Pickled Deep-Sea Fishes Not for Eating

When Aquarium props coordinator Perry Poon asks you if you want to check out his stash of deep-sea fishes, the only right answer is “Um, obviously.” Alas, the fishes that Perry showed me were dead, but not l...
The duty manager team at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Aquarium Duty Managers at Your Service!

At the Vancouver Aquarium, your experience is our top priority. In fact, we have a team whose primary purpose is to help make your visit a memorable, fun and unique experience. How do we do that, you may ask? A...
The wonders of the wet lab always elicit smiles and laughter. Photo credit: Brett Vo Photography.

An Evening Full of Laughter and Fun

On May 7, the Vancouver Aquarium stayed open late for an extraordinary group of visitors. Nearly 500 brave children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses visited the Aquarium, along with their families, f...

Sea Otters: More Than Just a Cute Face

Sea otters are extremely cute animals – just look at those button noses and fluffy fur, and you are likely to fall in love. Lauren Hartling, the Vancouver Aquarium’s interpretive specialist for marine mammal...

Night at the Aquarium: Celebrating Aquatic Life

The sixth annual iconic Night at the Aquarium gala fundraiser held last night, June 21, raised an incredible $316,433 for the Vancouver Aquarium. As a self-sustaining, non-profit organization, one hundred per c...