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Aquarium of the Pacific Hosts NOAA Day on Saturday, November 18, 2017

NOAA Day Insert

Credit: NOAA

November 3, 2017

On Saturday, November 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Aquarium of the Pacific will host the eleventh annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) interactive event. The public can talk with real-life marine biologists and oceanographers while they learn about ocean habitat conservation, weather warnings, safe and sustainable seafood, aquaculture, ocean exploration, marine mammal strandings, and endangered species.

Learn more about NOAA and its efforts to protect the ocean, predict changes in the atmosphere, provide information about climate change, and impact everyday lives of people through science, service, and stewardship at the Aquarium during NOAA Day. In addition, representatives from NOAA’s National Weather Service and the Office of Aquaculture will use the state-of-the-art technology NOAA Science on a Sphere®, located in the Aquarium’s Ocean Science Center to visually highlight weather modeling, hurricanes, and seafood farming.

Included with general admission: $29.95 adult (12+), $26.95 senior (62+), $17.95 child (3-11), and free for children under age three and Aquarium members.

Participating agencies:

  • The West Coast Marine Mammal Stranding Network
  • NOAA Fisheries’ Protected Resources Division (marine mammals, endangered species)
  • NOAA Fisheries’ Sustainable Fisheries Division (salmon and steelhead, clean watersheds, coastal resiliency)
  • National Weather Service
  • NOAA Corps
  • Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
  • NOAA Restoration Center
  • Southern California Ocean Observing System
  • Sea Grant
  • California Conservation Corps

NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in Earth’s environment from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun and to conserve and manage our coastal and marine resources. For more about NOAA visit or