Dino Fest is sold out, advance tickets required for Museum entry on Sunday, September 26. Per L.A. County Department of Public Health, masks must be worn at all times indoors and in our outdoor Spider Pavilion. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.

Life in the Ocean

Our California coast is home to an amazing array of creatures, from whales, seals, and fish, to tiny critters like crabs, fan worms, and nudibranchs.

Our researchers are devoted to better understanding our coastal communities — both now and in the past — and the thousands of animals that live (or lived) there.

Stories about Oceans