Category Archives: Conservation

Coral reproduction 101: a crash course in how coral multiplies

To lay the groundwork for our upcoming blog post about the involvement of one of our staff aquarists with the SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) Foundation, we present a brief tutorial on the basics of coral reproduction. Aquarist Steven Yong, take more »

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What's that gonzo fish? A sockeye salmon!

That was the question asked by a recent Aquarium visitor after noticing the long hooked nose on a sockeye salmon. Our male sockeye salmon, especially those in our Window on Washington Waters exhibit, are getting a lot of attention due more »

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Support I-1401 to protect sharks, manta rays, sea turtles and more!

On November 3, Washington voters will have a chance to vote yes on Initiative 1401, a Washington State ballot measure that is designed to help save animals threatened with extinction. Sea turtles, sharks and manta rays are the marine species more »

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2015 Hawaii collecting trip (Part II)

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post is the second in a series that highlights the biologists’ experiences and gives readers a behind-the-scenes look more »

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2015 Hawaii collecting trip

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post is the first in a series that will highlight the biologists’ experiences and give readers a behind-the-scenes more »

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