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Sharks! Now Open!

After breaking ground in 2018, we’ve spent the past two years creating a new and unique deep-sea experience. We are thrilled to share with our guests the Sharks! Predators of the Deep gallery and welcome our fierce and fascinating new residents. Get your tickets today!

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Your donation will give students from Title I schools the chance to visit the Aquarium, provide military personnel and their families with once-in-a-lifetime experiences, as well as fund our research and conservation efforts. Thank you for your continued support of our commitment to the preservation of our ocean and aquatic animals worldwide.

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Whale Shark

Scientific Name
Rhincodon typus
Conservation Status
Endangered
Fact
Whale sharks’ mouths can reach up to 4 feet (1.2 m) across

Manta Ray

Scientific Name
Mobula sp. cf. birostris
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Fact
Manta rays have been spotted jumping clear of the water – it is not known whether this behavior serves a social purpose, or is done to dislodge parasite from the skin

White Spotted Jelly

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