There is a lot going on in the aquarium setup environment. It seems like every aquarium out there is working hard to become the best. And the already popular ones are busy making their aquariums better for the outside world. To bring you up to speed, here is what has been happening in the world of artificial marine life.

A report posted on Inquirer shows that a female seal that’s drawing visitors’ attention at Osaka Aquarium.

LOOK: Plump seal at Osaka aquarium may steal your heart

A female ringed seal called Yuki at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in Osaka is drawing visitors’ attention with her unusually round figure.

Nevertheless, she looks especially plump because her head is rather small and she tends to tuck it in while sleeping, the aquarium said. The number of visitors to the aquarium has increased since some visitors posted photos of the seal on their Twitter accounts in late September.

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According to the report, the name of the female seal is Yuki. It is about 10 years old and about a meter long.

According to a report compiled by The Dispatch, the DCCC aquarium plans to open its doors to the public this weekend.

DCCC hosting Open Aquarium Days starting today

Each Open Aquarium Day will feature animal encounters, zoo keeper talks by zoo and aquarium science students, animal feedings every 20 minutes and family activities.

Some dates will include additional activities.

The Zoo and Aquarium Science Club will host trunk-or-treat 6-7 p.m. Friday following the Open Aquarium event. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume and bring a bag of candy. The club will host a haunted trail 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under.

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The main objective is to allow the public to interact with aquatic life and animal in the DCCC (Division County Community College) aquarium.

Another report published on KSBBY by reporter Aja Goare reveals that Central Coast Aquarium has released Joan, a Giant Pacific Octopus, back to the Pacific Ocean.

Central Coast Aquarium releases “Joan” the octopus back into Pacific Ocean

A year after she came to the Central Coast Aquarium in Avila Beach, “Joan” the Octopus is back home in the Pacific Ocean. Joan, a Giant Pacific Octopus, was donated to the aquarium last year after she was accidentally caught by a fisherman.

“They’re the largest species of octopus,” Central Coast Aquarium Programs Dir. Travis Norton said. “They can get up to 16 feet long and weigh 100 lbs, so she’s very small for a Giant Pacific Octopus. We think she’s about 1 year old.”

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According to Central Coast aquarium, Joan had to be taken back to the Pacific Ocean because that is where she belongs.


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