Public Aquariums

Women of the Water: Inspiring the Next Generation – Join Piscine Energetic For A Live Video Series

When public aquariums were forced to close their doors Piscine Energetics answered the call organizing a weekly private zoom chat called Quarantining with Curators. These zoom chats were exclusive for public aquarium curators and staff, however, for the next two…

Rare Australian Ornate Boxfish On Display At The Birch Aquarium

The Ornate Boxfish has to be one of the most adorable fish alive. With his geometric striped markings, bright orange tale, and devilish grin, this iconic Australia species has earned his spot in the holy grail fish book. Ornate Boxfish…

Meet The Striped Pyjama Squid: Sepioloidea lineolata

Striped pyjama squids (Sepioloidea lineolata) are some of the cutest cephalopods, rarely seen in aquariums. Pyjama squids are part of the Sepiadariida family, which is a group related to squid and cuttlefish. So it seems despite their name, pyjama squids…

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Shares Video Of The Most Iconic Deep-sea Critters

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has recently shared a video showing some of Californias more iconic deep-sea critters. Monterey Bay is one of the most biologically diverse bodies of waters in the world, and the underlying submarine canyon is…

Georgia Aquarium To Offer Cage Diving in New Shark Exhibit

The Georgia public aquarium has revealed a one-million-gallon shark exhibit with an immersive experience. Accompanied by Georgia Aquarium staff, guests get up-close with sharks and rays and learn about the conservation of these fascinating animals. Inside the main exhibit, for…

William Saville-Kent Was A Coral Loving Naturalist From The 1800s

William Saville-Kent As you do when you’re stuck at home, you fall down a rabbit hole on the internet. The story of William Saville-Kent is one such divot we stumbled upon, and oh boy are we happy we did. We…

Ridged Cactus Coral Spawned And Settled At The Florida Aquarium

Ridged Cactus Coral Researchers at the Florida Aquarium have just added a new Caribbean coral to their captive spawning list. Mycetophyllia lamarkiana, the ridged cactus coral has successfully produced coral larvae, and more than 350 little baby corals are now…

Animals On An Aquarium Tour
Last week we wrote about some adorable rockhopper penguins starting an inevitable aquarium tour trend. Then we quickly saw aquariums catch on sharing videos of flamingos, ducks, and more.  We knew this trend was too good to stop at birds.…
Seven Public Aquariums Offering Brilliant Digital Content

Missing some of your favorite public aquariums? Or just need to keep busy?  We’ve put together a list of seven public aquariums offering engaging virtual content. This list includes a few live cams, (don’t miss the Anthias Cam), and much…

The Quest to Create an Enormous School of Golden Sweepers

Aquamarine Fukushima, Japan, 2008: While doing a pre-tour before the Shanghai 7th IAC (International Aquarium Congress), we discovered a fascinating biotope aquarium, in which a school of several thousand of golden sweepers were swimming. Ten years and a tsunami later,…