November, 2017

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Adding New Fish Into the SSMV Aquarium

The SSMV aquarium was created with the goal of helping high school students understand the dynamics of marine life. Students at the SSMV, the sophomores, in particular, have been working to decide what organisms would best model marine ecosystems and how they would help create a healthy environment. Some of the recent additions include: 6…

Posted by on November 18, 2017 in News

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Adding Invertebrates

On October 12, the SSMV students added invertebrates to the aquarium. These animals include: crabs, shrimp, mollusks, corals, and serpent stars . These invertebrates play an important role in our aquarium habitat and in learning about the marine ecosystem. For example, the mollusks are able to clean algae and other grime from the tank and…

Posted by on November 13, 2017 in News