Animal Updates - June 1

Published June 01, 2012

Between our Baltimore and Washington, DC, venues, more than 17,500 animals representing 900 species call the National Aquarium home. There are constant changes, additions, and more going on behind the scenes that our guests may not notice during their visit. We want to share these fun updates with our community so we're bringing them to you in our weekly Animal Update posts!

Check our blog every Friday to find out what's going on... here's what's new this week!

300+ New Fish! 

More than 300 fish have been added to the Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit! This collection of juvenile Atlantic tropical species with the bright, beautiful colors of the Caribbean were introduced earlier this week.

Queen Angel

Make sure you come visit the blue tangs, French grunts, pork fish, squirrel fish, queen angels, French angels, Spanish hogfish, bi-colored damsels, sergeant majors and creole wrasse as they adapt to their new home!

French Grunts

Blue Tang

Be sure to check back every Friday to find out what’s happening!

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