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Please see below for our recent press releases. Digital images and b-roll video are available on request; please contact our public relations team.


Credit: Robbin Riggs

2016 penguin chicks

June 30, 2016

Penguin Chicks Hatch at the Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific is announcing the arrival of two Magellanic Penguin chicks. The penguins hatched at the Aquarium in late May.


June 27, 2016

Aquarium Exterior to Be Transformed by Mural During 2016 Pow! Wow! Long Beach Festival

The mural will highlight ocean life in conjunction with the Aquarium’s new Vanishing Animals exhibit and will be painted by a world-renowned artist from Portugal.

Blue Whale Gala logo with blue whale graphic

June 14, 2016

Aquarium Honors Dr. Holly A. Bamford, Dr. Steven S. Koblik as Ocean Conservation Award Recipients

The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California, honored Dr. Holly A. Bamford and Dr. Steven S. Koblik as the recipients of its 2016 Ocean Conservation Award during the Blue Whale Gala event on Saturday, June 11.

Shark, lorikeet, and blue whale Aquarium mascots

June 9, 2016

Enjoy a Breakfast at the Aquarium of the Pacific With One of Your Favorite Characters

Aquarium mascots will be on hand for breakfast and exclusive photo opportunities in Café Scuba this summer.

Vaquita Swimming

June 8, 2016

Aquariums and Zoos Ask Public to Join Efforts to Help Save the Endangered Vaquita

Today, on World Ocean Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific and a team of aquariums and zoos across the country are asking the public to get involved in a campaign to help the smallest cetacean (whale, dolphin, or porpoise) on the planet.

Long Beach Chorale at Honda Blue Cavern exhibit

May 26, 2016

Long Beach Chorale to Premiere Chorale of the Jellies at Concert Featuring Ocean-Themed Music

The Long Beach Chorale will perform a concert called Music in the Key of Sea at the Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday, June 10, 2016.

Ribbon Dragon

May 5, 2016

Horses and Dragons Exhibit Opens May 27

Explore the mysterious realm of dragons and horses that dwell under the sea through new exhibits at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Southern California. Featuring about a dozen species of seahorses and seadragons and their relatives, Horses and Dragons will showcase the wonder and diversity of these creatures from late May 2016 through March 2017.


May 5, 2016

Vanishing Animals Exhibit Opens May 27

Developed based on latest research, Vanishing Animals features both endangered animals and those that represent conservation success stories.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Restoration Volunteers

May 4, 2016

Aquarium Hosts Monthly Habitat Restoration at Los Cerritos Wetlands

The Aquarium of the Pacific, in conjunction with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewardship program, is working to restore 66 acres of wetlands.

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