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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

2 humpback whales at surface

December 22, 2017

Humpback Whales and Orcas Have Been Spotted in the Waters Off Long Beach

The Aquarium and Harbor Breeze Cruises invite the media to set sail for the chance to see whales and dolphins in local waters while exploring current ocean conservation issues.

Girl watching fish in exhibit

December 8, 2017

Winter Camps Allow Children to Get Up Close to Marine Life at the Aquarium

This winter parents can enroll their children in three winter day camps specially tailored to different age ranges.

Tommy Hollenstein wheelchair artist creating art with his wheelchair

December 7, 2017

Aquarium’s 15th Annual Festival of Human Abilities Features Performances and Free Art Classes

Celebrate the talents and creativity of people with disabilities at the Aquarium on the weekend of January 27-28, and enjoy live music, dance, art, and demonstrations.


December 6, 2017

Sea Grant Awards Funding to Aquarium’s Seafood For The Future Program

The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific’s Seafood for the Future program, University of Southern California (USC) Sea Grant, and partners have been awarded $147,737 as part of the 2017 Sea Grant Aquaculture Initiative.


November 12, 2017

Chloe the Sea Otter Celebrates Birthday at the Aquarium

She has a luxurious coat, eats restaurant-quality seafood, has many adoring fans, and is inviting everyone to her fifth birthday bash on Sunday, November 12, at 10:45 a.m.

Ocean Theater during a lecture

November 10, 2017

American Honda and Aquarium of the Pacific Host Discussion About the Future of California’s Coast

The Aquarium is hosting a two-day forum co-sponsored by American Honda called Sato-umi in the Anthropocene.

NOAA Day Insert

November 3, 2017

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

The public can find out how NOAA can keep them informed of the changing environment around them and how they can get involved.

Ray mascot and boy make snow angels

November 1, 2017

Celebrate the Holidays December 2-24 at the Aquarium

Visit Santa, see him SCUBA dive, enjoy a snow play area, and a variety of festivities during the holiday season at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

The Edge front book cover

November 1, 2017

Ocean Experts Discuss the Future of California’s Coast and Their New Book, The Edge

Conservationist Kim Steinhardt and scientist Gary Griggs will present a blend of science, policy, history, and personal adventure stories in their lecture on November 30.


November 1, 2017

Enjoy a Night of Art, Music, and Entertainment at the Aquarium’s Night Dive, Nov. 10

Night Dive features food trucks, live bands, and art installations.

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