Category Archives: Seattle Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium youth volunteer essay: “I am an entirely changed person”

We asked one of our recently graduated youth volunteers, Molly Kamicar, to write about her experience in the Seattle Aquarium’s Youth Ocean Advocate program. In just over a year, Molly gave over 500 hours of outstanding service to our mission, more »

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Seattle Aquarium's Marshawn Pinch scuttles off into the sunset

The Seattle Aquarium’s 12th crustacean, Marshawn Pinch, has retired—he hopped a riptide and headed for the unexplored waters of Earth’s one big ocean. But before he hung up his shelmet for good, he came out of his shell one last more »

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Aquarium intern assists in rehabilitation of stranded false killer whale calf

Seattle Aquarium summer veterinary intern Sarah Wahlstrom, who is about to enter her second year of veterinary school at Ohio State University, recently had the experience of a lifetime when she assisted with the rehabilitation of a stranded false killer more »

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Latest developments on Sea Star Wasting Disease (SSWD)

The Seattle Aquarium’s work on Sea Star Wasting Disease (SSWD) was recently featured in a segment on KING 5 News. Dr. Lesanna Lahner, staff veterinarian, is treating a group of sea stars showing signs of the disease with antibiotics to more »

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Welcome puffin baby #2!

It’s official…the second tufted puffin chick has hatched! Seattle Aquarium staff team continue to monitor both chicks and their parents very closely during this critical time. Fun facts: Puffin babies are covered in fluffy, down feathers and eat whole fish more »

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