April 16, 2021

Texas State Aquarium posts record year for attendance, economic impact

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Monica Lopez, Corpus Christi From Caller Times Hurricane Harvey affected most of the Coastal Bend, but it didn’t stop the Texas State Aquarium from having a record year. The aquarium saw 598,233 guests during 2017 — a 15 percent increase from the previous year — and also had a $63.3 million economic impact on the […]

Aquarium debuts crown jewel with Caribbean Journey

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From Caller-Times The Texas State Aquarium opens the Caribbean Journey May 13, one of the highlights is the sea shark exhibit. The 400,000 gallon exhibit features sandbar sharks, barracudas, stingrays and a green sea turtle. Rachel Denny Clow. The Texas State Aquarium is world-class and unique to South Texas, but the president has a message […]

Caribbean Journey exhibit

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Aquarium makes progress on Caribbean Journey exhibit By Natalia E Contreras , Corpus Christi From Caller Times The Texas State Aquarium hosted a media tour Wednesday of the progress made on the Caribbean Journey exhibit. The Caribbean Journey is a $56 million expansion that is expected to open in May 2017. “We are about 85 […]

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Jamaican in Cayman Islands admits to possessing 1000s of child-porn images Trevorne Daley, a 25 year old Jamaican was arrested and charged in May in the Cayman Islands following an inquiry triggered by the US authorities when he befriended a boy on Facebook in December 2015. Daley began messaging him via WhatsApp and he is […]