How clever is the giant Pacific octopus? Our new female found a hole in the rockwork of our exhibit and managed to elude our husbandry staff for two days! We’ve now patched the hole and she’s back on exhibit, healthy and thriving!

How clever is the giant Pacific octopus? Our new female found a hole in the rockwork of our exhibit and managed to elude our husbandry staff for two days! We’ve now patched the hole and she’s back on exhibit, healthy and thriving!

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium, perched on the edge of a world-famous coastline, is your window to the wonders of the ocean. It’s located on historic Cannery Row in Monterey and is open daily except Christmas Day.

For more information about our animals and exhibits, and to view our live web cams, please visit www.montereybayaquarium.org.

Hours of operation vary by season. Daily schedules and tickets are available on our website or by calling
(831) 648-4800.