Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
yesterday at 22:45. Facebook
Thank you to all the participants of our 2017 #UOTTER5K and Kids' Dash! Results and photos can now be access via our website: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thank you to all the participants of our 2017 UOTTER5K and Kids
Carolyn Dunaway
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
Happy Earth Day! This year, we’re focusing on reducing the use of plastic straws, food wrappers and other single-use items that end up in landfills or worse: out in the ocean, where they endanger marine life. Join us for Earth Day crafts, activities and a full-facility scavenger hunt!
Happy Earth Day This year were focusing on reducing the use of
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
yesterday at 01:57. Facebook
We have a limited number of registrations still available for the #UOTTER5K & Kids' Dash. The run is tomorrow morning at 8:00am. Registration must be completed online. Click here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We have a limited number of registrations still available for the UOTTER5K
Annie Butterfield
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/21/2017 at 16:23. Facebook
The 2017 SMURFing season has begun! If you don't know what that means, don't fret--just follow the link to learn how the Aquarium partners with researchers to monitor animals in Oregon's marine reserves: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The 2017 SMURFing season has begun If you dont know what that
Nancy Strout
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/20/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
Naturally, Elvis the harbor seal receives nothing less than star treatment: simultaneous massage and pedicure, rain or shine!
Naturally Elvis the harbor seal receives nothing less than star treatment simultaneous
Kelly Phyllis Kelly
Mike Kelly
Robert Sprague
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/19/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
For at least the past several years, two pairs of osprey have built nests near the Aquarium, alongside Yaquina Bay. Have you seen these majestic "sea eagles" plunge-diving for fish in bays, lakes or rivers lately?
For at least the past several years two pairs of osprey have
Peter Nikaitani
Angela Phyllis Guerrini O'Malley
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/18/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
Ever seen a "Great White" Dungeness crab? Two full-grown adults, both lacking coloration almost entirely, were brought to us by fishermen earlier this year. Now's your chance to meet these rare, ghostly crustaceans at the Aquarium: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Ever seen a Great White Dungeness crab Two fullgrown adults both lacking
Kelly Vogel
Russell R Wymore
Kathy McBride Beeson
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/17/2017 at 18:32. Facebook
Not a penguin, but
Black and white and stands upright?
Here, they’re known as murres

#NationalHaikuPoetryDay
Not a penguin but Black and white and stands upright Here theyre
Katie Hale McKenzie
Pahl Scharping
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/17/2017 at 01:06. Facebook
Hope everyone had a happy Easter Sunday! Our otters found some serious loot during their Easter egg "hunt" earlier--and they've already eaten every last bit of it.
Hope everyone had a happy Easter Sunday Our otters found some serious
Jean Elder
Suza Porter
Kelly Phyllis Kelly
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Oregon Coast Aquarium
04/16/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Our juvenile tufted puffins are nearly the same size as their parents now! Learn more about how fluffy pufflings transition into tufted puffins: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our juvenile tufted puffins are nearly the same size as their parents
Carly Cline
"Can I pleeease have the keys to the seafood freezer? You're always telling me to be a responsible otter, and this is an important first step: trust." -Nuka pushes his luck a bit too far
Can I pleeease have the keys to the seafood freezer Youre always
Amber Van Sweden
Blythe Clark-McKitrick
Sally Eaves
*Yawn*...I must've drifted off. Is it too late to join that #OtterGifParty? [ Twitter.com Link ]
YawnI must've drifted off Is it too late to join that OtterGifParty
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Claudia Johnson
Valene Wolfe
Heading into the weekend like, "Hello sunshine, where have you been all my life?"
Heading into the weekend like "Hello sunshine where have you been all my life"
In honor of the Aquarium’s upcoming 25th anniversary, we thought it would be fitting to venerate some of the animals that have been with us since the beginning: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In honor of the Aquariums upcoming 25th anniversary we thought it would
Courtney Ribeiro-French
Some animals at the Aquarium are hard to miss—sharks, otters and pelicans come to mind, and for good reason. But we also highlight the less obvious, often unnoticed residents of our coast. Just because something is small or cryptic doesn’t mean we should overlook it—it means we should look closer!
Janis May
Catherine Hunter
Janet Miyake
You’ve heard of the dreaded “red tides”, but how about a “blue tide”? Springtime on the Oregon coast can bring immense rafts of by-the-wind sailors ashore, which sometimes cover beaches for miles. Learn all about these aquamarine drifters here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Youve heard of the dreaded red tides but how about a blue
Bethany Bishop
Mikey Green
Abby Carter
Meet the newest stars of our Coastal Waters Gallery! These feather stars (Florometra serratissima) are suspension-feeding echinoderms native to deep waters of the North Pacific.
Meet the newest stars of our Coastal Waters Gallery These feather stars
Jamie Kish
Donna Lee
Michele Dewitz
As you can see on this pigeon guillemot, the trending Spring "look" is all about crisp black-and-white plumage over tangerine leggings: [ Bit.ly Link ]
As you can see on this pigeon guillemot the trending Spring look
Debbie Tegtmeier
Russell R Wymore
Catherine Hunter
Wet hair...don't care.
Wet hairdont care
Kelly Phyllis Kelly
Remember those pelagic red crabs that were washing up on Oregon's beaches earlier this year? It turns out our aquarists were able to recover some live ones near Newport, and they're now on exhibit in the Coastal Waters Gallery!
Remember those pelagic red crabs that were washing up on Oregons beaches
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Nan Parrent
Russell R Wymore