Aquarium

Ucluelet Aquarium crewmembers Emma Brisebois, Laura Griffith Cochrane and Alana Carswell smile around a tank full of baby skates, which have become one of the facility’s most popular attractions. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet Aquarium invites sealife lovers to annual release day event

Thousands of animals are ready to head home

 

This fascinating rock greenling is one of countless characters delighting growing crowds at the Ucluelet Aquarium. (Ucluelet Aquarium photo)

Ucluelet Aquarium flowing through strong summer season

Steady stream of “wonderful visitors” arrive as COVID-19 travel restrictions eased

 

Amira Strain, the new manager of the Alberni Aquarium, kneels beside the aquarium’s salmon tank. The aquarium is currently holding a contest to name the salmon. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Vancouver Island aquarium struggles to stay afloat

Shift in leadership occurred just before pandemic hit

 

The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea made news earlier by naming its new octopus Henry in honour of provincial health office Dr. Bonnie Henry. The animal is scheduled to leave Dec. 15. (Photo by Bob Orchard/Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea)

Vancouver Island aquarium frees octopus named after Dr. Bonnie Henry

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea will release the animal Dec. 15

The Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea made news earlier by naming its new octopus Henry in honour of provincial health office Dr. Bonnie Henry. The animal is scheduled to leave Dec. 15. (Photo by Bob Orchard/Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea)