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Are they real, or not? Our new special exhibition, “The Jellies Experience,” features these stunning, illuminated acrylic models suspended from the ceiling.

These include: 

Dunce cap jelly (Periphylla periphylla) Actual size: to 8 in. (20 cm) high 

Sea wasp (Chironex fleckeri) Actual size: to 9 in. (22 cm) across 

Polar jelly (Benthocodon hyalinus) Actual size: to 1.5 in. (4 cm) across

Hula skirt siphonophore (Physophora hydrostatica) Size: to 4.5 in. (12 cm) high

Lion’s mane jelly (chair) (Cyanea capillata) Actual size: to 6.5 ft. (2 m) across

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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

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