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Safety Information for Visitors

The City of Boston has lifted its indoor mask mandate. Face coverings are encouraged for Aquarium guests, however they are no longer required on Aquarium property. Learn more »

Blue Economy

President and CEO Vikki Spruill photographed with legislators supporting a blue economy in Massachusetts

Supporting A Responsible Blue Economy

The Aquarium is working with Massachusetts state legislators to file and support bills that aim to bolster the parts of the state’s economy that rely on our ocean and waterways, while also protecting critical species and habitats.

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News and Features

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Protecting North Atlantic Right Whales

We applaud NOAA's proposed changes to federal vessel speed regulations, as well as a strategy to implement “on-demand” fishing.

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sandbar shark is caught by a researcher on the beaches of Nantucket

Studying Sharks on Nantucket

Aquarium researchers are working to learn more about the sandbar sharks, dusky sharks, and sand tiger sharks in the waters around Nantucket.

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Kemp's Ridley sea turtle is release back into the ocean

Supporting Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance

As we continue this critical rescue and rehabilitation work, federal support is needed. Learn what you can do to help.

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