When swell sharks feel threatened, they grab their tail by the mouth and form a "U" shape, then they inflate their stomachs by swallowing water and swell their bodies up to double the size like a big balloon, hence their common name swell shark.
The Pacific seahorse reverses traditional birthing roles. During reproduction, the female seahorse transfers about 3,000 eggs into the males brood pouch where they are fertilized and incubated for about 12...
Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides support and resources to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in its mission to be a trusted resource that inspires exploration, respect and conservation of Southern California marine life.
Location & Hours
3720 Stephen M. White Dr. San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 548-8394
Aquarium: Temporary Closure until further notice
Giftshop: Thursday – Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm*
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas
*Open late on Grunion Run evenings beginning April 2019