Friday, July 06, 2018
Despite its dire circumstances, I have hope for the vaquita.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
There have been lots of dolphins and other sea life spotted on our whale watches, including mola molas.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Our new interns have started working on the whale watches so we’re finally getting some pictures back in to the database to share with you all. It’s been pretty exciting with all of the fin whales, the few humpbacks we’ve seen, dolphins, molas, and of course the blue whales!
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 55
There wasn’t a lot of staff, paid and volunteers, back when the Aquarium of the Pacific first opened in June of 1998 so my early volunteer responsibilities included a lot of duties outside the realm of marine mammal husbandry. One of which was hand feeding sharks including one of the aquarium’s charter animal, Fern.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 54
20 years later a harbor seal pup is having fun just like mom used to.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 53
When I watched Little Red the octopus get in her puzzle box a couple of videos ago I couldn’t help but think of how it reminded me of an astronaut getting into a space capsule while orbiting the earth.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Blue whales have been spotted off of Redondo Canyon and Pt. Fermin for the past week! Joining them have been a lot of fin whales and a couple humpbacks as well as our usual suspects of dolphins. When our interns start they’ll be starting out strong with blue whale ID.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 52
On April 20 2018 one of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s original animals, Shelby the harbor seal, gave birth to a healthy female pup.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Our second blue whale sighting already and we’ve had a lot of dolphin sightings plus our first humpback of the spring/summer season.
Friday, May 04, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 51
A long time ago, in an Aquarium far, far away…