The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will open the naming contest for the new juvenile male harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) at 12:00 p.m. on September 23 and continue through October 7 at 11:59 p.m.
The community can vote on the Virginia Aquarium's website at www.virginiaaquarium.com/seal-naming... Read More
Virginia Aquarium Begins Community Water Monitoring Program In celebration of World Water Monitoring Day on Friday, September 18, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is beginning a citizen water monitoring program, allowing members of the community to provide water samples to be tested by our water quality lab.
The Virgini... Read More
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will give you the chance to get close to these incredible creatures as the changing exhibit gallery is transformed by sight, sound and touch into Dinosaurs! The exhibit remains through January 3, 2016. This exhibit is included with admission to the Virginia... Read More
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center welcomes a new juvenile male harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).
The juvenile seal stranded in Deal, New Jersey, on Valentine’s Day 2015 with lacerations on its neck and puncture wounds on its back, possibly from a shark bite or boat strike. The seal’s injuries resulted in it being deemed no... Read More