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A Seattle Aquarium staff biologist holds a bird in their hands as a staff veterinarian performs an examination on the bird.

Expert Care For Hundreds Of Species And Thousands Of Animals

The Seattle Aquarium is home to nearly 400 species and over 12,000 individual mammals, birds fish and invertebrates. And, just like humans, these species have their own distinct care needs that change as they age. “All animals at the Aquarium have care plans that are customized to their species and the needs of the individuals or groups,” says Senior Veterinarian Dr. Caitlin Hadfield, MA VetMB DAZCM DECZM.

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Alan, Bryan and Kathryn gearing up

2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part Three

Day 4 – Aug 20:  The team returned to Hale’iwa on the north shore for another full day of collecting. The water conditions have been better here than anywhere else on the island so far and we have been finding some wonderful fish.

Kathryn and Bryan snorkel collecting

2011 Hawaii Collecting Trip, Part Two

Day 2 — Aug 18: 5am start time. After breakfast and packing lunch to take with us, the team loaded up the vans and headed to the north shore of the island to begin a “shake down” collecting day at Hale’iwa.

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