Through the organization’s Adopt an Animal program, people who donate $100 can suggest a name for consideration by aquarium staff.
“Help the Coral Sing” is a short story about Swishy Fishy and his family, who endure the challenges of a deteriorating coral reef that they call home.
Now weighing in at the heft of a lightbulb (just over 34 grams), the young chick was born May 22 to parents Robbie and Kate who, the aquarium says, were paired together for the first time this year.
The 8-foot-4-inch-long, 170-pound sand tiger shark, who has lived at the Aquarium since 2001, died Sunday at 24 years old.
The Aquarium of the Pacific’s latest exhibition features 40 species of newborn or juvenile sea life. Appropriately, it’s called “Babies!”
Some of the festival’s most popular performers are slated to return on Jan. 29 and 30, including classical guitarist and singer Dat Nguyen, who is blind, and The Rollettes, an all-female dance troupe with members who perform in wheelchairs.
The free admission is in honor of Veterans Day, as a thank-you to the men and women for their service.
The program invites any college student in California studying aquarium-related careers to apply.
Police officers, sheriff’s deputies, firefighters, doctors, nurses, EMS employees and 911 dispatchers are eligible for the free ticket.
The aquarium’s volunteer ranks have slowly regrown to close to its original numbers, with 800 to 900 volunteers currently involved as restrictions have eased.