Jimmy the Turkey’s Not-So-Turkey Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

It’s no surprise that Jimmy the Turkey, the beloved turkey that resides in the Aquarium’s Saltmarsh Aviary, wants to share his favorite turkey-free Thanksgiving recipes with you!

This Thanksgiving holiday, why not highlight some of the seafood delicacies that were passed during the 1621 Thanksgiving gathering in Plymouth, Massachusetts? Contrary to today’s modern Thanksgiving staples, historians believe that the original New England feast featured an abundance of seafood including lobster, mussels, clams, oysters, crab and shrimp.

Impress your guests […]

High Cotton: A Good Catch Dinner

Kick off December with a Good Catch dinner at one of Charleston’s finest restaurants! December 1 at High Cotton, you’ll enjoy an evening of expertly prepared local, sustainable seafood surrounded by stylish décor and southern hospitality. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for a cocktail hour and passed hors d’ouvres, followed by dinner and wine pairings at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 plus tax and gratuity. Space is limited, reserve your spot by calling High Cotton […]

America Recycles Day is November 15

Do you know?
Since 2001, the Aquarium has recycled more than 150 tons of everything from cardboard to paper to wine corks to ink cartridges.

Recycling is one of the most important actions you can take to protect the Earth. With just a few simple changes to your routine, you can make a big impact on the future of the environment. Recycling reduces landfill waste, reduces the need for raw materials, and reduces the amount of […]

This Season’s Good Catch: Greater Amberjack

Where is Greater Amberjack found?
Greater Amberjack is found in subtropical regions all over the world. Along the western Atlantic Ocean, they are found from Nova Scotia down to Brazil. Greater Amberjack concentrate around reefs, rocky areas and wrecks, where they prey on crabs, squid and other fishes.

When is Greater Amberjack in season in South Carolina?
South Carolina’s season is May 1 – March 31.  The fishery is closed during the month of April due to […]

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