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Get to know the Shark Lagoon!

Content provided by Derek Balsillie of Aquarium of the Pacific  The Aquarium of the Pacific is a nonprofit educational institution with the goal of creating awareness and inspiring respect for the ocean and its inhabitants. Sharks are one of the most misunderstood marine animals and are facing devastating threats. By allowing people to come close to

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Live Chat with Marine Ecologist Chris Malinowski January 30th at 2pm ET/11am PT

Explore.org‘s partnership with Teens4Oceans has brought exciting new Shark and Barracuda Cams and the ever-popular Cayman Reef Cam. Now join us for a live chat with marine ecologist Chris Malinowski on January 30th at 2pm ET/11am PT from the Shark Cam. It’s your chance to ask an expert questions about the creatures of the Atlantic

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Shark Cam Top Photos of the Week

Ferocious looking fish have been spotted swimming by our Shark Cam off the coast of Cape Fear, but there’s absolutely nothing to be afraid of. Sandtiger sharks are actually a bunch of softies who’d prefer to sink their pointy teeth into bottom-feeding fish. They’re still a big catch to see in the wild. Here are

Artist Dives With Sharks Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, December 9th, shark sculpture artist Victor Douieb will dive into the Shark Lagoon at the Aquarium of the Pacific for a live demonstration. Douieb dives with sharks to gain an understanding of their anatomy, movement, and habitat. His works originate in clay, are cast in bronze, and finished with a patina or stainless steel. He donates a percentage of

No Bullying for this Colorado Whipray!

The reticulate whipray at the Aquarium of the Pacific, a female, was donated to us by the Landry’s Downtown Aquarium in Denver, Colorado because it was being picked on by other fish in the exhibit and it was feared that it would eventually be seriously injured. Our aquarists brought her from Denver to Long Beach

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