Blog Profile / Monterey Bay Aquarium


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Heading our way? Longer summer hours begin this Memorial Day...

Heading our way? Longer summer hours begin this Memorial Day weekend. We’ll be open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (9 a.m. opening for members on weekends). We’ll sea you soon!

skunkbear: Because of their adaptive abilities — rapid growth,...

Photo Credit: David Wiltshire Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Photo Credit: Scott Portelli Photo Credit: Albert Kok/Wikimedia Commons skunkbear: Because of their adaptive abilities — rapid growth, short lifespans and flexible development...Show More Summary

noaasanctuaries: “The more clearly we can focus our attention...

noaasanctuaries: “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” – Rachel Carson Happy birthday to “the mother of the age of ecology,”...Show More Summary

Meet the mesmerizing mimic octopus, the newest member of our...

Meet the mesmerizing mimic octopus, the newest member of our special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes. 

Pelagic red crabs in the Great Tide Pool this morning! Along...

Pelagic red crabs in the Great Tide Pool this morning! Along with some other interested parties… Learn more about pelagic red crabs

kirstenmarieezy: Explored the aquarium with Jamila yesterday!...

kirstenmarieezy: Explored the aquarium with Jamila yesterday! My favorite part was watching these beautiful jellyfish swim together #montereybayaquarium #teamkirstla #jelly #typicalpicture (at Monterey Bay Aquarium)

An abalone can be pretty hard to pry off a rock. Just ask a sea otter! But if there’s a handy...

An abalone can be pretty hard to pry off a rock. Just ask a sea otter! But if there’s a handy rock nearby? Good luck abalone! Tip: If you find an abalone shell with a big hole in it washed up on the beach in Monterey Bay, there’s good...Show More Summary

Dispatch from the Woodstock of ocean acidification

Dispatch from the Woodstock of ocean acidification: A large and diverse group of ocean scientists gathered in Tasmania to talk about hope in the face of changing ocean chemistry. Our own climate interpreter Sarah Mae Nelson has the scoop.

Limpets may seem listless but they’re actually working hard...

Limpets may seem listless but they’re actually working hard during both high and low tides!

todropscience: Southern Sand octopus (Octopus Kaurna) lacks...

odropscience: Southern Sand octopus (Octopus Kaurna) lacks chromatophores for camouflage. Cephalopods are often celebrated as masters of camouflage in the ocean, but this octopus has an unknown trick, it is able to bury itself. Other octopuses bury themselves under a thin layer of sand or rocks by digging into it with sweeping arm movements. Show More Summary

Hawaii’s endangered hawksbill sea turtles have been protected...

Hawaii’s endangered hawksbill sea turtles have been protected under the Endangered Species Act since 1978. So why are their population numbers still so low?  Catch up on the latest research from Dr. Kyle Van Houtan, Monterey Bay Aquarium’s director of science, and learn how plastic pollution keeps baby hawksbill turtles from thriving.

Guess who’s back? Back again?

Tuna crabs are back—tell a friend! Once again, swarms of pelagic red crabs—aka tuna crabs, Pleuroncodes planipes—beached themselves In Monterey yesterday. First seen in October of last year, there have been a handful of these mass strandings...Show More Summary

luscious916: People watching and fish watching at the Monterey...

luscious916: People watching and fish watching at the Monterey Bay Aquarium!???????????????? #Ocean #Monterey #Aquarium (at Monterey Bay Aquarium)

When this rescued loggerhead turtle arrived at the Aquarium...

When this rescued loggerhead turtle arrived at the Aquarium last fall, it weighed just over three ounces. After seven months of care at the Aquarium, it weighs over two pounds! We’re caring for the young turtle until it’s big enoughShow More Summary

The beautiful Western pond turtle in our Coastal Stream Exhibit is one of the creatures with a...

The beautiful Western pond turtle in our Coastal Stream Exhibit is one of the creatures with a carapace we’re shellebrating this World Turtle Day. These shy turtles live in ponds, lakes, streams and wetlands and can be found in Washington, Oregon, California and Baja California. Show More Summary

Happy World Turtle Day!

npr: oupacademic: Turtles have been on this planet for over 200 million years. However, in a relatively short time (since the rise of humans) they have become hreatened – 44% of known turtle species are officially considered critically endangered or vulnerable to extinction. Today, 23 May, is World Turtle Day. Show More Summary

nubbsgalore: little baby buddy sea turtles photographed by noel...

nubbsgalore: little baby buddy sea turtles photographed by noel celiis, jason bradley and luciano candisani in rocas atoll; greg lovett in tequesta, florida; uriel sinai in mikhmoret sancutary, israel; ralph pacein tortuguero, costaShow More Summary

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