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Things to See and Do at the Aquarium This Winter

During your Aquarium visit this season, be sure to see new animals on exhibit and enjoy cultural festivals and special events for members.

Making Waves

Pacific Visions Exterior Construction Completed

Pacific Visions

Pacific Visions Exterior Construction Completed

Exterior construction and landscaping has been completed for Pacific Visions, the Aquarium’s first major expansion, which opens to the public on May 24, 2019.

Shark Lagoon Nights

Aquarium Event

Feb 22, 2019, 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.
Close-up portrait of Brook the sea otter looking into the camera

Animals

Aquarium Pays Tribute to Brook the Sea Otter

Brook passed away on January 29 after being diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier this month by the Aquarium’s veterinary team. She was nearly 22 years old.

vaquita postcard

Conservation

Aquarium Joins 1 Million Cards Campaign to Help Save the Vaquita Porpoise from Extinction

The campaign encourages Mexico’s incoming president to continue conservation initiatives to save the vaquita, which is found only in the Upper Gulf of California in Baja.

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

Aquarium Event

Feb 19, 2019, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

Jessica Whited will cover the mechanisms of regeneration, using limb regeneration in axolotl salamanders as the prime example.

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February 19, 2019
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

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February 22, 2019
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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February 23, 2019
9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

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February 23, 2019
9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles

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February 24, 2019
9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

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