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Register now for the Seattle Youth Ocean Conservation Summit on December 6!

The Youth Ocean Advocates program at the Seattle Aquarium is proud to announce that we will host the Seattle Youth Ocean Conservation Summit on Saturday, December 6 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The teen-planned event is an opportunity for local middle more »

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Spotted lagoon jellyfish now on exhibit at the Seattle Aquarium!

Come to the Tropical Pacific exhibit at the Aquarium to see our latest addition: spotted lagoon jellyfish, Mastigias papua. These jellyfish are actually photosynthetic; however, they still need to predate on plankton in order to survive. Also, instead of having more »

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Almost fledging time for our tufted puffin chicks!

This past July, we were delighted to welcome two tufted puffin chicks to the Seattle Aquarium. Since then, they’ve been well cared for by their parents, and Aquarium staff have monitored their progress closely. Now the chicks are very close 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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Seattle Aquarium's Marshawn Pinch tries plankton from faraway sea fans

In an effort to come out of his shell for the media, the Seattle Aquarium’s 12th crustacean, Marshawn Pinch, recently sampled a selection of Japanese plankton for his many sea fans in that far-off part of the world’s one big more »

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