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Safety Information for Visitors

Updated mask policy, effective March 5: 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 »

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News and Features


Right Whale Population Continues to Decline

Scientists say there are just 336 North Atlantic right whales left in the world, as the population shows a decline for the 10th straight year.

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Examining the Impact of Catch & Release

An Aquarium-led landmark study finds some shark species are tougher than others when it comes to surviving catch and release.

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Partnering to Save Eastern Box Turtles

Aquarium and zoo teams work to save hundreds of eastern box turtles being illegally smuggled out of the U.S.

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