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Behind-The-Scenes Tour: Growing Up Seahorse

Behind-The-Scenes Tour: Growing Up Seahorse

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Whale Fest

Whale Fest

Celebrate whales during the annual Gray Whale migration

Thanks for a great 2019!

We had such a great year with new events, new exhibits, and new activities. Take a look back at 2019 as we get ready for 2020.

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New Addition! Baby (not so giant yet) Giant Black Sea Bass!

A new addition has been added to the Hall of Fishes - a baby Giant Black Sea Bass! Unfortunately, years of overfishing has caused these species to go on the verge of extinction but with new laws intact, we are hopeful that their numbers will rise. Learn more about their incredible story here!

Whale Watching January 2020

Whale Watching season is in full swing in San Diego!

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