Meet some of the newest and cutest Aquarium residents in the new Babies! exhibits.
Aquarium of the Pacific/Robin Riggs
More To Explore From Our Animal Database
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.
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.
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.
Browse the Exhibit
Meet the newest members of the Aquarium family in the new Babies! exhibit now through April 2023.
Sea Otter Pups
Meet our sea otter pups that are helping our adult sea otters and our staff learn what it takes to care for sea otter babies.
At the Aquarium
Babies at the Aquarium require special expertise and hands-on care, from hand-feeding baby birds from a syringe to providing round-the-clock care for baby sea otters.