Feeding Friday

Overview

Feeding Friday

Do you miss the animals at Ocean Institute? We are bringing them to your home! Join the Ocean Institute Husbandry Team for an animal feeding and educational presentation. A new video will be posted every Friday.

Help us keep our critters fed during this tough time by donating today.

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Meet Our Husbandry Team
Keeping the animals you love happy and healthy!

What is your favorite animals at Ocean Institute? Whether it’s the sharks, jellies, or Jetty, this is the the team that keeps them fed, happy, and healthy. Ocean Institute’s husbandry team is in charge of feeding and taking care our animals every day.

 

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Lunch Time at Ocean Institute

Our kelp crab, garibaldi, bay blennies, sarcastic fringehead and hairy rock crab all get lunch in this installment of Feeding Friday. 

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What do Moon Jellies Eat?
Made Fresh, Never Frozen

Brine shrimp! This week our Husbandry team demonstrates how they prepare brine shrimp for our moon jellies, anemones and bay blennies. You may know Brine shrimp as Sea Monkeys you could mail order. 

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Shark Pill Pockets
Ensuring happy and healthy sharks

In this Feeding Friday video, Cindy from our husbandry team is preparing the sharks weekly pill pockets for their supplements. It is amazingly similar to how you would give your dog or cat a pill at home. Check out the video for some pro tips!

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Food Prep
Cleaning, cutting and weighing

Before we can feed any of our animals we have to prepare their food! Check out this prep time lapse video of our husbandry staff carefully prepping and weighing out the appropriate diets for each of the critters in our care. On the menu today for our sea stars is squid!