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Monterey Bay Aquarium Sea Otter Gidget Has Died

Southern sea otter Gidget in Monterey Bay Aquarium's sea otter exhibit.

Feb 04, 2019

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is deeply saddened to announce the death of Gidget, a 10-year-old female sea otter who was a popular member of the sea otter exhibit and surrogacy program. Her DNA was also used to sequence the sea otter genome.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Shark Researcher Awarded Fulbright Fellowship to Study Sharks, Rays in Galápagos

Jan 09, 2019

Monterey Bay Aquarium research scientist Dr. Salvador Jorgensen has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to study threats facing vulnerable shark and ray species in Ecuador’s biologically rich Galápagos Islands.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Honors Local Leaders In Ocean Conservation and Education

Scenic shot of the Great Tide Pool and exterior back deck of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium   

Dec 05, 2018

Monterey Bay Aquarium's 2018 reception to thank businesses and community organizations that help advance ocean conservation in the region spotlights three individuals whose contributions deserve special acknowledgement.

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