Tiny Male Otter Pup Patient in our Care

A tiny male sea otter pup — estimated to be just two to four weeks old — is now in 24-hour care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, after concerned members of the public found it swimming alo...

Record Breaking Attendance

The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre reached a new milestone Friday morning, celebrating its highest annual attendance ever, with a record 1.17 million visitors in 2016. The record-breaking number inclu...

Staff Pick: Sneaks its Way into Our Hearts

“What is that?” “Oh, is that a snake?” “Nooo, it looks like an eel…” These are some of the regular conversations we over hear in our galleries about May’s Staff Pick of the Month – the penpoint gunnel (Apodicht...

Sea Monkeys: Food for Aquarium Animals

Ever heard of Sea Monkeys? They were advertised in comic books in the 1960s and 1970s. Essentially, you could order brine shrimp eggs and grow them at home. As the story goes, the creator of Sea Monkeys was ins...