Friday, July 06, 2018
Despite its dire circumstances, I have hope for the vaquita.
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Read about how our Mammalogist, Katie Finch, traveled to Saipan in the Northern Marianas Islands to participate in field work that benefits rare birds.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35
It’s a great tip that saves money and helps the environment so Harpo the sea lion and I decided to get the word out about the Aquarium of the Pacific’s water bottle filling stations.
Monday, August 07, 2017
Learn how Aquarist Jessica is rejuvenating artificial coral in our Tropical Pacific gallery.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 34
While Harpo the sea lion takes selfies for fun, Shelby the harbor seal has a more important purpose for her selfie. Her purpose is for a porpoise. The critically endangered Vaquita.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Our education staff member, Erin English, recently traveled to Glover’s Reef in Belize to work on shark conservation research with Earthwatch Expedition.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hugh's Aquarium Views Number 31
Since 2008 when the Aquarium’s vet, Dr. Lance Adams, first introduced us to the sea turtles of the San Gabriel River, my wife Pam and I have been taking field notes and photos of these unexpected urban residents. The photos were used in a photo identification study project led by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The results were presented this year as a scientific poster at the International Sea Turtle Symposium, a gathering of sea turtle scientists and researchers from around the world.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
In this two-part series, Senior Aquarist Lauren Harper recaps her expedition to Costa Rica to help save critically endangered sea turtles.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Meet the smallest giant sea bass you have ever seen. Aquarist Nicole Leier celebrated a career milestone by helping successfully breed and raise this species past the three month mark.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Vaquita porpoises, at 5 feet long, are the smallest-known species of whale. They inhabit a small region in the northern Gulf of California and are at severe risk of going extinct.