Category Archives: Seattle Aquarium

Stranded sea otter pup transferred to the Seattle Aquarium for rehabilitation

In early August, a sea otter pup was reported stranded on Rialto Beach, on the outer coast of Washington state. A male, the pup was estimated to be about three weeks old and was in critical condition; very thin and more »

Posted in Conservation, Marine Animals, Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Field notes from the Elwha River

Marine Science Interpreter Shelley Johnson shares her recent experience assisting with Elwha restoration research. A few weeks ago I traveled to Port Angeles to spend five days helping researchers from NOAA and the Lower Klallam Elwha tribe with some field more »

Posted in Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Welcome, Blue Band!

Wednesday morning the bird and mammal team introduced their newest member of the Birds and Shores exhibit. Blue Band, or “Ipsen,” is a rehabilitated male common murre (Uria aalge), also known as the common guillemot. He came to Seattle Aquarium more »

Posted in Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Diving in with both feet for Boeing’s 100th birthday

 Congratulations to The Boeing Company, which recently reached an exciting milestone: 100 years of aviation industry leadership. We at the Seattle Aquarium celebrated from the depths of Puget Sound (well, actually, from our Window on Washington Waters exhibit) while the more »

Posted in Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Aquarium medalists

Lots of human swimmers have been winning prizes in South America recently—and we’ve got plenty of record-setting marine animals right here at the Seattle Aquarium, too! Here are just a few of the amazing feats they achieve: Longest vertebrate gestation more »

Posted in Seattle Aquarium | Tagged , , | Leave a comment