Aquarium News Archive
Read up on past Aquarium News articles.
The show was created in a partnership between the Aquarium and XPrize’s Ocean Initiative.
The Aquarium celebrated a milestone in the construction of its expansion, the Pacific Visions wing, when the construction crew installed the last exterior glass panel on the façade.
Kaya, the harbor seal born at the Aquarium in April, was moved into the main Seals and Sea Lions Habitat in October.
A new video series created by the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program with other partners features chefs, farmers, and scientists who discuss aquaculture and demystify selecting, cooking, and enjoying seafood.
A photography exhibit by National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry will be on display at the Aquarium from October 8 through December 8, 2018. It features photographs of aquaculture or seafood farming practices from around the world.
The Aquarium has welcomed a new four-year-old male sea lion, Chase, to the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat.
Two eagle rays, one female and one male, are now on exhibit in the Tropical Reef. They can be identified by their protruding, tapered snout and dark brown back with white spots.
A green sea turtle rescued with a fishing hook in its throat in Morro Bay was treated and released back into the ocean in September.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Aquarium held an art contest presented by JetBlue throughout the summer of 2018. The top twenty entrants were selected to win a round-trip flight on JetBlue.
Val and Speedy, two tufted puffins that have lived at the Aquarium since it opened in 1998, successfully hatched a chick in late summer.
Three Magellanic penguin chicks, two female and one male, hatched at the Aquarium in May and are now on view.
Halloween-themed events throughout October give adults, kids, and families a chance to celebrate the holiday while learning about the ocean and dancing the night away.
A new evening course at the Aquarium this fall will explore what food production and agriculture might look like by the year 2050, when an additional 2 to 2.5 billion people will live on Earth. The course will also look at how climate change is impacting global agriculture.
On October 4 and 5, the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program and American Honda in partnership with the Marine Science Foundation will host a Sustainable Seafood Forum.
Visit in fall to see new animals, experience cultural festivals, and learn more about our planet.