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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, August 31, 2017

There Are Still Blues Around | James S.  

There Are Still Blues Around

We finally found another blue whale! Our photo ID staff and Harbor Breeze took some really nice photos of this whale. There have also been lots of common dolphins, ocean sunfish, a sneaky minke, and we have witnessed a few feeding frenzies.

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Animal Updates | Fish | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Grunge Sculpin? No. Grunt Sculpin | Hugh  

Grunge Sculpin? No. Grunt Sculpin

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 36

What they said was Grunt Sculpin but what I heard at first was “Grunge” Sculpin. When I took a closer look at the fish I thought to myself that it does look a little grungy in a hipster sort of way.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Humpbacks and Hammerheads | James S.  

Humpbacks and Hammerheads

Hello whale watch friends! It’s been a little quiet for blue whales, but we’ve seen some amazing stuff on the water. Chief the humpback whale has been in town for the past few days, we spotted Bryde’s whales, minke whales, tons of birds feeding, thousands of dolphins, and even a scalloped hammerhead shark!

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station | Hugh  

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35

It’s a great tip that saves money and helps the environment so Harpo the sea lion and I decided to get the word out about the Aquarium of the Pacific’s water bottle filling stations.

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Conservation | Scientific Research

Monday, August 07, 2017

Creating and Restoring Colorful Coral | In Focus  

Creating and Restoring Colorful Coral

Learn how Aquarist Jessica is rejuvenating artificial coral in our Tropical Pacific gallery.

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Thursday, August 03, 2017

Humpbacks & Dolphins In The Area | James S.  

Humpbacks & Dolphins In The Area

It’s been a little quieter out on the water than we would have expected, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t seen any cetaceans. There have been some sightings of humpbacks and lots of dolphins hanging around the area. Even a rare sighting of a sei whale!

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