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Oregon Coast Aquarium and SAGE to Host The Future of Our Oceans with Dr. Sylvia Earle

May 7, 2019

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 […]

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Guide to Oregon’s Sharks and Their Relationship with Humans

July 24, 2018

Newport, Oregon— Oregonians are no strangers to large animals with lots of teeth. Veterans of Oregon’s incredible wilderness know the importance of vigilance and taking precautionary steps to prevent dangerous encounters with bears, cougars or, dare we say, Bigfoot. But as most people know—and fear—toothy animals don’t stop at the shore. The waters off the […]

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We asked a squid expert about the masses of eggs arriving on our coast…

May 22, 2018

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 […]

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