Mystic Aquarium

6:14 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Biologists Plan To Continue Tracking Beluga Whales In Narragansett Bay

Credit Robin Angliss / NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to continue to monitor daily the three beluga whales exploring Narragansett Bay. Biologists want to make sure they return safely back to their Arctic habitat.

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3:26 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Three Healthy, Adult Beluga Whales Still Swimming In Narragansett Bay

Three beluga whales spotted in Narragansett Bay are healthy adult males, likely from the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada. 

(Video courtesy of Matt Jarbeau)

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1:56 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Hubble The Seal Swims Free Off The Rhode Island Coast

Hubble, a male harbor seal, starts his big adventure at Blue Shutters Beach after spending the summer recovering at the Mystic Aquarium.
Credit Mystic Aquarium

Hubble the seal is swimming free Friday after spending the summer recovering from injuries at the Mystic Aquarium.

Hubble’s journey began on a beach in Maine where researchers found him abandoned by his mother. He made his way to the Mystic Aquarium, and researchers fattened him up and treated problems with his eyes. Those eyes, said the Mystic Aquarium’s Skip Graf, were what made the curious, young seal so special.

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