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Saving Endangered Species

Learn how the Aquarium is conserving species and ecosystems, including sea turtles, abalone, giant seabass, corals, sharks, penguins, and sea otters. Like aquariums around the world, we are working hard to save species that are being pushed to the brink of extinction by humans.

White abalone on kelp

Aquarium of the Pacific/Andrew Reitsma

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Helping Endangered Zebra Sharks
Zebra shark

Aquarium Publishes New Research on Shark Artificial Insemination

The Aquarium was the first to reproduce endangered zebra sharks via artificial insemination, and its findings are now published and available in the open access journal Frontiers in Marine Science.