Monthly Archives: May 2013

By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium It’s that time of year when you might find a snapping turtle in your garden. Behold, the turtle that time forgot. If other freshwater turtles species received “modernizing” makeovers over the last … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Spend any amount of time in The Maritime Aquarium’s new “Lorikeets” summer exhibit and you get a little spoiled. Hold out a cup of nectar and it’s likely that one or more … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Today in Connecticut is Long Island Sound Day. Back in 1997, the state General Assembly declared that each Friday before Memorial Day is to be celebrated as Long Island Sound Day.  By … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium We welcomed Jean-Michel Cousteau to The Maritime Aquarium last night, and his insights into the state of the oceans were, at times, sobering but also, at times, inspiring. But, first, for anyone … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Evolutionary biologists were thrown for a loop recently, all because of one of the most common jellies we have here in Long Island Sound. At the center of all the fuss are … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Now that spring is here, life has returned to our salt marshes. Stand along the edge of a salt marsh and it may seem that the whole muddy shoreline is moving. The … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium A new season has opened for blue crabbing in Connecticut, and a lot of folks who watch the health of Long Island Sound will be closely watching the size of the blue … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Sand tiger sharks were in the news the other day. This is the primary species of shark in The Maritime Aquarium’s “The Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit (a.k.a., what a lot of … Continue reading

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