Look into a mysterious, mesmerizing world where life looms large.
The stunning one-million-gallon Open Sea exhibit is home to one of the most diverse communities of open-ocean animals to be found in any aquarium.
When our two young mola molas went on exhibit in August, they weighed around 14 pounds each. Our latest measurements show that one has reached 45 pounds and the other's reached 60 pounds. These wonderfully weird-looking fish hatch from tiny eggs, but grow to weigh more than a pickup truck!
In recent years, we've seen a rising number of whales entangled in abandoned fishing gear. Now, a coalition of fishermen, scientists and legislators have put a bounty on lost gear, making retrieving it economically as well as environmentally beneficial.
Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.