The re-energized focus on Long Island Sound's story is obvious in the colorfully redesigned main hall, which has been renamed Newman's Own Hall in celebration of a $1.2 million grant from Newman's Own Foundation."
– The Norwalk Citizen
Veterinary care of aquarium animals can be a tricky business. How can sea turtles or harbor seals tell us how they feel and how can we examine and treat animals submerged in thousands of gallons of water? Clinical veterinarian Barb … Continue reading
As time goes on, the fish population is becoming more endangered. Humans are depleting the ocean of its inhabitants at a record rate, endangering the ocean and the world’s ecosystem. The worldwide consumption of fish has been growing steadily, damaging … Continue reading
By Jennifer Herring, president of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk In June 1969, the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland caught fire. The river caught fire. Thickly polluted with sludge and waste from industries, the river’s surface burst into flames when … Continue reading
Did you know that triggerfish can rotate each eye independently? We had to remove the carnivores from the Long Island Sound Fall Season display due to aggressive behavior. With strong jaws triggerfish can prey on just about anything including crabs … Continue reading
Student Blogger, Radhika Mattoo, interviews Judith Bacal.
Returning to the Maritime Aquarium this summer is the white alligator, a striking example of variety in nature. Because of its rarity, it is a pleasure to see that the alligator has returned after its 2008 visit to amaze even … Continue reading
Most people see a horsehoe crab and assume it simply dwells on the ocean’s bottom, churning up sand and sea shells with it’s spiky legs and sweeping shell. However, the horseshoe crab has played a key role in the modern … Continue reading
Frogs are amphibians, cold-blooded vertebrate animals that, unlike reptiles, do not have scales and usually breed in water. You probably knew that. But did you know that “Amphibians together with reptiles make up a larger group called Herps. The study … Continue reading
With poisonous spines this carnivore has few natural predators to control population growth. Originating in an area spanning from Japan to Australia, the nocturnal Lionfish was introduced to the East Coast including Long Island Sound in 1992. Because the Lionfish … Continue reading