chief of the undersea world, aquarium
- The Aquarium was the first facility in the world to study a killer whale, Moby Doll (actually a young male) in July of 1964.
- In 1967, the Aquarium established the first on-site killer whale habitat, the B.C. Tel Pool.
- In September of 1975, the Aquarium became the first aquarium to be accredited by the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AZA).
- January 1981 saw the first birth of a sea otter in an aquarium in Canada.
- In 1984, Chief of the Undersea World, sculpted by artist Bill Reid, was unveiled at the Aquarium�s entrance.
- Late in 1996, the Aquarium became the first facility in the world to undertake to never again capture, or cause to be captured, a wild whale or dolphin.
- In 1997, an Aquarium aquarist discovered a new species of shrimp in the Gulf Islands. The species has since been raised in their research lab.
Direction Same location as last photo Info F 8.0 1/50 ISO 100 with Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
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