Virginia Aquarium Saddened by Loss of Two Sand Tiger Sharks

December 30, 2014 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – On the evening of December 24, Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center staff discovered one of its oldest sand tiger sharks (Carcharias taurus) at the bottom of the Norfolk Canyon Aquarium. Shortly thereafter, it was confirmed that the shark had passed away. “Mystic,” named after the Mystic Aquarium from which... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Receives Statewide Recognition

December 17, 2014 | 4:00 pm |  View Release

Virginia Aquarium Receives Statewide Recognition

(Virginia Beach, VA) –On December 9, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center was recognized by the Virginia Green Program as a 2014 Virginia Green Travel Leader. The award was presented at the second annual Virginia Green Travel Conference which was held in Richmond. The Aquarium’s mission to inspire conservation of the marine e... Read More