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

Mack the harp seal swims free!

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, the Seacoast Science Center Marine Mammal Rescue Team (MMRT) released Mack the harp seal back into the wild. A “poster-child

Cuttlefish: Masters of Camouflage!

Although cuttlefish cannot see color, they have amazing color-changing abilities! Referred to as the “chameleons of the sea,” cuttlefish can instantly change their skin color

Here Come the Sea Squirts!

From UNH Today | originally published Monday, February 5, 2018 Warmer ocean temperatures will accelerate reproduction in invasive tunicates   They’re lovingly called “sea squirts,”

Seahorse Dads Giving Birth

Our Lined Seahorses (Hippocampus erectus) recently gave birth! A female seahorse deposits hundreds of eggs into a male’s brood pouch, where they are fertilized. The

Feeding time for Cuttlefish

Our new cuttlefish are growing quickly! Common Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) are cephalopods (meaning head-footed), and are in a group of mollusks that also include octopus

Atlantic Purple Sea Urchin

The Atlantic Purple Sea Urchin (Arbacia punctulata) is native to the North Atlantic and found along the coasts of North America from Massachusetts, southward to

The Common Spider Crab

The Common Spider Crab (Libinia emarginata), also known as the Decorator Crab, is round and spiny, with long legs that can reach around its body

Due to the snowstorm, Seacoast Science Center is closed today, Sunday, January 7th. Please stay safe and warm!

CLOSED today.

Seacoast Science Center is closed today due to inclement weather.