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Our calico lobster molted, and one of our aquarists was in the right place at the right time. She caught the entire thing on video! Calico lobsters are extremely rare — about 1 in 30 to 50 million. They grow, … Continue reading

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It’s the 27th annual “Shark Week” on cable’s Discovery Channel.  (You may have noticed that The Maritime Aquarium is the local sponsor of “Shark Week” on Cablevision!) Although the original intent of “Shark Week” was to share helpful educational information … Continue reading

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It’s the 27th annual “Shark Week” on cable’s Discovery Channel.  (The Maritime Aquarium is local sponsor of “Shark Week” on Cablevision.) Although the original intent of “Shark Week” was to share helpful educational information about sharks, some of the programming seems to have … Continue reading

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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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It was an exciting weekend for our meerkats! It’s hard to believe that it’s already been five years since the six siblings were born in the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, Utah before making their way to The Maritime Aquarium. … Continue reading

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So The Maritime Aquarium is coming up on an anniversary. Two, actually. We turn 26 next month. (On July 16. Yay!) And next week, on Tuesday, we’ll mark the 18th anniversary of being The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Wait. What? … Continue reading

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Six to Six Magnet School is part of The Maritime Aquarium’s Whole School partnership program and serves students from kindergarten through eighth grade from Bridgeport, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull. Fourth-graders from Six to Six visited Old Mine Park in … Continue reading

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Meet one of our newest additions – the American goosefish! You may also know it as a monkfish. The next time you visit The Maritime Aquarium, try to spot this bottom dweller in the Sandy Bottom exhibit. Sometimes it hangs … Continue reading

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  Over this past week, The Maritime Aquarium’s harbor seal trainers have been working on making Orange the seal feel comfortable about leaving the exhibit. She’s not going anywhere in particular. All of our seals are being trained to leave … Continue reading

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