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Successful Spawning and Cross-Fertilization Bring Hope for the Critically Endangered Sunflower Sea Star
Aquarium of the Pacific, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, California Academy of Sciences, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (SDZWA), Sunflower Star Laboratory and partners continue work to save this species from extinction.
Aquarium staff members performed surgery on the turtle and are caring for it behind the scenes as it recovers
Staff traveled to Saipan to help and learn more about coral spawning
Dr. Lance Adams and other Aquarium of the Pacific staff helped train researchers looking into the levels of DDT in sharks and rays.
The Aquarium took six teens to Oaxaca, Mexico to learn about the local sea turtle conservation.
Check out must-see animals and explore upcoming fun and educational opportunities at the Aquarium.
Read about Aquarium honorees from our community.
Read about a trip to help teen volunteers learn about turtles, a record-breaking coastal cleanup and two charter donor spotlights.
Read about a new animal added to the Tropical Reef Habitat.
Aquarium of the Pacific Invites Southern California College Students to Apply for its New CELP Scholar Program
Recipients will engage with Aquarium staff members and programs to explore STEM career paths, join a growing community of peers in related study fields, and will be awarded $10,000
A collaboration with Tongva illustrator adds to the story in the reimagined Southern California Gallery
The Aquarium’s 14th annual Photographers Night was held in October, and guests were invited to enjoy an evening of learning, free equipment rentals, and demonstrations.
Aquarium joins the Oiled Wildlife Care Network to help save birds impacted by toxin in a California lake
Staff from the Aquarium are assisting with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s emergency effort to help migrating birds impacted by the deadly avian botulism event
Lessons from a recently donated tropical fish to the Aquarium of the Pacific can help home aquarists create a conscientious home aquarium.
The Aquarium of the Pacific, Birch Aquarium, California Academy of Sciences, and the Sunflower Star Lab have successfully induced spawning in sunflower sea stars and hope to help reestablish wild populations off the nation’s west coast