Category Archives: Seattle Aquarium

A family affair: Why Bob and Emily Power support the Seattle Aquarium

“I wish people understood the strong connection between the Aquarium and the marine environment of Puget Sound,” reflects Bob Power, current Seattle Aquarium board member. Bob and his daughter Emily, a member of the Aquarium’s auxiliary board, are both excited more »

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Join us for Seattle Aquarium nighttime low-tide beach walks

Guest blog by beach naturalist Jen Strongin When the sun sets at 4:30pm in the winter, you are more than likely to find me at home and in my PJs by 7pm. Like many of you, I go into winter more »

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Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow

The New Year’s Eve fireworks may be behind us but, believe it or not, fabulous fireworks displays play out in dark ocean waters around the world every day. According to NOAA Senior Scientist and Deep Sea Researcher Dr. Edie Widder, more »

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2016 highlights from the Seattle Aquarium

Everyone loves a good year-end wrap-up, and we at the Seattle Aquarium are no exception. Here are a few of our favorite highlights from 2016, and happy 2017 to all! Rialto rescue and rehab Stranded sea otter pup Rialto came more »

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An octet of octopus “Did you knows?”

1. You may have heard that octopuses are colorblind because they only have one kind of photoreceptor in their eyes. But did you know that recent studies may be able to explain how cephalopods could still perceive color due to more »

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