Tag Archives: Octopus

Giant Pacific octopus protection update

In November of last year news reports of the killing of a giant Pacific octopus near Alki Point raised questions about the possible need for protective measures for the species. The Aquarium called for a review of options by the more »

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Winter Fishtival December 28: Cephalopods, Camouflage Masters

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. December 28 is all about cephalopods (meaning “head-foot”), a group that includes octopus, squid and cuttlefish. Seattle Aquarium intern Paul Ehlen is more »

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An Octopus Blind Date!

Today at noon we removed the barrier separating our male and female octopuses on exhibit for our Octopus Blind Date! After our female octopus, Mayhem, played hard to get for a little bit, both animals came together. Our female Mayhem will be released more »

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