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Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2016: See photos

The 34th annual Mermaid Parade marched through Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Known for its elaborate costumes and fun floats, the parade was led by Queen Mermaid Hailey Clauson and King Neptune Carlo A. Scissura.

Take a look at photos from this year's parade.

Dancing along Surf Avenue in the 2016 Mermaid
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Dancing along Surf Avenue in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Fish tank-topped revelers marching in the 2016 Mermaid
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Fish tank-topped revelers marching in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

A sea of blue along Surf Avenue in
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A sea of blue along Surf Avenue in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Colorfully clad kimono wearers enjoy the 2016 Mermaid
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Colorfully clad kimono wearers enjoy the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

A dancer created her own tilt-a-whirl at the
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A dancer created her own tilt-a-whirl at the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Janis Atty, left, and Maya Tessema of Brooklyn
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Janis Atty, left, and Maya Tessema of Brooklyn take a selfie during the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
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Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants dance in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Costumed participants dance in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Spectators line the sidewalks to watch the 2016
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Spectators line the sidewalks to watch the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Coney Islands presents its most colorful parade-goers in
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Coney Islands presents its most colorful parade-goers in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Spectators line the sidewalks to watch the 2016
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Spectators line the sidewalks to watch the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Hailey Clauson, 2016 Mermaid Queen of the Coney
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Hailey Clauson, 2016 Mermaid Queen of the Coney Island Parade.

Maren Waxenberg of Manhattan attends her 16th Mermaid
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Maren Waxenberg of Manhattan attends her 16th Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Dancers march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Dancers march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Emma Carberry, 6, of Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, watches
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Emma Carberry, 6, of Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, watches the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

Dancers march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Dancers march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

A costumed participant takes part in the 2016
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A costumed participant takes part in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

The Batala drum band entertained the crowd at
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The Batala drum band entertained the crowd at the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Mermaid Queen model Hailey Clauson and King Neptune
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Mermaid Queen model Hailey Clauson and King Neptune Carlo A. Scissura ride through the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Costumed participants march in the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

Cydelle Berlin of Manhattan touches up her makeup
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Cydelle Berlin of Manhattan touches up her makeup during the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Dancers brought a little Hawaiian flare to the
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Dancers brought a little Hawaiian flare to the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Spectators line the sidewalks to watch the 2016
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Spectators line the sidewalks to watch the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 18, 2016.

Pirate-costumed paraders sent fear into the crowd at
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Pirate-costumed paraders sent fear into the crowd at the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Scarlett French, 8, of Manhattan, feels the mermaid
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Scarlett French, 8, of Manhattan, feels the mermaid spirit at the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Swimsuit model Hailey Clauson was crowned queen of
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Swimsuit model Hailey Clauson was crowned queen of the 2016 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island.

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