Rescues and Releases

National Aquarium - Animal Rescue

We Believe That Every Animal Counts

About National Aquarium Animal Rescue

National Aquarium - Animal Rescue Release

Learn About Animal Rescue

The National Aquarium Animal Rescue rescues, rehabilitates, and releases sick and injured marine animals.

Rescued & Released Animals

National Aquarium - Animal Rescue Release

Meet the Animals

Every animal has a story to tell! Meet some of our current and former National Aquarium Animal Rescue patients and follow their ocean journeys via satellite tracking.

Support Animal Rescue

National Aquarium - Animal Rescue

Donate to National Aquarium Animal Rescue

Our Animal Rescue program depends on the generosity of volunteers to operate, but the medical equipment, medications and food needed to care for these animals is expensive.

Human Impact

National Aquarium – Conservation Events

Learn How You Can Help

Humans are responsible for more than half of marine animal strandings. What we humans do both on land and in the water matters.

Seals on Land

National Aquarium - Seals on Land

Learn About Visiting Seals

Spot a seal on the beach? Seals are seasonal visitors to Maryland during the winter months. Learn how to determine if a seal is stranded or just resting on land.

National Aquarium Animal Rescue in Action

Animal Releases