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Aquarium Celebrates 20th Anniversary buttonLink

The Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year, with new exhibits, programs, events, and contests. Meet the original animals and see new residents, including a harbor seal pup born in April.

Making Waves

Aquarium Announces Glass Guild

Pacific Visions

Aquarium Announces Glass Guild buttonLink

The Aquarium has created a new giving opportunity for individuals, corporations, and foundations wishing to contribute to Pacific Visions and commemorate their ties to the Aquarium.

Sea Squirt Camp 2

Aquarium Event

Aug 14, 2018, 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

Sea Squirt Camp 2

This three-day camp offers an exciting introduction to marine biology for five-and-six-year-olds.
profile portrait of Cain the sea lion

Animals

Meet Cain, the Aquarium’s New Sea Lion

A four-year-old male sea lion named Cain moved into the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat at the Aquarium on February 8.

Giant Sea Bass Side View

Conservation

New Website Will Track Giant Sea Bass

The Aquarium partnered with scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, to launch a new website that will use divers’ and snorkelers’ photos of giant sea bass to help track these endangered fish.

Conservation in the Deep Sea: The Perilous Story of the Chambered Nautilus

Aquarium Event

Aug 14, 2018, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Conservation in the Deep Sea: The Perilous Story of the Chambered Nautilus

In his lecture Gregory Jeff Barord, Ph.D., will discuss monitoring nautilus populations and studying nautiluses and the deep-sea ecosystem as a whole. Barord is a conservation biologist for Save the Nautilus and the marine biology instructor for Des Moines Public Schools’ Central Campus.

Calendar

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Links to Sea Squirt Camp 2

August 14, 2018
8:30 AM—11:30 AM Sold Out

Sea Squirt Camp 2

Links to Discounted Late Nights

August 14, 2018
5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Links to Conservation in the Deep Sea: The Perilous Story of the Chambered Nautilus

August 14, 2018
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Conservation in the Deep Sea: The Perilous Story of the Chambered Nautilus

Links to Discounted Late Nights

August 15, 2018
5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Links to Discounted Late Nights

August 16, 2018
5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

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