Skip to main content



You can still be delighted by the animals in our care, be mesmerized by our exhibits, learn about the marine environment, and take action to preserve Puget Sound and Earth’s one ocean—all while we’re temporarily closed to the public to curb the spread of COVID-19 through the community.

Asset 8


Sea otters at Seattle Aquarium


The Seattle Aquarium may not be open to the public during these challenging times, but we wanted to take a moment to bring our amazing animals to you. This week we’re featuring some of our furry favorites—the sea otters! Check out our weekly schedule of activities and engagement opportunities to learn more as we all stay at home and practice social distancing.

Showing 529-532 of 532 Blog Posts

2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part One

2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part One

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post, is part one of a four-part blog series that will cover what it takes to put together a collection trip and highlight the biologists’ experiences.

Seattle Aquarium 2018 Hawaii reef research report: part 1 of 2

Seattle Aquarium 2018 Hawaii reef research report: part 1 of 2

2018 marks the tenth consecutive year that Seattle Aquarium staff members have conducted Hawaiian reef fish and coral health research along the northwestern side of the Big Island of Hawaii. 

Subscribe to the Seattle Aquarium Blog

Get news and updates from the blog delivered to your inbox