at the aquarium - March 29, 2020
Alan Alda to Premiere Podcast Recorded at Aquarium

Renowned actor and popular science podcaster Alan Alda recently stopped by the New England Aquarium to meet Ruddy, a giant Pacific octopus. ...

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aquarium animals - February 20, 2020
Donated Rare Blue Lobster on View

Rare blue lobster – only 1 in 2 million in the wild – donated to Aquarium and now on view ...

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press release - November 25, 2019
45 Endangered Sea Turtles Fly South

A total of 45 endangered sea turtles that stranded on Cape Cod and were rewarmed and medically stabilized by the New England Aquarium are being flown Monday to Georgia and Florida by a volunteer,...

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press release - November 13, 2019
Frigid Weather Brings in First Major Batch of Stranded Sea Turtles

The the sea turtle stranding season on Cape Cod started a little late and slowly, with only one live turtle being rescued each day of the Veterans Day long weekend. But 10 endangered Kemp's Ridley...

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press release - October 24, 2019
Aquarium and Draper Announce Our Ocean Commitment

An initiative from Draper and New England Aquarium to “Count Whales From Space” accepted at global ocean conservation conference. ...

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in the news - August 6, 2019
Young Humpback Whale Spotted in Boston Harbor

A young humpback whale has been feeding at the mouth of Boston Harbor over last weekend. The unnamed whale, which is 18 to 20 months old, is the 2018 calf of an adult female named Whirlygig. ...

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press release - November 21, 2018
press release - July 10, 2018
Whale Watchers Glimpse Great White

Whale watchers on a recent excursion got a thrill when they spotted a great white—but not the Moby Dick sort! ...

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press release - April 24, 2018
Sea Turtle Rescue: Turtles Head Home

After months of rehabilitation, an epic road trip, and a quick scamper down a Florida beach, 14 rescued sea turtles have returned home. ...

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at the aquarium - March 26, 2018
Aquarium Names New President and CEO

We are pleased to announce that Vikki Spruill, current leader of the Council on Foundations and former head of Ocean Conservancy, has been appointed New England Aquarium President and CEO. ...

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outside the aquarium - March 6, 2018
Please Do Not Disturb the Seals

Exceptional weather events do not just affect people but also wildlife. ...

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press release - November 29, 2017
‘Turtles Fly Too’ — Part 2!

With more than 180 hypothermic sea turtles rescued from Cape Cod, a second group of 30 re-warmed reptiles was flown south by volunteer pilots today. ...

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press release - April 13, 2017
Science of Sharks

Press release: On April 14, the New England Aquarium celebrates the opening of new Science of Sharks exhibit ...

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press release - April 4, 2017
She’s Alive! Famous Humpback Found

Last September, one of the most famous whales in New England, a humpback female named Echo, was spotted seriously entangled in fishing gear. But there was cause for rejoicing when whale watches...

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aquarium animals - February 14, 2017
A Snow Kiss from Chi

Chiidax the Northern fur seal is what you would call a character. Watch as the seal plants a smooch on one of the trainers! ...

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press release - July 15, 2016
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release

After nearly eight months of rehab at the New England Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital, this endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle was released off Cape Cod. See what makes this turtle so special. ...

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aquarium animals - June 23, 2016
Anaconda Checkups

So what is a done during an anaconda physical? Many of the same things that are conducted in a thorough exam for people, just with slight variations. ...

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