Monthly Archives: January 2014

A very fond farewell to Woodstock, Seattle Aquarium northern fur seal

It is with great sadness that we announce that Woodstock, the Seattle Aquarium’s 24-year-old female northern fur seal, has passed away. Woody, as she was known, was quite elderly for a fur seal (females in the wild have a life more »

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Marshawn Pinch of the Seattle Aquarium: on his way to Fish Bowl XLVIII!

Thanks in large part to the scuttling skills of the Seattle Aquarium’s 12th crustacean Marshawn Pinch, the Seattle Searocks clinched an NFSea Championship victory against the San Francisco 40Briners on Sunday—and they’re now headed to Fish Bowl XLVIII against the more »

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Seattle Aquarium's Marshawn Pinch: ready to claw the 40Briners

Marshawn Pinch, the Seattle Aquarium’s 12th crustacean, is ready to claw his way to a victory for the Seattle Searocks against the San Francisco 40Briners at this Sunday’s NFSea Championship game. Under the leadership of Coach Pete Coral, with fellow more »

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Meet Marshawn Pinch, 12th crustacean at the Seattle Aquarium

Marshawn Pinch is a hermit crab who has clawed his way to the top. The star scuttling-back for his team, the Seattle Searocks, Pinch got his start in chilly waters of San Francisco’s East Bay. After a stint in upstate more »

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The Seattle Aquarium’s Sekiu is 2!

Sekiu, the sea otter born at the Seattle Aquarium in 2012, is 2 years old today! Below, Aquarium Biologist Caroline Hempstead shares an update on what Sekiu has been up to this year. For more information on Sekiu (and her more »

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