Tag Archives: Marine Life

Take a look inside our most popular camp program: Junior Marine Biologist! JMB, as we call it around here, runs for five sessions over the summer at the Aquarium. During JMB 1 and 2, campers enter the inner workings of … Continue reading

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Think your dog sheds a lot? Just take a look how much fur Susie left behind after a morning hauled out on the rocks in her exhibit! If you see our seals look a bit patchy lately, don’t be alarmed; … Continue reading

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Six to Six Magnet School is part of The Maritime Aquarium’s Whole School partnership program and serves students from kindergarten through eighth grade from Bridgeport, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull. Fourth-graders from Six to Six visited Old Mine Park in … Continue reading

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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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You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! With the help of our expert team of aquarists and educators, we’ll continue to answer your questions — none are too big or too small. Just send them to us on Facebook and Twitter … 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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Meet one of the newest members of The Maritime Aquarium: the cubera snapper!   Here’s five fast facts about this fanged fish (say that five times fast!) The cubera snapper is: Equipped with large, sharp teeth, which allow them to … Continue reading

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How do you make collecting fish eggs in an aquarium a bit easier? You put them up in a hotel! If you’ve paid a visit to the Tropical Travelers exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium recently, you may have noticed a … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a fun place for kids and families to visit all year round, but around Halloween is when the ocean can really let its weirdness shine. Creep through the list of our favorite spooky-sounding fish … Continue reading

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