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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 Us for Evenings by the Bay!

Spend summer evenings on the bay during our extended hours until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, July 5 through August 31. See the Aquarium in a whole new light as you visit your favorite exhibits after the crowds, listen to live music and enjoy wine and snacks throughout the evening.

Our Stumpy Cuttlefish Are Laying Eggs!

There's a lot going on with the stumpy cuttlefish in our Tentacles exhibit. Males are putting on their formal wear, turning jet black and rippling their fins, trying to attract females. The courtship efforts have not been in vain—you can clearly see black clusters of eggs on exhibit!

Revealing Tuna Secrets

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

Download Our Free Aquarium App!

Get the most out of your visit with our app. You'll learn about our animals and exhibits—plus programs and special events you won't want to miss! You can even share beautiful, professionally photographed Aquarium images with family and friends via Facebook, Twitter or e-mail. 

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.