What if you could live forever? This jelly can (at least theoretically). The immortal jelly  (Turritopsis sp.) has the unique ability to go from a polyp, to a mature medusa, and back to a polyp again. We exhibited this experimental species last fall in “The Jellies Experience”!

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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.