We’re celebrating National Zookeeper Appreciation Week all week long! Meet aquarist Sandi Schaefer and see just what goes on behind the scenes at the Aquarium in today’s blog post. Find it at maritimeaquarium.org/blog #nzkw #aza #zookeeperappreciationweek #maritimeaquarium
Have a lovely #TurtleTuesday with this repost from @oceana! #seaturtles (at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk)
Happy Zookeeper Appreciation Week! Every day this week, we’ll introduce you to one of the many amazing Aquarium staff members who dedicate their days to caring for our animals. Today, meet animal trainer Vicki Sawyer.
The sea ravens laid eggs in their exhibit several months ago, and now they’re starting to hatch! Many of them have already hatched, but you can see some of them still inside the eggs. Those black dots? They’re eyes!
Read more about these babies on today’s blog.
Did you know? The northern sea robin uses it’s leg-like pelvic fins to “walk” along the ocean floor to search for prey!
You really can’t go wrong with a #turtleselfie! Proven by @sammaf #Regram #turtle #maritimeaquarium (at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk)
Our Jr. Marine Biologist 2 campers took a trip aboard the Aquarium’s research vessel this Wednesday to learn about our Long Island Sound Biodiversity study. They found a pretty awesome friend in the trawl net – a smooth dogfish shark!
Get more details about our camp programs on our website.
Guest Photos: Our local celebrities, the harbor seals!