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This is National Volunteer Week, a perfect time to acknowledge and thank the dedicated volunteers of The Maritime Aquarium. When you visit the Aquarium, you complete your ticket transaction with a cashier, who is a paid employee. But, after that, … Continue reading

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The “Spirit of the Sound” has a nice ring to it, don’t you think? The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s new hybrid-powered research vessel will take on the name dreamed up by Kiara Velazquez, a sophomore at Brien McMahon High School.

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Does our giant hermit crab look different to you? We’re not sure whether to call this a costume change or a change of address, but one of the hermit crabs molted recently and then ditched its old whelk-shell home for … Continue reading

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Our seal models have beauty AND brains. Orange tried out some looks during a photo shoot for Sunday’s big game while the rest the gang scrimmaged in the seal pool. We’re not sure which we love more: the bobbly football … Continue reading

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There’s no shortage of inspiration at The Maritime Aquarium if you’re looking to fill your Instagram feed with amazing creatures and critters. We love seeing your share your memories and experiences, in fact, #WeWantMore! A surefire way to make sure … Continue reading

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There’s no shortage of inspiration at The Maritime Aquarium if you’re looking to fill your Instagram feed with amazing creatures and critters! We love seeing your share your memories and experiences, in fact, #WeWantMore! A surefire way to make sure … Continue reading

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I’m convinced the Christmas season actually occurs in some alternate dimension where time runs at 10 times the normal speed. The big day is less than two weeks away, and if you’re anything like me, you haven’t even thought about … Continue reading

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By Cara Kenefick A Special Delivery Christmas came early this week at the Aquarium! On Monday, we received an exciting delivery for our upcoming special exhibit, which opens on Jan. 18. We revealed it (a brand new custom tank) to … Continue reading

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Over the past week, we’ve said hello and good-bye to some of our animals. It’s been bittersweet! On Monday, lots of new frogs were added to the Frogs! exhibit. We welcomed some gray tree, green tree, green and black poison … Continue reading

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Ever wondered what it’s like to see an exhibit in The Maritime Aquarium from the other side of the glass? Last week, members of Squalus Marine Divers team took the plunge into our “Go Fish” exhibit to hand-feed some of … Continue reading

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