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Animal Updates | Fish

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Building a Hyperbaric Chamber for Fish | In Focus  

Building a Hyperbaric Chamber for Fish

Assistant Curator Nate Jaros talks about the hyperbaric chamber he and his team built for the Aquarium.

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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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Animal Updates | Fish | Conservation

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Smallest Giant Sea Bass | In Focus  

The Smallest Giant Sea Bass

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.

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Animal Updates | Fish | Invertebrates

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A Garden Under the Sea | In Focus  

A Garden Under the Sea

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.

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Animal Updates | Fish | Sharks | Volunteering

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Target-Training a Shark | Hugh  

Target-Training a Shark

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.

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Animal Updates | Fish | Sharks

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Caring For A Tiger Shark | Retired | Chris  

Caring For A Tiger Shark

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!

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Animal Updates | Fish | Sharks

Friday, April 18, 2008

Egg identification | Retired | David  

Egg identification

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.

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Animal Updates | Fish

Monday, October 22, 2007

We Have Clownfish Babies!!! | Retired | David  

We Have Clownfish Babies!!!

For the first time in the Aquarium’s history, we have successfully bred pink skunk clownfish,Amphiprion perideraion. This amazing achievement was the product of two years of intense work by the dedicated aquarist staff. We hope to put the babies on display soon for the world to see.

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