New at Monterey Bay Aquarium: ¡Viva Baja!

The exhibition, opening on March 19, explores "the colorful life along the Gulf of California."

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¡Viva Baja!: Life on the Edge, a new exhibition spotlighting ""the colorful life along the Gulf of California," debuts at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on Saturday, March 19.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"(U)nusual animals from land and sea," such as Agassiz's Desert Tortoise, will play central roles in the new experience.
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A little Banded Wrasse will even cameo, so keep those peepers peeled.
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A Juvenile Porkfish, with its striking stripes, is part of fish-filled spectacular.
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Who's that? Why it is a hue-mazing King Angelfish.
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The Pacific Seahorse can be found just off Baja.
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The exhibition also details how "people in Mexico and around the world are working to protect this extraordinary place." A place filled with extraordinary denizens like the Panamic Fanged Blenny.
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They're some of the most dramatic and beautiful beasties of the Baja-close waters: Meet the Panamic Green Moray Eel.
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Hello, Rockmover Wrasse, with your distinctive eye-close features and shimmery scales.
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Where to see a Spadefish and several other terrestrial and aquatic animals who call the Baja California region home? Make for...
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... the Monterey Bay Aquarium beginning on March 19, 2016, when ¡Viva Baja: Life on the Edge opens.
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