This month we have some exciting information to share! We recently obtained some very interesting historical facts regarding one of the wild dolphins identified in our study as “Peanut.”
Fish will help grow lettuce without the use of soil in Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s new aquaponics exhibit. This lettuce will feed the aquarium’s rescued sea turtles. CMA completed the sustainable system at the end of August and it’s ready for guests to view now.
Harry, a Sea Urchin Found With Plastic Hair Clip Returned to the Wild After Marine Debris Campaign Announced
Harry, the sea urchin was found with a very unusual accessory. Clearwater Marine Aquarium summer camp students discovered the urchin with a plastic hair clip attached to its tube feet while snorkeling in Clearwater Bay. His story shows how plastic and marine debris are becoming more common and a growing problem in our oceans.
Do you remember Babyface? She was a dolphin that Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) observed in 2015 with deep propeller cuts on the peduncle near her tail. Babyface was recently spotted once again and this time with a calf!
Clearwater Marine Aquarium had over 20 dive team members voluntarily travel to the Florida Keys to “Dive for the Ocean.” These volunteers joined together with Coral Restoration Foundation, the largest coral reef restoration organization in the world, along with an army of ocean-lovers to plant coral.