Meet The Striped Pyjama Squid: Sepioloidea lineolata

Striped pyjama squids (Sepioloidea lineolata) are some of the cutest cephalopods, rarely seen in aquariums. Pyjama squids are part of the Sepiadariida family, which is a group related to squid and cuttlefish. So it seems despite their name, pyjama squids…

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Shares Video Of The Most Iconic Deep-sea Critters

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has recently shared a video showing some of Californias more iconic deep-sea critters. Monterey Bay is one of the most biologically diverse bodies of waters in the world, and the underlying submarine canyon is…

Seven Public Aquariums Offering Brilliant Digital Content

Missing some of your favorite public aquariums? Or just need to keep busy?  We’ve put together a list of seven public aquariums offering engaging virtual content. This list includes a few live cams, (don’t miss the Anthias Cam), and much…

How propagation programs at the Monterey Bay Aquarium impact outstanding visitor experience. IAC 2016

International Aquarium Congress 2016 | DAY 1 Randy Hamilton, Vice President of Husbandry at the Monterey Bay Aquarium spoke to the history of propagation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and how breakthroughs in Jellyfish, Cephalopods and Seahorse propagation has enabled…

Tenji’s latest installation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium is stunning

Tenji Aquarium Design recently completed this stunning installation at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Animal Research and Care Center facility that grabbed our attention. While we don’t know too much about the system, the project included quarantine and tanks for both…

Wild baby sea otter born just outside of Monterey Bay aquarium

For your daily dose of absolute cuteness, visitors and staff at the Monterey Bay Aquarium were given quite a surprise when they discovered a wild sea otter gave birth in the aquarium’s Great Tide Pool yesterday. According to the aquarium’s…

CAS finding success with hyperbaric chamber to decompress fish

The California Academy of Sciences is finding success in decompressing reef fish from depths around 300 ft. thanks to a unique hyperbaric decompression chamber that provides a safer alternative to piercing the swim bladder. The CAS’s Matt Wandell used a…

Coconut octopus making itself at home at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

For all you people heading out in the camper or RV for the summertime this creative cephalopod might just appeal to you. The veined octopus is also known as the coconut octopus as it tends to be a bit creative when it…

First ever vampire squid goes on display at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay is well known for its ground breaking displays, being the first aquarium to display a great white shark, having sprawling displays of jellyfish and now they can add another mythical creature to their roster of featured animals,…

Four new species of deep sea carnivorous sponges

The Deep Sea is still full of wonder and unknown creatures with the latest round of newly described sponges being as alien and unusual as one might expect. With nothing much to eat in the deep sea, least of which…