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Meet some of the newest and cutest Aquarium residents in the new Babies! exhibits.

Sea otter pup swimming on its back looking at the camera

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Robin Riggs

Animals You May See in the Gallery

Silver fish with orange spots

Golden-lined Rabbitfish Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Andrew Reitsma

Yellow fish with pinkish blue background

Yellow Tang Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Robin Riggs

Yellow fish with black stripes and white spots

Banggai cardinalfish Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Andrew Reitsma

Small red-eyed fish

Pajama Cardinalfish Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Andrew Reitsma

Orange fish with white and black stripes swimming near orange sea anemone

Clown Anemonefish Credit: FGorgun/istock.com

Purple and yellow tentacled squid-like animal

Flamboyant Cuttlefish Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Robin Riggs

Brown and tan juvenile shark resting on pebbles

Brownbanded Bamboo Shark Credit: Charlotte Bleijenberg/istock.com

Pale yellow fish resting on bottom with tall dorsal fin and stripe across eye

Sailfin Sculpin Credit: Gerald Corsi/istock.com

Flat silver fish with light yellow tail

Mexican Lookdown Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Ken Kurtis

Desert tortoise on white background

Desert Tortoise Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Robin Riggs

More To Explore From Our Animal Database

southern sea otter looking at camera

Credit: Robin Riggs

Southern Sea Otter

Sea otters, the smallest and most recently evolved of all marine mammals, are in the family Mustelidae that includes weasels, ferrets, badgers, skunks, freshwater and sea otters, and minks.

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Spot prawn in kelp

Credit: Jay Tayag

Spot Prawn

Pandalus platyceros, is the largest species of shrimp found in ocean waters off the west coast of the United States.

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Threespine Stickleback

Threespine Stickleback

The threespine stickleback is the only one of the three subspecies of Gasterosteus aculeatus that is marine, scaleless, and fully plated.

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Shiner Surfperch

Shiner Surfperch

The most common surfperch found along the California coast, shiner surfperch typically live in loose aggregations in shallow waters of eelgrass beds, around pilings, piers, oil platforms, and in the back waters of bays and sloughs.

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Epaulette Shark

Epaulette Shark

This small, attractively marked shark is a rather interesting animal. It swims, but most of its movement is accomplished by “walking” with the use of several of its fins.

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Zebra shark front view

One of our zebra sharks in Shark Lagoon. Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific and K. Leonard

Zebra Shark

Zebra shark, the common name of these slow-swimming, non-aggressive, bottom-dwelling sharks, is derived from their juvenile coloration: narrow bars reminiscent of a zebra’s stripes.

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