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Moonsnail Shell Citizen Science
The Discovery Passage Aquarium is starting a brand new citizen science project, involving 2 iconic marine invertebrates found in Discovery Passage: moon snails and black eyed hermit crabs. Ecology The Lewis' Moonsnail is the largest marine snail found along the...
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Explorer Lab OPEN This Weekend
'Tis the SEAson! The Explorer Lab will be open to the public this weekend as part of the Annual Campbell River Christmas Gift Tour! We will have all of our gift shop favourites from the summer, such as Rickipedia stickers...
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Cleaning Up Campbell River's Coastline
The Discovery Passage Aquarium has officially started working towards our goal of cleaning 1km of Campbell River shoreline every month - covering all 12km of beach within a year. We are hosting these clean ups as part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup - an...
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The VERY Friendly GPO
We love any opportunity to talk about local marine animals, especially the fan-favourite Giant Pacific Octopus! In the CTV News video below, you can watch clips of the viral video of an octopus giving diver Andrea Humphreys a hug in...
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Releasing Raisin!
Check out this video of Raisin the Giant Pacific Octopus being released back into Discovery Passage at the end of the aquarium season!  We do everything we can to make the transition from aquarium life to ocean life as smooth...
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