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What's New

What’s New at the Aquarium This Spring

This season at the Aquarium, see a new show in the Ocean Theater, visit your favorite animals, and take part in our cultural festivals and events celebrating our ocean planet.

Unique Sea Otter Point of View

From The Aquarium Blog

May 16, 2019

Sea Otter’s New Point of View

After a meal, all good little sea otters brush their teeth. Ollie the sea otter recently learned how to have her teeth brushed. She also helped me capture a unique point of view while she ate.

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Recent News

Epaulette Shark

Animals | Research

Aquarium Partners with CSULB to Study Shark Adaptations

Investigating how some sharks are specially adapted to be able to “walk” on their pectoral fins to move between aquatic and land environments.

Charlie the sea otter is seen from the shoulders up facing to the left with his muzzle and whiskers reflecting light

Animals

Aquarium Mourns the Loss of Charlie the Sea Otter

Charlie passed away on Monday, April 22, at the age of twenty-two. He was oldest southern sea otter living at a zoo or aquarium.

Staff member uses reusable cup at beverage station

Conservation

Aquarium Continues Efforts to Avoid Single-Use Plastic

On Earth Day 2019 the Aquarium of the Pacific, along with nearly two dozen other aquariums across the United States, is committing to new practices to bring the facility closer to eliminating single-use plastic.

Photograph pf a container ship on the ocean viewed through rescue ring buoy labeled Triumphant

Arts

Aquarium Displays Port of Long Beach PHOTO Exhibit

As part of its 20th Anniversary celebration, the Aquarium is displaying an exhibit of photographs from the Port of Long Beach’s 2018 PHOTO program presented in partnership with the Arts Council for Long Beach.

Pacific Visions Theater Seats

Pacific Visions

Seats Available for Naming in Honda Pacific Visions Theater

Name a seat in honor of a loved one, business, favorite Aquarium animal, an anniversary or wedding, or in memory of a loved one.

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