The Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year, with new exhibits, programs, events, and contests. Meet the original animals and see new residents, including a harbor seal pup born in April.
A four-year-old male sea lion named Cain moved into the Seals and Sea Lions Habitat at the Aquarium on February 8.
In early October the Aquarium hatched giant sea bass larvae after a spawning event. One of these larvae survived and is now thriving behind the scenes.
The new series by the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future project includes a photography exhibit and website.
With fewer than 100 individuals remaining, the vaquita is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. It faces threats from the fishing industry.
With fewer than 100 vaquitas left, the Aquarium hopes to educate the public about this endangered animal so that action can be taken to prevent its extinction.