Monthly Archives: March 2013

Seattle Aquarium volunteer inspires conservation in her workplace

Seattle Aquarium volunteer Annie Spalding is at the end of an incredibly challenging decade. She was treated for cancer—along with her mother, grandmother and brother. Her brother didn’t survive. But Annie chose to create something positive from the heartbreak she more »

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Healthy barnacles, healthy grunt sculpins

Have you seen the grunt sculpins in the Seattle Aquarium’s Puget Sound Fish exhibit? They’re entertaining to watch because of their awkward way of swimming: they “crawl” on the tips of their finger-like pectoral fins in a series of twitchy more »

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Suquamish Students go to Washington DC as delegates from the Seattle Aquarium

Some of our proudest moments at the Seattle Aquarium occur when we see students working to fulfill our mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment. In a particularly impressive example of this, a group of Suquamish Tribe students from more »

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Black-bellied plover now at the Seattle Aquarium

The latest addition to our Birds & Shores exhibit is a male black-bellied plover, who came to us from the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA. He was introduced to the sandy side of the exhibit in late more »

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Kokanee salmon now on exhibit: a first for the Seattle Aquarium

Kokanee salmon have been added to the Aquarium’s salmon hatchery trough—and this is the first time we’ve ever exhibited them. Hatched two weeks ago, they came from the Lakewood Hatchery in Auburn. After growing up in the display trough for several more »

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