Category Archives: Marine Animals

Chairman’s Dinner 2018: “Creatures in the ocean don’t have a choice. We do.”

That was just one of the insights offered by Dr. Sylvia A. Earle as she accepted the Seattle Aquarium’s first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award at our Chairman’s Dinner on January 25. This annual event honors community and scientific leaders who have more »

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Ocean Career Day guest blog: From Seattle to Baja

A career in marine science doesn’t always require a degree in marine biology—staff members at the Seattle Aquarium possess a wide variety of educational and employment backgrounds. For instance, Seattle Aquarium Community Partner Program Coordinator Jasmine Davis spends her days more »

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Seattle Aquarium research in Hawaii part 2: water quality analyses

In our first blog post, we shared details about the reef surveys conducted in Hawaii by the Seattle Aquarium every winter since 2009. In 2017, our ninth consecutive year in Hawaii, we added a water quality component to our marine more »

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Rescued olive ridley sea turtle, “Coral,” receiving care at the Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is once again providing expert care to an olive ridley sea turtle—and unlike Tucker, a male turtle of the same species who was brought to us in late 2016, this turtle is female. Her caregivers have given more »

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Part 6: Seattle Aquarium assists with Hardy, the rescued sea otter

Guest post by Seattle Aquarium biologist Carol Jackson Hardy is living up to his name! He is doing great and no longer requires formula from a bottle—he’s graduated to a diet of solid food including clams, squid and pollock fillets more »

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