Celebrate sharks in November

Sharks are so important to the ecosystem that the Seattle Aquarium is celebrating them for a whole month! Whether you visit the Aquarium in person or connect virtually, you’ll be able to learn about the diverse and important lives of sharks.

Lightning Talks: Sharks, November 12, 6pm
Like a science sampler plate, this fun, engaging event will highlight five shark enthusiasts for five minutes each on topics ranging from research and conservation to sharks in pop culture. 

Speaker lineup:

  • Melissa Márquez from the Fins United Initiative.
  • Jaida Elcock with Minorities in Shark Science.
  • Paul Clerkin of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
  • George Probst of SharkPix.com.
  • David Shiffman of Arizona State University and @WhySharksMatter.

Hours/prices at the Aquarium:
The Aquarium’s admission gate is open 9:30am–5pm daily, with the exhibits closing at 6pm. Online ticket prices: adults, $32.95; youth (ages 4–12), $22.95; and children ages 3 and under are admitted free. Discounts available for Washington state residents. Tickets purchased at the Aquarium are $2 more than online prices.

About the Seattle Aquarium
Founded in 1977 and located on Pier 59 in the heart of Seattle, Washington, the nonprofit Seattle Aquarium serves as the largest platform for ocean conservation and engagement in the Pacific Northwest. With a mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, it leads educational, conservation and regional research initiatives for a healthier planet. A thriving and vibrant Aquarium is a key part of Seattle. Help secure the Aquarium for years to come by donating to the Resilience Fund at www.seattleaquarium.org/donate.

On the web: SeattleAquarium.org
On Facebook: facebook.com/Aquarium.Seattle
On Twitter: twitter.com/SeattleAquarium
On Instagram: instagram.com/seattleaquarium
On YouTube: youtube.com/seattleaquarium

Contact:
Tim Kuniholm
(206) 386-4345
t.kuniholm@seattleaquarium.org