Monterey Bay Aquarium

With a mission to inspire conservation of the ocean, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is the most admired aquarium in the United States, a leader in science education, and a voice for ocean conservation through comprehensive programs in marine science and public policy. Everything we do works in concert to protect the future of our blue planet. This story was written by a team of writers and scientists: Dan Potter, Karl Mayer, Jessica Fujii, Michelle Staedler, Kyle Van Houtan, Athena Copenhaver, Kera Abraham Panni, and Ken Peterson, all of whom work with the Aquarium to conduct scientific research, create outreach content, or manage communications.