Blog Profile / Monterey Bay Aquarium


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Style your home with sustainable décor and support our Seafood...

Style your home with sustainable décor and support our Seafood Watch program! Bambu donates proceeds from all of their ocean-themed products made from sustainably sourced, renewable bamboo. Learn more

Not-so-hard-to-find Nemos! We often have baby clownfish in our...

Not-so-hard-to-find Nemos! We often have baby clownfish in our Splash Zone exhibit, raised behind the scenes by our aquarists. Make these mini fish your new wallpaper

Humpback whales have arrived in Monterey Bay–and we have the...

Humpback whales have arrived in Monterey Bay–and we have the best seats in the house. These graceful giants have been breaching, spouting and feeding just off our decks!  These massive mammals use air bubbles to herd and corral schools...Show More Summary

The perennially popular penguinThere are few things in life...

The perennially popular penguin There are few things in life cuter than a penguin. OK, maybe when a penguin waddles, especially if there are more than one and it’s actually a parade! The colony of African blackfooted penguins (Spheniscus demersus) in our Splash Zone family gallery is a must-see on any visit. Show More Summary

This National Volunteer Week, we’re celebrating our...

©Mariana Del Valle This National Volunteer Week, we’re celebrating our fintastic volunteers! From inspiring guests to caring for animals, our volunteers have given over 3.6 million hours over the last 30 years. Our mission to inspire ocean conservation wouldn’t be possible without them! Learn more about our volunteer program

Captivated yet? This small but feisty flamboyant cuttlefish is...

Captivated yet? This small but feisty flamboyant cuttlefish is unlike the rest, walking along the seafloor on arms and fins–and flashing its hypnotic color scheme to scare off predators. Learn more about this impossibly colorful cephalopod

Jump for joy! We’ve been seeing humpback whales off our...

Jump for joy! We’ve been seeing humpback whales off our ocean-view decks this week. These mega-mammals are on the hunt for schools of fish and krill, which they round up by blowing bubbles! Learn more (Photo: Giancarlo Thomae/kayakwhalewatching.com)

Members! Join us this Friday, April 17 for a special deep-sea...

Members! Join us this Friday, April 17 for a special deep-sea Member Night. Learn about the latest discoveries of our partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute–and explore the Aquarium during quieter hours! Dive in and learn more

Start your morning with some sunshine–underwater! Go on a...

Start your morning with some sunshine–underwater! Go on a dive from your desk with our live Kelp Forest exhibit cam. Tune in now

Come enjoy live Latin music performances, bilingual programs,...

Come enjoy live Latin music performances, bilingual programs, crafts and more on April 26 at Día del Niño, our annual celebration of children and families! Children ages 12 and under will receive free admission all day. Learn more

What’s it like to explore the dark and mysterious depths of the...

What’s it like to explore the dark and mysterious depths of the deep sea? Find out in our new Mission to the Deep exhibit! Join researchers at our partner institution, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, as you embark on a virtual deep-sea dive using underwater robots to encounter otherworldly animals. Start your dive

It’s a penguin parade! Our African blackfooted penguins...

It’s a penguin parade! Our African blackfooted penguins waddle and wander through the Aquarium on occasional outings our staff designs to keep these inquisitive animals happy and healthy. Watch our live penguin cam Learn more about this endangered species

Blubberin’ Jellies!There’s a lot that’s fabulous about blubber...

Blubberin’ Jellies! There’s a lot that’s fabulous about blubber jellies (Catostylus mosaicus). They’re perfectly named. “Blubber” accurately describes these bulbous jellies that look like they’re made of dense squishy stuff. They’re colorful. Show More Summary

Meet a very special bird in our latest “Aquarium of the...

Meet a very special bird in our latest “Aquarium of the Air” podcast!? Our Makana is the only Laysan albatross at any aquarium or zoo in the world. A permanent wing injury means she can’t fly or survive on her own, but since her arrival at the Aquarium in 2006 she’s been a great ambassador for her kin in the wild. Listen to the podcast

It’s easy to make friends in the Kelp Forest. Just bring food!...

It’s easy to make friends in the Kelp Forest. Just bring food! Watch our volunteer diversring the dinner bell every day on our live cam, at 11:30 am and 4 pm!  Check out our Kelp Cam!

Want to sleep with the fishes and spend the night next to your...

Want to sleep with the fishes and spend the night next to your favorite exhibit? Join us April 17 for a Seashore Sleepover – packed with fun evening activities, a bedtime snack and a late night nature movie. Learn more and reserve your space!

Good things come to those who wait–like jellies!...

Good things come to those who wait–like jellies! We’ve been raising purple-striped jellies behind the scenes from tiny ephyrae larvae to these elegant adults now on exhibit. Learn more

Thank you, ocean advocatesCalifornia leads the way in ocean...

Executive Director Julie Packard presented our California Ocean Champion Award to State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins for her efforts to fund ocean conservation projects. Sustainable seafood was on the menu at our Ocean Day California...Show More Summary

Have you seen a new furry face in our sea otter exhibit? Selka...

Have you seen a new furry face in our sea otter exhibit? Selka is a young rescued otter visiting us from Long Marine Lab for a few weeks. With her all brown coat, she’s easily recognizable next to our other otters. Can you spot her on our web cam? Learn more about our Sea Otter Program

Go Slow in the Slough! California’s recreational salmon season...

Go Slow in the Slough!  California’s recreational salmon season opened Saturday and runs until April 30. During this busy boating season, we’d like to remind boaters to keep an eye out for sea otters and go slow in waters where otters live. Show More Summary

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