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Monterey Bay Aquarium Applauds Federal Decision Supporting California Ban on Sale of Shark Fins

Feb 05, 2014

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Ocean Policy
Aquarium News

Statement from Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, on the decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service that federal fisheries law does not preempt California’s ban on the shark fin trade.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Winter 2014 Calendar Listing

Jan 27, 2014

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Aquarium News

Explore the wonders of our ocean planet in nearly 200 galleries and exhibits at one of the world’s finest aquariums. Highlights include one of the largest jellyfish collections anywhere, a two-story exhibit of playful sea otters, a towering three-story kelp forest, a million-gallon Open Sea exhibit with sea turtles, hammerhead sharks, tunas and more; a walk-through wave crash tunnel; and the award-winning Splash Zone family galleries with tropical corals and fishes, penguins, and other engaging animals and activities.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Convenes Culinary Task Force Committed to Ocean-Friendly Seafood

Jan 16, 2014

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Seafood Watch

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch® program announces the newest 20 members of its Blue Ribbon Task Force, a panel of respected and influential leaders in the culinary community committed to innovative outreach to promote sustainable seafood in 2014.

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More U.S. Fishery Species Earn Seafood Watch 'Green' or 'Yellow' Ranking

Jan 14, 2014

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Seafood Watch

Of the 242 U.S. fishery species assessed, 95% of commercial landings are recommended. Gulf, South Atlantic shrimp a ‘Good Alternative’ except when there are no sea turtle protections.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Special Exhibition, Events and Activities

Jan 13, 2014

Categories:
Special Exhibitions
Exhibits & Animals
Aquarium News
Special Events

Journey to a world of undersea magicians, masters of disguise and quick-change artists when Monterey Bay Aquarium opens its newest special exhibition, “Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes”, on April 12.

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