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#ThrowbackThursday: Kelp Forest, Rocky Shore, Open Sea. Wonder why our exhibits are arranged by habitat? Local marine biologist Ed Ricketts, the inspiration for “Doc” in Steinbeck’s “Cannery Row,” championed the study of intertidal “zones,” an idea that influenced the design and layout of the Aquarium.
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It’s #ThrowbackThursday! It may not look like much, but this weathered building on Cannery Row played a huge role in the creation of the Aquarium. Can you describe its significance? Maybe today’s Google Doodle, celebrating Steinbeck’s birthday, can provide a clue!