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Aquarium updates and photo links to new posts from neaq.org/blogs.
About the Aquarium
Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.
Look at those tiny puckered lips! Boxfishes—like this honeycomb cowfish—can’t eat just anything. The divers hand feed these animals squid tentacles every day around 11:15. They slurp them up like spaghetti.