Monthly Archives: February 2013

By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium A few years ago, we had the good fortune to be snorkeling over a shallow reef in the Bahamas and came across a scrawled filefish. An adult, about two feet long. As … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Three years ago, when The Maritime Aquarium opened its “African Penguins” exhibit, the world’s African penguin population was considered to be vulnerable. Today, as we feature a brief encore exhibit of these … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium We don’t mean to keep repeating ourselves but we’re back today on the topic of sharks and how the populations of many shark species around the world are perilously low. Sharks, of … Continue reading

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Veterinary care of aquarium animals can be a tricky business.  How can sea turtles or harbor seals tell us how they feel and how can we examine and treat animals submerged in thousands of gallons of water? Clinical veterinarian Barb … Continue reading

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Who are you going to believe: the oddsmakers in Vegas or Orange the harbor seal? Orange, a 30-year-old harbor seal at The Maritime Aquarium, has made her Super Bowl XLVII pick and it is the San Francisco 49ers.  (Vegas, however, … Continue reading

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