Category Archives: Conservation

Seattle Aquarium research trip to Hawaii, part 1

Seattle Aquarium staff members recently traveled to Hawaii to complete their sixth year of monitoring reef fish abundance off the northwest coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The non-invasive monitoring is performed via video sampling done in cooperation with more »

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Meet river otter Molalla at the Seattle Aquarium!

Molalla, our new, male North American river otter, is now on exhibit! Born at the Oregon Zoo on January 28, 2013 and named for a river in Oregon, he was transferred to the Seattle Aquarium last month. As noted in more »

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Seattle Aquarium's Marshawn Pinch and the Searocks win Fish Bowl XLVIII!

“The world is my oyster, I’m going to Fishney’s Magic Sea Kingdom!” Those were the first words out of Marshawn Pinch’s mouth after he and the Searocks crushed the Denver Barnacles in Sunday’s highly anticipated Fish Bowl game. Waving his more »

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Seattle Aquarium's Marshawn Pinch tries plankton from faraway sea fans

In an effort to come out of his shell for the media, the Seattle Aquarium’s 12th crustacean, Marshawn Pinch, recently sampled a selection of Japanese plankton for his many sea fans in that far-off part of the world’s one big more »

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Seattle Aquarium biologist wins Ivar's contest

Seattle Aquarium Marine Science Interpreter Katie Hart was recently named the grand prize winner of Ivar’s “What’s Blocking Bertha” contest. Launched late in 2013 when Bertha, the machine that’s digging the tunnel that will eventually replace Seattle’s viaduct, had ceased more »

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