Shark Days in Monterey

The Monterey Bay Aquarium fetes its toothiest denizens.

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The aquarium's first sandbar shark (carcharhinus plumbeus) with pilotfish (Naucrates ductor) escort in The Open Sea exhibit. He's 43 pound 4 foot 6 inch male that has been growing up behind the scenes in our Animal Research and Care Center in Marina.
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The Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates some of its most famous residents during Shark Days. The fin-filled event happens on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24.
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Touching pools are big deals for little fish fans (and big fish fans, too). Get to know the finned wonders of Monterey during Shark Days.
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An unusual view of some Monterey Bay Aquarium sharks.
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The aquarium's first sandbar shark (carcharhinus plumbeus) with pilotfish (Naucrates ductor) escort in The Open Sea exhibit. He's 43 pound 4 foot 6 inch male that has been growing up behind the scenes in our Animal Research and Care Center in Marina.
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A scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) swimming in The Open Sea exhibit.
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A blacktip shark takes a swim at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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