About the Exhibit
Northwest Waters will spotlight the beautiful and complex cold-water marine ecosystem found in our own backyard, while also revealing the reasons these waters need our protection.
Experience the beautiful PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Spotlights Pacific Northwest marine life, including sharks, flounders and rockfish, and will be complemented by smaller displays of prawns, anemones, wolf eels and more.
Through dramatically bigger viewing windows and state-of-the-art technology, the habitat will better connect visitors to the beauty, diversity and fragility of marine life in the Puget Sound and beyond.
Second Largest Habitat
At 75,000 gallons, with a massive 25-foot-long and 10-foot-high viewing window, Northwest Waters will be the second largest habitat in the Pacific Seas Aquarium.
Species Spotlight: Rockfish
Rockfish are salt water fish and members of the order Scorpaeniformes which includes lionfishes, scorpionfish, and fire-fishes. About 35-40 different species call the waters of the Puget Sound their home.