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Resilient and adaptable as it is, will the arctic fox be able to survive the challenges ahead?
The IUCN lists the Arctic Fox as one of the species most vulnerable to the effects of climate change in its environment.
Yucky, stinky seaweed everywhere! We often think of seaweed as a nuisance on our beaches. In fact, it’s not just fish that need it, we do too! Discover the amazing story of seaweed!
Animal Care Series: Learn how we identify and care for sick fish.
Fish can become under the weather too! Learn how staff Veterinarian Dr. Lance Adams identifies and cares for sick fish.
Taking a closer look at shark skin.
Believe it or not, a shark’s mouth isn’t the only place it has teeth!
Sharks: The Ultimate Survivors
Sharks are very successful and adaptive animals. They have been around for 400 million years. Learn more about their evolutionary history listening to the “Evolution of Sharks.”
Sharks unique ability to sense electrical impulses in the water.
Besides hearing, smelling, tasting, seeing, and feeling the world around them, sharks are adapted with a sixth sense that allows them to use electroreceptors called Ampullae de Lorenzini. Learn more about this rare ability that aids sharks in the skilled predation of their prey.
Aquarium of the Pacific honors its First 10th Anniversary Scholar
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Aquarium is honoring Long Beach students who have shown outstanding efforts in the areas of science, environment, ocean science/marine biology, promoting cultural diversity, and exceptional community service. Eagan is an eleven-year old honor student who has shown dedicated service to the local and global community as well as in inspiring conservation of the planet.
Sharks have the same five senses as humans – plus one more!
Check out our "kid friendly" podcast that's all about sharks! This exclusive podcast includes terms that people of all ages can understand. You'll learn how sharks use their senses of hearing, smell, touch, taste, and sight. They also have a sixth sense, the ability to sense electricity.