Oregon Coast Aquarium and SAGE to Host The Future of Our Oceans with Dr. Sylvia Earle
Newport, Oregon – The Oregon Coast Aquarium and SAGE will co-host The Future of Our Oceans with renowned marine biologist, oceanographer and author, Dr. Sylvia Earle, on Sunday, May 19th at the Portland State University Viking Pavilion. Dr. Sylvia Earle will speak about the state of our ocean, the protection of biodiversity and how we […]READ MORE
Sea Otter Holding Facility Fully Funded—Thanks to YOU!
Newport, Oregon – On Giving Tuesday, the Oregon Coast Aquarium announced a campaign to build a new sea otter holding facility. The facility would allow the Aquarium to take in an additional rescued sea otter and facilitate new Behind-the-Scenes guest experiences. Thanks to generous donations from Aquarium supporters, the sea otter holding facility has been […]READ MORE
Diving for Oregon’s Marine Reserves
It’s 7:00 AM. The sun just begins to glimmer over the surface of Yaquina Bay, where the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s research vessel, Gracie Lynn, gently rocks in its slip at the Port of Newport. Jim Burke, Director of Animal Husbandry at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, arrived about 30 minutes ago to finish loading supplies for […]READ MORE
We asked a squid expert about the masses of eggs arriving on our coast…
Lately the Aquarium has been receiving a lot of questions about these translucent sacs being found along the Oregon coast. And no, we’re not talking about those pickle-like pyrosomes. The sacs can be found in a cluster, akin to a bunch of grapes, or as individuals. If observed closely, you can just make out a […]READ MORE