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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Coming to the Mystic Aquarium....



Summer Nights at Mystic Aquarium

Beat the heat and dive in to summer nights

Summer Nights at Mystic Aquarium are a splash! See for yourself every Monday night through Aug. 29. Explore some of our most popular exhibits and enjoy special features each night. On Aug. 15, we'll be #SubmarineProud as we celebrate the Submarine Century during our Naval Submarine Base New London and Electric Boat Appreciation Night. Click here to learn more.

Cocktails with Whales
Protecting New England_s Ocean Treasures
Run Walk for the Penguins
Cocktails with the Whales
Celebrate the end of summer on Aug. 26. Enjoy live music by Ian Kelly, frozen drink specials and great door prizes. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Click here to learn more.
Conservation in Action
Join us and Sen. Blumenthal on Aug. 30 as we explore the importance in designating our nation's first National Marine Monument in the Atlantic Ocean. Click here to learn more.
Run/Walk for the Penguins
The 10th Annual race is on Oct. 15, but you can start fundraising efforts to help save the African penguins now! Register as a runner, walker or fundraiser today. Click here to learn more.



Animal Spotlight: Lobster Hatchlings
Baby Lobsters
They may look like something you've examined in science class under a microscope, but these tiny organisms are actually baby lobsters hatched from our yellow lobster, Chiffon! Due to her large size, Chiffon potentially will lay over 75,000 eggs. The babies shown here hatched on July 21. Additional eggs have dropped since then. Measuring roughly 3 to 5 cm long, the hatchlings stay at the water's surface for 4 to 6 weeks before dropping to the bottom of their habitat. After the 6 week mark, they will remain very small but will start to look more like a typical lobster.


You Can Help

"Mystic Aquarium is widely known for our facilities that help visitors connect with and care about marine life.  In the field and behind the scenes, we engage in the rescue and rehabilitation of marine mammals, sea turtles and much more.  Equally as important is the protection of ocean treasures. Work done by our Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Peter Auster, and Dr. Scott Kraus from New England Aquarium has been pivotal in identifying amazing and diverse habitats in the Atlantic Ocean that, if protected, would serve as a living laboratory for study, education and conservation for all future generations."
           Dr. Stephen Coan
           President & CEO of Mystic Aquarium

Join our efforts to encourage President Obama to designate the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts area as the nation's first National Marine Monument in the Atlantic Ocean by signing this petition. Do an ocean of good and be part of this historic movement.


The Supernaturalists
Exclusive limited engagement starring Criss Angel - The SUPERNATURALISTS  - live at Foxwoods Resort Casino starting Aug. 25 to 28.

Aquarium members and friends receive 25% off tickets for The SUPERNATURALISTS.  
Click here to purchase tickets, and visit Foxwoods.com for complete entertainment schedule.


Membership: Sea Change
Unlimited visits are great. Free 4-D is quite a perk. Clean oceans are life-giving. The benefits of a Mystic Aquarium membership are far-reaching.  We seek change through conservation, education and research. You sea change with your membership. Join now!


Mystic Aquarium's Corporate Sponsors 
Corporate Sponsors

The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education and research.



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