Monthly Archives: December 2012

Winter Fishtival December 31: Rockfish

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. December 31 is devoted to rockfish. See below for a few facts about these long-lived fish, then come to the Aquarium on more »

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Winter Fishtival December 30: Puffins

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. December 30 will be all about puffins, the diving birds often referred to as the clowns of the sea. Why? Keep reading more »

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Winter Fishtival December 29: Clownfish & Friends

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. December 29 is devoted to clownfish and some of the other amazing animals that live in and around coral reefs. Read on more »

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Winter Fishtival December 28: Cephalopods, Camouflage Masters

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. December 28 is all about cephalopods (meaning “head-foot”), a group that includes octopus, squid and cuttlefish. Seattle Aquarium intern Paul Ehlen is more »

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Ocean acidification 101

Ocean acidification is a big topic in the news these days, but what exactly is it? Put simply, it’s an alteration of the ocean’s natural acid-base balance. The ocean absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. When we burn fossil more »

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