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St Croix Rescued female Hawksbill sea turtle taken to Coral World for rehabilitation

Rescues

A critically endangered 120 pound Hawksbill sea turtle was rescued from Shoy’s Beach, St. Croix on Thursday, October 11. The preliminary examination conducted by Dr. Michelle Mehalick at the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center, indicated the turtle sustained an injury to the right rear flipper and appeared very lethargic.   On Saturday, October 13, the…

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Meet Jacqueline in our Accounts Payable Department.

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Meet Jan-Alexis Barry on the Coral World Aquarist Staff

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Meet Caroline Emch-Wei

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What is your name and where are you from? My name is Caroline Emch-Wei and I grew up in Southern California. After that I went to school in Oregon where I lived for around ten years. Read More »

Ryan Firment

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Coral World Sea Lion Team Update

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Rosey Omar Remo and Romulo 2017 has been an especially interesting year at Coral World, and this brief end-of-year update will attempt to summarize all of the excitement (both good and bad) that our sea lion family has endured over the past year. Our animal training team is…

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Shark Eyes

Fun FactsMarine Life

Happy shark week everyone!! Sharks are a beautiful sight to behold but can they see how beautiful the world around them is? In studies of sharks eyes it was found that most sharks have excellent vision and have both rods and cones in their eyes like us. Rods enable them to see light and dark…

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Cool Shark Adaptations!

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Biofluorescence Sharks!

Fun Facts

Happy shark week everyone!! Sharks may be the light of my life but they also can light up the ocean. There are actually species sharks that exhibit biofluorescence which means they glow!! They are able to glow green because of proteins in its skin that are activated by blue light. Now why glow? One reason…

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A Great Set of Choppers

Fun Facts

Happy shark week everyone!! Everyone knows that sharks have a great set of choppers but did you know that they can lose up 35,000 teeth in their lifetime and that not all shark teeth are the same? There are four main types of shark teeth: 1. Dense flattened teeth used for crushing open bivalves and…

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