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Monterey Bay Aquarium ‘Tunnel Jumpers”, direct trolley takes traffic off New Monterey streets

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Direct Trolley running throughout the summer season of 2016 for guests and members  ©Monterey Bay Aquarium, photo by Tyson V. Rininger 

Aug 23, 2016

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has stepped up its alternative transportation program for staff and visitors to take pressure off streets in New Monterey during peak summer months and construction of the Holman Highway roundabout.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Welcomes its Newest Resident Otter

Southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), Selka, while at the Pinnipedlab at Long Marine Lab, University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC).    ©Pinnipedlab, photo by Mariah Tengler 

Aug 19, 2016

Aquarium News

A rescued California sea otter pup who survived a shark bite in the wild before becoming an important part of a sea otter research initiative is now the newest member of the Sea Otter exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Soberanes Fire Relief Benefit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Soberanes Fire Relief Benefit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The Aquarium partnered with Downtown Dining and Over 20 "Best of the Bay" Local Chefs for the event. Proceeds from the food and drinks went towards the Soberanes Fire Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County. © Monterey Bay Aquarium

Aug 02, 2016

Monterey’s Downtown Dining group and the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium are hosting a fire relief benefit Sunday, August 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. during Evenings by the Bay at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Downtown Dining is enlisting local chefs to prepare...

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Monterey Bay Aquarium presents "Beyond Blue" at The Yard in SF

Artist Aaron Kai painted an ocean-themed mural, commisioned by the Monterey Bay Aquarium at The Yard at Mission Rock. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Jul 13, 2016

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to The Yard at Mission Rock​ for the unveiling of "Beyond Blue," an aquarium-commissioned mural by noted post-pop artist Aaron Kai on Saturday, July 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. 

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