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.
We recently added 5,000 new Pacific sardines to our Open Sea exhibit! Like synchronized swimmers, sardines in a school move together as one. When predators come near, there's safety in numbers for these small fish.
To protect the ocean today, we must learn about its past health, and how ecosystems are changing. Scientists at our new Ocean Memory Lab are analyzing the tissues of long-dead sea creatures to unlock stored secrets about ocean dynamics dating back a century or more.
Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.