Author Archives: Pam Lamon, Web and Social Media Coordinator

How much does a sea otter weigh?

Many adult marine mammals gain and lose weight throughout the year depending on the water temperature, food availability and behavioral changes associated with breeding seasons. Here at the Seattle Aquarium we weigh our marine mammals at least twice a month more »

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What Can Sea Otters Tell Us About the Ocean?

James L. Bodkin leads the sea otter and coastal marine ecosystems project for the USGS Alaska Science Center. He has spent more than 30 years studying sea otters from California to Russia and has published more than 160 papers resulting more »

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Seattle Aquarium Sea Otter Conservation Program

Earlier this month the Seattle Aquarium was pleased to host 15 leading sea otter scientists to assess three years of Pacific Coast field research regarding sea otter population trends – part of the largest single study of sea otter populations and their more »

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Orca Bowl - What do you know about the world's oceans?

Several Seattle Aquarium employees volunteered to help organize and participate as officials in this year’s Orca Bowl. Orca Bowl is a full day competition that tests high school students’ knowledge about the world’s oceans. The competition is organized in a more »

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Sea Otter Pup's Winning Name Is...

Today the Seattle Aquarium along with Christie Johnson from KING 5 News announced the winning name of Aniak’s new sea otter pup. With over 15,000 votes, the winning name is Sekiu! Thank you to everyone who voted. Come to the more »

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