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Residence Inn Salinas Monterey

17215 El Rancho Way  Salinas  California  93907  USA 

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Visitor's Guide: Monterey

Monterey Bay Aquarium

World Class Aquarium
  • Neighborhood: Cannery Row
  • Category: Zoos, Farms & Aquaria
  • Hours: Mo to Su from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Description

This is one of the best designed aquariums going. A unique feature is the two-story tank, home to a kelp forest in which swim sunfish, sharks, and the occasional diver tasked with squeegeeing the algae off the tank walls. Sand dabs are displayed in shelf-like tanks ideally suited to the flat fish, and a school of sardines swim in an endless circle in their cylindrical tank home. If you want to interact with some aquatic dwellers, you're invited to pet the bat rays (oddly velvet-like). The jellyfish display shows that they are like something from another planet.

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