Author Archives: Pam Lamon, Web and Social Media Coordinator

Creature Feature: Clown Triggerfish

Size: Up to 20 inches long. Range: Found in the western Pacific and Indian oceans, most commonly along external reef slopes. Diet: Crustaceans, mollusks and echinoderms (which include animals like sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and sand dollars). Fast more »

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Seattle Aquarium heads to the Big Island!
Part 2 of 2

The Seattle Aquarium recently completed its seventh year of a research project off the northwest coast Hawaii’s Big Island: monitoring reef fish abundance. Data is gathered using a method similar to the one used in our temperate fish surveys: non-invasive more »

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Halloween fun: aquatic-themed pumpkin carving stencils

Halloween is getting closer and you know what that means: time for pumpkin carving and costume planning! To help get you started, here are two pumpkin-carving stencils that were inspired by this year’s Halloween poster. We would love to see more »

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Winter Fishtival January 5: Sculpins

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. January 5 will be devoted to sculpins, a fish with 230 recognized marine species—41 of which are found in our local waters. more »

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Sea Otters Reunited

When a sea otter pup is born, the mom naturally separates herself and her pup away from larger, more dominant males. When Aniak gave birth to Sekiu here at the Seattle Aquarium, we provided them with the same opportunity for more »

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