Press Releases

Celebrate the End of Summer with a Sea Turtle Release

The Public is Invited to Bid Farewell to Two Sea Turtles Rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium, August 6, 2014

CHARLESTON, S.C. — August 4, 2014 — Two sea turtles rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program are ready to return to the deep blue sea. The public is invited to say goodbye to Bay, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, and Mitchel, a loggerhead sea turtle, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 [...]

Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Middleton Place Restaurant

Enjoy Fresh Seafood at a National Historic Landmark for a One-of-a-kind Dining Experience
CHARLESTON, S.C. — July 23, 2014 —Join the South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative and Middleton Place Restaurant for a six-course meal paired with perfectly selected wine and spirits, July 27, 2014 at 6 p.m.  Executive Chef Brandon Buck is highlighting the summer’s freshest seafood catch and pairing each course with local ingredients, some sourced right from the Middleton Place farm.

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South Carolina Aquarium’s Shark Week 2014

Jaw-some Fun Starting August 1, 2014!
CHARLESTON, S.C.— July 17, 2014— Splash into the South Carolina Aquarium August 1-10, 2014 and become immersed in all things shark during the Aquarium’s Shark Week celebration.  From shark themed dive shows, to shark touch experiences, there’s fun for all ages all week long.

Dark Blue kick-off party:
Sink your teeth into the official Shark Week kick-off party, Dark Blue, taking place July 31, 2014 at the South Carolina [...]

Amelia Now Swimming the Warm Waters of the Atlantic Ocean

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Releases 135th Rescued Sea Turtle
CHARLESTON, S.C. — June 9, 2014— It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped into action and called the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources [...]

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