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Know your beach—season recap

#4 and final post in the 2019 series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin.

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Aniak's Pup Has Arrived!

The Seattle Aquarium announced today the birth of a new sea otter pup at its facility on Pier 59 in Seattle. The young otter was born today just before 5:00AM to the mother otter Aniak—who herself was born at Seattle Aquarium in 2002.

Winter Fishtival: Tide Pool Animal Fun Facts

Winter Fishtival: Tide Pool Animal Fun Facts

Join us for hands-on activities, special talks and opportunities to learn more about the care and feeding of the Aquarium's fish, birds, tide pool animals and marine mammals during Winter Fishtival! Each day we'll highlight a different sea animal and activity. Today’s featured animals live in tide pools. Here are some fun and interesting facts about tide pool animals.

Winter Fishtival: Marine Mammal Fun Facts

Winter Fishtival: Marine Mammal Fun Facts

Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) are members of the true seal group. They comprise a generally inquisitive, but elusive, species which spends equal time on land and in the sea. These seals are not limited to salt water and have been found in inland waterways and lakes. In the order Pinnipedia (modified limbs to flippers) and family Phocidae.

Winter Fishtival: Sculpin Fun Facts

Winter Fishtival: Sculpin Fun Facts

Join us for hands-on activities, special talks and opportunities to learn more about the care and feeding of the Aquarium's fish, birds, tide pool animals and marine mammals during Winter Fishtival! Each day we'll highlight a different sea animal and activity. Today the featured animal is the sculpin. Here are some fun and interesting facts about sculpins.

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