Clearwater Marine Aquarium will host Marine Masterpieces: A Night of Art and Conservation, in partnership with the Morean Arts Center. This enchanting evening will bring together the worlds of art and marine wonder in a family-friendly event on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Researchers with Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute (CMARI) have sighted the first North Atlantic right whale mom and calf pair of the 2023-2024 season off the coast of South Carolina. The mother, Juno (Catalog #1612), estimated to be over 38 years old, has successfully given birth to her 8th documented calf.
A manatee in Clearwater Bay had quite a harrowing experience this past week but luckily after the persistence of local agencies, Clearwater Marine Aquarium and ZooTampa at Lowry Park, he was able to be returned safely.
Pearl is an adult, female diamondback terrapin who was found floating near a seawall in Palm Harbor with carapace injuries. Pearl was lethargic, underweight, and had minimal use of her rear legs at intake examination. Pearl’s initial treatment includes antibiotics and fluid therapy.
Today, Clearwater Marine Aquarium unveils ArtSEA Conservation, an art exhibit featuring international, national and community artists, to show the connection between art and marine conservation. The aquarium’s fourth floor will be transformed into an art gallery where marine mammal paintings, sculptures and aquariums are on display along with videos featuring Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute’s fieldwork.
It was a magical afternoon as five amazing young people received awards for overcoming challenges and sharing their stories of hope at Clearwater Marine Aquarium on Saturday, Nov. 4. The awards celebrated uniqueness, diversity and inclusivity by honoring the guests of CMA’s Inspire Program at the Second Annual Inspire Awards. Recipients were praised for conquering their own challenges while making a positive impact in their community.
A ten-foot adult female manatee, named Nettles, was located for an assessment and tagged on April 3, 2023 in Cumberland, GA through the collaborative effort between Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute (CMARI) and other partners.