It's all within an easy walk of the [train] station too – including The Maritime Aquarium, the one relatively new building in the group and the one that enables grownups to enjoy browsing and shopping while still entertaining the children."
– The New York Times
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Moon Jellies Fun fact

The jellies featured in the Aquarium are in exhibits specifically made for jellies, which would get sucked into the filtration systems of regular exhibits. (Jellies aren't strong swimmers.)



The Maritime Aquarium Trustees

Emil Albanese
aE&t Worldwide Services

Morten Arntzen
Civic Leader

Katharine Ashforth
Senior Associate

Robert Bewkes
Civic Leader

Rebecca B. Brown, Esq.
Shipman & Goodwin

William Burnham
Managing Director
Delta Capital Group, LLC

Sanders Davies
Senior Partner
O’Connor Davies LLP
Board Vice Chairman

Irene Dixon
Director of Sales & Marketing
Hilton Garden Inn
(Norwalk Seaport Association

Ms. Jane Drittel
Civic Leader

John (Jeff) F. Erdmann, III
Managing Director
Merrill Lynch Private Banking
& Investment Group
Vice Chairman for Philanthropy

Clayton Fowler
Spinnaker Real Estate Properties

Ann Gilmartin
Wings Unlimited, Inc.
(Junior League representative)

Michael Herde
Chief Compliance Officer
GE Capital

Charles A. Hinnant
President and CEO
Charkit Chemical

Richard Hokin
Managing Director
Century America LLC
Board Vice Chairman

James B. Hurlock
Managing Director,
Private Client Advisor
U.S. Trust

Laurie Jones
Civic Leader

Foster Kaali-Nagy
Managing Partner
Kaali-Nagy Partners, Inc.

Stanley G. Lee
Sr. VP, The Greene Group
Neuberger Berman LLC

Thomas B. Lewis
Dir. of Business Development
Bourgeon Capital Management

Frederick M. Lione, Jr.
Civic Leader

Basil G. Mavroleon
Managing Director,
Charles R. Weber Company, Inc.

Andrew Mais
Deloitte Services
Insurance Industry Group

Dan McLeod
Civic Leader

Kathryn P. Bowler Mitchell
Civic Leader

Earl Mix
New Canaan Funding

Caryn Purcell
Science Department Chairwoman
New Canaan Country School

David Radulski
Senior VP; Director, Investor Relations
XL Global Services Inc.

The Hon. Harry Rilling
Mayor, City of Norwalk

Ashraf Rizvi
Owner, SummerHaven Investment
Mgmt. LLC
Board Treasurer

Robert L. Rohn
Sustainable Growth Advisers
Board Chairman


Michael Sgoutas
Science Teacher
Fairfield Woods Middle School
(Maritime Aquarium Volunteer Representative)

William R. Tommins
Executive Vice President, BOA

C. Michael Vaughn
CRT (Capitol Group LLC)

Audrey Weil
President, Weil Family Foundation

Michael L. Widland, Esq.
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
Board Secretary

As of August 2014


Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations.
A vibrant and entertaining learning environment,it achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.


10 North Water Street          Norwalk, CT 06854          Phone: 203.852.0700         Fax: 203.838.5416

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation


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