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Fresh fish: juvenile sablefish now at the Seattle Aquarium

Fresh fish: juvenile sablefish now at the Seattle Aquarium

About 100 juvenile sablefish, captive-reared by NOAA Fisheries, are now sharing the Aquarium’s Elliott Bay Window with two blue striped perch and a juvenile wolf eel.

Seattle Aquarium veterinarian travels to Alaska on NOAA research trip

Seattle Aquarium veterinarian travels to Alaska on NOAA research trip

Dr. Lesanna Lahner, the Aquarium’s staff veterinarian, recently traveled to Alaska’s Aleutian Islands to participate in NOAA research on Steller sea lion pups. Listed under the Endangered Species Act, Steller sea lions are the largest members of the “eared seal” family. 

Marine Mammal Mania at the Seattle Aquarium: spotlight on northern fur seals

Marine Mammal Mania at the Seattle Aquarium: spotlight on northern fur seals

Last Saturday, April 13, Sharon Melin, wildlife biologist at NOAA’s National Marine Mammal laboratory, came to the Aquarium and shared her experience with wild northern fur seals. Working with biologist Julie Carpenter and our male northern fur seal Commander, she demonstrated how satellite tags are placed on adult fur seals to track their ranges (see photo).

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part Six

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part Six

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist, Julie Carpenter recently assisted NOAA scientists from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center with their annual research in the Pribliof Islands of Alaska, which are home to breeding colonies (or rookeries) of the northern fur seal.

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part Five

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist, Julie Carpenter recently assisted NOAA scientists from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center with their annual research in the Pribliof Islands of Alaska, which are home to breeding colonies (or rookeries) of the northern fur seal.

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part Four

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist, Julie Carpenter recently assisted NOAA scientists from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center with their annual research in the Pribliof Islands of Alaska, which are home to breeding colonies (or rookeries) of the northern fur seal.

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