Monthly Archives: September 2013

While Sea Otter Awareness Week may be an excuse to bombard yourself with tons of adorable pictures of the furry critters, it’s also a chance to focus on conservation efforts and raising awareness about the issues sea otters face. According … Continue reading

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Life for a jelly in an aquarium is almost like living on an amusement park ride. After all, they live in displays called kreisels, which is the German word for “carousel.”  All day, every day, they ride a circular current … Continue reading

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What are you doing Saturday?  Long Island Sound could use your help. Saturday is the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, and there’s a whole lot of trash that needs to be picked up along our shorelines. Your participation will not … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium The Maritime Aquarium strongly encourages you to be a supporter of sustainable seafoods, and – along those lines – there was an interesting “uptick” recently on Seafood Watch’s rating of Atlantic salmon. … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Not to end the week as Debbie Downer, but it’s a sad weekend – on a historic scale – for Long Island Sound. For the first time ever, a seasonal ban starts … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium You’ve probably seen soft-shelled crabs on restaurant menus. But have you ever seen a soft-shelled lobster? How about a soft-shelled blue lobster? There’s one at The Maritime Aquarium today (9/4). Crabs and … Continue reading

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