Category Archives: Marine Animals

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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A new puffling for the Seattle Aquarium!

For the second year in a row, we’re happy to announce the hatching of a new tufted puffin chick (or, to use what may be the cutest word ever, puffling). The chick hatched on Saturday, August 1 and, along with more »

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New animals at the Aquarium's Closer Look table

A recent collecting trip to Neah Bay has brought some fascinating new critters to our Closer Look table—including a few that are lesser known and fantastically camouflaged. Come get to know them during your next visit to the Seattle Aquarium! more »

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