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What’s New at the Aquarium This Spring

This season at the Aquarium, see a new show in the Ocean Theater, visit your favorite animals, and take part in our cultural festivals and events celebrating our ocean planet.

Making Waves

Visit the New Pacific Visions Wing

Exhibits | Pacific Visions

Visit the New Pacific Visions Wing

Journey inside the new stunning glass building to experience a state-of–the-art immersive theater, interactive art installations, engaging multimedia displays, and live animal exhibits.

AAA Member Night

Aquarium Event

May 24, 2019, 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

AAA Member Night

AAA members will enjoy an exclusive private event and be among the first to experience the Aquarium of the Pacific’s new Pacific Visions wing.
Epaulette Shark

Animals | Research

Aquarium Partners with CSULB to Study Shark Adaptations

Investigating how some sharks are specially adapted to be able to “walk” on their pectoral fins to move between aquatic and land environments.

Staff member uses reusable cup at beverage station


Aquarium Continues Efforts to Avoid Single-Use Plastic

On Earth Day 2019 the Aquarium of the Pacific, along with nearly two dozen other aquariums across the United States, is committing to new practices to bring the facility closer to eliminating single-use plastic.

The Water Paradox

Aquarium Event

May 30, 2019, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Water Paradox

Edward B. Barbier will discuss and sign copies of his latest book, The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management.


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May 24, 2019
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

AAA Member Night

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May 25, 2019
9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Invertebrates

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May 30, 2019
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Water Paradox

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June 1, 2019
9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

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June 1, 2019
10:30 AM—12:30 PM

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration