(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – One of the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's beloved Komodo dragons, Jude, received an emergency surgical procedure to remove her reproductive tract on Tuesday, May 24. She made it through surgery successfully, and has returned to the Aquarium to recuperate. Staff remains cautiously optimistic about he... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) In only the beginning of its second full season, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Stranding Response Pier Partners Program saw a record number of hooked turtles come in on Sunday, May 15.
Fishers at local piers hooked six of the most endangered sea turtles, Kemp's ridley, and the Aquarium Stranding ... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) “Basil” has a short road to recovery after being hooked by a recreational angler, but with sea turtles returning to our waters through their seasonal migration, this will not be an isolated incident.
“Basil,” a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, was accidentally hooked at Virginia Beach Fishing Pier on Monday, May 9. Kemp’s ri... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) Virginia's seafood industry is the third largest in the country, making sustainability imperative. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's Sensible Seafood™ Program aims to protect our oceans by supporting sustainable fisheries. To celebrate, and introduce, these sustainable alternatives to consumers, the ... Read More