Category Archives: Marine Life

Happy National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! Even though we’re not a zoo here at The Maritime Aquarium, we have a phenomenal group of aquarists and animal trainers who have dedicated themselves to caring for all the residents of the Aquarium. We … Continue reading

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Our Jr. Marine Biologist 2 camp is all about experimental design and research projects. A group of campers were curious to know if Lew, our river otter, has a color preference when it comes to his enrichment toys.  They  decided … Continue reading

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            We’ll keeping them behind the scenes until they’re big enough and strong enough to go on exhibit. Check back with our blog or sign up for updates for more looks behind the scenes! In the … Continue reading

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Take a look inside our most popular camp program: Junior Marine Biologist! JMB, as we call it around here, runs for five sessions over the summer at the Aquarium. During JMB 1 and 2, campers enter the inner workings of … Continue reading

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In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … Continue reading

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Think your dog sheds a lot? Just take a look how much fur Susie left behind after a morning hauled out on the rocks in her exhibit! If you see our seals look a bit patchy lately, don’t be alarmed; … Continue reading

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It’s official: Summer is here! And how do we welcome the season here at The Maritime Aquarium? Watermelons, of course. Our interns were hard at work last week carving summertime and animal-themed watermelons to place into exhibits around the aquarium. … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, Maritime Aquarium publicist So imagine that you just got out of high school and you’re given the opportunity to work with someone who pioneered an absolute global change in the way we forever view –or live – … Continue reading

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Susie, the oldest harbor seal here at The Maritime Aquarium, turns 41 this week.  So, what do you get for a seal who has everything? A fish cake! On Thursday morning, guests helped usher in another year by singing “Happy … Continue reading

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By Judith Bacal When I was asked to help out with the Dead Reckoners diorama project – I really didn’t know what I was getting into.  As the Exhibit Director at the Aquarium, I have lots of experience building exhibit … Continue reading

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