Which Evolved First: The Jelly or the Sponge?
Recent genetics research debunked a widely-accepted hypothesis that sponges evolved first.
So You Want to be a Marine Scientist
The marine science field offers lots of important and fascinating career opportunities—from exploring the ocean to addressing climate change, and de
Vote for National Aquarium
A walk through the National Aquarium, located in a beautiful Baltimore waterfront park, takes guests on a journey around the world.
More Than Meets the Eye
Researchers now know that the white-and-black splotches that give spotted eagle rays their common name form a pattern unique to each individual animal! This was det
Another season of the Read to Reef book club with Enoch Pratt Free Library started March 1!
Read to Reef Returns
The Read to Reef program offers free admission to the Aquarium for partici
The National Aquarium community is mourning the loss of Nani, the oldest of our Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Late Monday afternoon, Nani began to exhibit unusual behavior.
Chesapeake Bay Shows Signs of Health
Published February 01, 2017
A report released last month shows the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay is better than it has been in decades!