Visit the Aquarium
Exhibits & Experiences
Support the Aquarium
Special Global Places
Legend has it (and horror movies attest) that bats are just vampires in disguise, waiting to sink their fangs into the next unsuspecting vic...
It’s October, a month dedicated to all things spooky—the cold is creeping in and Halloween is just around the corner. And...
By Eric Schwaab, Chief Conservation Officer for the National Aquarium
What do lobstermen in Maine, coral reef experts in the western Pacific...
The big-headed Amazon River turtle, Peltocephalus dumerilianus, is a semi-aquatic, omnivorous species found in areas of Brazil, Colombia, F...
A partnership formed between the National Aquarium and a multidisciplinary team at Johns Hopkins. Their goal: to create a physical dol...
It’s October, a month dedicated to all things spooky—the cold is creeping in and Halloween is just around the corner. ...
Did you know? These hardy bottom-dwellers can tolerate poor conditions, such as polluted water or low oxygen and can even survive outside ...
Image via James Delgado.
How did you first become interested in maritime archaeology?
Archaeology fascinated me as early as Grade ...
It has been a long and trying 10 months of intense rehabilitation for this Kemp’s ridley, but yesterday his story came full circle. &...
With eight arms and an impressive IQ, the National Aquarium’s show-stopping cephalopod keeps guests—and aquarists—on thei...