Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, California, 93940
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The Monterey Bay Aquarium was founded in 1984 and is located on the site of a former sardine cannery on Cannery Row. It holds thousands of plants and animals, representing more than 600 species on display.
Sea life on exhibit includes stingrays, jellyfish, sea otters, sea horses, and numerous other native marine species, which can be viewed above and below the waterline. The aquarium does not house mammals other than sea otters that were rescued through its Sea Otter Program.
The aquarium's logo depicts giant kelp.
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