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Upcoming
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  • Nov 19

    Yoga by the Water

    Break a sweat (then treat yourself) at the most unique and inspiring fitness studio Atlanta has to offer – Georgia Aquar...

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    Holiday Tree Lighting

    Join in on kicking off the holiday season with our annual tree lighting.  This exclusive event is a limited ticketed even...

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    New Year’s Celebration – Splashing ’20s

    You’re invited to ring in 2020 at downtown Atlanta’s most exciting New Year’s Eve party: Georgia Aquarium’s New Ye...

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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
Endangered
Fact
The whale shark is the biggest fish in the sea

Manta Ray

Scientific Name
Manta 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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