Come Meet Octavio

We're excited to announce the newest addition to the aquatic family – Octavio, a Giant Pacific Octopus. Learn more about the Aquarium's newest star 

Plan a Visit

Explore below San Francisco Bay by getting up close and personal with more than 20,000 local marine animals. Our interpretative naturalists are always nearby to answer your questions and guide you through hands-on animal encounters. 

Spotlight Animal: River Otters

The North American river otter is a semiaquatic mammal that lives in and around the rivers, estuaries, lakes and coasts of North America and is common in the Bay Area. River otters are members of the weasel family and are not closely related to sea otters. Learn More 


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