There are many types of aquariums in the U.S. ranging from the small fish bowls that children buy in pet shops to the magnificent aquariums throughout the country.
One of the top aquariums in the U.S. is the Monterey Bay Aquarium. 1.8 million people visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium each year. The aquarium has approximately 550 different species. The animals eat approximately 305 pounds of food a day, and there are more than 100 exhibit tanks.
In addition to aquariums, there are the Sea World parks in Florida, California, and Texas, which feature killer whales, dolphins, penguins, manatees, polar bears, and numerous other sea life in shows and exhibits.