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
Date 2008:02:10 10:52:00 Make Canon
Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi Width 2592
Height 3888 Flash Off, Did not fire
Focal 22.0 mm Exposure 1/50
F Number 8.0 ISO 100
White Bal. Manual Program Aperture-priority AE
Compensation 0 Hyperfocal 3.26 m
Latitude 49.2998111111111 Longitude -123.131122222222
Altitude 30479.69531 m File Size 4.5 MB
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