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    Hidden Rivers Screening

    Join us November 15th for Georgia Aquarium’s screening of Hidden Rivers, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers...

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    Scout Night

    Georgia Aquarium is excited to announce our first annual Scout Night presented in partnership with the Atlanta Area Counci...

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Making a Difference

As a nonprofit — and the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere — we’re committed to inspiring awareness and preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals around the globe. Our mission is to treat every animal with love and care, and concentrate our research and conservation activities where they matter most.

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The Largest Aquarium in the Western Hemisphere
Gets Even Bigger

Georgia Aquarium revealed expansion plans for a new gallery featuring sharks — one of the most misunderstood species in the ocean — to open in late fall of 2020.

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Whale Shark

Scientific Name
Rhincodon typus
Conservation Status
The whale shark is the biggest fish in the sea

Manta Ray

Scientific Name
Manta sp. cf. birostris
Conservation Status
Manta rays often somersault while feeding

White Spotted Jelly

Scientific Name
Phyllorhiza punctata
Conservation Status
Not Evaluated
A large group of jellies is called a smack
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