Monday, August 01, 2011
Learn about coastal marine spatial planning and the Aquarium’s efforts to bring experts together to discuss this method for potentially attracting innovative projects to the region while protecting a healthy ocean ecosystem
Monday, July 25, 2011
Most of you have probably read about or seen our two Arctic fox kits at the Molina Animal Care Center. But we also have baby diving birds, newly hatched fish, and even a baby zebra shark at the Aquarium right now.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Long Beach is home to one of the most unique segments of the Pacific Ocean. It’s a place where industry, recreation, and wildlife all coexist in close proximity, but not everyone is aware of just how busy our urban ocean is and how many animals also make their homes amongst all the activity.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Our own Assistant Dive Safety Officer Eric Castillo went to the Cayman Islands this month to help the Cody Unser First Step Foundation with a pioneering study of the benefits of SCUBA for people with paralysis. The study’s subjects were ten veterans who have paralysis. Eric helped with instruction and coaching to get all the participants certified to SCUBA dive.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The Aquarium trains high school students in marine biology topics through a partnership with St. Anthony High School. The Marine Science Academy is a competitive two-year program for high school juniors and seniors.
Monday, March 21, 2011
This past fall members of the Aquarium’s husbandry department traveled to Alaska to gather knowledge and animal specimens for the Aquarium’s new exhibit set to open in May 2011, Arctic & Antarctic: Our Polar Regions in Peril.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Have you ever wondered how the Aquarium acquires its sea stars or how many people it takes to clean the entire Tropical Reef exhibit each week? And just who is underneath that sting ray suit in the annual Christmas parade anyway?