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There are over 700 living species that belong to the class Cephalopoda (a name derived from Greek meaning “head-footed”). The g...
By Eric Schwaab, Chief Conservation Officer for the National Aquarium
President Obama has just protected the Grand Canyon of our oceans. By ...
Seafood can be a very important part of a healthy and balanced diet. The quality and quantity of our seafood is tightly linked to the health...
Today, we’re celebrating a very special birthday. Margaret, the National Aquarium’s hyacinth macaw, turned 26!
Did you know that at 4,195 miles long, the Amazon River basin is one of the largest in the world? In fact, about one-fifth of the world...
Established in 1994, the Oyster Recovery Partnership is a Maryland-based cooperative coalition focused on restoring the Chesapeake Bay&rsquo...
“This award is the highest honor for new exhibits, and the National Aquarium is on the leading edge of aquatic exhibits in North Ame...
It’s a great day for the big blue!
The expansion of this Monument to six times its current size will provide protection to the c...
The recent headlines associated with the UN Climate Summit and the newest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report are prompting man...
Sea otters have valuable fur, and as a result were almost hunted to extinction in the early 1900s. In the late ‘70s, they gained pro...