Our Monterey Bay cam offers a peek from the Aquarium's ocean-view decks.
From this vantage point, you can identify a number of the birds and sea mammals that find refuge in Life on the Bay. Look for black cormorants perched on a rock, perhaps stretching their wings to dry. Watch the water's surface; you might see a harbor seal poke its head out of the water, or a sea otter wrapped in kelp.
Monterey Bay is part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, a federally protected marine area offshore of California's central coast. This safe haven is home to a rich variety of fishes, plants, marine mammals and birds.
Each of our exhibit otters has a unique personality — just like us. Take this otter-ly amazing personality quiz and find out if you're most like Rosa, Abby, Selka, Kit or Ivy!
No tortillas here — a "blubber burrito" is less like Mexican food and more like a Fitbit for sharks! In our latest video, scientists hide a tracking device in seal blubber and feed it to a fascinating finned friend.
White sharks. Orcas. These legendary ocean predators need no introduction. But how do they get along? A new study by our white shark researchers details what happens when two top predators cross paths.
Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.