Friday, April 04, 2008
Lots of colorful, vertically-compressed fish are swimming around Shark Lagoon, nibbling on the walls. The sharks can be touched but not these little fish. Trust me, you would not want to touch them anyway. They are called tangs and they live in Shark Lagoon because they are on a mission to control the algae.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
For those of you who wonder what I actually do during my Saturday marine mammal shift at the Aquarium of the Pacific, this week’s blog is a rundown of my day.
Monday, January 14, 2008
The new tenant, a bowmouth guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma), has moved from our quarantine area into Shark Lagoon with the bull sharks departure.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
The Aquarium got a visit from some cool (literally) birds as I fed some bat rays and collected plankton straight from the ocean! This doesn’t happen much at all, so I was quite excited.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
The reticulate whiptail ray in Shark Lagoon indulges in the best food daily. To keep her from getting fat, her portions are controlled but that does not stop her from trying to eat her roommates’ leftovers.
Monday, November 05, 2007
Bull shark moving and squid sniffing, business as usual at the Aquarium.
Monday, October 08, 2007
There is a lot of work to be done to get Shark Lagoon ready for our guests each day.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
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Friday, September 21, 2007
Happy sharks means lots of babies. Lots of babies also means bites.
Thursday, September 20, 2007
What was it like for me to volunteer two days in a row? Why was Young Professionals Night such a blast to participate in? Also, find out about the new creature lurking in our Shark Lagoon and read about my one of many “happy spurts”!