Monthly Archives: October 2012

NOAA Orca Research: Still Waiting For Whales

Seattle Aquarium Community Engagement Manager Darcie Larson recently had the opportunity to assist scientists from NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center with their research on the local endangered orca population, the Southern Resident killer whales, which consist of J, K and more »

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NOAA Orca Research: Waiting For Whales

Seattle Aquarium Community Engagement Manager Darcie Larson recently had the opportunity to assist scientists from NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center with their research on the local endangered orca population, the Southern Resident killer whales, which consist of J, K and more »

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Strolling With The Shortnose Dragonfish

Pacific coral reef biologist Brian McNeil says our amazing little shortnose dragonfish, Eurypegasus draconis, doesn’t have a swim bladder and usually doesn’t swim. “It has to be really frightened to dart away. Even during a scare, it often prefers just more »

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Marine Mammal Monitoring Begins: Volunteers Needed

With the renovation of our harbor seal exhibit officially underway, the timing is just right for a complementary project devoted to marine mammals in the wild. We’re happy to announce the launch of our Marine Mammal Monitoring project, and you’re more »

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