Animal Update: Searobins on Exhibit!

A searobin has been added to our Maryland: Mountains to the Sea exhibit!

Published September 11, 2015

Searobins can be found throughout the estuaries of the Atlantic coast. Their winged pectoral fins and front limbs make navigating the sandy flats of the Bay waters a breeze! 

searobin

A searobin’s diet typically consists of crustaceans including shrimp and crab. They can grow to be over a foot in length. 

Did you know? The sea robin can use its swim bladder to make a frog-like croaking sound!

Stay tuned for more behind-the-scenes updates!

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