Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 87
The wolf eel’s face reminds me of the evil henchman of a villain bent on destroying the universe. Surprisingly the wolf eel is actually quite docile and quite lovable.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 84
Touring the entire aquarium in under 3 minutes via a timelapse video.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 81
In between when I finish preparing the sea otter’s food and the morning staff briefing one of my favorite places to spend that time is in the Tropical Pacific viewing tunnel watching the cleaner wrasse going to work.
Sunday, April 01, 2018
Assistant Curator Nate Jaros talks about the hyperbaric chamber he and his team built for the Aquarium.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
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.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Meet the smallest giant sea bass you have ever seen. Aquarist Nicole Leier celebrated a career milestone by helping successfully breed and raise this species past the three month mark.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
When you visit the Aquarium, one of the first exhibits to catch your eye is Tropical Pacific Preview. This exhibit transports you to a shallow reef where brightly colored corals pop against a plain backdrop, while a royal blue tang fish weaves in and out of the water.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Training a shark to participate in its own husbandry care.
How do you get a nearly 8 foot long free swimming shark out of the water for a checkup? With a sea lion or sea otter the animal can be trained to get into a transport kennel when asked. Nicky, an Aquarium of the Pacific aquarist, decided to train Fern the Zebra Shark to willingly swim onto a transport stretcher using the same training techniques used to train marine mammals.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Tiger sharks are a sensitive species that are rare to find in captivity. Check out some of the steps we took at the Aquarium to ensure our tiger shark successfully joined our family of volunteers, staff, birds, mammals, and fish!
Friday, April 18, 2008
Everyday, the sharks at Shark Lagoon lay lots of eggs. This time, I am going to give y’all a break down of all the different kinds of eggs you can expect to see at Shark Lagoon.