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From concept to creation: designing a rockwork display

Longtime Aquarium Aquarist Chris Van Damme joined forces with Associate Curator of Life Sciences Joel Hollander and Aquarium volunteer Eva Funderburgh Hollis to create a beautiful and authentic-looking piece of rockwork that was recently unveiled in our Puget Sound Fish more »

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‘Tis the season for Aquarium animals that remind us of the holidays!

Get in the spirit and keep your eyes out for these festive animals on your next visit to the Aquarium! In the main Pacific Coral Reef exhibit, check out the snowflake moray eel, echidna nebulosa. It tends to hang out more »

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High school “sketch artists” learning the ropes of marine science illustration

Earlier this year, Seattle Aquarium Marine Science Interpreter Lindsay Holladay was awarded a grant through the Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) to teach 10 weeks of marine science illustration to local high school students. She’s been working with a more »

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Just what the doctor ordered

On rounds at the harbor seal exhibit with the Aquarium’s vet Ever wondered what it would be like to be the primary care physician for the 10,000-plus animals that make their homes at the Seattle Aquarium? Senior veterinarian Caitlin Hadfield, more »

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Cool jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

All about creepy, crawly, squishy, slippery, bird and mammal food prep! Whole fish and shrimp—some with heads that need to be removed before they’re served to the animals. Live crickets. Pounds and pounds of clams and mussels. Dungeness crabs. Superworms. more »

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