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Get Inside the Fish @ National Marine Life Center

When: Sat Feb 22nd
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: 120 Main Street

The National Marine Life Center at 120 Main Street in Buzzards Bay will be open from 10 AM until 5 PM during school vacation week. The center will be open on Sunday, but no special programming is planned. Contact the center at 508-743-9888, or

Get Inside the Fish (Dissection Lab) at 3 PM: Where does squid ink come from? What is a lateral line on a fish? In this hands-on workshop dissect a squid, herring, or (February 18 only) dogfish. Along the way, discover adaptations that allow these animals to live in the ocean. Best suited for ages 12 to 16. Safety note: involves handling sharp cutting objects. Space is limited to 15 children. Program lasts 45 to 60 minutes. Reserve by calling at least 24 hours in advance. Cost: members $3/child/program; nonmembers $5/child/program.

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