Please contact us if you are looking for
an organism that does not appear on our price list, we may still
be able to collect it for you. We always enjoy a challenge!
Price reductions apply to large orders.
We collect with your display needs in mind. Therefore we
collect large, show size specimen wherever possible.There
are a few exceptions however: Some fishes do not travel well as
adults. The Giant Pacific Octopus also requires special
shipping procedures and travels better as a sub adult.
For the terms and conditions of sale (including airport delivery
charges and USFW/US Customs clearing charges), please refer to
"Terms and Conditions" on the Order Info page.
The cost of our standard shipping boxes and packing materials is US$
15.00 and 27.00 respectively.
If a standard shipping box is not a practical solution we will
advise you of the type of container that will be used.
For a credit application or wire payment notification form,
please contact us.
If you would like further information on biology or natural
history of the organisms available or need need technical
information, please refer to the bibliography
or feel free to ask us.
Cornerstone Species and Popular
These are animals available from Living Elements that have been
used as the focal points for major displays by several zoos and/or
Ratfish – Deeper water fishes that can reach up to 1m in
Red Rockfish - These fish are easy to maintain in captivity
and can live for over 60 years.
Giant Pacific Octopus – Largest species of octopus knowm.
Grunt Sculpins – Grunt sculpins are fascinating to watch
and easy to display.
Spiny Lumpsuckers –These amazing little fish are perfect
for small tanks.
Alaska Kingcrabs – These animals are available
Puget Sound Kingcrabs – These beautifully coloured, box
crabs make an eye-catching display.
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish – These too are seasonal.
Sunflower Star – These are the largest seastars of the
The tank themes below can be found in many facilities. They are
beautiful, interesting, educational and popular with guests.
Touch-tank – Some species we suggest: gumboot chitons,
mossy chitons, limpets, turban snails, purple stars, leather
stars, bat stars, california sea-cucumbers, purple urchins,
red urchins, and hermit crabs.
Invertebrate tanks – B.C. waters are famous for being
home to some of the largest species of invertebrates
including; plumose anemones, giant Pacific octopuses, rock
scallops, orange-peel nudibranchs, giant barnacles, geoducks
and red urchins.
Kelp-forest – BC’s waters share many species common to
California’s kelp-forests and we have a few more species
Arctic waters – We can supply the arctic organisms
necessary to create small displays of the following habitats:
rocky bottom, muddy bottom kelp beds, and pelagic.
If you would like more information on the species we supply or
about tank themes, please contact us, we will be pleased to assist