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Look into a mysterious, mesmerizing world where life looms large.

You'll see giant bluefin tuna power their way through the water, while hammerhead sharks, pelagic rays and giant green sea turtles swim just inches away.

The stunning one-million-gallon exhibit is home to one of the most diverse communities of open-ocean animals to be found in any aquarium.

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Join the #GivingTuesday Movement Dec. 1

On Tuesday, December 1, we'll join organizations around the world to celebrate Giving Tuesday—a day created to recognize charitable giving and community service during the holiday season. As a nonprofit organization, your gifts make our work possible. Thank you for your support!

Welcome Our New Little Loggerhead

Our new loggerhead hatchling from North Carolina splashed into its new home in our Open Sea gallery! The tiny turtle will stay with us for a year or two, while aquarists rear it to a larger size and prepare it for release back into the ocean.

The Seafood Watch App Just Got Better!

We've redesigned the Seafood Watch app making it easier than ever to get the latest recommendations for seafood and sushi, learn more about the seafood you eat, and locate or share businesses that serve sustainable seafood. The app is available for iOS and Android devices.

Revealing Tuna Secrets

Our Tuna Research and Conservation Center, a partnership with Stanford University, is achieving unprecedented insight into the lives of bluefin tuna. 

View Our Open Sea Curriculum

Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.