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Aquarium of the Pacific

Propagation of At-Risk Species (1998 - Present)

Some of the species that have been bred include several species of sharks, pipefishes, seahorses, clownfish, numerous types of corals, and for the first time ever in a captive environment, the weedy sea dragon. Progeny of these successful breeding efforts have been shared with sister aquariums in the United States and abroad, lessening the need for collection of specimens from the wild.

Last updated October 19 2011