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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium - Monterey, California
Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940Map
+1 831 648 4800
Neighborhood: Cannery Row
Overview

This is one of the best designed aquariums going. A unique feature is the two-story tank, home to a kelp forest in which swim sunfish, sharks, and the occasional diver tasked with squeegeeing the algae off the tank walls. Sand dabs are displayed in shelf-like tanks ideally suited to the flat fish, and a school of sardines swim in an endless circle in their cylindrical tank home. If you want to interact with some aquatic dwellers, you're invited to pet the bat rays (oddly velvet-like). The jellyfish display shows that they are like something from another planet.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Animal Life
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
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