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Fish Out of Water

From soaring sculptures to smoked spreads, here are 14 places to see aquatic life without getting wet.

No water? No problem. Though fish typically stick to lakes, oceans, or streams, some trout, bass, salmon, sharks and more also at home on land—in public parks, roadside turn-offs, graveyards, roofs—and even breakfast tables. 

Here are some of our places to appreciate see everything from enormous sculptural odes to the remains of vanished industry—all on terra firma.