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Friday, April 04, 2008

Tangs versus algae | David  buttonLink

Tangs versus algae

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.

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Volunteering | Birds | Mammals | Sharks | Turtles

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

HUGH’S SATURDAY WITH THE CRITTERS | Hugh  buttonLink

HUGH’S SATURDAY WITH THE CRITTERS

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.

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Monday, January 14, 2008

New Tenant and Other Shark Lagoon News | Leah  buttonLink

New Tenant and Other Shark Lagoon News

The new tenant, a bowmouth guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma), has moved from our quarantine area into Shark Lagoon with the bull sharks departure.

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Volunteering | Birds | Invertebrates | Sharks

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

A Day Full of New and Unusual Experiences | Brittany  buttonLink

A Day Full of New and Unusual Experiences

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.

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Volunteering | Fish | Sharks

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Do these spots make me look fat? | David  buttonLink

Do these spots make me look fat?

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.

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Volunteering | Sharks

Monday, November 05, 2007

Bull Shark Update and Other News | Leah  buttonLink

Bull shark moving and squid sniffing, business as usual at the Aquarium.

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Volunteering | Fish | Sharks

Monday, October 08, 2007

Maid Service and Motherhood | Leah  buttonLink

There is a lot of work to be done to get Shark Lagoon ready for our guests each day.

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Friday, September 21, 2007

Shark Babies | David  buttonLink

Shark Babies

Happy sharks means lots of babies. Lots of babies also means bites.

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Education | Volunteering | Fish | Sharks

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Early One Day, Late the Next | Brittany  buttonLink

Early One Day, Late the Next

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”!

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