Mar 28, 2019
Monterey Bay Aquarium research finds that historical tortoiseshell trade routes may have established the groundwork for modern illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and concludes that the tortoiseshell trade harvested nine million turtles, more than six times previous estimates.
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.
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.
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.
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.