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Moon Jellies Fun fact

The jellies featured in the Aquarium are in exhibits specifically made for jellies, which would get sucked into the filtration systems of regular exhibits. (Jellies aren't strong swimmers.)

Economic Impact Report

Over the last 18 years, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, in addition to playing the role of an educational, recreational, and entertainment resource, has been an unseen economic engine, now infusing $42 million annually into Connecticut’s economy. Full details of The Maritime Aquarium’s broad and deep impact on the health of the economy of the State of Connecticut were revealed in a recent Economic Impact Study commissioned by The Maritime Aquarium and performed by Scott, Kenney Partners, Inc.
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