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When we asked you to identify yesterday’s close-up photo, many of you got it right: it’s a knobby sea star (Pisaster giganteus). Here are some more photos to give you a better idea of what you were looking at. You can see—and touch—a knobby sea star now in one of our touch pools!

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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.