ALERT: After careful consideration, we have made the decision to close Georgia Aquarium to public guests. We continue to closely monitor this ever-evolving situation around COVID-19 with the ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, volunteers and animals.

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    “The Aquarium” New Episode – Baby Beluga Birth

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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
Endangered
Fact
Whale sharks have 300 rows of tiny teeth on each jaw

Manta Ray

Scientific Name
Mobula sp. cf. birostris
Conservation Status
Vulnerable
Fact
Manta rays’ only natural predators are large sharks

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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After careful consideration, we have made the decision to close Georgia Aquarium to public guests. We continue to closely monitor this ever-evolving situation around COVID-19 with the ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, volunteers and animals.

Learn more about what this means to us and you.

This decision was not made lightly, and we understand the complexities of this evolving situation. We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to see you all in the future. Stay safe!