Monthly Archives: December 2013

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival December 26-January 5

Come to the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. This free event is included with Aquarium admission, no reservations necessary. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the holiday break with more »

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Seattle Aquarium hosts nighttime low-tide beach walks

On a chilly evening in late November, 23 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers met at South Alki/Constellation Park to welcome over 100 visitors to the first of this year’s Nighttime Low-Tide Beach Walk events. The events, re-launched last more »

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Seattle Aquarium update on mysterious sea star disease

The strange “melting” of sea stars in Puget Sound and along the West Coast has attracted much media attention. Below, Seattle Aquarium staff veterinarian Lesanna Lahner shares an update on our participation in the effort to understand the disease. Low-grade more »

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Fresh fish: juvenile sablefish now at the Seattle Aquarium

About 100 juvenile sablefish, captive-reared by NOAA Fisheries, are now sharing the Aquarium’s Elliott Bay Window with two blue striped perch and a juvenile wolf eel. Sablefish, or Anoplopoma fimbria, are notable for their longevity—they can live to be over more »

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