Bioblitz 150: Exploring Our Own Backyard

When I started at Ocean Wise I had never heard of a bioblitz, but they were going to be the focus of my new job—so I quickly learned. In summary, a bioblitz is when scientists and citizen scientists document th...

Take A Bite Out Of Shark Week

With replenishable teeth, six senses, and unparalleled survival skills, sharks are the ultimate aquatic predator. Saluting Shark Week, Vancouver Aquarium is inviting visitors to get up close with these fierce y...

“KOI-llaboration” at its Finest

Earlier this year, the Vancouver Aquarium became a temporary home to 13 colourful koi. The fish arrived in January in advance of renovations at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Our facility and our...