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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#3 in the 2018 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Message from Jen: Did you get out and explore our beaches this past week during some of the lowest tides we more »

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Local oysters, ocean acidification and spat (what's that?)

Five species of oysters are cultivated for food in the Puget Sound region: the Kumamoto (Crassostrea sikamea), the Pacific (Crassostrea gigas), the Eastern (Crassostrea virginica), the European (Ostrea edulis) and—the only native species—the Olympia (Ostrea lurida). We know that ocean more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#2 in the 2018 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Message from Bobby: The 2018 group of Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalists have been hard at work training for the new season. We more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#1 in the 2018 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Message from Jen: Welcome! I am so happy to be back with my co-blogging partner-in-crime, Bobby Arispe, to bring you to more »

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