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Anderson Cabot Center Research - September 6, 2022
A Q&A with Veteran Shark Scientist Wes Pratt

We caught up with Wes Pratt, an adjunct scientist at the Aquarium with 50 years of experience, to ask about his groundbreaking work and more. ...

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Anderson Cabot Center Research - August 10, 2022
The Shark Questions Our Scientists Always Wanted to Answer

For Shark Week, we asked our shark scientists: What are some questions about sharks you wish you were asked? Check out their answers below! ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - July 25, 2022
Beyond the Aquarium - September 24, 2021
The New England Aquarium’s Podcast Playlist

How do sharks mate? What is the difference between land and sea turtles? Why are scientists studying whale hormones? All of these questions and more get answered in the New England Aquarium's Podcast...

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At the Aquarium - March 16, 2020
Facebook Video: Sharks and Rays

Taylor and Nick visit the Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank to discuss sharks and rays. ...

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Aquarium Animals - November 25, 2019
Anderson Cabot Center Research - October 30, 2019
A Day in the Field: Sun, Science, and Shark Mating

What's it like to be a field researcher? Find out what a day in the field is like for our Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life researchers studying nurse sharks in the Florida Keys. ...

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At the Aquarium - August 7, 2019
First Friday Facebook Live: Sharks

In celebration of Shark Week, Taylor and Nick visited the Science of Sharks exhibit in the West Wing and talked about the incredible diversity of sharks and the important roles they play in their...

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Aquarium Animals - August 2, 2019
Snacktime for Sharks!

Get an up-close look at these hungry sharks! ...

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At the Aquarium - July 31, 2019
Shark Scavenger Hunt

Every week is Shark Week at the New England Aquarium. Follow the rhymes and see if you can spot every shark we have to offer! ...

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Aquarium Animals - August 2, 2018
Training Sharks

While kids are on vacation, school is in session for the sharks in the shark and ray touch tank! ...

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At the Aquarium - July 23, 2018
Celebrating Sharks

Do we have a Shark Week surprise for you this week! ...

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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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Aquarium Animals - September 5, 2017
Dermal Denticles!

Why does a shark's skin feel like sandpaper? Do these animals have scales like a fish, or is there something else on the outside of their body? ...

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Aquarium Animals - July 14, 2017
Shark Awareness Day

Today is Shark Awareness Day. This is a big deal since we're all about the Science of Sharks here at the New England Aquarium this summer. So let's take a moment to meet some of these incredible...

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At the Aquarium - June 15, 2017
Summer Shark Activities!

As you're walking through the Aquarium this summer, you're certain to encounter some of our new shark activities! Read on to find out about the fun and immersive learning opportunities created by our...

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Aquarium Animals - May 31, 2017
Good morning, sharks!

Indulge in a glimpse of the bustle and flow in one of the Science of Sharks exhibits. ...

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In the News - May 24, 2017
Worldly Shark Experts Go Live

Two of the world’s more prominent shark authorities, great white shark researcher Greg Skomal, Ph.D., and National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry, live locally yet have broad international...

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Aquarium Animals - April 13, 2017
Sharks and Their Sixth Sense

Sharks have the amazing ability to sense electric fields emanating from their prey. Read on to find out about the amazing adaptation that allows them to do so. ...

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Aquarium Animals - March 20, 2017
How Does a Shark Find Food?

How do the lines along the sides of sharks help them to find food? ...

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