With over 50,000 animals at the Aquarium, there is lots to know and discover about aquatic animals and places. Here, we answer the most frequently questions about the animals we care for.
Find out more about this charimatic group of marine mammals.
Half of all vertebrates in the world are fishes.This diverve group ranges from the most primitive and ancient, like the hagfish, to highly developed, like the marlin.
Frog are now rapidly disappearing. FInd out more about the awesome amphibians and their importance.
How these animals live in diverse environments from the tropical rainforest to rocky coastal shores? Learn here.
Invertebrates are animals without backbones. They make up a diverse group of incredible and sometimes strange-looking creatures. They thrive in the air, on land and under the sea.
Reptiles are among the oldest living creatures on the planet. Many of their ancestors were around before, during and after the age of dinosaurs. Learn more about these incredible animals that are still with us today.
Sea otters are an aquatic member of the weasel family, while pinnipeds include seals, sea lions and walruses.
The Amazon and the Arctic are incredibly diverse aquatic places that are experiencing rapid changes. Learn about the delicate ecosystems represented at the Aquarium and our impact on them.
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The Vancouver Aquarium will be temporarily closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and all programming will be cancelled as a preventative measure to help stop the spread of COVID-19 through our community. Learn more.