Discover the unusual and fascinating fish found right here in Puget Sound and throughout the Pacific Ocean.
Fish of Puget SoundButterflyfishWrasses
Meet our delightful otters and seals! Daily talks and feedings at 11:30am and 2pm.
Infographic Sea otter food infographic
River otter vs. sea otter
Our beautiful open-air exhibit highlights habitats along the rough and rocky shorelines of Puget Sound, and the many species of birds that can be found there.
Cephalopods are a class of marine mollusks that include squids, cuttlefishes and octopuses.
Cold vs. warm coralCoral at the Aquarium
Did you know that the third-largest predatory shark in the world is swimming in the waters of Puget Sound – in Seattle’s Elliott Bay and even below the Aquarium itself? Part of our working sixgill shark research program, our Searching for Sixgills exhibit will introduce you to the wonders of sixgills, and provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of our important research activities.
Plankton aren’t a particular kind of plant or animal—rather, “plankton” is a category for organisms that aren’t capable of swimming against a current.