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Aquarium of the Pacific🐋  Daily snapshots of our 11k animals in hopes to inspire, connect, and amaze. Use #LoveAOP on your photos for a chance to be reposted! 👻AquariumPacific

How cool is this? Ollie can make her own snowballs! #MammalMonday #otterlyadorable #aquariumofthepacific

Sting ray feeding time! This could be your view when you book a behind the scenes tour. Visit to learn more!
Video by @dreavalverde #loveAOP

This splashback poison dart frog has a bright red back, but likes showing off his blue and black belly! #aopFROGS #aquariumofthepacific

Join us tonight from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for our discounted late night! Admission is only $14.95.
Photo by @mermaid_rapunzel13 #loveAOP

Visit the Aquarium today for a chance to win a free animal encounter or behind-the-scenes tour, courtesy of @socalhondadealers! #aquariumofthepacific

Aquarist Lauren getting her regular manicure from one of our skunk cleaner shrimps! 💅 #loveAOP #aquariumofthepacific

Check out master sketch artist and all-around creative @peterhanstyle at next week's Night Dive! Watch as he dips his brushes into ink and paints a mural in real time. You can also take in a few of his recent pieces on display, like this one! You don't want to miss it. Who already has their tickets? Visit to grab yours before they sell out! #aopNightDive #aquariumofthepacific

Now open, FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing!
Explore the world of frogs from lush rainforests to arid deserts. Uncover mysteries behind frogs and their amphibian relatives as you discover about two dozen of these aquatic and terrestrial creatures in thematic exhibits. Learn why frogs and other amphibians are disappearing from our planet and what you can do to help through our newest exhibit. #aopFROGS #aquariumofthepacific

Blues and humpbacks and dolphins, oh my! Check out this week’s whale watching blog for a peek at what is happening out on the water. 🌈🐋

This Saturday, join us for Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies and introduce your preschool student to marine life! Another in our series of parent, me and fish classes, the Saturday Family Fun program is created for four- to six-year-olds with an adult. Visit our website to learn more or call (562) 590-3100.

Photo by @nathan_and_paige #loveAOP

On June 1st, join us for a special evening of pops music and a picnic dinner to celebrate the ocean with the Musique Sur La Mer string orchestra under the direction of Marcy Sudock.

Among the pieces performed will be Pacific Visions, an original composition for a string orchestra commissioned by Dennis and Suzanne Poulsen to celebrate the Aquarium’s expansion of the same name.

Learn more and purchase tickets at #aquariumofthepacific

Is that a new type of salad-like coral? Nope! It's a diver feeding our fish in our Soft Coral Garden a healthy snack. 🥗 #aquariumofthepacific

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