Enjoy our sea otters as they frolic and swim. If you see the Monterey Bay on screen instead of the Sea Otter exhibit, don’t worry! The otters will be back shortly.
We feed the African penguins in our Splash Zone exhibit multiple times a day, sometimes by hand to make sure they get their daily vitamin, and sometimes by tossing food into the water to stimulate […]
You’ll see giant tuna power their way through the water, while pelagic rays and green sea turtles swim just inches away.
Watch moon jellies move with the current as they pulsate their delicate, translucent bells. They sport several distinctive characteristics, including bright, petal-like gonads in the center of their bells and a fine stinging fringe that […]
Giant kelp provides food and shelter for a vibrant ecosystem Look closely and you’ll discover an astonishing diversity of fish and invertebrates swimming in our Kelp Forest exhibit and clinging to the kelp and algae. […]
Watch the Monterey Jelly Cam as long tentacles and lacey mouth-arms move smoothly through the water. But don’t let these unassuming invertebrates fool you—their graceful trailing parts are covered in stinging cells used for hunting. […]
Monterey Bay cam offers a peek from the Aquarium’s ocean-view decks. From this vantage point, you can identify a number of birds and sea mammals that find refuge here. Look for black cormorants perched on […]
Sevengill sharks, leopard sharks, spiny dogfish and the elusive Pacific angel shark all dwell in our Monterey Bay Habitats exhibit—like they do just beyond our walls in the cold waters of the bay. Designed with […]
Watch our aviary cam carefully—you never know who’ll stroll by. Marvel at the long legs of our black-necked stilt or spot the tiny western snowy plovers that blend into the sand. Look for leg bands […]