Author Archives: Seattle Aquarium

Octopus census update

The Seattle Aquarium is making some changes to our annual giant Pacific octopus (GPO) census, which means we won’t be doing the annual count (which in recent years has been conducted over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend) this more »

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The birds and the bees and the fishes in the sea

You might already know about the birds and the bees as they relate to birds and bees…but what about the birds and the bees for the fishes of the sea? Between winter and spring is the time when most of more »

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Fifteen 2015 Seattle Aquarium animal highlights

What a year it was! There’s a lot to look forward to in the new year, but first a look back. We’ve rounded up our top 15 animal highlights from 2015, take a look! 1–2: Welcome to Leu and Flaherty more »

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Mayor celebrates partnership: success on Seattle's waterfront!

A project that finished on time and on budget? Now that’s something to celebrate! To recognize the timely repayment of a loan from the City, the Seattle Aquarium Society recently presented a check for $1.45 million to Mayor Ed Murray. more »

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Luminescence in the animal kingdom

What’s luminescence? You can probably guess that it has something to do with light. The dictionary defines it as “the creation of light by processes that don’t involve heat.” And you may already know that some creatures are bioluminescent (which more »

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