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Monterey Bay Aquarium Recognizes Four Legislators as 2019 California Ocean Champions

Monterey Bay Aquarium Executive Direcctor presents Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon with an Ocean Champion Award at a Sacramento reception during Ocean Day California on March 19, 2019.

Mar 20, 2019

Monterey Bay Aquarium recognized four California legislators with its 2019 Ocean Champion Awards, honoring their significant contributions to California’s ocean and coastal leadership, at a Sacramento reception during Ocean Day California on March 19, 2019.

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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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