Monthly Archives: September 2015

Seattle Aquarium aquarist travels to Curacao to study spawning coral

In our last post, Aquarium Aquarist Steven Yong gave us a brief tour of the world of coral reproduction—in preparation for this post, describing his recent trip to Curaçao with the SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) Foundation: The elkhorn coral, Acropora more »

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Coral reproduction 101: a crash course in how coral multiplies

To lay the groundwork for our upcoming blog post about the involvement of one of our staff aquarists with the SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) Foundation, we present a brief tutorial on the basics of coral reproduction. Aquarist Steven Yong, take more »

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What's that gonzo fish? A sockeye salmon!

That was the question asked by a recent Aquarium visitor after noticing the long hooked nose on a sockeye salmon. Our male sockeye salmon, especially those in our Window on Washington Waters exhibit, are getting a lot of attention due more »

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