NEW ANIMALS

Look for these amazing new animals on your next visit to Newport Aquarium!

California Horn Shark California Horn Shark

NEW CALIFORNIA HORN SHARK!

See the NEW California Horn Shark now in Shark Central! Easy to find in the touch tank, the adorable California Horn Shark is light brown with pinkish hues and dark spots. It is a member of the bullhead family known for a broad head, small mouth and short snout. They can get up to 4 feet in length when fully grown.

BABY COMMON CUTTLEFISH

New baby cuttlefish have been added to the exhibit in Seahorses: Unbridled Fun! These adorable cuttlefish are small now, but growing fast! Related to octopus and squid, they have the unique ability to change the color and texture appearance of their skin and squirt ink!

cuttlefish cuttlefish
Redfin Needle Fish Redfin Needle Fish

REDFIN NEEDLE FISH

These long slender fish have narrow, elongated jaws with needlelike teeth and red tipped fins. They hang out just under the surface of the water and look like miniature barracuda. They lay thousands of eggs with only a small handful surviving to adulthood.

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