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Newly Remodeled Seal and Sea Lion Habitat Now Open buttonLink

The exhibit now features new rockwork and a coastal seascape mural as well as windows and platforms that provide better visibility of the animals and presenters.

Making Waves

Pacific Visions

Aquarium Holds Pacific Visions Groundbreaking Ceremony buttonLink

The Pacific Visions wing, the first major expansion project ever undertaken by the Aquarium, will be a 29,000-square-foot, two-story structure.

Shark Lagoon Nights

Aquarium Event

May 26, 2017, 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Animals

Aquarium Mourns the Loss of Milo the Sea Lion

Milo the sea lion passed away unexpectedly on Thursday. Thousands of visitors and staff felt a special bond with Milo, who will be sorely missed.

Accolades

Aquarium Wins Prestigious MUSE Award

The Aquarium, in collaboration with Cortina Productions, has won a 2017 MUSE Award from the American Alliance of Museums for a video telling the story of the Aquarium’s first major expansion, the Pacific Visions wing.

Guest Speakers

May 25, 2017, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Will Farmed Fish Save Our Oceans, Delight Our Palates, and Provide Healthy Food for All?

Panelists will discuss a recent study by conservation scientists at University of California, Santa Barbara, on the economics and sustainability of offshore aquaculture, how aquaculture could serve the restaurant industry, and the details of running an aquaculture operation.

Calendar

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May 23, 2017
6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Family Member Preview Night

May 25, 2017
7:00 PM—8:30 PMSold Out

Will Farmed Fish Save Our Oceans, Delight Our Palates, and Provide Healthy Food for All?

Shark Lagoon Nights

May 26, 2017
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies

May 27, 2017
10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies

Discounted Late Nights

May 27, 2017
5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

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