Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific
The fourth largest aquarium in the nation with over 11,000 animals on display in more than 50 exhibits that represent the diversity of the Pacific Ocean. The Aquarium of the Pacific is a community-gathering place where important topics facing the planet and oceans are explored by scientists, policy-makers and stakeholders in the search for sustainable solutions
Celebrating the richness and diversity of African-American and African cultures, the Aquarium’s fifteenth annual African-American Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 25 and 26, from 9:00 a.m.
For 4.6 billion years, life on Earth has evolved. Change has been a constant factor for life on our planet, but human activity has accelerated the rate of change, making it harder for nature to catch up. A new film playing daily at the Aquarium of the Pacific explores human impacts on our planet and ways we can help prevent loss of biodiversity and protect the health of ecosystems.
Photo credit John Wan
The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach announces Ocean’s Orchestra, a new project that will engage regional middle and high school students in pairing the performing arts and science to interpret nature.
Indonesian Sea Nettle – Photo credit: Courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific
As diaphanous as a ghost, sea jellies have undulated through the world’s oceans for half-a-billion years. They can be as small as a grain of salt or as large as an NBA forward trailing tentacles that can grow to 80 or 90 feet.
A special combo ticket for the Los Angeles Zoo and Aquarium of the Pacific in Southern California this winter includes holiday celebrations at both destinations along with opportunities to see the Zoo’s jaguars in their new Rainforest of the Americas home and the Aquarium’s new Jellies exhibits.
Library card holders with the Long Beach Public Library are eligible to receive the Pass to the Pacific coupon. The coupon offers $10 off adult and senior admission and $5 off child admission to the Aquarium of the Pacific. ScholarShare and the Aquarium are committed to inspiring a lifetime of learning by enabling kids and teens to read with a reward.
6th District Councilman Dee Andrews and the Aquarium of the Pacific are pleased to announce a free evening at the Aquarium of the Pacific on Thursday, September 17th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Councilman Andrews is encouraging the 6th District residents, along with residents citywide, to join him for an evening at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
The Lollygaggers discuss climate change with humor. Photo courtesy of Josh Willis Animation Image.
The Earth’s climate is changing. With melting ice caps and water levels rising, animals have been forced to relocate. Where will they go?
Photo by Robin Rigg, courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific.
The Aquarium of the Pacific is announcing the birth of a Magellanic Penguin chick. The baby will make its public debut and join the other penguins in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat on Tuesday, August 18.
Indonesian Sea Nettle ~ Photo courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific
They have no heart, brain, or lungs and have existed on our planet since before the time of the dinosaurs. The Aquarium of the Pacific invites you to delve into the mysterious world of sea jellies through the new Jellies exhibits.