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Aquarium Launches Online Academy

The new program includes both on-demand videos and activities for all ages and a schedule of interactive live programs with Aquarium educators.

Making Waves

More Than You Ever Imagined


More Than You Ever Imagined

Beyond its world-class exhibits, the Aquarium of the Pacific has extensive programming that educates and inspires people of all ages, connects science and the arts, gathers experts to tackle the planet’s biggest environmental problems, and conserves endangered animals and threatened ecosystems.


Aquarium Event

Apr 3, 2020, 9:00 AM—9:30 AM


Millie the sea otter


Aquarium Welcomes a Special Sea Otter and Announces New Role in Helping Sea Otter Pups

The Aquarium of the Pacific announced today that it will become a partner facility for rehabilitating rescued sea otter pups, rearing them with the help of surrogate mothers, and coordinating their release back into the wild. The Aquarium is also welcoming a new sea otter named Millie, who they hope will be a surrogate mother to the orphaned sea otter pups.

Juvenile giant sea bass - Yutaka


Aquarium and Partners Plan to Release Giant Sea Bass

After successful breeding programs in aquarium settings, the project partners hope to help local populations of this distinctive fish rebound. Juvenile giant sea bass are being released in local waters.

The Edge of Extinction: Can Sea Otters and Cheetahs Survive the Human Threat?

Aquarium Event

May 7, 2020, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Edge of Extinction: Can Sea Otters and Cheetahs Survive the Human Threat?

Kim Steinhardt will share a global conservation story and photos documenting the lives of the Pacific Ocean’s southern sea otter and the Serengeti’s cheetah.


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April 3, 2020
9:00 AM—9:30 AM


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April 3, 2020
10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Aquarium Exploration: Habitats

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April 3, 2020
11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquarium Live Ep. 4: Camouflage

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April 3, 2020
1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Mackerel Dissection

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April 3, 2020
2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Marine Mammals & Conservation