For many of you, when you hear the words “under the sea,” your mind wanders to a certain popular animated mermaid. However, at the Aquarium, we think about the aquatic life thriving more than a mile under the sea!
The female zebra shark in our care, nicknamed Zoe, was previously recovering at the Animal Care and Rescue Center after a short period of illness.
Researchers and staff at the National Aquarium were among the first to discover a remarkable capability in swell sharks: asexual reproduction.
In celebration of Shark Week, learn about the sharks that call the Chesapeake Bay home!
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