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...

Rock Greenling: The “Badass” Disco King

Like sequins on a ‘70s jumpsuit, the male rock greenling’s (Hexagrammos lagocephalus) scales shimmer in the light in all its rainbow glory. But far from standing out, this colouration can actually help this Nor...

A Master of Disguise: The Plumed Basilisk

This lizard’s bright emerald-coloured skin will impress you… if you manage to find it in the Aquarium’s Graham Amazon Gallery. Would it impress you even more to know that it runs on water? The plum...