeleton. Their skeleton, however, is not made of bone! Its skeleton is made up of small ‘ossicles’ or plates that make sea stars move flexibly.

Horseshoe Crab
Scientific name: Tachypleus tridentatus

Average lifespan
17 to 19 years
Size
Up to 60 cm
Distribution
Indo-Pacific Ocean
Did you know?

  • Horseshoe crabs are one of the oldest living fossils, first appearing on earth around 445 million years ago!
  • They tend to swim upside down in the ocean.
  • In order to grow, horseshoe crabs must shed their shells. They grow 25% larger with each moult and are fully mature after 16 sheds.
Average lifespan
17 to 19 years
Size
Up to 60 cm
Distribution
Indo-Pacific Ocean
Did you know?

  • Horseshoe crabs are one of the oldest living fossils, first appearing on earth around 445 million years ago!
  • They tend to swim upside down in the ocean.
  • In order to grow, horseshoe crabs must shed their shells. They grow 25% larger with each moult and are fully mature after 16 sheds.

  

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +603-2333 1888 Fax: +603 2380 0069 Email: marketing@aquawalk.com
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