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2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Final Phases

The work doesn’t end once the newly collected fish are packed up and shipped back to Seattle from Honolulu. The boxes are picked up at the air cargo facility near Sea-Tac airport and driven back to the Aquarium. Once the more »

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2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part Four

Day 6 – Aug 22: Shipping Day — Our first “non-collecting” day of the trip — today we send our first group of animals to Seattle. Since we were not going to a collecting site, we got to sleep in more »

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2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part Two

Day 2 — Aug 18: 5am start time. After breakfast and packing lunch to take with us, the team loaded up the vans and headed to the north shore of the island to begin a “shake down” collecting day at more »

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2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part One

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post, is part one of a four-part blog series that will cover what it takes to put together more »

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