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It’s the 27th annual “Shark Week” on cable’s Discovery Channel.  (You may have noticed that The Maritime Aquarium is the local sponsor of “Shark Week” on Cablevision!) Although the original intent of “Shark Week” was to share helpful educational information about sharks, some … Continue reading

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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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In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … Continue reading

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Most people recognize our moon jellies as undulating bells, often backlit in soothing pinks and purples as ethereal music plays in a round room that seems to have the ability to stop time. You’ll stare at them, entranced, for hours… … Continue reading

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There’s no shortage of inspiration atThe 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 we … 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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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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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! “The Polar Express” returns to our IMAX theater, twinkling lighthouses adorn our galleries, and there will be several Santa sightings over the next few weeks. Don’t miss all The Maritime Aquarium has … Continue reading

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We love looking through your photos! We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr and Instagram to make sure that there’s plenty of ways for you to share the memories you make while you, your friends and your family get together at … 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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