NOTICE: The Aquarium will close at 4p.m. on Saturday, April 30th in preparation for our SeaGrapes fundraising event. The Splash Pad, our outdoor kids' water play area, will close at 3p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

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4/18/2016 10:47:50 PM
Wedding Tails: Hilary and Josh's Modern Wedding Under the Sea

While searching for the perfect Tampa Bay wedding venue that combined their love for the ocean and modern style, Lindsey and Steve knew they had found their dream location when they saw The Florida Aquarium. 

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4/8/2016 8:53:54 AM
Help Sea Turtles Survive - Support Us on Give Day, Tampa Bay!

We’re participating in Give Day Tampa Bay on May 3, 2016! Give Day Tampa Bay is a special time to support local nonprofit organizations in the Tampa Bay area.

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4/4/2016 12:31:28 PM
The Florida Aquarium to Host Tampa’s Inaugural Fishackathon on Earth Day Weekend

The Florida Aquarium is ecstatic to announce that we will be participating in the U.S. Department of State’s Fishackathon! On Earth Day weekend (April 22-24) locations around the world will provide a place for coders and experts to craft and create salient solutions for the sea with technology, talents and teamwork. 

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3/30/2016 9:15:31 AM
2016 Sea Turtle Nesting Season

It one of the most wonderful times of the year - sea turtle nesting season in Florida!

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3/23/2016 9:34:42 AM
Two Rescued Green Sea Turtles Carefully Cared for at The Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium answered another call to help aid in sea turtle rescue efforts in Florida last month. We brought in two Green Sea Turtles suffering from cold-stun effects to provide them with life-saving medical care and a place to undergo rehabilitation before release back into the wild.

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2/17/2016 8:36:13 AM
Rescued Heron Finds a Home on The Florida Aquarium’s Wetlands Trail

We recently rescued and welcomed a Great Blue Heron to the Aquarium! Great Blue Herons are the largest species of heron in the world and can be found throughout most of North America and living year-round in Florida. 

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1/28/2016 9:57:23 AM
14 Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Make Their Way Back to the Big Blue

This week, The Florida Aquarium released more than a dozen cold-stunned Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles on Canaveral National Seashore’s New Smyrna Beach!

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1/19/2016 9:15:11 AM
Leafy Sea Dragon Mating Behavior at the Aquarium

For the past month, some new and interesting behaviors have been happening in The Florida Aquarium’s Dragons Down Under gallery.

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12/4/2015 8:47:29 AM
Wildlife Conservation 2015

Today is World Wildlife Conservation Day—a day to bring awareness to preserving nature! The Florida Aquarium is committed to proper stewardship and environmental conservation of the natural environment above and below the water’s surface every day. Learn about our strategic priorities.

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11/8/2015 12:33:55 PM
Wedding Tails: Hilary and Josh's Wedding at The Florida Aquarium

While planning a wedding hundreds of miles away, destination couple Hilary and Josh searched for a Tampa wedding venue with excellent service and support.

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