• A Blue View: Colonial Animals

    At first glance, you’d probably guess that a bryozoan (or moss animal) is a single organism. But, in fact, this "animal" is comprised of a colony of smaller organisms that work as a team to create a larger, functional invertebrate. Read More

    Published 3/29/2016

  • Night at the Aquarium

    Our animal residents exhibit different behaviors once all the guests are gone. Read More

    Published 1/21/2016

  • Re-cap: 2015 Shark Tagging

    Every August, the National Aquarium invites the public to join us on shark research out of Ocean City, Maryland! Read More

    Published 9/8/2015

  • Animal Update: Summer Flounder in Atlantic Shelf

    A summer flounder has been added to our Maryland: Mountains to the Sea exhibit! Read More

    Published 7/31/2015

  • A Blue View: A Natural Defense

    Floods, storms, hurricanes and other extreme forms of weather can have dramatic impacts on communities, depleting natural resources, damaging important infrastructure, causing injury and costing money. Read More

    Published 7/28/2015

  • Meet Our Newest Puffin Additions!

    We are excited to announce the arrival of two healthy Atlantic puffin hatchlings! Read More

    Published 7/27/2015

  • Keeper Week: David Hersl

    The Aquarium is home to an astonishing array of plants and animals. In celebration of National Zookeeper Appreciation Week, we’re introducing you to some of the talented team that keeps our living collection healthy and thriving! Read More

    Published 7/24/2015

  • Animal Update: Chambered Nautiluses in Sensing

    Three chambered nautiluses have been added to our Sensing exhibit!  Read More

    Published 7/24/2015

  • Keeper Week: Matt Wade

    The Aquarium is home to an astonishing array of plants and animals. In celebration of National Zookeeper Appreciation Week, we’re introducing you to some of the talented team that keeps our living collection healthy and thriving! Read More

    Published 7/23/2015

  • Keeper Week: Shawn Fauth

    The Aquarium is home to an astonishing array of plants and animals. In celebration of National Zookeeper Appreciation Week, we’re introducing you to some of the talented team that keeps our living collection healthy and thriving! Read More

    Published 7/22/2015

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