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Rockfish Abundance Survey, Vancouver Aquarium

Video Updates from 2014 Annual Rockfish Survey

It’s not easy being a baby rockfish. Young rockfish need very specific conditions and a lot of luck to make it through their first year. For some species, there were only a few years in the last century when young rockfish survived in any great number. To help identify trends in rockfish populations, the Howe Sound Research Program at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre offered an introductory REEF course, which taught divers and non-diversContinue Reading: Video Updates from 2014 Annual Rockfish Survey

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Access Day at the Vancouver Aquarium

Celebrating Accessibility at the Vancouver Aquarium

Join us on Saturday, December 6, as we celebrate accessibility at the Vancouver Aquarium. One of our goals at the Aquarium is to allow visitors to experience and enjoy the wonders of aquatic life to their fullest potential. As partContinue Reading: Celebrating Accessibility at the Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium Killer Whale Research

Saving B.C.’s Killer Whales

“We need to save B.C.’s whales.”  That was the message Dr. Lance Barrett-Lennard, head of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre cetacean research program, delivered at Sam Sullivan’s Public Salon last Wednesday. Public Salons bring people together who don’t normallyContinue Reading: Saving B.C.’s Killer Whales

Doesn't Stephen's enthusiasm for his new job just jump out of the page at you?

This Guy (Our New Videographer)

When Stephen Hargreaves, the Vancouver Aquarium’s new videographer-editor, first started he was immediately put to the test. Could he spend an entire weekend in the Adams River filming sockeye salmon? And could he spend those long work days with hisContinue Reading: This Guy (Our New Videographer)

Seal release Vancouver Aquarium Rescue Centre

Not Your Typical Seal Release

It was a typical fall, West Coast morning with low lying clouds and a cool, dampness in the air as we pulled into the parking lot at Porteau Cove. Yet, the day was anything other than typical for four harbour sealsContinue Reading: Not Your Typical Seal Release