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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Hugh’s Favorite Aquarium of the Pacific Video Clips | Hugh  

Hugh’s Favorite Aquarium of the Pacific Video Clips

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 42

I’ve been a husbandry volunteer at the Aquarium of the Pacific since before it opened nearly 20 years ago. For the past ten years, I’ve produced a blog about my volunteer experiences. Those blogs also featured short videos call Hugh’s Aquarium Views. This week I’d like to share a few of my favorite video clips from my blog.

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Animal Updates | Sharks

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Loveable Giant of Shark Lagoon | In Focus  

The Loveable Giant of Shark Lagoon

Aquarist Rachel Munson talks about what it’s like to work with our sand tiger shark.

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Animal Updates | Sharks | Conservation | Scientific Research

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Shark Conservation in Belize | In Focus  

Our education staff member, Erin English, recently traveled to Glover’s Reef in Belize to work on shark conservation research with Earthwatch Expedition.

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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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