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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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New Lionfish at the Aquarium

At the Aquarium, we have two new lionfish on display in the Pacific Coral Reef exhibit. Pterois radiata, the clearfin lionfish and Pterois antennata, the spotfin lionfish. Did you know that some lionfish are considered to be an invasive animal? more »

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Seattle Aquarium Salutes Pike Place Fish

Today the Aquarium celebrated Pike Place Fish’s success of reaching their goal to sell 100% sustainable seafood. That means they only sell seafood that is located on the “Best Choices” and “Good Alternatives” lists in the Seafood Watch Guide. The more »

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