Category Archives: Conservation

Seattle Aquarium corals lend a helping polyp to deep-sea researchers

#2 in a series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium Marine Science Interpreter Lindsay Holladay: In the week I’ve been aboard E/V Nautilus, we’ve surveyed a shipwreck, collected fragile glass sponges from a rare, deep-sea sponge reef, and discovered more »

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How I wondered my way into the Corps of Ocean Exploration, and you can too!

#1 in a series of guest blog post by Seattle Aquarium Marine Science Interpreter Lindsay Holladay: Last week I was at Seattle Aquarium giving talks about harbor seals, instructing visitors how to gently touch sea stars in the tide pools, more »

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Virginia Mason, Seattle Aquarium partner to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to help rescued sea turtle recover

A rescued sea turtle undergoing rehabilitation at the Seattle Aquarium became the first nonhuman treated in the hyperbaric oxygen chamber at Virginia Mason Hospital earlier this week when medical experts and marine wildlife veterinarians collaborated in an effort to compress more »

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Seattle Aquarium Hawaii reef research report

2016 marks the eighth consecutive year that Seattle Aquarium staff members have conducted reef fish surveys at eight sites along the northwestern side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Below, Curator of Conservation Research Dr. Shawn Larson shares her journal more »

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Sustainable seafood for all!

Our commitment to sustainable seafood here at the Seattle Aquarium extends beyond our own dinner plates: all the animals in our care, from fur seals to flounders, have diets that include as much sustainable seafood as possible. Sustainable seafood means more »

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