Where have all the Ice Seals gone?

a harp seal sunning themself o the rocks

  Ashley Stokes | Marine Mammal Rescue Manager New Englanders are accustomed to seeing harbor seals and their larger gray seal cousins on our coast’s

That’s A-Moray!

a black and white spotted honeycomb moray

  Lauren Bucciero | Marketing Intern Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the Center to explore the new living coral tanks in the Restoring

Two-Spot Octopus: Babies!

Video by Daryn Clevesy | Visitor Program Coordinator Story by Lauren Bucciero | Marketing Intern This March, Seacoast Science Center welcomed some new baby critters!

Where are all the sea stars?

two boys putting hands in touch tanks

by Kate Leavitt | Director of Mission We get this question a lot. Nearly every day, visitors ask our naturalists why they can’t find sea

Seahorse Courtship

Lined Seahorses (Hippocampus erectus) mate for life and are monogamous. The male typically courts the female for several days before mating. Females produce eggs and

Moon Jellies

Moon jellies, like the ones on exhibit at the Seacoast Science Center, are found off the New England shore and in the ocean world-wide. Naturalist

Chain Catshark Sensors

Chain catsharks (a.k.a. chain dogfish) are named after their cat-like eyes and chain-link pattern. Serving as camouflage, along with its white belly, the chain pattern

The Amazing Ocean Pout

Ocean Pout have an antifreeze protein that allows them to live in near freezing waters off the coast of New England and Canada. Scientists have