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Vancouver Aquarium

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Marine Mammal Rescue

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For The Baby Whale

Marine Mammal Rescue Centre staff racing to save a juvenile false killer whale rescued near Tofino. 

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Groundbreaking Beluga Research

Beluga mothers and calves depend on clicks, squeals and whistles to survive in Canada’s Arctic.

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Our 1,500+ staff and volunteers are deeply committed to protecting our oceans.

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9:30 a.m. 
to 6 p.m.

Doors close
at 5:45 p.m. 

  • Artist in Residence Volunteer
    Last summer, Carol Whitlock came back to the Aquarium for the first time since her children, now in their 30s, were small. She was so inspired by the Jellyfish Invasion...
  • Shoreline Trash Becomes Art on the North Coast
    Sometimes with a little nourishing, a small idea can grow into something much larger – in this case a nine foot, plastic-covered totem pole. Each year, students in...
  • Featured Animal: Electric Eels
    The most electrically charged freshwater animal is lighting things up at the Vancouver Aquarium – literally. Meet the electric eels (Electrophorus electricus) of the...
  • Narwhal 2014: Elusive Whales
    We are well into our narwhal research trip and no sight of narwhals. Should they have ventured by our camp outside of Grise Fiord, Nunavut I would have seen them early this...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Up to 40 per cent of a beluga’s body is blubber.
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