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Support I-1401 to protect sharks, manta rays, sea turtles and more!

On November 3, Washington voters will have a chance to vote yes on Initiative 1401, a Washington State ballot measure that is designed to help save animals threatened with extinction. Sea turtles, sharks and manta rays are the marine species more »

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2015 Hawaii collecting trip (Part II)

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post is the second in a series that highlights the biologists’ experiences and gives readers a behind-the-scenes look more »

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Be an ocean hero with the Seattle Aquarium during World Ocean Weekend, June 8-9!

Celebrate the world’s one big ocean with us. This year’s focus is ocean heroes: everyone, no matter where they live, can help keep the ocean clean and healthy. Learn how with a variety of hands-on activities and special demonstrations at more »

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Single-pilot submersible on display at the Seattle Aquarium

Now through next Tuesday, May 28, the Aquarium is displaying a single-pilot submersible, the DeepWorker, in the hallway between the Crashing Waves and Life on the Edge exhibits. This completely self-contained vehicle has easy-to-use foot pedals and hand controls, two more »

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What Grows As You Watch?

Bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana, can grow a foot a day. Each year we can look into the Underwater Dome (above) or in the waters off Pier 60 (below) to see this annual algae growing up toward sunlight. It has no more »

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